The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Brussels to Paris will cost around $ 135 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 121.
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1 h 24 m
1 h 25 m
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Of the 4 train that leave Brussels for Paris every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct train cover the 264 km distance in an average of 1 h 25 m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 1 h 24 m .
The slowest train will take 1 h 28 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Avg. Train Duration:|
2 hours 43 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||$59|
|Trains depart from:||Brussels|
|Trains arrive in:||Paris|
|Train Companies:||Thalys, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI|
Trains in Europe are an efficient way to travel between cities. A number of companies offer domestic and international train routes. All trains traveling from Brussels to Paris are operated by Thalys or SNCF TGV. There are usually 23 Thalys trains traveling from Brussels to Paris every day of the week. SNCF's TGV trains also make the journey 4-6 times per day on Saturdays and Sundays. All Thalys trains are direct. All SNCF TGV trains require a transfer in Lille. Thalys journeys usually take only 1:22 h to arrive in Paris, while TGV trains take 1:57 h since a transfer is required. The first train of the day usually departs Brussels at 6:09 a.m. while the last leaves at 9:17 p.m. All Brussels to Paris trains depart from Bruxelles-Midi train station and arrive at Paris Gare du Nord.
Trains from Brussels to Paris usually depart from Gare du Midi train station. This station is centrally located within Brussels and can be easily reached via line 2 or 6 of the metro. There is a car park conveniently situated below the station, which is ideal for those arriving at the station by private car. The station can be reached by tram line 3, 4 and 51, or bus routes 27, 78, 49 and 50. Taxi ranks are situated a short walking distance from the station.
Trains from Brussels to Paris usually terminate at Paris Gare du Nord. The station is situated in the city center and is well-served by public transport. In addition, taxi ranks are located just outside the main entrance of the station. The station may be reached via bus or metro. Shuttle buses also operate services to the station. From around midnight until the early hours of the morning, there are night bus services operated by Noctilien.
Paris, the capital of France, is well-known for its world-class fashion boutiques, and fine dining restaurants. Its cityscape features many iconic buildings that are well worth a visit, including the Eiffel Tower, L’Arc de Triomphe, Notre Dame Cathedral and Sacre-Coeur basilica.