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

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Train  •  3h 1m

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

80€ - 168€

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Bus  •  6h 16m

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

17€ - 26€

3 alternative options

Line 232 bus, train  •  4h 28m

  1. Take the line 232 bus from Grimbergen Hoge Steenweg to Brussel Noord afstaphalte 231 / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord Izy

31€ - 58€

Drive  •  2h 56m

  1. Drive from Grimbergen to Paris Gallieni 313.8 km

30€ - 50€

Fly  •  3h 5m

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

82€ - 562€

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The cheapest way to get from Grimbergen to Paris is to bus which costs 16€ - 26€ and takes 6h 16m.

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The fastest way to get from Grimbergen to Paris is to drive. Taking this option will cost 30€ - 50€ and takes 2h 56m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Grimbergen to Paris. However, there are services departing from Grimbergen Triohofstraat and arriving at Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine via Yser and Brussels City Center - Midi Train station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 16m.

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The distance between Grimbergen and Paris is 272 km. The road distance is 313.8 km.

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The best way to get from Grimbergen to Paris without a car is to train which takes 3h 1m and costs 80€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 3h 1m to get from Grimbergen to Paris, including transfers.

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Grimbergen to Paris bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station.

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The best way to get from Grimbergen to Paris is to train which takes 3h 1m and costs 80€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 16€ - 26€ and takes 6h 16m, you could also fly, which costs 80€ - 600€ and takes 3h 5m.

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

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Grimbergen to Paris bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine station.

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  • Distance: 272.4 km
  • Duration: 3h 1m

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

Thalys operates a train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord every 3 hours. Tickets cost 75€ - 160€ and the journey takes 1h 22m. Alternatively, Blablabus operates a bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine every 4 hours. Tickets cost 12€ - 15€ and the journey takes 4h 5m. FlixBus also services this route 3 times a day.

Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
55 min
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 Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
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 Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
26€ - 40€
1st Class
40€ - 60€
Bus operators
De Lijn
Phone
070 220 200
Email
delijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Grimbergen Hoge Steenweg to Brussel Noord afstaphalte
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
1€ - 3€
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
2€
single ticket
3€
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 Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels South to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Grimbergen to Paris is 314 km. It takes approximately 2h 56m to drive from Grimbergen to Paris.

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

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There are 19761+ hotels available in Paris. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Grimbergen to Brussels Airport is to line 821 bus which takes 27 min and costs 1€ - 3€.

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