How to travel from Brussels to Paris

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Travel Information to Paris from Brussels

distanceDistance264 km
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, coach or flight
priceTicket price range€14 - €150
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • €14 • 3 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • €150 • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, Brussels Airlines or Thalys

Take a train, coach or flight to travel 264 km from Brussels to Paris. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are BlaBlaCar Bus, Brussels Airlines or Thalys among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Brussels to Paris.

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from Brussels to Paris

How to get from Brussels to Paris by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation
bus

The best way to travel from Brussels to Paris is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

BlaBlaCar Bus
07:20AM4h05
Bruxelles, Gare du Midi
11:25AMParis, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine)
181One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
BlaBlaCar Bus
06:40AM3h50
Bruxelles, Gare du Midi
10:30AMParis, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine)
171One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Brussels Airlines
08:00AM1h00
Brussels Airport (BRU)
09:00AMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG)
4141One-way
0 transfers
Other options
Eurostar
05:43PM1h22
Brussels-Midi
07:05PMParis Gare du Nord
1081One-way
0 transfers
Eurostar
06:42PM1h23
Brussels-Midi
08:05PMParis Gare du Nord
1081One-way
0 transfers
Eurostar
07:43PM1h22
Brussels-Midi
09:05PMParis Gare du Nord
1081One-way
0 transfers
BlaBlaCar Bus
03:30PM4h00
Bruxelles, Gare du Midi
07:30PMParis, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine)
171One-way
0 transfers
BlaBlaCar Bus
10:50AM4h25
Bruxelles, Gare du Midi
03:15PMParis, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine)
261One-way
0 transfers
BlaBlaCar Bus
04:10PM3h50
Bruxelles, Gare du Midi
08:00PMParis, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine)
171One-way
0 transfers
Vueling
10:10PM10h50
Brussels Airport (BRU)
09:00AMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG)
2721One-way
1 transfer
Vueling
10:10PM11h55
Brussels Airport (BRU)
10:05AMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG)
3031One-way
1 transfer
Brussels Airlines
06:25AM1h05
Brussels Airport (BRU)
07:30AMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG)
4141One-way
0 transfers

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The Journey from Brussels to Paris

The journey between the Belgian capital and the French capital can be achieved in just under 1.5 hours. The fastest choice of transport is to travel by train, as there are frequent direct trains that arrive in Paris within 1.5 hours. Another option is to travel by bus, as there are several bus companies that operate buses to Paris, taking about 2.5 to 3 hours to reach the city. Those who prefer to travel by air will find that flights to Charles de Gaulle Airport take about 4 hours in duration, making this the slowest method to reach Paris.

Buses from Brussels to Paris

Buses to Paris are operated by several companies, such as Bla Bla Car and FLiXBUS. The journey takes between 2.5 and 3 hours, with buses running direct from Brussels Gare du Midi in the centre of the city and arriving at Porte Maillot on the northwestern edge of central Paris. Travellers can choose from a variety of departure times ranging from night buses to midday and afternoon departures.

Trains from Brussels to Paris

Trains are by far the fastest way to reach Paris from Brussels. Eurostar operates direct trains from early morning until afternoon, with a journey time of only 1.5 hours. Trains depart from Brussels Midi Station and arrive at Gare du Nord Station in Paris. Departures start at about 8:00 a.m. and continue throughout the day once or twice per hour.

Flights from Brussels to Paris

Passengers can choose to fly to Paris, but the journey time can be over 4 hours. Brussels Airlines operates the fastest service flying direct to Charles de Gaulle Airport. Other airlines take several hours longer and generally involve a change en route.

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Eurostar is a high-speed train company operating in Europe, connecting the UK, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, and Germany including trains between Brussels and Paris. It offers a range of services, including Eurostar e320, Eurostar e300, and Eurostar International. The Eurostar e320 is the fastest service, travelling at up to 320 km/h, while the Eurostar e300 is slightly slower, travelling at up to 300 km/h. Both services offer comfortable seating, free Wi-Fi, and power sockets. Eurostar International is a slower service, travelling at up to 160 km/h, but it offers a more luxurious experience with larger seats and more onboard facilities. Eurostar offers a range of ticket types, including Standard, Standard Premier, and Business Premier. Standard tickets are the most affordable, while Business Premier tickets offer the most luxurious experience. The most popular routes for Eurostar are London to Paris, London to Brussels, and London to Amsterdam. All of these routes offer a fast and convenient way to travel between the UK and mainland Europe.

    Alsa is the main travel operator in Spain, a subsidiary of the UK travel operator National Express. Alsa offers a wide variety of national and international routes and transports more than 300 million passengers every year. Apart from the Standard fare, Alsa provides ticket types like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes for those looking to save money on travel journeys. While most travellers don’t mind travelling on normal travel with basic services like toilets, free WiFi, footrests and onboard entertainment, some others may want to check out Alsa’s deluxe travel like the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium, which provide more luxurious amenities on specific routes.

      Vueling is one of Spain’s leading low-cost airlines where you can choose between Basic, Optima or Time Flex tickets for your next travel to Paris from Brussels.

        FAQs: Travel from Brussels to Paris

        FAQs: Travel to Paris easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Brussels to Paris.
        FAQs

        There are 3 options to travel between Brussels and Paris including taking a train, coach or flight.

        The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Paris is by taking a coach with average ticket prices of €14 compared to other travel options to Paris:

        Taking a coach costs €136 less than taking a flight, which costs on average €150 for the same trip.

        A coach is €36 less than a train with an average ticket price of €50 from Brussels to Paris.

        The fastest way from Brussels to Paris is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h.

        There are alternative travel options to Paris that take longer:

        Taking a coach requires on average 3 h 55 min of travel time.

        Train takes on average 1 h 26 min.

        Paris is approximately 264 km away from Brussels.

        The average frequency per day from Brussels to Paris is:

        • Around 25 coaches per day.
        • Around 25 trains per day.

        However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Paris from Brussels as scheduled services by train, coach or flight can vary by season or day of the week.

        These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Brussels to Paris:

        • Coaches from Brussels to Paris most often leave from Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi) and arrive in Paris, Roissypôle Bus Station.
        • Flights most often depart from Brussels at Brussels Airport and arrive in Paris at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.
        • Trains most often depart from Brussels at Brussels-Midi and arrive in Paris at Paris Gare du Nord.

        The following travel companies offer services from Brussels to Paris:

        • BlaBlaCar Bus, FlixBus, BlaBlaCar, Alsa, Movelia, Eurolines Switzerland, Infobus, Eurolines Deutschland, Ovanesovi Group or Flibco International can get you to Paris by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with FlixBus from Brussels to Paris for €14 on Omio.
        • Travel with Brussels Airlines, Lufthansa, Vueling Airlines, KLM, Air France, SWISS, LAER, Lufthansa Cityline (2) or Air Baltic for flights to Paris. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Vueling Airlines Brussels to Paris tickets on Omio for €150.
        • Thalys, Eurostar, TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF TER or SNCF | TGV can take you to Paris by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for SNCF | TGV INOUI from Brussels to Paris for €68.

        Yes, there are direct routes from Brussels to Paris with the following travel companies:

        • You can find 24 direct coaches per day to take to Paris with BlaBlaCar Bus or FlixBus.
        • You can find 17 direct trains per day to Paris with Thalys or Eurostar.

        Direct services to Paris tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

        Many of our customers who book a trip from Brussels to Paris often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Barcelona, Amsterdam or Milan. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Brussels and Paris itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Paris and any of these top destinations today!

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