The cheapest trains from Paris to Brussels

Showing times and prices for 28 Sep

Cheapest

£61

Average

£79

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 Paris to Brussels will cost around £ 79 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 61.

Cheapest
13:16Paris Gare du Nord2h17 15:33Brussels-Midi
1 changes
£611One-way
08:46Paris Gare du Nord2h15 11:01Brussels-Midi
1 changes
£621One-way
18:46Paris Gare du Nord1h57 20:43Brussels-Midi
1 changes
£791One-way
08:25Paris Gare du Nord1h22 09:47Brussels-Midi
0 changes
£881One-way
10:25Paris Gare du Nord1h22 11:47Brussels-Midi
0 changes
£881One-way

Timetable Paris to Brussels

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08:25Paris Gare du Nord1h22 09:47Brussels-Midi
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08:46Paris Gare du Nord2h15 11:01Brussels-Midi
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09:55Paris Gare du Nord1h22 11:17Brussels-Midi
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10:25Paris Gare du Nord1h22 11:47Brussels-Midi
0 changes
12:25Paris Gare du Nord1h22 13:47Brussels-Midi
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13:16Paris Gare du Nord2h17 15:33Brussels-Midi
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18:46Paris Gare du Nord1h57 20:43Brussels-Midi
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Mon
27 Sep
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£36Flixbus
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Tue
28 Sep
£61SNCF | TGV INOUI
£27Flixbus
£353Air Dolomiti
Wed
29 Sep
£53SNCF | TGV INOUI
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£407Air Dolomiti
Thu
30 Sep
£52SNCF | TGV INOUI
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
£300Lufthansa
Fri
1 Oct
£40SNCF | TGV INOUI
£9Flixbus
£254Lufthansa
Sat
2 Oct
£40Thalys
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£249Lufthansa
Sun
3 Oct
£44SNCF | TGV INOUI
£7Flixbus
£436Air France
Mon
4 Oct
£43SNCF | TGV INOUI
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£356Lufthansa
Tue
5 Oct
£39SNCF | TGV INOUI
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£353Air Dolomiti
Wed
6 Oct
£33SNCF | TGV INOUI
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£254Lufthansa
Thu
7 Oct
£36SNCF | TGV INOUI
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£249Air Dolomiti
Fri
8 Oct
£41SNCF | TGV INOUI
£6BlaBlaCar Bus
£249Air Dolomiti
Sat
9 Oct
£39SNCF | TGV INOUI
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£249Lufthansa
Sun
10 Oct
£44SNCF | TGV INOUI
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£249Lufthansa
Mon
11 Oct
£39SNCF | TGV INOUI
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£353Lufthansa
Tue
12 Oct
£33SNCF | TGV INOUI
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£353Lufthansa
Wed
13 Oct
£36SNCF | TGV INOUI
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£249Lufthansa
Thu
14 Oct
£49Thalys
£6BlaBlaCar Bus
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Fri
15 Oct
£41SNCF | TGV INOUI
£6BlaBlaCar Bus
£249Air Dolomiti
Sat
16 Oct
£39SNCF | TGV INOUI
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£249Lufthansa
Sun
17 Oct
£31Thalys
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£249Lufthansa

The fastest trains from Paris to Brussels

Showing times and prices for 28 Sep

Fastest Journey

1 h 22 m

Average

1 h 42 m

Trains per day

7

Distance

264 km

Of the 7 trains that leave Paris for Brussels every day 4 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 42 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 22 m .

The slowest trains will take 2 h 17 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
08:25Paris Gare du Nord1h22 09:47Brussels-Midi
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£881One-way
Fastest
10:25Paris Gare du Nord1h22 11:47Brussels-Midi
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£881One-way
Fastest
12:25Paris Gare du Nord1h22 13:47Brussels-Midi
0 changes
£881One-way
Fastest
09:55Paris Gare du Nord1h22 11:17Brussels-Midi
0 changes
£881One-way
18:46Paris Gare du Nord1h57 20:43Brussels-Midi
1 changes
£791One-way

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Train Information between Paris and Brussels

distanceDistance164 miles (264 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 22 min
priceAverage train ticket price£54 (€60)
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 Paris to Brussels cover the 164 miles (264 km) long route 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. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £54, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £40. Travellers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Bruxelles-Midi.

