The cheapest trains from Brussels to Paris

Showing times and prices for 18 Oct

Cheapest

£49

Average

£68

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Brussels to Paris will cost around £ 68 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 49.

Cheapest
16:17Brussels-Midi1h57 18:14Paris Gare du Nord
1 changes
£491One-way
10:13Brussels-Midi1h22 11:35Paris Gare du Nord
0 changes
£871One-way

Timetable Brussels to Paris

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10:13Brussels-Midi1h22 11:35Paris Gare du Nord
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16:17Brussels-Midi1h57 18:14Paris Gare du Nord
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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Sun
17 Oct
£87Thalys
£38Flixbus
£371Brussels Airlines
Mon
18 Oct
£49SNCF | TGV INOUI
£17Flixbus
£310Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
19 Oct
£44SNCF | TGV INOUI
£9Flixbus
£308Swiss
Wed
20 Oct
£44SNCF | TGV INOUI
£9Flixbus
£263Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
21 Oct
£44SNCF | TGV INOUI
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£261Swiss
Fri
22 Oct
£39SNCF | TGV INOUI
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
£223Brussels Airlines
Sat
23 Oct
£39SNCF | TGV INOUI
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£124Brussels Airlines
Sun
24 Oct
£39SNCF | TGV INOUI
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
£118Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
25 Oct
£39SNCF | TGV INOUI
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£118Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
26 Oct
£39SNCF | TGV INOUI
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£116Swiss
Wed
27 Oct
£39SNCF | TGV INOUI
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£100Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
28 Oct
£39SNCF | TGV INOUI
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£218Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
29 Oct
£39SNCF | TGV INOUI
£9Flixbus
£477Swiss
Sat
30 Oct
£39SNCF | TGV INOUI
£13BlaBlaCar Bus
£482Swiss
Sun
31 Oct
£49SNCF | TGV INOUI
£11BlaBlaCar Bus
£263Lufthansa
Mon
1 Nov
£56SNCF | TGV INOUI
£13Flixbus
£421Vueling
Tue
2 Nov
£39SNCF | TGV INOUI
£7Flixbus
£93Brussels Airlines
Wed
3 Nov
£33SNCF | TGV INOUI
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£87Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
4 Nov
£36SNCF | TGV INOUI
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£87Lufthansa
Fri
5 Nov
£39SNCF | TGV INOUI
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£87Lufthansa
Sat
6 Nov
£39SNCF | TGV INOUI
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£85Swiss

The fastest trains from Brussels to Paris

Showing times and prices for 18 Oct

Fastest Journey

1 h 22 m

Average

1 h 39 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

264 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Brussels for Paris every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 264 km distance in an average of 1 h 39 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 22 m .

The slowest trains will take 1 h 57 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
10:13Brussels-Midi1h22 11:35Paris Gare du Nord
0 changes
£871One-way
16:17Brussels-Midi1h57 18:14Paris Gare du Nord
1 changes
£491One-way

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Train Information from Brussels to Paris

distanceDistance164 miles (264 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 22 min
priceAverage train ticket price£49 (€56)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersThalys, TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV, Eurostar or SNCB

Trains from Brussels to Paris cover the 164 miles (264 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 22 min with our travel partners like Thalys, TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV, Eurostar or SNCB. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £39, but the average price of train tickets is £49. Travellers depart most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

Train companies

Brussels to Paris with Thalys, TGV and SNCB

You can travel by train from Brussels to Paris with Thalys, TGV and SNCB for as low as £39. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

Thalys
TGV
SNCB

Thalys is a French-Belgian high-speed train company that connects the main capital cities. For your next train from Brussels to Paris with Thalys, you can choose from these different ticket fares: Standard Mini, Standard, Comfort and Premium.

Thalys is one of the best options when travelling by train between Brussels and Paris. Omio quickly shows you current Thalys train timetables for the Brussels - Paris journey and makes it easier than ever for you to buy train tickets online for the cheapest, fastest or earliest trip available. The distance from Brussels to Paris is around 164 miles (264 km) and the cheapest Thalys one-way ticket you can book starts at £87. As you check the latest Brussels to Paris train timetable from Thalys for your ideal departure and arrival times, you can also review travel information, such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard, and compare the best route available to arrive to Paris safely. If you search for Thalys tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Let Omio quickly find you the perfect Thalys ticket between Brussels and Paris so you can spend more time enjoying the smooth and easy journey!

