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from Paris to Brussels

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

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To get from Paris to Brussels on Jun 22 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

03:10PMParis3h45 06:55PMBRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France
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$161One-way
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03:10PMParis3h45 06:55PMBRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France
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09:25AMParis3h50 01:15PMBRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France
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12:35PMParis3h50 04:25PMBRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France
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$161One-way
01:15PMParis Gare du Nord2h18 03:33PMBrussels-Midi
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$741One-way

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Mon
Jun 21
$74SNCF | TGV INOUI
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$499Air Dolomiti
Tue
Jun 22
$74SNCF | TGV INOUI
$13Flixbus
$459Lufthansa
Wed
Jun 23
$68SNCF | TGV INOUI
$16BlaBlaCar Bus
$779Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
Jun 24
$125Thalys
$13BlaBlaCar Bus
$431Lufthansa
Fri
Jun 25
$73SNCF | TGV INOUI
$16BlaBlaCar Bus
$738Air France
Sat
Jun 26
$62SNCF | TGV INOUI
$11BlaBlaCar Bus
$343Air France
Sun
Jun 27
$66SNCF | TGV INOUI
$16BlaBlaCar Bus
$570Air France
Mon
Jun 28
$55SNCF | TGV INOUI
$13BlaBlaCar Bus
$431Lufthansa
Tue
Jun 29
$55SNCF | TGV INOUI
$9BlaBlaCar Bus
$503Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
Jun 30
$55SNCF | TGV INOUI
$13BlaBlaCar Bus
$359Lufthansa
Thu
Jul 1
$55SNCF | TGV INOUI
$13BlaBlaCar Bus
$359Lufthansa
Fri
Jul 2
$62SNCF | TGV INOUI
$13Flixbus
$359Lufthansa
Sat
Jul 3
$59SNCF | TGV INOUI
$13Flixbus
$292Air France
Sun
Jul 4
$62SNCF | TGV INOUI
$14Flixbus
$359Lufthansa
Mon
Jul 5
$55SNCF | TGV INOUI
$13BlaBlaCar Bus
$400Air France
Tue
Jul 6
$51SNCF | TGV INOUI
$13BlaBlaCar Bus
$394Air France
Wed
Jul 7
$55SNCF | TGV INOUI
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
$359Lufthansa
Thu
Jul 8
$55SNCF | TGV INOUI
$13BlaBlaCar Bus
$400Air France
Fri
Jul 9
$37Thalys
$16BlaBlaCar Bus
$359Lufthansa
Sat
Jul 10
$62SNCF | TGV INOUI
$13Flixbus
$274Air France
Sun
Jul 11
$66SNCF | TGV INOUI
$16BlaBlaCar Bus
$400Air France

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.

Travel Tips

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

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

Can I enter Belgium if coming from France?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Brussels if traveling from Paris?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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

What measures do I need to follow in Brussels, Belgium due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Belgium must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 6/20/21; 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 to Brussels from Paris.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Paris, France from Brussels, Belgium?

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

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

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

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

  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 7 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes

Which rules do I need to follow in Paris, France regarding COVID-19?

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

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

The information above was last checked on 6/20/21. 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 Paris from Brussels here.

How do I get from Paris to Brussels?

There are 3 ways that you can travel from Paris to Brussels. You can take a bus, flight or train.

How many miles from Paris to Brussels would I travel?

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Paris to Brussels?

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

  • Most travelers who buy a bus ticket from Paris to Brussels depart from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Parking Saemes Bercy Autocars) to Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi).
  • Most travelers catch their flight from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and arrive in Brussels Airport.
  • Most travelers take a train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Bruxelles-Midi.
Who can get me from Paris to Brussels?

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

  • You can take a bus from Paris to Brussels with BlaBlaCar Bus. Cheap tickets can be found for $13 (€10) with BlaBlaCar Bus from Paris to Brussels.
  • You can go to Brussels from Paris by plane with Swiss. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $317 (€244) with Swiss from Paris to Brussels on Omio.
  • You can travel to Brussels from Paris by train with SNCF | TGV INOUI. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $52 (€40) with SNCF | TGV INOUI from Paris to Brussels.
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 buy a direct bus with Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or BlaBlaCar Bus.
  • You can buy a direct train with Thalys.

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 between Paris and Brussels.

Where else should I travel to after my journey to Brussels from Paris ends?
Looking to extend your trip from Paris to Brussels? Many Omio customers who go from Paris to Brussels usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Amsterdam, London or Bruges. If you're looking to explore Amsterdam, London or Bruges from Brussels, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I book tickets between Paris and Brussels online to get the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $13 (€10) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing $317 (€244) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $52 (€40) 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.

What is the cheapest way from Paris to Brussels?

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Brussels is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $13 (€10) compared to other travel options to Brussels:

Taking a bus is usually $304 (€234) less than taking a flight to Brussels, which costs on average $317 (€244) for the same trip.

Taking a bus is about $40 (€31) less than taking a train, which costs on average $52 (€40) for this journey.

What is the quickest way from Paris to Brussels?

The quickest way to travel from Paris to Brussels is by train, which takes on average 1 h 23 min  compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

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

In comparison, getting to Brussels by flight can take on average 3 h.

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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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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