Train companies

Thalys, TGV and SNCB trains between Paris and Brussels

Find the best trains from Paris to Brussels with Omio's travel partners Thalys, TGV and SNCB from £40. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

Thalys
SNCB
TGV

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

Omio helps you find the perfect Paris - Brussels train with Thalys. Whether you are searching for the fastest, earliest or cheapest train from Paris to Brussels, Omio shows you Thalys’s current train timetables, tickets, prices and other travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard) to help you find the best train ticket for your upcoming Paris to Brussels trip. You can expect to travel around 164 miles (264 km) from Paris to Brussels on a train with Thalys. Once you are ready, buy your one-way Thalys tickets between Paris and Brussels starting as low as £40 if you book in advance. If you use the Omio app to book your ticket, you can check straight away to see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when travelling by train instead of purchasing tickets at the train station in person. So, book your tickets with ease and comfort online and enjoy a smooth journey with Thalys!

    Please follow the recommendations outlined by Thalys when booking your train tickets between Paris and Brussels due to the coronavirus:

    • 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 Paris to Brussels: Journey Details

    All trains from Paris to Brussels depart from Paris Gare du Nord and arrive at Brussels Midií, all of which are direct services. The first train from Paris to Brussels departs at 05:50, and continues to run roughly hourly until the last train leaves at 20:55. Paris to Brussels trains are operated by Thalys.

    Paris to Brussels trains: Route Summary

    • The Paris to Brussels train usually takes just under an hour and a half to complete, with the fastest services taking only 1 hour and 22 minutes to reach Brussels.
    • There are around 20 trains from Paris to Brussels a day.
    • All services for trains from Paris to Brussels are operated by Thalys.
    • Seat Reservations are required on trains from Paris to Brussels and are included in the ticket price.


    • Paris to Brussels Train Schedule

      Departure Time

      Departure Station

      Arrival Station

      Journey Time

      05:50

      Paris Gare du Nord

      Brussels Midi

      01:33 h

      06:25

      Paris Gare du Nord

      Brussels Midi

      01:22 h

      07:25

      Paris Gare du Nord

      Brussels Midi

      01:22 h

      07:55

      Paris Gare du Nord

      Brussels Midi

      01:22 h

      08:25

      Paris Gare du Nord

      Brussels Midi

      01:22 h

      09:25

      Paris Gare du Nord

      Brussels Midi

      01:22 h

      10:01

      Paris Gare du Nord

      Brussels Midi

      01:22 h

      10:25

      Paris Gare du Nord

      Brussels Midi

      01:22 h

      11:55

      Paris Gare du Nord

      Brussels Midi

      01:22 h

      12:25

      Paris Gare du Nord

      Brussels Midi

      01:22 h

      14:25

      Paris Gare du Nord

      Brussels Midi

      01:22 h

      15:25

      Paris Gare du Nord

      Brussels Midi

      01:22 h

      15:55

      Paris Gare du Nord

      Brussels Midi

      01:22 h

      16:55

      Paris Gare du Nord

      Brussels Midi

      01:22 h

      17:25

      Paris Gare du Nord

      Brussels Midi

      01:22 h

      17:55

      Paris Gare du Nord

      Brussels Midi

      01:22 h

      18:25

      Paris Gare du Nord

      Brussels Midi

      01:22 h

      18:55

      Paris Gare du Nord

      Brussels Midi

      01:22 h

      19:25

      Paris Gare du Nord

      Brussels Midi

      01:22 h

      19:55

      Paris Gare du Nord

      Brussels Midi

      01:22 h

      20:55

      Paris Gare du Nord

      Brussels Midi

      01:22 h



    Taking the Train from Paris

    Trains from Paris to Brussels depart from Paris Gare de Nord Station, conveniently located in the 10th arrondissement of the city. Regional Express trains run to the station from Charles de Gaulle Airport, and Paris Nord is located on lines 2, 4 and 5 of the Metro. Regular buses leave the station on routes across Paris and into the surrounding areas. Noctiliens are night buses, which operate frequently seven days a week. Taxi ranks are located outside Paris Gare de Nord.

