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Today
6 trains from$ 75
Tomorrow
7 trains from$ 72
Fri, Mar 29
6 trains from$ 72

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Prices across different modes

Train
Bus
Flight
Fri
Mar 22
$ 75SNCF | TGV
$ 15Flixbus
$ 182KLM
Sat
Mar 23
$ 72SNCF | TGV
$ 11Eurolines Switzerland
$ 196TAP Portugal
Sun
Mar 24
$ 83SNCF | TGV INOUI
$ 11Flixbus
$ 303Air France
Mon
Mar 25
$ 72SNCF | TGV
$ 6Flixbus
$ 164Vueling
Tue
Mar 26
$ 63SNCF | TGV
$ 6Flixbus
$ 165csa
Wed
Mar 27
$ 72SNCF | TGV
$ 6Flixbus
$ 141csa
Thu
Mar 28
$ 63SNCF | TGV
$ 6Flixbus
$ 153csa
Fri
Mar 29
$ 72SNCF | TGV
$ 6Flixbus
$ 272Tunis Air
Sat
Mar 30
$ 86SNCF | TGV
$ 6Flixbus
$ 178Air France
Sun
Mar 31
$ 71SNCF | TGV INOUI
$ 6Flixbus
$ 160openskies
Mon
Apr 1
$ 58Thalys
$ 6Flixbus
$ 111Vueling
Tue
Apr 2
$ 59SNCF | TGV
$ 6Flixbus
$ 108Vueling
Wed
Apr 3
$ 59SNCF | TGV
$ 6Flixbus
$ 123Vueling
Thu
Apr 4
$ 56SNCF | TGV
$ 6Flixbus
$ 141Vueling
Fri
Apr 5
$ 59SNCF | TGV
$ 6Flixbus
$ 182Air France
Sat
Apr 6
$ 57SNCF | TGV INOUI
$ 6Flixbus
$ 147Vueling
Sun
Apr 7
$ 51Thalys
$ 6Flixbus
$ 205Air France
Mon
Apr 8
$ 58Thalys
$ 6Flixbus
$ 135Vueling
Tue
Apr 9
$ 56SNCF | TGV
$ 6Flixbus
$ 99Vueling
Wed
Apr 10
$ 56SNCF | TGV
$ 6Flixbus
$ 105Vueling
Thu
Apr 11
$ 56SNCF | TGV
$ 7Flixbus
$ 150KLM
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Journey Summary

Paris to Brussels Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
2 hours 41 minutes
Train Ticket Price:$ 53
Trains depart from:Paris
Trains arrive in:Brussels
Distance:264 Kms
TrainTrain Companies:SNCF | TGV, Thalys, SNCF | TGV INOUI

Trains from Paris to Brussels

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 h 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.

Paris to Brussels Train Cost

Average prices for Thalys trains from Paris to Brussels when you book in advance

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

€102

1 Day in Advance

€104

1 Week in Advance

€90

2 Weeks in Advance

€73

1 Month in Advance

€67

3 Months in Advance

€47

Paris to Brussels Trains: General Information


Travelers in Europe can offset some of the cost of Paris to Brussels train tickets by planning ahead and booking tickets as far in advance as possible.

  • autobus All Paris to Brussels trains are run by either Thalys or SNCF TGV.
  • autobus All Thalys trains are direct, depart from Paris' Gare du Nord and arrive at Bruxelles-Midi train station. All SNCF TGV trains from Paris to Brussels require a transfer at Lille.
  • autobus The Paris to Brussels Thalys train journey takes as little as 1 hour and 22 minutes to arrive in Brussels.
  • autobus Most travelers book their Paris to Brussels train tickets 1 day in advance of the travel date.




Based on Omio's travel data, as the table above clearly illustrates, ticket prices on Thalys Paris to Brussels trains decrease the further they are booked in advance:

  • It is 12% cheaper to book a Thalys Paris to Brussels train ticket 1 week in advance as opposed to the day you intend to travel.
  • Paris to Brussels train costs are 34% cheaper when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a train ticket the day of.

Taking the Train from Paris

Trains from Paris to Brussels depart from Paris' Gare de Nord train station, conveniently located in the 10th arrondissement of the city. Regional Express trains run to the station from Charles de Gaulle Airport, and Paris Nord is located on Metro lines 2, 4 and 5. Regular buses leave the station on routes across Paris and into the surrounding areas. Noctiliens are night buses, which operate frequently seven days a week. Taxi ranks are located outside Paris Gare de Nord.

Getting into Brussels by Train

Brussels is a fascinating city that blends the medieval with the modern and is home to over 100 museums and galleries, as well as the beautiful Grote Markt and Grand Square. A wander through cobbled streets uncovers Art Nouveau and Gothic buildings, tranquil green spaces, restaurants serving mussels and French fries, as well as ornate coffee shops. Bruxelles-Midi station, where trains from Paris to Brussels arrive, is located within five minutes walk of Brussels historic streets. De Lijn and TEC operate frequent buses from the station, covering routes across the city and out to the suburbs. The Noctis bus runs frequently throughout Friday and Saturday nights. Taxis are available outside Bruxelles-Midi Station.

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Best fares for trains from Paris to Brussels

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Sun, Mar 24
Train
SNCF | TGV INOUI
15:402h 3m17:43
ParisBrussels
Mon, Mar 25
Train
SNCF | TGV
11:462h 25m14:11
ParisBrussels
Tue, Mar 26
Train
SNCF | TGV
11:462h 25m14:11
ParisBrussels
Fastest Trains from Paris to Brussels
Sun, Apr 7
Train
Thalys
06:191h 28m07:47
ParisBrussels
Mon, Apr 8
Train
Thalys
06:191h 28m07:47
ParisBrussels
Tue, Apr 16
Train
Thalys
05:491h 28m07:17
ParisBrussels
Return Train Tickets for Brussels to Paris
Sun, Mar 24
Train
SNCF | TGV INOUI
06:171h 57m08:14
BrusselsParis
Mon, Mar 25
Train
SNCF | TGV INOUI
15:171h 57m17:14
BrusselsParis
Tue, Mar 26
Train
Thalys
07:131h 22m08:35
BrusselsParis
Stations
Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Paris
Brussels
TrainGare Saint-Lazare

Amenities

TrainParis Gare Montparnasse

Amenities

TrainParis Gare d'Austerlitz

Amenities

TrainParis Gare de Lyon

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.
Metro lines 1, 14
Bus lines 29, 57, 61, 91, 20, 24, 63, 65, 87
Suburban train lines RER A, D
TrainParis Gare de l'Est

Amenities

TrainParis Gare du Nord

Amenities

Refreshments
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.
Metro lines 4, 5
Suburban train lines RER B, D
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.

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