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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 28 Oct we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:10Paris4h00 12:10BRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France
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£221One-way
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08:10Paris4h00 12:10BRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France
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£221One-way
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17:20Paris3h45 21:05BRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France
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£261One-way
15:10Paris3h45 18:55BRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France
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£261One-way
09:25Paris3h50 13:15BRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France
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£261One-way

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Wed
27 Oct
£87Thalys
£31BlaBlaCar Bus
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Thu
28 Oct
£56SNCF | TGV INOUI
£22BlaBlaCar Bus
£349Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
29 Oct
£79SNCF | TGV INOUI
£26Flixbus
£408Lufthansa
Sat
30 Oct
£50SNCF | TGV INOUI
£22BlaBlaCar Bus
£459Swiss
Sun
31 Oct
£41Thalys
£17Flixbus
£246Lufthansa
Mon
1 Nov
£53SNCF | TGV INOUI
£26BlaBlaCar Bus
£211Lufthansa
Tue
2 Nov
£39SNCF | TGV INOUI
£13Flixbus
£211Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
3 Nov
£35SNCF | TGV INOUI
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
£204Swiss
Thu
4 Nov
£35SNCF | TGV INOUI
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£211Lufthansa
Fri
5 Nov
£35SNCF | TGV INOUI
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
£211Lufthansa
Sat
6 Nov
£35SNCF | TGV INOUI
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
£206Lufthansa
Sun
7 Nov
£35SNCF | TGV INOUI
£13BlaBlaCar Bus
£246Lufthansa
Mon
8 Nov
£35SNCF | TGV INOUI
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
£347Swiss
Tue
9 Nov
£35SNCF | TGV INOUI
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£352Lufthansa
Wed
10 Nov
£35SNCF | TGV INOUI
£9Flixbus
£177Lufthansa
Thu
11 Nov
£39SNCF | TGV INOUI
£9Flixbus
£147Lufthansa
Fri
12 Nov
£39SNCF | TGV INOUI
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£147Lufthansa
Sat
13 Nov
£35SNCF | TGV INOUI
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£141Lufthansa
Sun
14 Nov
£50SNCF | TGV INOUI
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£147Lufthansa
Mon
15 Nov
£39SNCF | TGV INOUI
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£347Swiss
Tue
16 Nov
£32SNCF | TGV INOUI
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
£352Lufthansa Cityline

Travel Information between Paris and Brussels

distanceDistance164 miles (264 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£7 - £269
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £7 • 3 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £42 • 1 h 22 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBrussels 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.

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
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Brussels, Belgium if I’m coming from Paris, France?

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

Can I enter Belgium if coming from France?

Entry into Belgium is currently allowed for: Entry is fully 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:

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

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 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.

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

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

Am I allowed to reenter Paris, France from Brussels, 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 Brussels?

  • 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 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.

What are my Paris to Brussels travel options?

There are 3 ways that you can travel to Brussels from Paris. You can take a flight, coach or train.

How do I get from Paris to Brussels the cheapest way?

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.

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

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.

How far is Brussels from Paris?

The distance from Paris to Brussels is approximately 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 route between Paris and Brussels as scheduled services by flight, coach 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:

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

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Paris to Brussels:

  • You can travel by plane between Paris and Brussels with Brussels Airlines, and you can find Brussels Airlines Paris to Brussels tickets for £269 on Omio.
  • You can take a coach from Paris to Brussels with BlaBlaCar Bus. Cheap tickets can be found for £7 with BlaBlaCar Bus from Paris to Brussels.
  • You can go to Brussels from Paris by train with SNCF | TGV INOUI. You'll see cheap train tickets for £42 with SNCF | TGV INOUI from Paris to Brussels on Omio.
Is it possible to travel directly between Paris and Brussels?

Yes, there are direct routes from Paris to Brussels with the following travel companies:

  • You can find direct flights per day to Brussels with.
  • You can find direct coaches per day to Brussels with Eurolines Germany, Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or BlaBlaCar Bus.
  • You can find 10 direct trains per day to Brussels with Thalys.

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.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling 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 book tickets to Brussels from Paris online to get the best deals?

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:

  • Plane tickets are costing £269 one way on average.
  • Coach tickets cost £7 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing £42 one way on average.

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.