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

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To get from Brussels to Paris on Jun 23 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:45AMBRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France3h50 01:35PMParis
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09:45AMBRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France3h50 01:35PMParis
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06:15PMBRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France3h50 10:05PMParis
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03:20PMBRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France3h55 07:15PMParis
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04:17PMBrussels-Midi1h57 06:14PMParis Gare du Nord
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Jun 22
72SNCF | TGV INOUI
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Jun 23
69SNCF | TGV INOUI
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Jun 24
66SNCF | TGV INOUI
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Jun 25
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Jun 26
44SNCF | TGV INOUI
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Jun 27
52SNCF | TGV INOUI
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Jun 28
49SNCF | TGV INOUI
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Jun 29
44SNCF | TGV INOUI
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Wed
Jun 30
44SNCF | TGV INOUI
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Jul 1
44SNCF | TGV INOUI
10BlaBlaCar Bus
295Swiss
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Jul 2
60SNCF | TGV INOUI
13BlaBlaCar Bus
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Jul 3
44SNCF | TGV INOUI
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Jul 4
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Jul 5
49SNCF | TGV INOUI
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Jul 6
44SNCF | TGV INOUI
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Jul 7
44SNCF | TGV INOUI
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Jul 8
44SNCF | TGV INOUI
10BlaBlaCar Bus
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Jul 9
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Jul 10
44SNCF | TGV INOUI
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Jul 11
44SNCF | TGV INOUI
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Jul 12
44SNCF | TGV INOUI
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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. Thalys 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.

Travel Tips

Travel from Brussels to Paris
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
What are the international travel restrictions for France due to COVID-19 if I’m travelling between Brussels and Paris?

Travel between Brussels, Belgium and Paris, France is: Partially open.

Can travellers from Belgium enter France?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Paris from Brussels?

Conditions of entry into France:

  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 7 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Paris, France?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of France has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information was last checked on 6/21/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip from Brussels to Paris.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Belgium from Paris, France?

Return travel to Brussels, Belgium from France is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Belgium from France?

Entry into Belgium is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Belgium from France?

Requirements for reentering Belgium:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Belgium?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Belgium to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Brussels, Belgium was last verified on 6/20/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Brussels from Paris.

What are my Brussels to Paris travel options?

There are 3 ways to travel from Brussels to Paris including taking a coach, flight or train.

How many miles are between Brussels and Paris

You should expect to travel around 164 miles (264 km) from Brussels to Paris.

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Brussels to Paris?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Brussels to Paris:

  • Most travellers take a flight from Brussels Airport to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.
  • Most travellers who purchase a coach ticket from Brussels to Paris depart from Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi) to Paris, Quai de Bercy (Parking Saemes Bercy Autocars).
  • Most travellers who purchase a train ticket from Brussels to Paris depart from Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Gare de Lyon.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Brussels to Paris?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Brussels to Paris:

  • You can go to Paris from Brussels by plane with Lufthansa Cityline. You'll see cheap plane tickets for €285 with Lufthansa Cityline from Brussels to Paris on Omio.
  • You can travel from Brussels to Paris by coach with BlaBlaCar Bus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for €10 with BlaBlaCar Bus from Brussels to Paris.
  • You can go to Paris from Brussels by train with SNCF | TGV INOUI. You'll see cheap train tickets for €40 with SNCF | TGV INOUI from Brussels to Paris on Omio.
Is there a direct service between Brussels and Paris?

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

  • You can check for a direct coach to Paris with Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or BlaBlaCar Bus.
  • You'll find direct train services to Paris with Thalys.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Paris tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this trip.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Paris from Brussels?
Your journey from Brussels to Paris doesn't have to end in Paris. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like London, Barcelona or Amsterdam. If you’d like to add London, Barcelona or Amsterdam to your Brussels to Paris trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Paris today!
How early should I buy Brussels to Paris tickets online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Brussels to Paris, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets cost €285 one way on average.
  • Coach tickets are costing on average €10 one way.
  • Train tickets cost €40 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Paris from Brussels online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

What is the cheapest way to go to Paris from Brussels?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Brussels to Paris. Tickets for a coach cost on average €10.

This is compared to other travel options to Paris:

A coach is €275 less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Brussels to Paris costing on average €285.

A coach is about €31 less than a train, which costs on average €40 for this route.

What is the fastest way to get to Paris from Brussels?

The fastest way from Brussels to Paris is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 22 min.

Other travel options to Paris from Brussels can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by flight can take you on average 3 h.

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 3 h 45 min.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Brussels
Paris
Bruselas
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Brüssel Gare Central
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Bruxelles-Central
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines 1, 3, 4, 5<br>Suburban train lines S1, S2, S5, S7, S9
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.

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