How to travel from Brussels to Paris

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Travel Information between Brussels and Paris

distanceDistance164 miles (264 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$15 - $95
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $15 (€13) • 3 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $95 (€82) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, Brussels Airlines or Eurostar

Travel 164 miles (264 km) by train, bus or flight from Brussels to Paris. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are BlaBlaCar Bus, Brussels Airlines or Eurostar among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Brussels to Paris.

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from Brussels to Paris

How to get from Brussels to Paris by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation
bus

The best way to travel from Brussels to Paris is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

BlaBlaCar Bus
07:20AM4h05
Bruxelles, Gare du Midi
11:25AMParis, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine)
$231One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
BlaBlaCar Bus
08:10PM3h40
Bruxelles, Gare du Midi
11:50PMParis, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine)
$151One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Brussels Airlines
08:00AM1h00
Brussels Airport (BRU)
09:00AMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG)
$4561One-way
0 transfers
Other options
SNCF | TGV INOUI
04:17PM1h57
Brussels-Midi
06:14PMParis Gare du Nord
$941One-way
1 transfer
Eurostar
08:43AM1h22
Brussels-Midi
10:05AMParis Gare du Nord
$1391One-way
0 transfers
SNCF | TGV INOUI
06:37AM2h23
Brussels-Midi
09:00AMParis Gare du Nord
$1251One-way
1 transfer
BlaBlaCar Bus
03:30PM4h00
Bruxelles, Gare du Midi
07:30PMParis, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine)
$161One-way
0 transfers
BlaBlaCar Bus
03:05PM4h05
Bruxelles, Gare du Midi
07:10PMParis, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine)
$161One-way
0 transfers
BlaBlaCar Bus
08:05AM4h05
Bruxelles, Gare du Midi
12:10PMParis, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine)
$291One-way
0 transfers
Brussels Airlines
06:25AM1h05
Brussels Airport (BRU)
07:30AMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG)
$4231One-way
0 transfers
Air Baltic
07:10PM3h45
Brussels Airport (BRU)
10:55PMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG)
$5481One-way
1 transfer
Brussels Airlines
07:10PM3h45
Brussels Airport (BRU)
10:55PMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG)
$7241One-way
1 transfer

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How to Travel from Brussels to Paris

The journey between the Belgian capital and the French capital can be achieved in just under 1.5 hours. The fastest choice of transport is to travel by train, as there are frequent direct trains that arrive in Paris within 1.5 hours. Another option is to travel by bus, as there are several bus companies that operate buses to Paris, taking about 2.5 to 3 hours to reach the city. Those who prefer to travel by air will find that flights to Charles de Gaulle Airport take about 4 hours in duration, making this the slowest method to reach Paris.

Trains from Brussels to Paris | Buses from Brussels to Paris | Flights from Brussels to Paris

Brussels to Paris Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

buses

€14

3:45 h

1 Month Ahead

trains

€48

1:22

2 Months Ahead

flight

€83

0:55 h

2 Weeks Ahead



What is the best way to travel from Brussels to Paris?

Cheapest way to travel from Brussels to Paris


cheap

Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Brussels to Paris. Buses traveling from Brussels to Paris depart from Bruxelles-Midi or Nord bus stations and take approximately 3:45 h to arrive at Paris' Gare Routière Galliéni, Porte Maillot, or Quai de Bercy bus stations. Buses companies that travel from Brussels to Paris include Flixbus, Ouibus, and Eurolines.


Fastest way to travel from Brussels to Paris


fast

While taking a flight is technically the fastest way to travel from Brussels to Paris, when traveling to and from Brussels and Paris' airports is taken into consideration taking a high-speed Eurostar train is the fastest way to travel from Brussels to Paris. Over 20 high-speed Eurostar trains depart from Bruxelles-Midi train station and take 1:22 h to arrive at Paris' Gare du Nord. The first Eurostar trains traveling from Brussels to Paris depart at 6:43 a.m.


Most popular way to travel from Brussels to Paris


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Taking the bus is the most popular way to travel from Brussels to Paris. While buses may take approximately 2 and a half hours longer than high-speed train, buses traveling from Brussels to Paris are also €34 cheaper on average. Bus tickets should be purchased as far ahead as possible; however, last minute train tickets from Brussels to Paris are significantly more expensive- with an average price of €103 when purchased a day before the travel date.


