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from Paris to Brussels

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

Our recommendation

To get from Paris to Brussels on 24 May we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

13:30Paris, Quai de Bercy3h40 17:10BRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France
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£91One-way
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13:30Paris, Quai de Bercy3h40 17:10BRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France
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14:45Paris, Quai de Bercy3h45 18:30BRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France
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£131One-way
09:30Paris, Quai de Bercy3h50 13:20BRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France
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12:35Paris, Quai de Bercy3h50 16:25BRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France
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£91One-way

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Tue
24 May
£52SNCF | TGV INOUI
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
£356KLM
Wed
25 May
£76SNCF | TGV INOUI
£17Flixbus
£296KLM
Thu
26 May
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£26BlaBlaCar Bus
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Fri
27 May
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£17BlaBlaCar Bus
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Sat
28 May
£53SNCF | TGV INOUI
£11BlaBlaCar Bus
£296KLM
Sun
29 May
£72SNCF | TGV INOUI
£35BlaBlaCar Bus
£301Brussels Airlines

Travel Information between Paris and Brussels

distanceDistance164 miles (264 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£6 - £81
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £6 • 3 h 8 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £35 • 1 h 22 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, Vueling or SNCF | TGV INOUI

Take a coach, flight or train to travel 164 miles (264 km) between Paris and 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 £6. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are BlaBlaCar Bus, Vueling or SNCF | TGV INOUI among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Paris to Brussels.

General Information about the journey from Paris to Brussels

It’s easily possible to travel to Brussels from Paris via bus, train or plane. The journey is a fairly short one and all modes of transport present a viable option. Rail travel is the fastest; however, services are generally available in the morning only. Bus travel is significantly cheaper and services are available throughout the day.

Buses from Paris to Brussels

Several bus companies operate a service to Brussels from Paris, including Eurolines, Flixbus, Megabus and iDBUS. Services are usually direct and take at least 3 hours and 45 minutes to arrive at Brussels. The first service of the day departs at around 7 a.m. while the last service departs at approximately midnight. Services run hourly and sometimes twice an hour. Most buses serving this route depart from either Paris Gallieni Port Bagnolet or Gare Paris Bercy and arrive at Station Brussel-Zuid.

Trains from Paris to Brussels

Rail operators that serve the route to Brussels from Paris include TGV, Eurostar and THALYS. Most services are direct and take from 1 hour and 22 minutes. Services that incur a change (usually at Lille Flandres) take at least 2 hours and 5 minutes to arrive at Brussels. Train services usually operate between the hours of 8 a.m. and 12:25 p.m. There is usually one or two services every hour.

Flights from Paris to Brussels

Direct flights to Brussels from Paris are provided by Brussels Airlines. The duration of a direct flight is from 3 hours and 55 minutes. There are a number of airline operators that provide indirect flights to Brussels from Paris, including Lufthansa, KLM and Swiss Airlines. Indirect flights take at least 6 hours to reach Brussels. Between 7 a.m. and 9 p.m. there is usually at least one flight available every hour. Planes usually depart from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and arrive at Brussels International Airport.

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FAQs

Does Belgium have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people travelling between Paris and Brussels?

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

Can I enter Belgium if coming from France?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Brussels if travelling from Paris?

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • 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)

What measures do I need to follow in Brussels, Belgium due to the pandemic?

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

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

The information above was last checked on 16/05/2022; 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 between Paris and Brussels.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Paris, France from Brussels, Belgium?

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

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering France from Belgium?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into France from Belgium?

Requirements for reentering France:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • 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)
  • Health declaration required

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in France?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in France to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Paris, France was last verified on 22/05/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Paris from Brussels.

How do you get from Paris to Brussels?

You can travel to Brussels from Paris 3 different ways: coach, flight or train.

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

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Paris to Brussels. Tickets for a coach cost on average £6.

This is compared to other travel options to Brussels:

A coach journey is usually £74 less than a journey to Brussels by plane, which costs on average £81 for the same trip.

A coach journey is usually £29 less than a journey to Brussels by train, which costs on average £35 for the same trip.

What is the quickest way from Paris to Brussels?

The fastest way from Paris to Brussels is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 22 min.

Other travel options to Brussels from Paris can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 3 h 8 min.

In comparison, travelling by flight can take you on average 2 h 55 min.

How many miles are between Paris and Brussels

The distance between Paris and Brussels is around 164 miles (264 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Paris to Brussels is:

  • Around 10 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Brussels from Paris as scheduled services by coach, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Paris and in Brussels?

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

  • Coaches mostly depart from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) and arrive in Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi).
  • Flights mostly depart from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and arrive in Brussels Airport.
  • Trains most often depart from Paris at Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Brussels at Bruxelles-Midi.

Which travel operators can get me from Paris to Brussels?

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

  • BlaBlaCar Bus can take you to Brussels by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for BlaBlaCar Bus from Paris to Brussels for £6.
  • Vueling can get you to Brussels by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Vueling from Paris to Brussels for £81 on Omio.
  • SNCF | TGV INOUI can get you to Brussels by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with SNCF | TGV INOUI from Paris to Brussels for £35 on Omio.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Paris to Brussels?

Looking to extend your trip from Paris to Brussels? Many Omio customers who go from Paris to Brussels usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Amsterdam, London or Bruges. If you're looking to explore Amsterdam, London or Bruges from Brussels, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

How far in advance should I purchase tickets from Paris to Brussels online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Paris to Brussels, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this trip is £6 one way on average.
  • The price of a plane ticket is on average £81 one way for this route.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £35 one way for this journey.

But we recommend booking Paris to Brussels tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.