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from Paris to Brussels

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

Our recommendation

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

04:00PMParis4h00 08:00PMBRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France
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$181One-way
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04:00PMParis4h00 08:00PMBRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France
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$181One-way
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07:46AMParis Gare du Nord1h57 09:43AMBrussels-Midi
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$551One-way
03:10PMParis3h45 06:55PMBRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France
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$271One-way
08:46AMParis Gare du Nord2h15 11:01AMBrussels-Midi
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$551One-way

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Fri
Sep 17
$123Thalys
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Sat
Sep 18
$49SNCF | TGV INOUI
$12Flixbus
$453Lufthansa
Sun
Sep 19
$49SNCF | TGV INOUI
$12Flixbus
$426Lufthansa
Mon
Sep 20
$62SNCF | TGV INOUI
$12BlaBlaCar Bus
$426Lufthansa
Tue
Sep 21
$62SNCF | TGV INOUI
$12BlaBlaCar Bus
$418Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
Sep 22
$49SNCF | TGV INOUI
$12Flixbus
$347Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
Sep 23
$60SNCF | TGV INOUI
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
$347Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
Sep 24
$49SNCF | TGV INOUI
$9BlaBlaCar Bus
$355Lufthansa
Sat
Sep 25
$61SNCF | TGV INOUI
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
$347Air Dolomiti
Sun
Sep 26
$49SNCF | TGV INOUI
$9BlaBlaCar Bus
$426Lufthansa
Mon
Sep 27
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$12BlaBlaCar Bus
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Tue
Sep 28
$49SNCF | TGV INOUI
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
$493Air Dolomiti
Wed
Sep 29
$49SNCF | TGV INOUI
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
$347Air Dolomiti
Thu
Sep 30
$55SNCF | TGV INOUI
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
$347Lufthansa
Fri
Oct 1
$44Thalys
$9BlaBlaCar Bus
$344Swiss
Sat
Oct 2
$55SNCF | TGV INOUI
$9BlaBlaCar Bus
$344Swiss
Sun
Oct 3
$49SNCF | TGV INOUI
$9BlaBlaCar Bus
$347Lufthansa
Mon
Oct 4
$44Thalys
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
$493Air Dolomiti
Tue
Oct 5
$44Thalys
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
$493Lufthansa
Wed
Oct 6
$49SNCF | TGV INOUI
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
$347Air Dolomiti
Thu
Oct 7
$44Thalys
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
$347Lufthansa

Travel Information to Brussels from Paris

distanceDistance164 miles (264 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$10 - $381
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $10 (€8) • 3 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $60 (€48) • 1 h 22 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBrussels Airlines, BlaBlaCar Bus or SNCF | TGV INOUI

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 164 miles (264 km) between Paris and 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 Brussels Airlines, BlaBlaCar Bus or SNCF | TGV INOUI among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight, bus or train from Paris to Brussels.

How to Travel from Paris to Brussels

Travelers journey between Paris and Brussels frequently for both business and leisure. It is convenient to travel from Paris to Brussels by plane, train or bus with direct routes departing multiple times per day. Key departure points in Paris include Gare du Nord train station, Charles de Gaulle airport, and Paris' Gallieni Port Bagnolet and Gare Paris Bercy bus stations.

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

Paris to Brussels Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

Bus

€13

3:40 h

2 Weeks Ahead

Train

€46

1:22 h

2 Months Ahead

Flight

€114

3:00 h

1 Month Ahead



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

Cheapest way to travel from Paris to Brussels

Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Paris to Brussels. Buses traveling from Paris to Brussels depart from either Paris' Porte Maillot, Gare Routière Galliéni, or Gare Routière Bercy bus station and take at least 3:40 h to arrive at either Brussels' Gare du Midi, Gare du Nord, or Rue de France. Approximately 40 buses travel from Paris to Brussels every day with the first bus departing Paris at 7:30 a.m. Bus companies that travel from Paris to Brussels include Ouibus, Flixbus, and Eurolines.


Fastest way to travel from Paris to Brussels

Taking a train is the fastest way to travel from Paris to Brussels. Traveling from Paris to Brussels by high-speed Thalys train is approximately 2:20 h faster than taking the bus. Trains traveling from Paris to Brussels depart from Paris Gare du Nord and take 1:22 h to arrive at Brussels-Midi train station. Over 20 trains travel from Paris to Brussels every day with the first train departing Paris at 6:00 a.m. All trains traveling from Paris to Brussels are run by Thalys.


Most popular way to travel from Paris to Brussels

Taking the bus is the most popular way to travel from Paris to Brussels. While buses traveling from Paris to Brussels take approximately 2:20 h longer than traveling by train, buses are also €33 cheaper on average. Brussels Airlines also offers one direct flight from Paris to Brussels per day; however, taking a flight is even more expensive than traveling by train and takes longer when traveling to and from Paris and Brussels' airports is taken into consideration.


How to get from Paris to Brussels

The Best Way According to our Users

If you want to travel from Paris to Brussels there are several options available to you. For this route, however, 56,98% 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 Paris to Brussels. 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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Attractions in Brussels

Brussels is not only the capital of Belgium but the capital of the European Union as well. Some of Brussels' attractions include the Grand Place, the Royal Palace, and the Magritte Museum, as well as its famous waffles, chocolate, french fries, and numerous types of beer.

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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel from Paris, France to Brussels, Belgium?

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

Is international entry into Brussels from Paris restricted?

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

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

  • 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 COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Brussels, Belgium?

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

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

The above information was last verified on 9/14/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Paris to Brussels closer to your planned date of departure here.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Paris, France from Brussels, Belgium?

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

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering France from Belgium?

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

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

Requirements for reentering France:

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

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

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

The above information about your return travel to Paris, France was last verified on 9/16/21. 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 Paris from Brussels.

How do I go from Paris to Brussels?

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

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

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

This is compared to other ways of getting to Brussels:

Taking a bus is usually $371 (€296) less than taking a flight to Brussels, which costs on average $381 (€304) for the same trip.

A bus is generally $50 (€40) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $60 (€48) from Paris to Brussels.

What is the fastest way to travel between Paris and Brussels?

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

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

In comparison, traveling by flight can take you on average 2 h 55 min.

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

How many miles from Paris to Brussels would I travel?

You should expect to travel around 164 miles (264 km) between Paris and Brussels.

How many services a day are there between Paris and Brussels?

The average frequency per day from Paris to Brussels is:

  • 10 trains per day.

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

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

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

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

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

  • Brussels Airlines can take you to Brussels by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Brussels Airlines from Paris to Brussels for $381 (€304).
  • Travel with BlaBlaCar Bus to go to Brussels by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find BlaBlaCar Bus Paris to Brussels tickets on Omio for $10 (€8).
  • Travel with SNCF | TGV INOUI for trains to Brussels. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for SNCF | TGV INOUI Paris to Brussels tickets on Omio for $60 (€48).
Is it possible to travel directly from Paris to Brussels?

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

  • You can travel directly by train with Thalys with 10 direct trains per day.

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

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Paris to Brussels?
Omio customers who travel from Paris to Brussels often also extend their vacation to go to Amsterdam, London or Bruges. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Brussels and these popular destinations at a great price.
How early should I purchase Paris to Brussels tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing $381 (€304) one way on average.
  • Bus tickets cost $10 (€8) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $60 (€48) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Paris to Brussels 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

Paris
Brussels
Gare Paris Bercy
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Paris Gallieni Porte Bagnolet
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Refreshments
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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.<br>Metro lines 3
Paris Gare Montparnasse
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