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There are 10 ways to get from France to Brussels 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  2h 27m

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

$86 - $122

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  5h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Brussels, Brussels South 801

$19 - $31

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Bus Eurolines FR  •  5h 50m

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

$29 - $82

Rideshare  •  3h 42m

  1. Take the rideshare from Paris to Brussels 190.5 miles

$21

Drive  •  2h 58m

  1. Drive from Paris to Brussels 191.6 miles

$40 - $60

Fly from Paris CDG  •  2h 57m

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

$86 - $313

Fly from Strasbourg  •  2h 22m

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

$84 - $325

Fly from Nantes  •  4h 5m

  1. Fly from Nantes (NTE) to Brussels (BRU) NTE - BRU

$61 - $243

Fly from Nice  •  4h 15m

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Brussels (BRU) NCE - BRU

$56 - $218

Fly from Lyon  •  4h 25m

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

$52 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from France to Brussels is to rideshare which costs 19€ and takes 3h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from France to Brussels is to fly which costs 70€ - 290€ and takes 2h 22m.

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No, there is no direct bus from France to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Petit Pont and arriving at Brussels, Brussels South via Paris, Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from France to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Saint-Michel-Notre-Dame and arriving at Brussel-Zuid/Midi via Paris-Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 27m.

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The distance between France and Brussels is 505 km. The road distance is 306.5 km.

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The best way to get from France to Brussels without a car is to train which takes 2h 27m and costs 75€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 2h 27m to get from France to Brussels, including transfers.

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France to Brussels bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Paris, Paris station.

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France to Brussels train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Paris-Nord station.

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The best way to get from France to Brussels is to train which takes 2h 27m and costs 75€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 16€ - 28€ and takes 5h 30m, you could also fly, which costs 70€ - 280€ and takes 2h 57m.

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Map of how to get from France to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 315.9 miles
  • Duration: 2h 27m

What companies run services between France and Brussels, Belgium?

Thalys operates a train from Paris to Brussels every 2 hours. Tickets cost $85 - $120 and the journey takes 1h 22m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Paris to Brussels hourly. Tickets cost $17 - $29 and the journey takes 4h 10m.

Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Brussels
Ave. Duration
57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from Strasbourg to Brussels
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Nantes to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flights from Nice to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Flights from Lyon to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Nantes to Brussels via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Nice to Brussels via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Lyon to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $420
Flights from Lyon to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nantes to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flights from Nice to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Nice to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Lyon to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Nantes to Brussels via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Nice to Brussels via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Lyon to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nice to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Brussels
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Nice to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nantes to Brussels via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $280
Flights from Nice to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $340
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Lyon to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris-Nord to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $160
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris, Paris to Brussels, Brussels South
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Brussels-North
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $80
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Paris to Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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More Questions & Answers

The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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France to Brussels bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brussels, Brussels South station.

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France to Brussels train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Brussel-Zuid/Midi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between France to Brussels is 306 km. It takes approximately 2h 58m to drive from France to Brussels.

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

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There are 1037+ hotels available in Brussels. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between France and Brussels. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from France to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 40m and costs 10€.

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