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There are 5 ways to get from Gare du Nord to Blankenberge by train, bus, car or plane

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Train

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

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Bruges

Train via Lille

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Lille Flandres
  2. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Courtrai
  3. Take the train from Courtrai to Bruges

Drive

  1. Drive from Gare du Nord to Blankenberge

Fly, train

  1. Fly from Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) to Brussels (BRU)
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi to Blankenberge
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Blankenberge is 800 14689.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Blankenberge is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Blankenberge is 1.5 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Gare du Nord to Blankenberge is to bus which costs €21 - €30 and takes 6h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Gare du Nord to Blankenberge is to drive which costs €50 - €75 and takes 2h 57m.

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No, there is no direct train from Gare du Nord to Blankenberge. However, there are services departing from Paris Nord and arriving at Blankenberge via Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 25m.

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The distance between Gare du Nord and Blankenberge is 276 km. The road distance is 301 km.

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The best way to get from Gare du Nord to Blankenberge without a car is to train which takes 3h 25m and costs €85 - €180.

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It takes approximately 3h 25m to get from Gare du Nord to Blankenberge, including transfers.

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Gare du Nord to Blankenberge train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Paris Nord station.

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The best way to get from Gare du Nord to Blankenberge is to train which takes 3h 25m and costs €85 - €180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €21 - €30 and takes 6h 22m.

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The quickest flight from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Gare du Nord to Blankenberge train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Blankenberge station.

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Map of how to get from Gare du Nord to Blankenberge.
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  • Distance: 276 km
  • Duration: 3h 25m

What companies run services between Gare du Nord, Île-de-France, France and Blankenberge, Belgium?

You can take a train from Gare du Nord to Blankenberge via Bruxelles-Midi in around 3h 25m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Bruges twice daily. Tickets cost €15 - €19 and the journey takes 3h 35m.

Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Brussels
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €550
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€75 - €160
Website
Thalys
Standard
€75 - €110
Comfort
€90 - €120
Premium
€110 - €160
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Blankenberge
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€11 - €16
1st Class
€17 - €24
Train from Courtrai to Bruges
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€6 - €10
1st Class
€10 - €15
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 Paris Nord to Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€45 - €55
1st Class
€45 - €55
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 Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€27 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€27 - €40
Rail 1st Class
€35 - €55
Train from Lille Flandres to Courtrai
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €17
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€5 - €8
Rail 1st Class
€11 - €17
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 Paris Charles de Gaulle to Bruges
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
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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Yes, the driving distance between Gare du Nord to Blankenberge is 301 km. It takes approximately 2h 57m to drive from Gare du Nord to Blankenberge.

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The best way to get from Gare du Nord to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport is to train which takes 34 min and costs €5 - €8.

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