You can get from Paris to Brussels by train, bus or flight.
To get from Paris to Brussels on Mar 22 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Available travel modes||Coach, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||€6 - €80|
|Cheapest mode||Flight • €6 • 12 h 15 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • €54 • 1 h 22 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus|
Take a coach, flight or train to travel 264 km to Brussels from Paris. 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 flight is the best option with prices starting as low as €6. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Paris to Brussels.
It’s easily possible to travel to Brussels from Paris via bus, train or plane. The journey is a fairly short one and all modes of transport present a viable option. Rail travel is the fastest; however, services are generally available in the morning only. Bus travel is significantly cheaper and services are available throughout the day.
Several bus companies operate a service to Brussels from Paris, including Eurolines, Flixbus, Megabus and iDBUS. Services are usually direct and take at least 3 hours and 45 minutes to arrive at Brussels. The first service of the day departs at around 7 a.m. while the last service departs at approximately midnight. Services run hourly and sometimes twice an hour. Most buses serving this route depart from either Paris Gallieni Port Bagnolet or Gare Paris Bercy and arrive at Station Brussel-Zuid.
Rail operators that serve the route to Brussels from Paris include TGV, Eurostar and THALYS. Most services are direct and take from 1 hour and 22 minutes. Services that incur a change (usually at Lille Flandres) take at least 2 hours and 5 minutes to arrive at Brussels. Train services usually operate between the hours of 8 a.m. and 12:25 p.m. There is usually one or two services every hour.
Direct flights to Brussels from Paris are provided by Brussels Airlines. The duration of a direct flight is from 3 hours and 55 minutes. There are a number of airline operators that provide indirect flights to Brussels from Paris, including Lufthansa, KLM and Swiss Airlines. Indirect flights take at least 6 hours to reach Brussels. Between 7 a.m. and 9 p.m. there is usually at least one flight available every hour. Planes usually depart from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and arrive at Brussels International Airport.
Travel between Paris, France and Brussels, Belgium is: Unrestricted.
International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France.
Conditions of entry into Belgium:
To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Belgium has imposed the following measures:
This information was last checked on 3/8/23. 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 Paris to Brussels.
Return travel to Paris, France from Belgium is: Unrestricted.
Entry into France is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium.
Requirements for reentering France:
All travellers must abide by the following measures in France to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:
The above information about your return travel to Paris, France was last verified on 2/21/23. 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 Paris from Brussels.
There are 3 ways to get from Paris to Brussels: coach, flight or train.
A flight service offers the cheapest way to travel from Paris to Brussels, which costs on average €6.
This is compared to other ways of getting to Brussels:
A flight journey is usually €74 less than a journey to Brussels by coach, which costs on average €80 for the same trip.
A flight is €48 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Paris to Brussels costing on average €54.
The fastest way to get to Brussels from Paris is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 22 min.
There are alternative travel options to Brussels that can usually take longer:
In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 5 h 5 min.
In comparison, taking a flight requires on average 12 h 15 min of travel time.
The distance between Paris and Brussels is around 264 km.
The average frequency per day from Paris to Brussels is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Paris to Brussels as scheduled services by coach, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Paris to Brussels:
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Yes, there are direct routes from Paris to Brussels with the following travel companies:
As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Brussels tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this journey.
When planning your trip between Paris and Brussels, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets to Brussels from Paris online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
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