There are 7 ways to get from Belgium to France by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord Thalys

$86 - $113

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Paris, Paris 801 / ...

$20 - $31

5 alternative options

Rideshare  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Brussels to Paris 189.5 miles

$20 - $22

Drive  •  3 h

  1. Drive from Brussels to Paris 190.6 miles

$40 - $60

Fly to Paris CDG  •  2 h 53 min

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

$87 - $312

Fly to Strasbourg  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Strasbourg (SXB) BRU - SXB

$84 - $324

Fly to Lyon  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Lyon (LYS) BRU - LYS

$54 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from Belgium to France is to rideshare which costs 18€ - 20€ and takes 3 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Belgium to France is to train which costs 75€ - 100€ and takes 1 h 28 min.

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The distance between Belgium and France is 493 km. The road distance is 304.9 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 28 min to get from Belgium to France, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Belgium station to France. However, there are services departing from Brussels, Brussels-North station and arriving at Notre-Dame - Quai De Montebello via Gare De Bercy - Popb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Belgium to France. However, there are services departing from Brussel-Zuid/Midi and arriving at St Michel Nd Rer B via Paris Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 28 min.

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The nearest airport to France is Chateauroux (CHR) Airport which is 31.3 km away. Other nearby airports include Limoges (LIG) (99 km), Poitiers (PIS) (120.5 km), Tours St Symphorien (TUF) (127.6 km) and Clermont-Ferrand (CFE) (133.2 km).

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Map of how to get from Belgium to France.
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  • Distance: 308.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 28 min

What companies run services between Belgium and France?

Thalys operates a train from Brussels to Paris every 2 hours. Tickets cost $85 - $120 and the journey takes 1 h 22 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Brussels to Paris every 4 hours. Tickets cost $17 - $29 and the journey takes 4 h 5 min.

Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from Brussels to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Brussels to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Brussels to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$110 - $160
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Brussels to Paris
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $22
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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