The cheapest trains from Brussels to Paris

Showing times and prices for Sep 18

Cheapest

$48

Average

$48

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Brussels to Paris will cost around $ 48 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 48.

Cheapest
06:07AMBrussels-Midi2h07 08:14AMParis Gare du Nord
1 changes
$481One-way

Timetable Brussels to Paris

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06:07AMBrussels-Midi2h07 08:14AMParis Gare du Nord
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Sat
Sep 18
$48SNCF | TGV INOUI
$12BlaBlaCar Bus
$445Brussels Airlines
Sun
Sep 19
$48SNCF | TGV INOUI
$12Flixbus
$484Swiss
Mon
Sep 20
$56SNCF | TGV INOUI
$12Flixbus
$370Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
Sep 21
$56SNCF | TGV INOUI
$12Flixbus
$370Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
Sep 22
$36SNCF | TGV INOUI
$12Flixbus
$307Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
Sep 23
$48SNCF | TGV INOUI
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
$341Swiss
Fri
Sep 24
$71SNCF | TGV INOUI
$12BlaBlaCar Bus
$315Brussels Airlines
Sat
Sep 25
$58SNCF | TGV INOUI
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
$315Brussels Airlines
Sun
Sep 26
$48SNCF | TGV INOUI
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
$370Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
Sep 27
$58SNCF | TGV INOUI
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
$250Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
Sep 28
$48SNCF | TGV INOUI
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
$250Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
Sep 29
$48SNCF | TGV INOUI
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
$250Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
Sep 30
$48SNCF | TGV INOUI
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
$247Swiss
Fri
Oct 1
$48SNCF | TGV INOUI
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
$257Brussels Airlines
Sat
Oct 2
$48SNCF | TGV INOUI
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
$225Swiss
Sun
Oct 3
$48SNCF | TGV INOUI
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
$247Swiss
Mon
Oct 4
$44Thalys
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
$250Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
Oct 5
$44Thalys
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
$247Swiss
Wed
Oct 6
$46SNCF | TGV INOUI
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
$247Swiss
Thu
Oct 7
$48SNCF | TGV INOUI
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
$247Swiss

The fastest trains from Brussels to Paris

Showing times and prices for Sep 18

Fastest Journey

2 h 7 m

Average

2 h 7 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

264 km

It's difficult to get from Brussels to Paris without transferring at least once.

Fastest
06:07AMBrussels-Midi2h07 08:14AMParis Gare du Nord
1 changes
$481One-way

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Train Information from Brussels to Paris

distanceDistance164 miles (264 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 57 min
priceAverage train ticket price$59 (€48)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersThalys, TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV, Eurostar or SNCB

Trains from Brussels to Paris cover the 164 miles (264 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 57 min with our travel partners like Thalys, TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV, Eurostar or SNCB. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $59 (€48), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $36 (€29). Travelers depart most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

Thalys
TGV
SNCB

Thalys is a French-Belgian high-speed train company that connects the main capital cities. For your next train from Brussels to Paris with Thalys, you can choose from these different ticket fares: Standard Mini, Standard, Comfort and Premium.

Thalys is one of the best options when traveling by train between Brussels and Paris. Omio quickly shows you current Thalys train schedules for the Brussels - Paris trip and makes it easier than ever for you to buy train tickets online for the cheapest, fastest or earliest trip available. The distance from Brussels to Paris is around 164 miles (264 km) and the cheapest Thalys one-way ticket you can book starts at $123 (€99). As you check the latest Brussels to Paris train schedule from Thalys for your ideal departure and arrival times, you can also review travel information, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, and compare the best route available to arrive to Paris safely. If you search for Thalys tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Let Omio quickly find you the perfect Thalys ticket between Brussels and Paris so you can spend more time enjoying the smooth and easy journey!

Train information from Brussels to Paris with Thalys:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 22 min
  • Thalys frequency: 10 a day

Thalys has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by train from Brussels to Paris:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • If a ticket is nonrefundable, a Thalys e-voucher can still be issued for a 15€ fee to passengers requesting a refund up to 30 days after the departure date.

Trains from Brussels to Paris

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.

Taking the Train from Brussels

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.

Getting into Paris by Train

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.

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Trains from Brussels to Paris
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FAQs
Is cross-border travel by train between Brussels, Belgium and Paris, France allowed?

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

Is international entry into Paris from Brussels restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Brussels?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • 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)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

What are the safety rules to follow in Paris, France?

The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last checked on 9/16/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Brussels to Paris closer to your date of departure here

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Paris, France to Brussels, Belgium?

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

Is my return train into Brussels from Paris restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Belgium from Paris?

Conditions of reentry:

  • 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 issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

What are the safety rules to follow in Brussels, Belgium?

The government of Belgium has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 9/14/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Brussels from Paris closer to your date of departure here here.

How much are cheap trains from Brussels to Paris?
Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Brussels to Paris for the next 7 days starting from $36 (€29)  one way.
How much is a train ticket between Brussels and Paris?
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Brussels to Paris train to cost on average $59 (€48)  one way.
How far is Paris from Brussels by train?
The train distance from Brussels to Paris is around 164 miles (264 km).
What is the Brussels to Paris train travel time?
The Brussels to Paris train duration is on average 1 h 57 min, which is to be expected when traveling 164 miles (264 km) to Paris from Brussels. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
What train station in Brussels goes to Paris? What train station do I come into Paris from Brussels?

Some of the Brussels train stations to Paris you can start your journey from include Bruxelles-Midi, Bruxelles-Central and Brussels-Nord. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Paris include Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi   and arriving in Paris Gare de Lyon.

Where is the train station in Brussels? Where is the train station in Paris?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at Paris Gare de Lyon, located 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from the city center.

Which train providers can take me between Brussels and Paris?
When taking a train from Brussels to Paris, you can count on Thalys, TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV, Eurostar or SNCB for the best way to get you to Paris. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Brussels to Paris and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
When does the first train depart from Brussels to Paris? When does the last train depart from Brussels to Paris?
You can take the earliest train from Brussels to Paris at 4: 42 AM   or take the last train from Brussels to Paris leaving at 5: 17 PM. Look for the latest Brussels to Paris train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
How far in advance should I buy a train ticket from Brussels to Paris to get the best deals?
If you book the Brussels to Paris train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $59 (€48). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Brussels to Paris. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Brussels
Paris
Bruxelles-Central
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WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines 1, 3, 4, 5<br>Suburban train lines S1, S2, S5, S7, S9
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
Bruxelles-Midi
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Bruxelles-Nord
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