There are 5 ways to get from Genk to Paris by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 2 min

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

$98 - $138

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Bus  •  8 h

  1. Take the bus from Hasselt to Brussels, Brussels-North station N84
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Paris, Paris 801 / ...

$26 - $43

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Genk to Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord Ic / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brussels-North to Paris Gallieni

$43 - $105

Drive  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Genk to Paris 246.1 miles

$50 - $80

Train, fly  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Hasselt to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Paris CDG (CDG) BRU - CDG

$109 - $324

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Genk to Paris is to bus which costs 21€ - 40€ and takes 8 h.

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The quickest way to get from Genk to Paris is to drive which costs 45€ - 65€ and takes 3 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Genk station to Paris. However, there are services departing from Genk Station perron 11 and arriving at Paris, Paris via Hasselt and Brussels, Brussels-North station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Genk to Paris. However, there are services departing from Genk and arriving at Paris-Nord via Brussel-Zuid/Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 2 min.

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The distance between Genk and Paris is 325 km. The road distance is 393.8 km.

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The best way to get from Genk to Paris without a car is to train which takes 4 h 2 min and costs 80€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 2 min to get from Genk to Paris, including transfers.

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Genk to Paris bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Hasselt station.

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Genk to Paris train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Genk station.

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The best way to get from Genk to Paris is to train which takes 4 h 2 min and costs 80€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 21€ - 40€ and takes 8 h.

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Map of how to get from Genk to Paris.
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  • Distance: 203.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 2 min

What companies run services between Genk, Belgium and Paris, France?

You can take a train from Genk to Paris via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and Brussel-Zuid/Midi in around 4 h 2 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Genk to Paris via Hasselt Station perron 12, Hasselt, and Brussels, Brussels-North station in around 8 h.

Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Genk to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$19 - $28
Train from Genk to Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$18 - $27
Train from Hasselt to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $25
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$22 - $25
1st Class
$31 - $35
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $170
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Brussels-North to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $85
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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 Hasselt to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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