There are 5 ways to get from Genk to Paris by train, bus, 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  •  3 h 20 min

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

$97 - $138

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Maasmechelen Centrum to Leuven Station Perron 14 178
  2. Take the bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Paris City Center - Bercy Ouibus

$20 - $27

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Genk to Bruxelles-Nord Intercity
  2. Take the bus from Brussels-North to Paris Gallieni

$40 - $102

Drive  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Genk to Paris 246.1 miles

$50 - $80

Train, fly  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Genk to Leuven
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Paris CDG (CDG) BRU - CDG

$111 - $328

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

You can take a train from Genk to Paris via Bruxelles-Midi in around 3 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Genk to Paris via Maasmechelen Centrum, Leuven Station Perron 14, Leuven, and Brussels City Center - Midi Train station in around 7 h 37 min.

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 Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$19 - $28
Train from Genk to Bruxelles-Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$18 - $27
Train from Genk to Leuven
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$9 - $14
1st Class
$15 - $22
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Maasmechelen Centrum to Leuven Station Perron 14
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Paris City Center - Bercy
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
Ouibus

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Genk and Paris is 325 km. The road distance is 394 km.

The cheapest way to get from Genk to Paris is to bus which costs 16€ - 23€ and takes 7 h 37 min.

The quickest way to get from Genk to Paris is to train which takes 3 h 20 min and costs 80€ - 120€.

No, there is no direct train from Genk to Paris. However, there are services departing from Genk and arriving at Paris Nord via Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 20 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Genk to Paris. However, there are services departing from Genk Shopping Center perron 1 and arriving at Paris City Center - Bercy via Maasmechelen Centrum, Leuven and Brussels City Center - Midi Train station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 37 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 20 min to get from Genk to Paris, including transfers.