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There are 5 ways to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Paris by plane, train, bus, night bus or car

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Fly  •  1h 37m

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

84€ - 517€

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Bus  •  6h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine Brussels City Center - Midi Train station > Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine / ...

17€ - 25€

3 alternative options

Train  •  2h 45m

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

84€ - 170€

Night bus  •  6h 15m

  1. Take the night bus from Brussels Zaventem Airport to Paris Charles de Gaulle N712

19€ - 25€

Drive  •  2h 57m

  1. Drive from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Paris Gallieni 313 km

30€ - 50€

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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be asked to self-quarantine
  • Health declaration required
  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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This applies to arrivals from Australia, Israel, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea and United Kingdom
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Domestic travel is restricted

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

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

The social distance requirement in Paris is 1 metre.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Paris is to night bus which costs 19€ - 25€ and takes 6h 15m.

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The fastest way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Paris is to fly which takes 1h 37m and costs 80€ - 550€.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Paris. However, there are services departing from Brussels Airport and arriving at Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine via Trone and Brussels City Center - Midi Train station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Paris. However, there are services departing from Brussels Airport-Zaventem and arriving at Paris Nord via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 45m.

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The distance between Brussels Airport (BRU) and Paris is 274 km. The road distance is 313 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Paris without a car is to train which takes 2h 45m and costs 80€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 1h 37m to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Paris, including transfers.

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Brussels Airport (BRU) to Paris bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station.

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Brussels Airport (BRU) to Paris train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi station.

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The best way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Paris is to fly which takes 1h 37m and costs 80€ - 550€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 80€ - 170€ and takes 2h 45m, you could also bus, which costs 17€ - 26€ and takes 6h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Paris.
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  • Distance: 273.6 km
  • Duration: 1h 37m

What companies run services between Brussels Airport (BRU), Belgium and Paris, France?

Brussels Airlines flies from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Paris 6 times a week. Alternatively, Thalys operates a train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord every 3 hours. Tickets cost 75€ - 160€ and the journey takes 1h 22m.

Airlines
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 Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
75€ - 160€
Website
Thalys
Standard
75€ - 110€
Comfort
90€ - 120€
Premium
110€ - 160€
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 Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
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 Brussels South to Paris
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Brussels Zaventem Airport to Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
17€ - 21€
Website
flixbus.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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Brussels Airport (BRU) to Paris bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine station.

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Brussels Airport (BRU) to Paris train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Paris Nord station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels Airport (BRU) to Paris is 313 km. It takes approximately 2h 57m to drive from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Paris.

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

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