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 Paris to Brussels will cost around $ 121 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 107.
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1 h 22 m
1 h 29 m
Trains per day
Of the 13 trains that leave Paris for Brussels every day 11 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 264 km distance in an average of 1 h 29 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 22 m .
The slowest trains will take 2 h 19 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.
|Distance||164 miles (264 km)|
|Average train duration||1 h 22 min|
|Average train ticket price||$69 (€56)|
|Train frequency||10 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 10 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Thalys, TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV, Eurostar or SNCB|
Trains from Paris to Brussels cover the 164 miles (264 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 22 min with our travel partners like Thalys, TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV, Eurostar or SNCB. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $48 (€39), but the average price of train tickets is $69 (€56). Travelers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Bruxelles-Midi.
Find the best trains between Paris and Brussels with Omio's travel partners Thalys, TGV and SNCB from $48 (€39). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.
SNCB is Belgium's main train company and offers First class or Second class tickets for your train between Paris and Brussels.
Looking for trains between Paris and Brussels? SNCB is one of the best companies to travel with on the 164 miles (264 km) journey from Paris to Brussels. As an official travel partner of SNCB, Omio quickly shows you the latest SNCB train schedules and timetables, tickets and offers (such as baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), travel information, and prices so that you can check for ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Paris to Brussels routes, find the best amenities to make your trip smooth and easy, and buy the most affordable SNCB train tickets that fit your budget. If you use the Omio app to search for trains between Paris and Brussels, you can quickly see if the SNCB ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you’re ready, book your Paris - Brussels train now on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy your upcoming trip with SNCB!
When purchasing your SNCB train tickets between Paris and Brussels, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:
Trains in Europe are an effective way to travel between cities, with a number of train companies offering domestic and international train routes. Trains from Paris to Brussels are operated by both Thalys and SNCF's high-speed TGV trains, with over 20 trains making the journey every day. All Thalys trains are direct, while all SNCF TGV trains require a transfer in Lille. Trains take between 1:22 and 2:11 h depending on the service chosen and if a transfer is required. The first train of the day usually departs Paris at 6:01 a.m. while the last leaves at 8:55 p.m. All Paris to Brussels trains depart from Paris Gare du Nord and arrive at Bruxelles-Midi train station.
The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:
Travel between Paris, France and Brussels, Belgium by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Belgium must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 9/22/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Brussels from Paris as this information can change.
The restriction level for your return train to Paris, France from Brussels is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium
Conditions of reentry:
The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 9/22/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Paris from Brussels closer to your date of departure here here.
When departing from Paris, you have various train station options to start your route from including Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. When arriving in Brussels, you can end your journey in train stations like Bruxelles-Midi, Bruxelles-Central and Brussels-Nord.
Omio customers book a train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Bruxelles-Midi most frequently for this route.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and travel around 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city center to this train station.
Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Bruxelles-Midi and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the train station to the city center in Brussels.
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