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There are 7 ways to get from Antwerp to Cité by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  2h 15m

  1. Take the train from Anvers-Central to Paris Nord Thalys

86€ - 172€

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  4h 19m

  1. Take the rideshare from Antwerp to Paris 340.1 km

21€

5 alternative options

Bus  •  5h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Antwerp to Paris CDG Airport 803 / ...

27€ - 31€

Bus via Brussels  •  6h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Bruxelles, Nord to Paris, Gallieni 400 / ...

29€ - 39€

Drive  •  3h 23m

  1. Drive from Antwerp to Cité 340.6 km

35€ - 60€

Fly from Brussels  •  3h 14m

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Paris CDG (CDG) BRU - CDG

98€ - 269€

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly  •  4h 58m

  1. Take the train from Anvers-Central to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Paris CDG (CDG) AMS - CDG

119€ - 253€

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The COVID-19 helpline number in Cité is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Cité is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Cité is 1 metre.

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The cheapest way to get from Antwerp to Cité is to rideshare which costs 21€ and takes 4h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Antwerp to Cité is to train which costs 85€ - 180€ and takes 2h 15m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Antwerp to Cité. However, there are services departing from Antwerp and arriving at Chatelet via Bruxelles, Nord and Gallieni. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 14m.

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No, there is no direct train from Antwerp to Cité. However, there are services departing from Anvers-Central and arriving at Saint-Michel-Notre-Dame via Paris Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 15m.

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The distance between Antwerp and Cité is 301 km. The road distance is 340.6 km.

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The best way to get from Antwerp to Cité without a car is to train which takes 2h 15m and costs 85€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 2h 15m to get from Antwerp to Cité, including transfers.

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Antwerp to Cité bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Bruxelles, Nord station.

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Antwerp to Cité train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Anvers-Central station.

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The best way to get from Antwerp to Cité is to train which takes 2h 15m and costs 85€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 27€ - 31€ and takes 5h 35m, you could also fly, which costs 95€ - 270€ and takes 3h 14m.

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Map of how to get from Antwerp to Cité.
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  • Distance: 301.1 km
  • Duration: 2h 15m

What companies run services between Antwerp, Belgium and Cité, Île-de-France, France?

Thalys operates a train from Anvers-Central to Paris Nord every 4 hours. Tickets cost 85€ - 170€ and the journey takes 2h 5m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Antwerp to Paris CDG Airport 3 times a day. Tickets cost 17€ - 21€ and the journey takes 4h 50m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 320€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 320€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
280€ - 1300€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 310€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris CDG via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 600€
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Anvers-Central to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
85€ - 170€
Website
Thalys
Standard
85€ - 120€
Comfort
95€ - 130€
Premium
120€ - 170€
Train from Anvers-Central to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 110€
Website
Thalys
Standard
50€ - 75€
Comfort
65€ - 85€
Premium
75€ - 110€
Bus operators
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 Antwerp to Paris CDG Airport
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
17€ - 21€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bruxelles, Nord to Paris, Gallieni
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
21€ - 30€
Website
Eurolines FR
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Antwerp to Paris
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
21€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Antwerp to Cité bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Paris, Gallieni station.

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Antwerp to Cité train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Paris Nord station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Antwerp to Cité is 341 km. It takes approximately 3h 23m to drive from Antwerp to Cité.

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Brussels Airlines offers flights from Brussels Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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There are 19851+ hotels available in Cité. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Antwerp and Cité. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Antwerp to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 31 min and costs 17€ - 20€.

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