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from Brussels to Paris

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

Our recommendation

To get from Brussels to Paris on 27 Oct we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:30BRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France3h50 13:20Paris
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£131One-way
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09:15BRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France5h45 15:00Paris
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£71One-way
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18:15BRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France3h50 22:05Paris
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£171One-way
10:55BRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France3h55 14:50Paris
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£171One-way
14:45BRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France3h55 18:40Paris
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£171One-way

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Wed
27 Oct
£52SNCF | TGV INOUI
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£310Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
28 Oct
£64SNCF | TGV INOUI
£9Flixbus
£310Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
29 Oct
£44SNCF | TGV INOUI
£26Flixbus
£511Lufthansa Cityline
Sat
30 Oct
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£17Flixbus
£268Brussels Airlines
Sun
31 Oct
£60SNCF | TGV INOUI
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£262Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
1 Nov
£72SNCF | TGV INOUI
£22Flixbus
£315Brussels Airlines
Tue
2 Nov
£39SNCF | TGV INOUI
£13Flixbus
£268Brussels Airlines
Wed
3 Nov
£35SNCF | TGV INOUI
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
£118Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
4 Nov
£35SNCF | TGV INOUI
£7Flixbus
£118Lufthansa
Fri
5 Nov
£39SNCF | TGV INOUI
£13BlaBlaCar Bus
£118Lufthansa
Sat
6 Nov
£39SNCF | TGV INOUI
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
£217Air Dolomiti
Sun
7 Nov
£39SNCF | TGV INOUI
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
£177Lufthansa
Mon
8 Nov
£35SNCF | TGV INOUI
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£99Air Dolomiti
Tue
9 Nov
£35SNCF | TGV INOUI
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£99Air Dolomiti
Wed
10 Nov
£39SNCF | TGV INOUI
£7Flixbus
£87Lufthansa
Thu
11 Nov
£43SNCF | TGV INOUI
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£92Brussels Airlines
Fri
12 Nov
£43SNCF | TGV INOUI
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£87Lufthansa
Sat
13 Nov
£58Thalys
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£85Swiss
Sun
14 Nov
£42SNCF | TGV INOUI
£7Flixbus
£310Lufthansa
Mon
15 Nov
£41SNCF | TGV INOUI
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£78Air Dolomiti

Travel Information to Paris from Brussels

distanceDistance164 miles (264 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£7 - £247
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £7 • 3 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £39 • 1 h 22 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa, 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 from Brussels to Paris

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 from Brussels to 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 from Brussels to Paris

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.

Flights from Brussels to Paris

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.

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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel from Brussels, Belgium to Paris, France?

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

Can I enter France if coming from Belgium?

Entry into France is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Paris if travelling 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 measures do I need to follow in Paris, France due to the pandemic?

All travellers in France must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

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.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Belgium from Paris, France?

The restriction level for your return to Brussels, Belgium from France is: Fully open.

Is my journey back to Brussels from Paris restricted?

Entry into Belgium is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

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

Conditions of reentry into Belgium:

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

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Brussels, Belgium?

You should observe these safety measures in Belgium as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

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.

How do I travel from Brussels to Paris?

There are 3 ways to travel to Paris from Brussels including taking a flight, coach or train.

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

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.

What is the fastest way to get 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.

How many miles are between Brussels and Paris

Paris is approximately 164 miles (264 km) away from Brussels.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Brussels to Paris?

The average frequency per day from Brussels to Paris is:

  • 10 trains a day.

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.

Where do I depart from Brussels? Where do I arrive in Paris?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Brussels to Paris:

  • Flights mostly leave from Brussels Airport and tend to arrive in Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.
  • Coaches mostly depart from Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi) and arrive in Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine).
  • Trains most often depart from Brussels at Bruxelles-Midi and arrive in Paris at Paris Gare de Lyon.
Which travel companies can get me from Brussels to Paris?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Brussels to Paris, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Lufthansa can take you to Paris by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Lufthansa from Brussels to Paris for £247.
  • Travel with BlaBlaCar Bus for coaches to Paris. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for BlaBlaCar Bus Brussels to Paris tickets on Omio for £7.
  • SNCF | TGV INOUI can take you to Paris by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for SNCF | TGV INOUI from Brussels to Paris for £39.
Where else should I travel to after my journey to Paris from Brussels ends?
Omio customers who travel from Brussels to Paris often also extend their holiday to go to London, Barcelona or Amsterdam. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Paris and these popular destinations at a great price.
How far in advance should I purchase my Brussels to Paris ticket online to get the best deals?

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:

  • Plane tickets are costing £247 one way on average.
  • Coach tickets cost £7 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing £39 one way on average.

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.