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There are 8 ways to get from Albi to Brussels by train, bus, night train, night bus, car or plane

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Train  •  9h 6m

  1. Take the train from Albi Ville to Toulouse Matabiau Ter
  2. Take the train from Toulouse Matabiau to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 Tgv
  3. Take the train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi

198€ - 347€

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Train, night bus, bus  •  17h 23m

  1. Take the train from Albi Ville to Toulouse Matabiau Ter
  2. Take the night bus from Toulouse to Paris
  3. Take the bus from Paris to Brussels South

58€ - 87€

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Bus  •  16h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Albi - Hopital to St Sulpice - Gare Routiere 702 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Toulouse to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine 705
  3. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station 807

Night train, train  •  12h 45m

  1. Take the night train from Albi Madeleine to Paris Austerlitz 3754 / ...
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Thalys

161€ - 316€

Drive  •  9h 32m

  1. Drive from Albi to Brussels 985.3 km

100€ - 160€

Train, fly to Brussels  •  5h 36m

  1. Take the train from Albi Ville to Toulouse Matabiau
  2. Fly from Toulouse (TLS) to Brussels (BRU) TLS - BRU

63€ - 219€

Train, fly to Lille Lesquin  •  6h 52m

  1. Take the train from Albi Ville to Toulouse Matabiau
  2. Fly from Toulouse (TLS) to Lille Lesquin (LIL) TLS - LIL
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi

90€ - 547€

Train, fly to Paris Orly  •  7h 2m

  1. Take the train from Albi Ville to Toulouse Matabiau
  2. Fly from Toulouse (TLS) to Paris Orly (ORY) TLS - ORY
  3. Take the train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi

137€ - 332€

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The cheapest way to get from Albi to Brussels is to train and night bus and bus which costs 55€ - 90€ and takes 17h 23m.

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The fastest way to get from Albi to Brussels is to train and fly. Taking this option will cost 60€ - 220€ and takes 5h 36m.

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No, there is no direct train from Albi to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Albi Ville and arriving at Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi via Toulouse Matabiau, Montparnasse-Bienvenue and Paris Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 6m.

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The distance between Albi and Brussels is 787 km. The road distance is 985.3 km.

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The best way to get from Albi to Brussels without a car is to train which takes 9h 6m and costs 190€ - 350€.

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It takes approximately 9h 6m to get from Albi to Brussels, including transfers.

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Albi to Brussels train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Albi Ville station.

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The best way to get from Albi to Brussels is to train which takes 9h 6m and costs 190€ - 350€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 16h 51m.

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The quickest flight from Toulouse Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Albi to Brussels train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi station.

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Map of how to get from Albi to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 787.1 km
  • Duration: 9h 6m

What companies run services between Albi, France and Brussels, Belgium?

You can take a train from Albi to Brussels via Toulouse Matabiau, Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Gare du Nord, and Paris Nord in around 9h 6m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Albi to Brussels via St Sulpice - Gare Routiere, St Sulpice Tarn, Toulouse Matabiau, Toulouse, and Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine in around 16h 51m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Toulouse to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 280€
Flights from Toulouse to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 360€
Flights from Toulouse to Lille Lesquin via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
85€ - 360€
Flights from Toulouse to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 220€
Flights from Toulouse to Paris Orly via Marseille
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
80€ - 220€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Toulouse to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 280€
Flights from Toulouse to Lille Lesquin via Nantes
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 300€
Flights from Toulouse to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 160€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Toulouse to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 400€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Toulouse to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 230€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Toulouse to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 280€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Toulouse to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 220€
Train operators
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Albi Ville to Toulouse Matabiau
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 26€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
10€ - 15€
Rail 1st Class
18€ - 26€
Night train from Albi Madeleine to Paris Austerlitz
Ave. Duration
9h 57m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
80€ - 160€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
80€ - 120€
Rail 1st Class
100€ - 160€
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Toulouse Matabiau to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
110€ - 160€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
110€ - 140€
1st Class
130€ - 160€
Train from Lille Europe to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
32€ - 38€
1st Class
27€ - 32€
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
75€ - 160€
Website
Thalys
Standard
75€ - 110€
Comfort
90€ - 120€
Premium
110€ - 160€
Bus operators
Lio Tarn - liO Occitanie
Phone
+33 800 31 31 31
Website
mestrajets.lio.laregion.fr
Bus from Albi - Hopital to St Sulpice - Gare Routiere
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Tarn - liO Occitanie
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Toulouse to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
19€ - 25€
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Website
Blablabus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Toulouse to Paris
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Brussels South
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Toulouse to Paris
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Brussels South
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
17€ - 22€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Albi to Brussels is 985 km. It takes approximately 9h 32m to drive from Albi to Brussels.

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Brussels Airlines, KLM and Lufthansa offer flights from Toulouse Airport to Brussels Airport.

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