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from Paris to Brussels

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

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To get from Paris to Brussels on Oct 21 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:10PMParis3h40 11:50PMBRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France
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03:10PMParis3h45 06:55PMBRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France
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09:25AMParis3h50 01:15PMBRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France
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Oct 21
40SNCF | TGV INOUI
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Oct 22
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456Air Dolomiti
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Oct 23
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Oct 24
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Oct 25
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399Lufthansa
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Oct 26
40SNCF | TGV INOUI
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Oct 27
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Oct 28
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Oct 29
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Oct 30
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Nov 5
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Travel Information between Paris and Brussels

distanceDistance164 miles (264 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range€8 - €304
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • €8 • 3 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • €48 • 1 h 22 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBrussels Airlines, BlaBlaCar Bus or SNCF | TGV INOUI

Take a flight, coach or train to travel 164 miles (264 km) from Paris to 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 trip are Brussels Airlines, BlaBlaCar Bus or SNCF | TGV INOUI among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight, coach or train from Paris to Brussels.

General Information about the journey 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.

Buses from Paris to Brussels

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.

Trains from Paris to Brussels

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.

Flights from Paris to Brussels

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.

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FAQs
Does Belgium have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people travelling from Paris to Brussels?

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

Can travellers from France enter Belgium?

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

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

Conditions of entry into Belgium:

  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

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

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

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

This information was last checked on 10/20/21. 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 Paris to Brussels.

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

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

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

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

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

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required

Which rules do I need to follow in Paris, France regarding COVID-19?

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

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

The information above was last checked on 10/19/21. 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 Paris from Brussels here.

What are my Paris to Brussels travel options?

There are 3 ways that you can travel between Paris and Brussels. You can take a flight, coach or train.

How do I get from Paris to Brussels the cheapest way?

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

This is compared to other ways of getting to Brussels:

A coach journey is usually €296 less than a journey to Brussels by plane, which costs on average €304 for the same trip.

A coach is €40 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Paris to Brussels costing on average €48.

What is the fastest way to Brussels from Paris?

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

Other travel options between Paris and Brussels can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by flight can take 2 h 55 min   on average.

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

How many miles are between Paris and Brussels

Brussels is approximately 164 miles (264 km) away from Paris.

How many services a day are there to Brussels from Paris?

The average frequency per day from Paris to Brussels is:

  • 10 trains a day.

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

When going from Paris to Brussels, where do I depart from Paris and where do I arrive in Brussels?

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

  • Flights most often depart from Paris at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and arrive in Brussels at Brussels Airport.
  • Coaches mostly leave from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) and tend to arrive in Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi).
  • Trains from Paris to Brussels most often leave from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Bruxelles-Midi.
Which travel operators can get me from Paris to Brussels?

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

  • You can go to Brussels from Paris by plane with Brussels Airlines. You'll see cheap plane tickets for €304 with Brussels Airlines from Paris to Brussels on Omio.
  • You can travel by coach between Paris and Brussels with BlaBlaCar Bus, and you can find BlaBlaCar Bus Paris to Brussels tickets for €8 on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Paris to Brussels with SNCF | TGV INOUI. Cheap tickets can be found for €48 with SNCF | TGV INOUI from Paris to Brussels.
Can I travel directly between Paris and Brussels?

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

  • You can check for a direct flight to Brussels with with direct flights per day.
  • You can check for a direct coach to Brussels with Eurolines Germany, Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or BlaBlaCar Bus with direct coaches per day.
  • You can find 10 direct trains per day to take to Brussels with Thalys.

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.

Where should I go next after I travel to Brussels from Paris?
Looking to extend your trip from Paris to Brussels? Many Omio customers who go from Paris to Brussels usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Amsterdam, London or Bruges. If you're looking to explore Amsterdam, London or Bruges from Brussels, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
When should I book a ticket to Brussels from Paris online to score the best deals?

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

  • The price of a plane ticket is €304 one way on average for this trip.
  • The price of a coach ticket for this route is on average €8 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket for this trip is on average €48 one way.

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

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Paris
Brussels
Gare Paris Bercy
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Paris Gallieni Porte Bagnolet
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines 3
Paris Gare Montparnasse
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