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from Paris to Antwerp

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

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To get from Paris to Antwerp on 17 Oct we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information to Antwerp from Paris

distanceDistance187 miles (301 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£9 - £88
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £9 • 4 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £88 • 2 h 2 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus or Thalys

Travel 187 miles (301 km) by coach or train between Paris and Antwerp. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 2 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £9. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are BlaBlaCar Bus or Thalys among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach from Paris to Antwerp.

Travel Tips

Travel from Paris to Antwerp
Travel to Antwerp 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 Antwerp.
What are the international travel restrictions for Belgium due to COVID-19 if I’m travelling between Paris and Antwerp?

Travel between Paris, France and Antwerp, Belgium is: Fully open.

Can travellers from France enter Belgium?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Antwerp from Paris?

Conditions of entry into Belgium:

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

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Antwerp, Belgium?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Belgium has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 13/10/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip to Antwerp from Paris.

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

The current restriction level for returning to Paris, France from Belgium is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Paris, France from Antwerp, Belgium?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Paris from Antwerp?

  • 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

Which rules do I need to follow in Paris, France regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to France must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 15/10/2021. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Paris from Antwerp here.

How do I travel to Antwerp from Paris?

There are 2 travel options from Paris to Antwerp: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to go to Antwerp from Paris?

The cheapest way from Paris to Antwerp is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £9 compared to other travel options to Antwerp:

A coach journey is usually £79 less than a journey to Antwerp by train, which costs on average £88 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to Antwerp from Paris?

The fastest way to get to Antwerp from Paris is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 2 min.

There are alternative travel options to Antwerp that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 4 h 15 min   on average.

What is the distance from Paris to Antwerp?

You should expect to travel around 187 miles (301 km) from Paris to Antwerp.

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

The average frequency per day from Paris to Antwerp is:

  • 7 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Paris and Antwerp as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Paris to Antwerp:

  • Most travellers board their coach from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) and arrive in Antwerp, Crown Plaza Hotel.
  • Most travellers who book a train ticket from Paris to Antwerp depart from Paris Gare de Lyon to Antwerp.
Which travel companies can take me from Paris to Antwerp?

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

  • BlaBlaCar Bus can get you to Antwerp by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with BlaBlaCar Bus from Paris to Antwerp for £9 on Omio.
  • Travel with Thalys for trains to Antwerp. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Thalys Paris to Antwerp tickets on Omio for £88.
Is there a direct service to Antwerp from Paris?

Yes, there are direct services available between Paris and Antwerp with the following travel operators:

  • You can book a direct coach with Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or BlaBlaCar Bus.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Antwerp as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Paris and Antwerp.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Paris to Antwerp?
Your journey from Paris to Antwerp doesn't have to end in Antwerp. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Brussels, Amsterdam or London. If you’d like to add Brussels, Amsterdam or London to your Paris to Antwerp trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Antwerp today!
When should I buy a ticket to Antwerp from Paris online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Paris to Antwerp, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost £9 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average £88 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Paris to Antwerp online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.