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There are 5 ways to get from Brussels to Pont-Sainte-Maxence by train, bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord to Pont Ste Maxence

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Brussels South to Paris Charles de Gaulle

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Train via Lille

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe
  2. Take the train from Lille Flandres to St Quentin
  3. Take the train from St Quentin to Pont Ste Maxence

Drive

  1. Drive from Brussels to Pont-Sainte-Maxence

Fly, train

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Paris CDG (CDG)
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord to Pont Ste Maxence

Brussels to Pont-Sainte-Maxence by train

The train journey time between Brussels and Pont-Sainte-Maxence is around 2h 37m and covers a distance of around 369 km. This includes an average layover time of around 37 min. Operated by Thalys and SNCF, the Brussels to Pont-Sainte-Maxence train service departs from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and arrives in Pont Ste Maxence. Typically 136 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

136 Weekly Trains
2h 37m Average Duration
€87 Cheapest Price
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International entry into France from Belgium

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  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
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  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Aruba, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Chad, Chile, Colombia, Comoros, Costa Rica, Cuba, Curaçao, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Faroe Islands, Fiji, Gabon, The Gambia, Ghana, Greenland, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea-Bissau, Honduras, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kuwait, Laos, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Montserrat, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, North Macedonia, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, São Tomé and Príncipe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Solomon Islands, South Africa, South Korea, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Taiwan, Tanzania, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turks and Caicos Islands, United States Virgin Islands, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Vatican, Venezuela, Vietnam, Zambia and Zimbabwe

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering France from Belgium.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Pont-Sainte-Maxence is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Pont-Sainte-Maxence is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Pont-Sainte-Maxence is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Belgium from France.

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Last updated: 17 May 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Pont-Sainte-Maxence is to bus which costs €13 - €24 and takes 5h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Pont-Sainte-Maxence is to drive which costs €30 - €50 and takes 2h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels to Pont-Sainte-Maxence. However, there are services departing from Brussels South and arriving at Pont-Sainte-Maxence Mairie via Roissy-en-France Gare Routière and Senlis Gare Routière/Saint-Vincent. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 51m.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Pont-Sainte-Maxence. However, there are services departing from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and arriving at Pont Ste Maxence via Paris Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 37m.

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The distance between Brussels and Pont-Sainte-Maxence is 213 km. The road distance is 254.5 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Pont-Sainte-Maxence without a car is to train which takes 2h 37m and costs €85 - €180.

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It takes approximately 2h 37m to get from Brussels to Pont-Sainte-Maxence, including transfers.

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Brussels to Pont-Sainte-Maxence bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Brussels South station.

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Brussels to Pont-Sainte-Maxence train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi station.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Pont-Sainte-Maxence is to train which takes 2h 37m and costs €85 - €180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €13 - €24 and takes 5h 51m.

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  • Distance: 212.5 km
  • Duration: 2h 37m

What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Pont-Sainte-Maxence, France?

You can take a train from Brussels to Pont-Sainte-Maxence via Paris Nord in around 2h 37m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Brussels South to Paris Charles de Gaulle 4 times a day. Tickets cost €15 - €19 and the journey takes 3h 25m. Blablabus also services this route 3 times a day.

Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €650
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
Hourly
Estimated price
€75 - €160
Website
Thalys
Standard
€75 - €110
Comfort
€90 - €120
Premium
€110 - €160
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Nord to Pont Ste Maxence
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €23
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€9 - €13
Rail 1st Class
€16 - €23
Train from Lille Flandres to St Quentin
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€16 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€16 - €24
Rail 1st Class
€25 - €40
Train from St Quentin to Pont Ste Maxence
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €29
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€12 - €18
Rail 1st Class
€20 - €29
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
sncf-connect.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€32 - €38
1st Class
€27 - €32
Bus operators
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels South to Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€15 - €19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Website
Blablabus

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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 Pont-Sainte-Maxence bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Paris Charles de Gaulle station.

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Brussels to Pont-Sainte-Maxence train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Pont Ste Maxence station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Pont-Sainte-Maxence is 254 km. It takes approximately 2h 28m to drive from Brussels to Pont-Sainte-Maxence.

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

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There are 70+ hotels available in Pont-Sainte-Maxence. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs €8 - €10.

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