You can get from Brussels to Paris by train, bus or flight.
To get from Brussels to Paris on 27 Oct we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||164 miles (264 km)|
|Available travel modes||Flight, coach or train|
|Ticket price range||£7 - £247|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £7 • 3 h 45 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • £39 • 1 h 22 min|
|Popular travel companies||Lufthansa, BlaBlaCar Bus or SNCF | TGV INOUI|
Take a flight, coach or train to travel 164 miles (264 km) to Paris from 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 £7. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Lufthansa, BlaBlaCar Bus or SNCF | TGV INOUI among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Brussels to Paris.
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The journey between the Belgian capital and the French capital can be achieved in just under 1.5 hours. The fastest choice of transport is to travel by train, as there are frequent direct trains that arrive in Paris within 1.5 hours. Another option is to travel by bus, as there are several bus companies that operate buses to Paris, taking about 2.5 to 3 hours to reach the city. Those who prefer to travel by air will find that flights to Charles de Gaulle Airport take about 4 hours in duration, making this the slowest method to reach Paris.
Buses to Paris are operated by several companies, such as Bla Bla Car and FLiXBUS. The journey takes between 2.5 and 3 hours, with buses running direct from Brussels Gare du Midi in the centre of the city and arriving at Porte Maillot on the northwestern edge of central Paris. Travellers can choose from a variety of departure times ranging from night buses to midday and afternoon departures.
Trains are by far the fastest way to reach Paris from Brussels. Thalys operates direct trains from early morning until afternoon, with a journey time of only 1.5 hours. Trains depart from Brussels Midi Station and arrive at Gare du Nord Station in Paris. Departures start at about 8:00 a.m. and continue throughout the day once or twice per hour.
Passengers can choose to fly to Paris, but the journey time can be over 4 hours. Brussels Airlines operates the fastest service flying direct to Charles de Gaulle Airport. Other airlines take several hours longer and generally involve a change en route.
International travel from Brussels, Belgium to Paris, France is: Partially open.
Entry into France is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium.
Conditions of entry:
All travellers in France must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 25/10/2021; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your journey from Brussels to Paris.
The restriction level for your return to Brussels, Belgium from France is: Fully open.
Entry into Belgium is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France.
Conditions of reentry into Belgium:
You should observe these safety measures in Belgium as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
This information about your return travel to Belgium was last checked on 24/10/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Brussels from Paris closer to your date of departure here.
There are 3 ways to travel to Paris from Brussels including taking a flight, coach or train.
Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Brussels to Paris. Tickets for a coach cost on average £7.
This is compared to other travel options to Paris:
A coach is generally £240 less than a flight for the same journey. A flight costs on average £247 from Brussels to Paris.
A coach is generally £32 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £39 from Brussels to Paris.
The fastest way to get to Paris from Brussels is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 22 min.
There are alternative travel options to Paris that can usually take longer:
In comparison, travelling by flight can take you on average 3 h 35 min.
In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 3 h 45 min.
Paris is approximately 164 miles (264 km) away from Brussels.
The average frequency per day from Brussels to Paris is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Brussels to Paris as scheduled services by flight, coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Brussels to Paris:
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When planning your trip from Brussels to Paris, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets to Paris from Brussels online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
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