    Getting into Brussels by Train

    Brussels is a fascinating city that blends the medieval with the modern and is home to over 100 museums and galleries, as well as the beautiful or Grote Markt and Grand Square. A wander through cobbled streets uncovers Art Nouveau and Gothic buildings, tranquil green spaces, restaurants serving mussels and French fries, as well as ornate coffee shops. Bruxelles-Midi station, where trains from Paris to Brussels arrive, is located within five minutes walk of Brussels historic streets. De Lijn and TEC operate frequent buses from the station, covering routes across the city and out to the suburbs. The Noctis bus runs frequently throughout Friday and Saturday nights. Taxis are available outside Bruxelles-Midi Station.

    Travel Tips

    Trains from Paris to Brussels
    Travel by train 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
    Am I allowed to travel by train from Paris, France to Brussels, Belgium?

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

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

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

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

    Conditions of entry:

    • 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
    • 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?

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

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

    The information above was last checked on 26/09/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Brussels from Paris before travelling.

    Are there restrictions on returning to France from Belgium by train?

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

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

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

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

    What are the entry requirements?

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
    • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
    • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

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

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

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

    Last verified on 26/09/2021. 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 Brussels to Paris train here.

    How much do cheap train tickets from Paris to Brussels cost?
    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train from Paris to Brussels for as little as £40  in the next 7 days.
    How much is a train ticket from Paris to Brussels?
    If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Paris to Brussels train to cost on average £54  one way.
    What is the distance between Paris and Brussels by train?
    The distance between Paris and Brussels by train is approximately 164 miles (264 km).
    How long is the train between Paris and Brussels?
    The train time from Paris to Brussels is on average 1 h 22 min  for the 164 miles (264 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Paris to Brussels by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
    Which train station from Paris to Brussels do I depart from? Which Brussels train station from Paris do I arrive in?

    Some of the Paris train stations to Brussels you can start your journey from include Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Brussels include Bruxelles-Midi, Bruxelles-Central and Brussels-Nord.

    When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon   and arriving in Bruxelles-Midi.

    Where is the train station in Paris to go to Brussels? Where is the train station in Brussels located?

    Passengers board their train most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and travel around 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city centre to this train station.

    Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Bruxelles-Midi and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the train station to the city centre in Brussels.

    Which train providers can take me between Paris and Brussels?
    When taking a train from Paris to Brussels, you can count on Thalys, TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV, Eurostar or SNCB for the best way to get you to Brussels. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service between Paris and Brussels and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
    Can I book a direct train from Paris to Brussels?
    Yes, there are 10 direct trains a day to Brussels from Paris. If you’re looking for a direct train from Paris to Brussels, consider travelling with Thalys. Non-stop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
    How many train services per day are there from Paris to Brussels?
    On average, there are 10 trains a day from Paris to Brussels. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    When does the first train depart from Paris to Brussels? When does the last train depart from Paris to Brussels?
    If you prefer early morning trains from Paris to Brussels, the first train leaves at 06: 25. If you prefer late night trains from Paris to Brussels, the last train of the day leaves at 16: 46. Omio shows you the latest train from Paris to Brussels times to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
    How early should I purchase Paris to Brussels train tickets to get the best deals?
    The price of a one way train ticket from Paris to Brussels is on average £54 if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets between Paris and Brussels available a few months in advance.