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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 Jan 19 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:50PMBRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France3h45 11:35PMParis, Quai de Bercy
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$181One-way
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07:50PMBRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France3h45 11:35PMParis, Quai de Bercy
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$181One-way
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07:01PMBRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France3h50 10:51PMParis, Quai de Bercy
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$231One-way
08:30AMBRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France3h50 12:20PMParis, Quai de Bercy
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$301One-way
09:40AMBRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France3h55 01:35PMParis, Quai de Bercy
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$361One-way

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Wed
Jan 19
$119Thalys
$18BlaBlaCar Bus
$429Swiss
Thu
Jan 20
$71SNCF | TGV INOUI
$16BlaBlaCar Bus
$431Air Dolomiti
Fri
Jan 21
$119Thalys
$29BlaBlaCar Bus
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Sat
Jan 22
$50SNCF | TGV INOUI
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
$208Lufthansa
Sun
Jan 23
$46SNCF | TGV INOUI
$12BlaBlaCar Bus
$151Vueling
Mon
Jan 24
$53SNCF | TGV INOUI
$12BlaBlaCar Bus
$168Swiss
Tue
Jan 25
$53SNCF | TGV INOUI
$12BlaBlaCar Bus
$169Air Dolomiti
Wed
Jan 26
$53SNCF | TGV INOUI
$12BlaBlaCar Bus
$168Swiss
Thu
Jan 27
$56SNCF | TGV INOUI
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
$169Air Dolomiti
Fri
Jan 28
$62SNCF | TGV INOUI
$8BlaBlaCar Bus
$109Vueling
Sat
Jan 29
$59SNCF | TGV INOUI
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
$142Swiss
Sun
Jan 30
$58SNCF | TER
$11BlaBlaCar Bus
$125Vueling
Mon
Jan 31
$49SNCF | TGV INOUI
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
$142tab
Tue
Feb 1
$44SNCF | TGV INOUI
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
$89Vueling
Wed
Feb 2
$53SNCF | TGV INOUI
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
$82Vueling
Thu
Feb 3
$66Thalys
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
$107Vueling
Fri
Feb 4
$56SNCF | TGV INOUI
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
$120Vueling
Sat
Feb 5
$59SNCF | TGV INOUI
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
$126Swiss
Sun
Feb 6
$59SNCF | TGV INOUI
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
$88Vueling
Mon
Feb 7
$53SNCF | TGV INOUI
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
$96Vueling

Travel Information to Paris from Brussels

distanceDistance164 miles (264 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$10 - $461
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $10 (€8) • 3 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $45 (€37) • 1 h 22 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa, BlaBlaCar Bus or SNCF | TGV INOUI

Travel 164 miles (264 km) by flight, bus or train 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 trip are Lufthansa, BlaBlaCar Bus or SNCF | TGV INOUI among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight, bus or train from Brussels to Paris.

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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.

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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 COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Paris, France from Brussels, Belgium?

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?

  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine

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 1/17/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Paris from Brussels closer to your planned date of departure here.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Brussels, Belgium from Paris, France?

The current restriction level for returning to Brussels, Belgium from France is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Brussels, Belgium from Paris, France?

Reentering Belgium is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Brussels from Paris?

  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)

Which rules do I need to follow in Brussels, Belgium regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Belgium must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 1/16/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Brussels from Paris here.

How do I get from Brussels to Paris?

There are 3 ways to get from Brussels to Paris: flight, bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to travel to Paris from Brussels is by taking a bus with an average price of $10 (€8).

This is compared to other travel options to Paris:

A bus is generally $452 (€373) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $461 (€381) from Brussels to Paris.

Taking a bus is usually $35 (€29) less than taking a train to Paris, which costs on average $45 (€37) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way from Brussels to Paris?

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

There are alternative travel options to Paris that can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by flight can take you on average 3 h 20 min.

In comparison, getting to Paris by bus can take on average 3 h 50 min.

How far is Paris from Brussels?

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

How many services a day are there to Paris from Brussels?

The average frequency per day from Brussels to Paris is:

  • 10 trains a day.

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

Where do I depart from Brussels? Where do I arrive in Paris?

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

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

Which travel companies can get me from Brussels to Paris?

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 plane with Lufthansa. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $461 (€381) with Lufthansa from Brussels to Paris on Omio.
  • You can travel to Paris from Brussels by bus with BlaBlaCar Bus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $10 (€8) with BlaBlaCar Bus from Brussels to Paris.
  • You can go to Paris from Brussels by train with SNCF | TGV INOUI. You'll see cheap train tickets for $45 (€37) with SNCF | TGV INOUI from Brussels to Paris on Omio.

Is there a way to travel directly from Brussels to Paris?

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

  • You can find 10 direct trains per day to Paris with.

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 route.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Brussels to Paris?

Omio customers who travel from Brussels to Paris often also extend their vacation to go to London, Barcelona or Amsterdam. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Paris and these popular destinations at a great price.

When should I buy a ticket from Brussels to Paris online to score the best deals?

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:

  • A plane ticket is costing on average $461 (€381) one way for this trip.
  • A bus ticket for this journey costs on average $10 (€8) one way.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $45 (€37) one way for this journey.

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.