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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 Jun 23 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

03:10PMParis3h45 06:55PMBRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France
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03:10PMParis3h45 06:55PMBRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France
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08:10PMParis3h40 11:50PMBRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France
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12:35PMParis3h50 04:25PMBRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France
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01:15PMParis Gare du Nord2h18 03:33PMBrussels-Midi
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Tue
Jun 22
59SNCF | TGV INOUI
13BlaBlaCar Bus
364Lufthansa
Wed
Jun 23
54SNCF | TGV INOUI
13BlaBlaCar Bus
364Air Dolomiti
Thu
Jun 24
59SNCF | TGV INOUI
10BlaBlaCar Bus
342Lufthansa
Fri
Jun 25
58SNCF | TGV INOUI
13Flixbus
622Air France
Sat
Jun 26
49SNCF | TGV INOUI
9BlaBlaCar Bus
272Air France
Sun
Jun 27
52SNCF | TGV INOUI
13BlaBlaCar Bus
285Lufthansa
Mon
Jun 28
44SNCF | TGV INOUI
10BlaBlaCar Bus
342Lufthansa
Tue
Jun 29
44SNCF | TGV INOUI
7BlaBlaCar Bus
342Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
Jun 30
44SNCF | TGV INOUI
10BlaBlaCar Bus
285Lufthansa
Thu
Jul 1
44SNCF | TGV INOUI
10BlaBlaCar Bus
285Lufthansa
Fri
Jul 2
49SNCF | TGV INOUI
10Flixbus
285Lufthansa
Sat
Jul 3
49SNCF | TGV INOUI
10Flixbus
232Air France
Sun
Jul 4
49SNCF | TGV INOUI
10Flixbus
285Lufthansa
Mon
Jul 5
44SNCF | TGV INOUI
10BlaBlaCar Bus
317Air France
Tue
Jul 6
44SNCF | TGV INOUI
10BlaBlaCar Bus
337Air France
Wed
Jul 7
44SNCF | TGV INOUI
8BlaBlaCar Bus
285Lufthansa
Thu
Jul 8
44SNCF | TGV INOUI
10BlaBlaCar Bus
317Air France
Fri
Jul 9
44SNCF | TGV INOUI
10Flixbus
342Air France
Sat
Jul 10
49SNCF | TGV INOUI
10Flixbus
217Air France
Sun
Jul 11
52SNCF | TGV INOUI
13Flixbus
328Air France
Mon
Jul 12
45Thalys
10BlaBlaCar Bus
317Air France
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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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Travel from Paris to Brussels
Travel to Brussels 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 Paris to Brussels.
FAQs
What are the international travel restrictions for Belgium due to COVID-19 if I’m travelling to Brussels from Paris?

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

Can travellers from France enter Belgium?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially 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:

  • 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

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 6/20/21. 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 to Brussels from Paris.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Paris, France from Brussels, Belgium?

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

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering France from Belgium?

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

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

Requirements for reentering 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

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

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

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

The above information about your return travel to Paris, France was last verified on 6/21/21. 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 Paris from Brussels.

How do I go from Paris to Brussels?

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

How far is Brussels from Paris?

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

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

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

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Parking Saemes Bercy Autocars) and arrive in Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi).
  • Most travellers who buy a plane ticket from Paris to Brussels depart from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to Brussels Airport.
  • Most travellers who book a train ticket from Paris to Brussels depart from Paris Gare de Lyon to Bruxelles-Midi.
Which travel companies can take 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 take a coach from Paris to Brussels with BlaBlaCar Bus. Cheap tickets can be found for €10 with BlaBlaCar Bus from Paris to Brussels.
  • You can travel by plane from Paris to Brussels with Swiss, and you can find Swiss Paris to Brussels tickets for €244 on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Paris to Brussels with SNCF | TGV INOUI. Cheap tickets can be found for €40 with SNCF | TGV INOUI from Paris to Brussels.
Is there a way to travel directly from Paris to Brussels?

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

  • You'll find direct coach services to Brussels with Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or BlaBlaCar Bus.
  • You can find a direct train 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 buy tickets for this route.

Where should I go next after I travel between Paris and Brussels?
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.
How far in advance should I buy my Paris to Brussels ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets are costing on average €10 one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average €244 one way.
  • Train tickets cost €40 one way on average.

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

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

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

This is compared to other travel options to Brussels:

A coach is generally €234 less than a flight for the same journey. A flight costs on average €244 from Paris to Brussels.

A coach is €31 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Paris to Brussels costing on average €40.

What is the quickest way from Paris to Brussels?

The fastest way to get to Brussels from Paris is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 23 min.

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

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

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

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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