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There are 3 ways to get from Gare du Nord to Schoten by train, car, plane or bus

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Recommended option

Train  •  2h 44m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Anvers-Central Thalys

€87 - €176

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3h 22m

  1. Drive from Gare du Nord to Schoten 349 km

€35 - €60

Fly, line 610 bus  •  5h 17m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Brussels (BRU) CDG - BRU
  2. Take the line 610 bus from Antwerpen Roosevelt perron C4 to Schoten Gemeentehuis

€92 - €262

Gare du Nord to Schoten by train, tram and bus

The journey time between Gare du Nord and Schoten is around 2h 51m and covers a distance of around 363 km. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 34m. Operated by Thalys and De Lijn, the Gare du Nord to Schoten service departs from Paris Nord and arrives in Schoten Gemeentehuis. Typically 43 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2h 51m
Fastest journey time:
2h 34m
Journey distance:
363 km
Services per week:
43
Cheapest price:
€87
Carbon emissions:
19 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:55
Last service departs at:
20:25

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Gare du Nord to Schoten train, tram and bus schedules

France → Belgium
Partially open

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International entry into Belgium from France

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Belgium, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Cyprus, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions. Argentina, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Eswatini, India, Lesotho, Malawi, Mexico, Mozambique, Namibia, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, South Africa, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, Zambia and Zimbabwe are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Belgium from France

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from France
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
This doesn't apply to arrivals from the EU Schengen Area with the exception of Andorra, Cyprus, Denmark, France, Greece, Ireland, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Portugal and Spain. This also doesn't apply to arrivals from Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and United States
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Argentina, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eswatini, Georgia, India, Indonesia, Lesotho, Malawi, Mexico, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Russia, South Africa, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Uganda, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Zambia and Zimbabwe
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area, Albania, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eswatini, Georgia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Lesotho, Macau, Malawi, Mexico, Moldova, Montenegro, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Suriname, Taiwan, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Uganda, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Zambia and Zimbabwe

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Rules to follow in Belgium

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from France

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Belgium from France.

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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 1.5 metres
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Schoten is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Schoten is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 14689.

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

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 29 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Gare du Nord to Schoten is to drive which costs €35 - €60 and takes 3h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Gare du Nord to Schoten is to train which costs €85 - €180 and takes 2h 44m.

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It is 305 km from Gare du Nord to Schoten. It is approximately 349 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Gare du Nord to Schoten without a car is to train which takes 2h 44m and costs €85 - €180.

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It takes approximately 2h 44m to get from Gare du Nord to Schoten, including transfers.

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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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Yes, the driving distance between Gare du Nord to Schoten is 349 km. It takes approximately 3h 22m to drive from Gare du Nord to Schoten.

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

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There are 165+ hotels available in Schoten. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Gare du Nord to Schoten.
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  • Distance: 305 km
  • Duration: 2h 44m

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

Thalys operates a train from Paris Nord to Anvers-Central every 2 hours. Tickets cost €85 - €170 and the journey takes 2h 2m.

Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €430
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€85 - €170
Website
Thalys
Standard
€85 - €120
Comfort
€95 - €130
Premium
€120 - €170
Bus operators
De Lijn
Phone
070 220 200
Email
delijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Antwerpen Roosevelt perron C4 to Schoten Gemeentehuis
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
€2
single ticket
€3

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