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There are 8 ways to get from Antwerp to Paris by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  2h 5m

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

85€ - 170€

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Bus  •  5h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Antwerp to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine > Lille > Neuville en Ferrain - France > Neuville en Ferrain - Belgique > Antwerp > Hazeldonk - Belgique > Hazeldonk - Pays Bas > Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk

13€ - 16€

6 alternative options

Train via Brussels  •  4h 13m

  1. Take the train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy Tgv

66€ - 150€

Train, bus  •  5h 56m

  1. Take the train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord Ic / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brussels-North train station to Paris 801 / ...

22€ - 29€

Rideshare  •  4h 12m

  1. Take the rideshare from Antwerp to Paris 340.1 km

21€

Drive  •  3h 15m

  1. Drive from Antwerp to Paris Gallieni 338.7 km

35€ - 55€

Fly from Brussels  •  3h 9m

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

92€ - 572€

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly  •  4h 53m

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

134€ - 262€

Antwerp to Paris by train

The train journey time between Antwerp and Paris is around 2h 2m and covers a distance of around 355 km. The fastest train normally takes 2h 2m. Operated by Thalys, the Antwerp to Paris train service departs from Anvers-Central and arrives in Paris Nord. Typically 24 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Antwerp to Paris train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Antwerp to Paris is to bus which costs 13€ - 16€ and takes 5h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Antwerp to Paris is to train which costs 85€ - 170€ and takes 2h 5m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Antwerp and arriving at Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 15m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Anvers-Central and arriving at Paris Nord. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 5m.

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It is 301 km from Antwerp to Paris. It is approximately 338.7 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Antwerp to Paris without a car is to train which takes 2h 5m and costs 85€ - 170€.

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The train from Anvers-Central to Paris Nord takes 2h 5m including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Antwerp to Paris bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Antwerp station.

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

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The best way to get from Antwerp to Paris is to train which takes 2h 5m and costs 85€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 13€ - 16€ and takes 5h 15m, you could also fly, which costs 90€ - 600€ and takes 3h 9m.

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  • Distance: 300.8 km
  • Duration: 2h 5m

What companies run services between Antwerp, Belgium and Paris, France?

Thalys operates a train from Anvers-Central to Paris Nord 4 times a day. Tickets cost 85€ - 170€ and the journey takes 2h 5m. Alternatively, Blablabus operates a bus from Antwerp to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine once daily. Tickets cost 13€ - 16€ and the journey takes 5h 15m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 280€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 270€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
280€ - 1500€
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Anvers-Central to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
85€ - 170€
Website
Thalys
Standard
85€ - 120€
Comfort
95€ - 130€
Premium
120€ - 170€
Train from Anvers-Central to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 75€
Website
Thalys
Standard
40€ - 55€
Comfort
50€ - 70€
Premium
50€ - 75€
Train from Anvers-Central to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
50€ - 110€
Website
Thalys
Standard
50€ - 75€
Comfort
65€ - 85€
Premium
75€ - 110€
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
6€ - 10€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
6€ - 10€
1st Class
9€ - 14€
Train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
6€ - 9€
1st Class
9€ - 14€
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 Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
55€ - 70€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
55€ - 70€
1st Class
55€ - 70€
Bus operators
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 Antwerp to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
13€ - 16€
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 Brussels-North train station to Paris
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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.

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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 Paris bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Antwerp to Paris is 339 km. It takes approximately 3h 15m to drive from Antwerp to Paris.

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

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There are 9695+ hotels available in Paris. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Antwerp and Paris. 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 11€ - 13€.

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