The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Brussels to Paris will cost around £ 80 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 43.
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1 h 22 m
1 h 43 m
Trains per day
Of the 5 train that leave Brussels for Paris every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct train cover the 264 km distance in an average of 1 h 43 m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 1 h 22 m .
The slowest train 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.
|Avg. Train Duration:|
2 hours 46 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||£45|
|Trains depart from:||Brussels|
|Trains arrive in:||Paris|
|Train Companies:||Thalys, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI|
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.
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.
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.