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There are 5 ways to get from Gare de Paris-Bercy to Brussels by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2h 46m

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

77€ - 163€

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Bus  •  4h 13m

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

12€ - 20€

3 alternative options

Train via Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy  •  3h 50m

  1. Take the train from Saint-Michel-Notre-Dame to Aeroport Charles De Gaulle 2 Tgv B
  2. Take the train from Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Tgv

63€ - 81€

Drive  •  2h 59m

  1. Drive from Gare de Paris-Bercy to Brussels 307.8 km

30€ - 50€

Fly  •  4h 18m

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

90€ - 571€

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The cheapest way to get from Gare de Paris-Bercy to Brussels is to bus which costs 12€ - 20€ and takes 4h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Gare de Paris-Bercy to Brussels is to train which costs 75€ - 170€ and takes 2h 46m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine and arriving at Brussels City Center - Midi Train station station. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h.

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No, there is no direct train from Gare de Paris-Bercy to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Paris Gare De Lyon and arriving at Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi via Paris Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 46m.

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It is 264 km from Gare de Paris-Bercy to Brussels. It is approximately 307.8 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Gare de Paris-Bercy to Brussels without a car is to train which takes 2h 46m and costs 75€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 2h 46m to get from Gare de Paris-Bercy to Brussels, including transfers.

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Gare de Paris-Bercy to Brussels bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine station.

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Gare de Paris-Bercy to Brussels train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Paris Nord station.

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The best way to get from Gare de Paris-Bercy to Brussels is to train which takes 2h 46m and costs 75€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 12€ - 20€ and takes 4h 13m, you could also fly, which costs 90€ - 600€ and takes 4h 18m.

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Map of how to get from Gare de Paris-Bercy to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 264.4 km
  • Duration: 2h 46m

What companies run services between Gare de Paris-Bercy, France and Brussels, Belgium?

Thalys operates a train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi every 3 hours. Tickets cost 75€ - 160€ and the journey takes 1h 24m. Alternatively, Blablabus operates a bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station every 4 hours. Tickets cost 12€ - 15€ and the journey takes 4h. FlixBus also services this route twice daily.

Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h
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 Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
75€ - 160€
Website
Thalys
Standard
75€ - 110€
Comfort
90€ - 120€
Premium
110€ - 160€
Paris RER

The Réseau Express Régional (RER) has 5 lines that connect central Paris to the city suburbs, including notable destinations such as Charles de Gaulle airport, Disneyland Paris and Versailles. The RER is also a great option for getting around the city centre as it operates like an express subway train (like the Paris metro, but with fewer stops). If you’re travelling solely within central Paris Zone 1, you can use a Paris Metro ticket. If you’re travelling beyond Zone 1, you’ll need to purchase a Billet Ile-de-France. Children under 4 travel free on the RER.

Contact Details
Website
ratp.fr
Train from Saint-Michel-Notre-Dame to Aeroport Charles De Gaulle 2 Tgv
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
RATP Paris
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
en.oui.sncf
Train from Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
55€ - 70€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
55€ - 70€
1st Class
55€ - 70€
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 Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris to Brussels South
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Gare de Paris-Bercy to Brussels bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Brussels City Center - Midi Train station.

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Gare de Paris-Bercy to Brussels train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gare de Paris-Bercy to Brussels is 308 km. It takes approximately 2h 59m to drive from Gare de Paris-Bercy to Brussels.

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

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There are 1289+ hotels available in Brussels. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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