You can get from Paris to Brussels by train, bus or flight.
To get from Paris to Brussels on 28 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 - £269|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £7 • 3 h 45 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • £42 • 1 h 22 min|
|Popular travel companies||Brussels Airlines, BlaBlaCar Bus or SNCF | TGV INOUI|
Take a flight, coach or train to travel 164 miles (264 km) to Brussels from Paris. 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 Brussels Airlines, BlaBlaCar Bus or SNCF | TGV INOUI among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight, coach or train 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.
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.
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.
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.
International travel from Paris, France to Brussels, Belgium is: Fully open.
Entry into Belgium is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France.
Conditions of entry:
All travellers in Belgium must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 27/10/2021; 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 between Paris and Brussels.
The current restriction level for returning to Paris, France from Belgium is: Partially open.
Reentering France is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium
All travellers returning to France must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:
The information above was last checked on 27/10/2021. 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 Brussels here.
There are 3 ways that you can travel to Brussels from Paris. You can take a flight, coach or train.
A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Paris to Brussels, which costs on average £7.
This is compared to other ways of getting to Brussels:
A coach is about £262 less than a flight, which costs on average £269 for this journey.
A coach journey is usually £35 less than a journey to Brussels by train, which costs on average £42 for the same trip.
The fastest way to get to Brussels from Paris is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 22 min.
There are alternative travel options to Brussels that can usually take longer:
In comparison, travelling by flight can take you on average 2 h 55 min.
In comparison, going by coach can take 3 h 45 min on average.
The distance from Paris to Brussels is approximately 164 miles (264 km).
The average frequency per day from Paris to Brussels is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Paris and Brussels 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 Paris to Brussels:
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Yes, there are direct routes from Paris to Brussels with the following travel companies:
As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Brussels tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this route.
When planning your trip between Paris and Brussels, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets to Brussels from Paris online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
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