Travel options
from Paris to Brussels

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

No journeys found

We couldn’t find any journeys for this date. Click below and try searching for another date.

These companies trust us. We sell their tickets all in one place.

Trenitalia
Easyjet
Deutsche Bahn
SNCF
Place to stay

Need a place to stay?

view on map
Top pick hotels
Entire homes & apartments

Find the best accommodation for you, with our partner Booking.com

View All

COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Thu
29 Jul
£80SNCF | TGV INOUI
£9Flixbus
£280Swiss
Fri
30 Jul
£55SNCF | TGV INOUI
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
£288Lufthansa
Sat
31 Jul
£44SNCF | TGV INOUI
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
£427Swiss
Sun
1 Aug
£47SNCF | TGV INOUI
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
£374Lufthansa
Mon
2 Aug
£43SNCF | TGV INOUI
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
£245Lufthansa
Tue
3 Aug
£40SNCF | TGV INOUI
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
£202Lufthansa
Wed
4 Aug
£40SNCF | TGV INOUI
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
£202Lufthansa
Thu
5 Aug
£40SNCF | TGV INOUI
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
£202Lufthansa
Fri
6 Aug
£40SNCF | TGV INOUI
£14BlaBlaCar Bus
£202Lufthansa
Sat
7 Aug
£40SNCF | TGV INOUI
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
£245Lufthansa
Sun
8 Aug
£42SNCF | TGV INOUI
£12BlaBlaCar Bus
£288Lufthansa
Mon
9 Aug
£40SNCF | TGV INOUI
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
£288Lufthansa
Tue
10 Aug
£40SNCF | TGV INOUI
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
£288Lufthansa
Wed
11 Aug
£37SNCF | TGV INOUI
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
£202Lufthansa
Thu
12 Aug
£37SNCF | TGV INOUI
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
£202Lufthansa
Fri
13 Aug
£33SNCF | TGV INOUI
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
£202Lufthansa
Sat
14 Aug
Find prices
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
Find prices
Sun
15 Aug
£42SNCF | TGV INOUI
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
£202Lufthansa
Mon
16 Aug
£40SNCF | TGV INOUI
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
£288Lufthansa
Tue
17 Aug
£37SNCF | TGV INOUI
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
£288Lufthansa
Wed
18 Aug
£37SNCF | TGV INOUI
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
£202Lufthansa

Travel Information between Paris and Brussels

distanceDistance164 miles (264 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£9 - £224
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £9 • 3 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £37 • 1 h 23 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, Swiss or SNCF | TGV INOUI

Travel 164 miles (264 km) by coach, flight or train to Brussels from Paris. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 23 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 trip are BlaBlaCar Bus, Swiss or SNCF | TGV INOUI among others. Travellers can even take a direct 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.

Travel Tips

Travel from Paris to Brussels
Travel to Brussels 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 Brussels.
FAQs
Is international travel between Paris, France and Brussels, Belgium allowed?

Travel between Paris, France and Brussels, Belgium is: Partially open.

Can travellers from France enter Belgium?

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

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

Conditions of entry into Belgium:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Brussels, 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 28/07/2021. 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 from Paris to Brussels.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Paris, France from Brussels, Belgium?

The restriction level for your return to Paris, France from Belgium is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Paris from Brussels restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into France:

  • 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
  • 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
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Paris, France?

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

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

This information about your return travel to France was last checked on 28/07/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Paris from Brussels closer to your date of departure here.

How do I go from Paris to Brussels?

There are 3 travel options from Paris to Brussels: coach, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way from Paris to Brussels?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Paris to Brussels. Tickets for a coach cost on average £9.

This is compared to other travel options to Brussels:

A coach is £215 less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Paris to Brussels costing on average £224.

A coach is generally £28 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £37 from Paris to Brussels.

What is the fastest way from Paris to Brussels?

The fastest way from Paris to Brussels is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 23 min.

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

In comparison, going by coach can take 3 h 50 min   on average.

In comparison, travelling by flight can take you on average 3 h.

What is the distance from Paris to Brussels?

You should expect to travel around 164 miles (264 km) from Paris to Brussels.

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Paris to Brussels?

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

  • Most travellers take a coach from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) to Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi).
  • Most travellers catch their flight from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and arrive in Brussels Airport.
  • Most travellers catch their train from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Bruxelles-Midi.
Which travel companies 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 get you to Brussels by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with BlaBlaCar Bus from Paris to Brussels for £9 on Omio.
  • Travel with Swiss for flights to Brussels. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Swiss Paris to Brussels tickets on Omio for £224.
  • SNCF | TGV INOUI can take you to Brussels by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for SNCF | TGV INOUI from Paris to Brussels for £37.
Is there a direct service between Paris and Brussels?

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

  • You can find direct coaches to take to Brussels with Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or BlaBlaCar Bus.
  • You can check for a direct train 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 buy tickets for this trip.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Paris to Brussels?
Many of our customers travelling from Paris to Brussels don't make Brussels their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Amsterdam, London or Bruges, either of which you could add to your Paris and Brussels trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Brussels to any of these top destinations today!
When should I purchase a ticket between Paris and Brussels online to score the best deals?

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

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £9 one way for this journey.
  • The price of a plane ticket is £224 one way on average for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket for this journey is £37 one way on average.

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.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Paris
Brussels
Gare Paris Bercy
Amenities
WC
Paris Gallieni Porte Bagnolet
Amenities
Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines 3
Paris Gare Montparnasse
Amenities