|Avg. Train Duration:|
2 hours 46 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||$50|
|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.