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from Paris to Brussels

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

Our recommendation

To get from Paris to Brussels on Jan 28 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

11:35AMParis3h08 02:43PMBRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France
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401One-way
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10:10AMParis5h30 03:40PMBrussels
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301One-way
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04:25PMParis3h50 08:15PMBRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France
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401One-way
10:05AMParis3h55 02:00PMBRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France
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401One-way
04:46PMParis Gare du Nord1h57 06:43PMBrussels-Midi
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611One-way

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Fri
Jan 28
61SNCF | TGV INOUI
19Flixbus
371Lufthansa
Sat
Jan 29
52SNCF | TGV INOUI
15BlaBlaCar Bus
371Lufthansa
Sun
Jan 30
52SNCF | TGV INOUI
15Flixbus
406Lufthansa
Mon
Jan 31
58SNCF | TGV INOUI
19BlaBlaCar Bus
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Tue
Feb 1
44SNCF | TGV INOUI
10Flixbus
338Swiss
Wed
Feb 2
47SNCF | TGV INOUI
10BlaBlaCar Bus
369Lufthansa
Thu
Feb 3
48SNCF | TGV INOUI
8BlaBlaCar Bus
338Swiss
Fri
Feb 4
49SNCF | TGV INOUI
8Flixbus
338tab
Sat
Feb 5
44SNCF | TGV INOUI
10BlaBlaCar Bus
339Lufthansa
Sun
Feb 6
44SNCF | TGV INOUI
15BlaBlaCar Bus
284Swiss
Mon
Feb 7
47SNCF | TGV INOUI
8BlaBlaCar Bus
406Lufthansa
Tue
Feb 8
44SNCF | TGV INOUI
8BlaBlaCar Bus
406Lufthansa
Wed
Feb 9
44SNCF | TGV INOUI
8BlaBlaCar Bus
273Lufthansa
Thu
Feb 10
44SNCF | TGV INOUI
7BlaBlaCar Bus
284Swiss
Fri
Feb 11
49SNCF | TGV INOUI
10BlaBlaCar Bus
284tab
Sat
Feb 12
47SNCF | TGV INOUI
8BlaBlaCar Bus
285Lufthansa
Sun
Feb 13
44SNCF | TGV INOUI
10BlaBlaCar Bus
284Swiss
Mon
Feb 14
47SNCF | TGV INOUI
7BlaBlaCar Bus
406Lufthansa
Tue
Feb 15
44SNCF | TGV INOUI
8BlaBlaCar Bus
406Lufthansa
Wed
Feb 16
44SNCF | TGV INOUI
8BlaBlaCar Bus
235Lufthansa Cityline

Travel Information between Paris and Brussels

distanceDistance164 miles (264 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range€8 - €98
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • €8 • 3 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • €40 • 1 h 22 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, Swiss or SNCF | TGV INOUI

Take a coach, flight 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 BlaBlaCar Bus, Swiss or SNCF | TGV INOUI among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Paris to Brussels.

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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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FAQs

Is international travel between Paris, France and Brussels, Belgium allowed?

Travel from Paris, France to Brussels, Belgium is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Brussels from Paris restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Brussels, Belgium from Paris?

Entry Requirements:

  • 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)

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Brussels, Belgium?

The government of Belgium has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 1/24/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Paris to Brussels closer to your planned date of departure here.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Paris, 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 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

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 1/26/22. 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 Paris from Brussels here.

How do I go from Paris to Brussels?

You can travel between Paris and Brussels 3 different ways: coach, flight or train.

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

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Paris to Brussels. Tickets for a coach cost on average €8.

This is compared to other travel options to Brussels:

A coach is €90 less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Paris to Brussels costing on average €98.

A coach is €33 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Paris to Brussels costing on average €40.

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

The quickest way to travel from Paris to Brussels is by train, which takes on average 1 h 22 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 3 h 40 min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a flight requires on average 3 h   of travel time.

How far is it from Paris to Brussels?

The distance between Paris and Brussels is around 164 miles (264 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Paris to Brussels is:

  • Around 10 trains per day.

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

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 board their coach from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) and arrive in Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi).
  • Most travellers take a flight from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to Brussels Airport.
  • Most travellers catch their train 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 travel from Paris to Brussels by coach with BlaBlaCar Bus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for €8 with BlaBlaCar Bus from Paris to Brussels.
  • You can go to Brussels from Paris by plane with Swiss. You'll see cheap plane tickets for €98 with Swiss from Paris to Brussels on Omio.
  • You can travel from Paris to Brussels by train with SNCF | TGV INOUI. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for €40 with SNCF | TGV INOUI from Paris to Brussels.

Is there a direct service between Paris and Brussels?

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

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

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 journey.

Where else should I travel to after my journey to Brussels from Paris ends?

Omio customers who travel from Paris to Brussels often also extend their holiday to go to Amsterdam, London or Bruges. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Brussels and these popular destinations at a great price.

How early should I purchase Paris to Brussels tickets 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 coach ticket for this trip is €8 one way on average.
  • The price of a plane ticket is on average €98 one way for this trip.
  • The price of a train ticket is €40 one way on average for this route.

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.

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