How to get from Brussels to Paris

The Best Way According to our Users

If you want to travel from Brussels to Paris there are several options available to you. For this route, however, 54,62% of our customers choose the bus as their preferred method of transportation. Nowadays, traveling by bus is a relaxing and entertaining experience. Most bus companies offer different on-board services; ranging from "welcome drinks" to free wi-fi or personal entertainment. For this reason, the bus is often chosen as the best way to get from Brussels to Paris. Bus companies normally offer comfortable journeys for reasonable prices, and if you choose to travel on a night bus you can even save the money of one night in a hotel. For that reason, the bus is most likely the cheapest way to get to your destination.

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All travel companies: Airlines, Train and Bus from Brussels to Paris

You can travel by train, bus or flight for as low as $15 (€13). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

Thalys is a high-speed train company with trains to Paris from Brussels based in France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany. It operates a fleet of modern, comfortable trains that travel at speeds of up to 300 km/h. Thalys offers a variety of ticket types, including Standard, Comfort and Premium, each with its own set of benefits. Onboard facilities include Wi-Fi, power outlets, a bistro car and a selection of newspapers and magazines. The most popular routes for Thalys are Paris to Brussels, Amsterdam and Cologne.

Thalys from Brussels to Paris travel information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 22 min
  • Cheapest Price: $181
  • Thalys frequency: 18 a day

Alsa is the main travel company in Spain, a subsidiary of the UK travel company National Express. Alsa offers a wide variety of national and international routes and transports more than 300 million passengers every year. Apart from the Standard fare, Alsa provides ticket types like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes for those looking to save money on travel journeys. While most travelers don’t mind traveling on normal travel with basic services like bathrooms, free WiFi, footrests and onboard entertainment, some others may want to check out Alsa’s deluxe travel like the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium, which provide more luxurious amenities on specific routes.

Brussels Airlines is Belgium’s leading airline. Check the ticket fares for your travel from Brussels to Paris: Economy Classic, Economy Flex and Business.

Brussels to Paris travel information with Brussels Airlines:

  • Average Duration: 1 h
  • Cheapest Price: $243

FAQs: Travel from Brussels to Paris

FAQs: Travel to Paris easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Brussels to Paris.
FAQs

There are 3 options to travel from Brussels to Paris including taking a train, bus or flight.

The cheapest way to go to Paris from Brussels is by taking a bus, which costs on average $15 (€13).

This is compared to other ways of getting from Brussels to Paris:

Taking a bus costs $80 (€69) less than taking a flight, which average ticket prices of $95 (€82).

Taking a bus costs $53 (€46) less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of $68 (€59).

The quickest way to travel to Paris from Brussels is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 5 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

Bus takes on average 3 h 40 min.

Taking a train requires on average 1 h 22 min of travel time.

The distance from Brussels to Paris is approximately 164 miles (264 km).

The average frequency per day from Brussels to Paris is:

  • 8 buses a day.
  • 16 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Brussels to Paris as scheduled services by train, bus or flight can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Brussels to Paris:

  • Most travelers who purchase a bus ticket from Brussels to Paris depart from Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi) to Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine).
  • Most travelers who book a plane ticket from Brussels to Paris depart from Brussels Airport to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.
  • Most travelers board their train from Brussels-Midi and arrive in Paris Gare du Nord.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Brussels to Paris:

  • You can go to Paris from Brussels by bus with BlaBlaCar Bus, FlixBus, BlaBlaCar, Alsa, Movelia, Eurolines Switzerland, Infobus, Eurolines Deutschland or Ovanesovi Group. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $15 (€13) with BlaBlaCar Bus from Brussels to Paris on Omio.
  • You can travel by plane to Paris from Brussels with Brussels Airlines, Lufthansa, Vueling Airlines, KLM, Air France, SWISS, LAER, Lufthansa Cityline (2) or Air Baltic, and you can find Vueling Airlines Brussels to Paris tickets for $95 (€82) on Omio.
  • You can go to Paris from Brussels by train with Eurostar, TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF TER, EuroCity or SNCF | TGV. You'll see cheap train tickets for $68 (€59) with SNCF | TGV INOUI from Brussels to Paris on Omio.

Yes, there are direct services available from Brussels to Paris with the following travel companies:

  • 8 direct buses per day with BlaBlaCar Bus or FlixBus.
  • 16 direct trains per day with Eurostar.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Paris as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Paris from Brussels.

Looking to extend your trip from Brussels to Paris? Many Omio customers who go from Brussels to Paris usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Barcelona, Amsterdam or Milan. If you're looking to explore London, Barcelona, Amsterdam or Milan from Paris, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
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