You can get from Brussels to Paris by train, bus or flight.
To get from Brussels to Paris on Dec 05 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||164 miles (264 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, ferry, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$55 - $268|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $55 (€50) • 3 h 15 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $268 (€245) • 55 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus, Vueling or SNCF | TGV INOUI|
Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 164 miles (264 km) to Paris from Brussels. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $55 (€50). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus, Vueling or SNCF | TGV INOUI among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train 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.
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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.
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.
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.
International travel from Brussels, Belgium to Paris, France is: Unrestricted.
Entry into France is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium.
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in France must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 11/6/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your upcoming trip from Brussels to Paris.
Return travel to Brussels, Belgium from France is: Unrestricted.
Entry into Belgium is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France.
Requirements for reentering Belgium:
All travelers must abide by the following measures in Belgium to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:
The above information about your return travel to Brussels, Belgium was last verified on 11/17/22. 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.
There are 4 ways to get from Brussels to Paris: bus, ferry, flight or train.
The cheapest way to travel between Brussels and Paris is by taking a bus with an average price of $55 (€50).
This is compared to other travel options to Paris:
A bus is generally $214 (€195) less than a flight for the same trip. Taking a flight costs on average $268 (€245) from Brussels to Paris.
A bus is $12 (€11) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Brussels to Paris costing on average $67 (€61).
The quickest way to travel from Brussels to Paris is by flight, which takes on average 55 min compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, getting to Paris by bus can take on average 3 h 15 min.
In comparison, going by train can take 1 h 22 min on average.
You should expect to travel around 164 miles (264 km) between Brussels and Paris.
The average frequency per day from Brussels to Paris is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Brussels to Paris as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Brussels to Paris:
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Yes, there are direct routes from Brussels to Paris with the following travel companies:
Direct services to Paris tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.
Before traveling from Brussels to Paris, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Brussels to Paris tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.
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