There are 8 ways to get from Brussels to Loire Valley by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord Thalys
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to St-Pierre-des-Corps Tgv

$142 - $186

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Bus Ouibus  •  8 h 34 min

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

$19 - $27

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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 Brussels to Paris CDG, train  •  5 h 27 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 - $369

Fly Brussels to Nantes, train  •  7 h 26 min

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

$92 - $293

Fly Brussels to Poitiers, train  •  7 h 57 min

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

$219 - $866

Train to Lille Lesquin, fly to Nantes, train  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe
  2. Fly from Lille Lesquin (LIL) to Nantes (NTE) LIL - NTE
  3. Take the train from Nantes to Tours

$118 - $524

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station station and arriving at Tours. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 8 h 10 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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The best way to get from Brussels to Loire Valley without a car is to train which takes 4 h 26 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 26 min to get from Brussels to Loire Valley, including transfers.

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Brussels to Loire Valley bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Brussels City Center - Midi Train station.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Loire Valley is to train which takes 4 h 26 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 34 min.

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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 to Loire Valley bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Tours station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Loire Valley is 540 km. It takes approximately 5 h 8 min to drive from Brussels to Loire Valley.

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

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Loire Valley.
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  • Distance: 291.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 26 min

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

You can take a train from Brussels to Loire Valley via Paris-Nord, Paris Nord RER, Paris Chatelet/Les Halles, Les Halles, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Paris Montparnasse, St-Pierre-des-Corps, and Tours in around 4 h 26 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Brussels to Loire Valley 3 times a week. Tickets cost $19 - $27 and the journey takes 8 h 10 min.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Brussels to Nantes via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
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 Lille Lesquin to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $650
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
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $250
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
$120 - $160
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $70
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Montparnasse to St-Pierre-des-Corps
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 42 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $55
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
$43 - $46
Train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $31
1st Class
$44 - $48
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Nantes to Tours
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 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

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 Tours
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
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
$27 - $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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There are 553+ hotels available in Loire Valley. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 17 min and costs .

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