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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 Jan 28 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:55AMBRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France3h40 02:35PMParis, Quai de Bercy
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02:45PMBRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France5h35 08:20PMParis, Quai de Bercy
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03:54PMBRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France3h50 07:44PMParis, Quai de Bercy
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02:35PMBRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France3h55 06:30PMParis, Quai de Bercy
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09:40AMBRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France3h55 01:35PMParis, Quai de Bercy
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Fri
Jan 28
71SNCF | TGV INOUI
29BlaBlaCar Bus
213Vueling
Sat
Jan 29
55SNCF | TGV INOUI
10Flixbus
174Lufthansa
Sun
Jan 30
48SNCF | TGV INOUI
15BlaBlaCar Bus
258Vueling
Mon
Jan 31
53SNCF | TGV INOUI
15BlaBlaCar Bus
304tab
Tue
Feb 1
86Thalys
10BlaBlaCar Bus
72Vueling
Wed
Feb 2
47SNCF | TGV INOUI
10BlaBlaCar Bus
108Vueling
Thu
Feb 3
47SNCF | TGV INOUI
10BlaBlaCar Bus
141Air Dolomiti
Fri
Feb 4
52SNCF | TGV INOUI
8BlaBlaCar Bus
128Vueling
Sat
Feb 5
49SNCF | TGV INOUI
7Flixbus
140Swiss
Sun
Feb 6
52SNCF | TGV INOUI
8BlaBlaCar Bus
112Vueling
Mon
Feb 7
44SNCF | TGV INOUI
8BlaBlaCar Bus
87Vueling
Tue
Feb 8
44SNCF | TGV INOUI
8BlaBlaCar Bus
66Vueling
Wed
Feb 9
44SNCF | TGV INOUI
7BlaBlaCar Bus
119Swiss
Thu
Feb 10
47SNCF | TGV INOUI
8BlaBlaCar Bus
120Air Dolomiti
Fri
Feb 11
52SNCF | TGV INOUI
8BlaBlaCar Bus
128Vueling
Sat
Feb 12
49SNCF | TGV INOUI
8BlaBlaCar Bus
88Swiss
Sun
Feb 13
52SNCF | TGV INOUI
8BlaBlaCar Bus
106Lufthansa
Mon
Feb 14
44SNCF | TGV INOUI
8BlaBlaCar Bus
67Vueling
Tue
Feb 15
44SNCF | TGV INOUI
7BlaBlaCar Bus
105tab
Wed
Feb 16
44SNCF | TGV INOUI
7BlaBlaCar Bus
95Swiss

Travel Information from Brussels to Paris

distanceDistance164 miles (264 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range€8 - €381
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • €8 • 3 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • €37 • 1 h 22 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa, BlaBlaCar Bus or SNCF | TGV INOUI

Take a flight, coach or train to travel 164 miles (264 km) to Paris from Brussels. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 22 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as €8. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Lufthansa, BlaBlaCar Bus or SNCF | TGV INOUI among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight, coach or train from Brussels to Paris.

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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.

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FAQs

Does France have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people 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:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine

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 1/26/22. 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 between Brussels and Paris.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Belgium from Paris, France?

The current restriction level for returning to Brussels, Belgium from France is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Brussels, Belgium from Paris, France?

Reentering Belgium is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Brussels from Paris?

  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)

Which rules do I need to follow in Brussels, Belgium regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Belgium must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 1/24/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Brussels from Paris here.

What are my Brussels to Paris travel options?

There are 3 travel options from Brussels to Paris: flight, coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Brussels to Paris?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Brussels to Paris, which costs on average €8.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Paris:

A coach journey is usually €373 less than a journey to Paris by plane, which costs on average €381 for the same trip.

A coach journey is usually €29 less than a journey to Paris by train, which costs on average €37 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to Paris from Brussels?

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

There are alternative travel options to Paris that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by flight can take 3 h 20 min   on average.

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 3 h 50 min.

How many miles from Brussels to Paris would I travel?

The distance from Brussels to Paris is approximately 164 miles (264 km).

How many services a day are there between Brussels and Paris?

The average frequency per day from Brussels to Paris is:

  • 10 trains per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Brussels and in Paris?

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

  • Flights mostly depart from Brussels Airport and arrive in Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.
  • Coaches mostly depart from Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi) and arrive in Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine).
  • Trains from Brussels to Paris most often leave from Bruxelles-Midi and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Brussels to Paris?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Brussels to Paris, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Lufthansa to go to Paris by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Lufthansa Brussels to Paris tickets on Omio for €381.
  • BlaBlaCar Bus can take you to Paris by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for BlaBlaCar Bus from Brussels to Paris for €8.
  • Travel with SNCF | TGV INOUI for trains to Paris. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for SNCF | TGV INOUI Brussels to Paris tickets on Omio for €37.

Can I find a direct route from Brussels to Paris?

Yes, there are direct services available to Paris from Brussels with the following travel operators:

  • You can take a direct flight with with direct flights per day.
  • You can find around direct coaches per day and book this direct coach with Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or BlaBlaCar Bus.
  • You can travel directly by train with with 10 direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Paris as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Paris from Brussels.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Brussels to Paris?

Looking to extend your trip from Brussels to Paris? Many Omio customers who go from Brussels to Paris usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like London, Barcelona or Amsterdam. If you're looking to explore London, Barcelona or Amsterdam from Paris, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

When should I book a ticket to Paris from Brussels online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Brussels to Paris, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a plane ticket is on average €381 one way for this route.
  • The price of a coach ticket is on average €8 one way for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket is €37 one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Brussels to Paris tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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