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from Brussels to Paris

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

Our recommendation

To get from Brussels to Paris on Sep 18 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:45PMBRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France4h00 11:45PMParis
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$121One-way
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07:45PMBRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France4h00 11:45PMParis
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$121One-way
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06:07AMBrussels-Midi2h07 08:14AMParis Gare du Nord
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$481One-way
01:04PMBRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France3h45 04:49PMParis
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$311One-way
09:30AMBRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France3h50 01:20PMParis
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$371One-way

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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
$36SNCF | 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
$314Brussels Airlines
Sat
Sep 25
$58SNCF | TGV INOUI
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
$314Brussels 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

Travel Information to Paris from Brussels

distanceDistance164 miles (264 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$10 - $350
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $10 (€8) • 3 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $55 (€44) • 1 h 22 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa, BlaBlaCar Bus or SNCF | TGV INOUI

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 164 miles (264 km) to Paris from Brussels. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 22 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $10 (€8). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Lufthansa, BlaBlaCar Bus or SNCF | TGV INOUI among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Brussels to Paris.

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


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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


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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 Thalys train is the fastest way to travel from Brussels to Paris. Over 20 high-speed Thalys trains depart from Bruxelles-Midi train station and take 1:22 h to arrive at Paris' Gare du Nord. The first Thalys 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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FAQs
What are the international travel restrictions for France due to COVID-19 if I’m traveling to Paris from Brussels?

Travel from Brussels, Belgium to Paris, France is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Paris from Brussels restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Paris, France from Brussels?

  • 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 COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Paris, France?

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

  • Social distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

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

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Brussels, Belgium from Paris, France due to COVID-19?

Return travel to Brussels, Belgium from France is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Belgium from France?

Entry into Belgium is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Belgium from France?

Requirements for reentering Belgium:

  • 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 requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Belgium?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Belgium to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Brussels, Belgium was last verified on 9/14/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Brussels from Paris.

What are the ways to get from Brussels to Paris?

You can travel to Paris from Brussels 3 different ways: flight, bus or train.

How do I get from Brussels to Paris the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to go to Paris from Brussels is by taking a bus, which costs on average $10 (€8).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Paris:

Taking a bus is usually $340 (€271) less than taking a flight to Paris, which costs on average $350 (€279) for the same trip.

Taking a bus is usually $45 (€36) less than taking a train to Paris, which costs on average $55 (€44) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way from Brussels to Paris?

The fastest way to get to Paris from Brussels is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 22 min.

Other travel options to Paris can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by flight can take 3 h 35 min   on average.

In comparison, getting to Paris by bus can take on average 3 h 45 min.

What is the distance between Brussels and Paris?

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

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Brussels to Paris?

The average frequency per day from Brussels to Paris is:

  • 10 trains per day.

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

When traveling to Paris from Brussels, where do I depart from Brussels and where do I arrive in Paris?

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

  • Most travelers who buy a plane ticket from Brussels to Paris depart from Brussels Airport to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.
  • Most travelers who buy a bus ticket from Brussels to Paris depart from Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi) to Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine).
  • Most travelers catch their train from Bruxelles-Midi and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.
Which travel companies can take me from Brussels to Paris?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Brussels to Paris, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Lufthansa for flights to Paris. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Lufthansa Brussels to Paris tickets on Omio for $350 (€279).
  • BlaBlaCar Bus can take you to Paris by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for BlaBlaCar Bus from Brussels to Paris for $10 (€8).
  • SNCF | TGV INOUI can take you to Paris by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for SNCF | TGV INOUI from Brussels to Paris for $55 (€44).
What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Brussels to Paris?
Many of our customers traveling from Brussels to Paris don't make Paris their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Paris are London, Barcelona or Amsterdam, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Paris to any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I buy tickets from Brussels to Paris online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Brussels to Paris, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets are costing on average $350 (€279) one way.
  • Bus tickets are costing $10 (€8) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $55 (€44) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Brussels to Paris online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Brussels
Paris
Bruselas
Amenities
Brüssel Gare Central
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Bruxelles-Central
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.<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.