Train information from Brussels to Paris with Thalys:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 22 min
  • Average Price: £87
  • Thalys frequency: 10 a day

These are Thalys 's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train from Brussels to Paris:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • If a ticket is nonrefundable, a Thalys e-voucher can still be issued for a 15€ fee to passengers requesting a refund up to 30 days after the departure date.

Trains from Brussels to Paris: Journey Details

Trains from Brussels to Paris run every day of the week. The main train operator for this route is THALYS. Train services operate from about 8:13 a.m until 3:13 p.m. There are usually one or two services each hour. The route is normally direct, and takes from 1:22 hours.

Taking the Train from Brussels

Trains from Brussels to Paris usually depart from Gare du Midi train station. This station is centrally located within the city, and can be easily reached via line 2 or 6 of the metro. There is a car park conveniently situated below the station, which is ideal for those arriving to the station by private car. The station can be reached by tram line 3, 4 and 51, or bus routes 27, 78, 49 and 50. Taxi ranks are situated a short walking distance from the station.

Getting into Paris by Train

Paris, the capital of France, is well-known for its world class fashion boutiques, and fine dining restaurants. Its cityscape features many iconic buildings that are well worth a visit, including the Eiffel Tower, L’Arc de Triomphe, Notre Dame Cathedral and Sacre-Coeur basilica. Trains from Brussels to Paris usually terminate at Paris Gare du Nord. The station is situated in the city centre, and is well-served by public transport. In addition, taxi ranks are located just outside the main entrance of the station. The station may be reached via bus or metro. Shuttle buses also operate services to the station. From around midnight until the early hours of the morning, there are night bus services operated by Noctilien.

Travel Tips

Trains from Brussels to Paris
Travel by train to Paris 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 Brussels to Paris.
FAQs
What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train to Paris from Brussels?

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

What is the status of international entry into France from Belgium?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in France from Brussels?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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

What are the safety rules to follow in Paris, France?

When travelling in France, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 16/10/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Brussels and Paris before travelling.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Brussels, Belgium from Paris, France?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Paris to Brussels is: Fully open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Belgium from France?

Reentry to Belgium is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Belgium from Paris?

What are the entry requirements?

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

What are the safety rules to follow in Brussels, Belgium?

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

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

Last verified on 17/10/2021. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Paris to Brussels train here.

What is the cost of cheap trains from Brussels to Paris?
Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Brussels and Paris for the next 7 days starting from £39  one way.
What is the average cost of a train from Brussels to Paris?
The Brussels to Paris train ticket price is on average £49  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next week.
How far is it from Brussels to Paris by train?
The distance from Brussels to Paris by train is approximately 164 miles (264 km).
How long does it take from Brussels to Paris by train?
On average the Brussels to Paris train time is 1 h 22 min  covering the 164 miles (264 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
When travelling by train from Brussels to Paris, which train station in Brussels do I depart from and which train station in Paris do I arrive in?

When taking a train from Brussels, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Bruxelles-Midi, Bruxelles-Central and Brussels-Nord. When you arrive in Paris, your train can arrive in train stations including Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Bruxelles-Midi   to Paris Gare de Lyon.

Where is the train station in Brussels? Where is the train station in Paris?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Bruxelles-Midi, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of Brussels.

The most popular arrival train station, Paris Gare de Lyon, is located 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from the city centre of Paris.

Which train providers can get me from Brussels to Paris?
For the route from Brussels to Paris you can take a train with Thalys, TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV, Eurostar or SNCB. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between Brussels and Paris on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Is there a direct train from Brussels to Paris?
Yes, there are 10 direct trains per day to Paris from Brussels, and you can find a direct train for this route with Thalys  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you book your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
How many train services are there to Paris from Brussels a day?
The average number of trains departing Brussels for Paris is 10 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When is the earliest train from Brussels to Paris? When is the last train from Brussels to Paris?
The earliest train departing from Brussels to Paris leaves at 05: 07. The last train departing from Brussels to Paris leaves at 17: 17. You can find the latest Brussels to Paris train timetable on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I buy a train ticket to Paris from Brussels to get the best deals?
You can find a train between Brussels and Paris to cost on average £49 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Brussels to Paris train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Brussels
Paris
Bruxelles-Midi is the most popular Brussels railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Brussels for your journey to Paris.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 15 - 22: 00
Connections to/from station
Train lines: IC, Intercity Direct 9200, RER (S1, S2, S3, S6, S8, S10)
Metro lines: 1, 5