There are 7 ways to get from Brussels to Loire Valley by train, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord Thalys
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Tours Tgv

$135 - $172

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Tours Ouibus

$19 - $27

5 alternative options

Bus Eurolines FR  •  9 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels-North to Paris Gallieni
  2. Take the bus from Paris - Gallieni to Tours

$41 - $103

Drive  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Loire Valley 337.6 miles

$70 - $110

Fly to Paris CDG, train  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Paris CDG (CDG) BRU - CDG
  2. Take the train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to St-Pierre-des-Corps

$122 - $374

Fly to Nantes, train  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Nantes (NTE) BRU - NTE
  2. Take the train from Nantes to Tours

$92 - $293

Fly to Poitiers, train  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Poitiers (PIS) BRU - PIS
  2. Take the train from Poitiers to St-Pierre-des-Corps

$159 - $666

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Loire Valley is to bus which costs 16€ - 23€ and takes 7 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Loire Valley is to train which costs 110€ - 150€ and takes 4 h 22 min.

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The distance between Brussels and Loire Valley is 466 km. The road distance is 540.1 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 22 min to get from Brussels to Loire Valley, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station station and arriving at Tours. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 7 h.

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What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Loire Valley, France?

You can take a train from Brussels to Loire Valley via Paris-Nord, Gare du Nord, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Paris Montparnasse, and Tours in around 4 h 22 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Brussels to Loire Valley every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $19 - $27 and the journey takes 7 h.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Brussels to Nantes via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Brussels to Poitiers via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Flights from Brussels to Poitiers via Ajaccio
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
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 Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Nantes via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $420
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Poitiers via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $170
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Tours
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to St-Pierre-des-Corps
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Poitiers to St-Pierre-des-Corps
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $30
1st Class
$44 - $46
SNCF
Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Nantes to Tours
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $70
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Tours
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Brussels-North to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $85
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Paris - Gallieni to Tours
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Schedules at
isilines.com

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