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

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Line 1 subway, train  •  2h 14m

  1. Take the line 1 subway from Alma to Gare Centrale 1
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord Thalys

€80 - €167

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Bus  •  5h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Brussels-North train station to Paris 801 / ...

€18 - €22

3 alternative options

Train  •  4h 8m

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

€31 - €58

Drive  •  2h 55m

  1. Drive from Kraainem to Paris Gallieni 307.8 km

€30 - €50

Fly  •  2h 48m

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

€72 - €222

Kraainem to Paris by subway and train

The journey time between Kraainem and Paris is around 1h 55m and covers a distance of around 317 km. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 50m. Operated by STIB, Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) and Thalys, the Kraainem to Paris service departs from Alma and arrives in Paris Nord. Typically 84 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 55m
Fastest journey time:
1h 50m
Journey distance:
317 km
Services per week:
84
Cheapest price:
€80
Carbon emissions:
16 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:14
Last service departs at:
20:47

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Kraainem to Paris subway and train schedules

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering France from Belgium.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Paris is 800 130 000.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kraainem to Paris is to bus which costs €17 - €23 and takes 5h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Kraainem to Paris is to line 1 subway and train which costs €80 - €170 and takes 2h 14m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kraainem to Paris. However, there are services departing from Kraainem Dezangré and arriving at Paris via Brussels-North train station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 46m.

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No, there is no direct train from Kraainem to Paris. However, there are services departing from Alma and arriving at Paris Nord via Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 14m.

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The distance between Kraainem and Paris is 269 km. The road distance is 307.8 km.

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The best way to get from Kraainem to Paris without a car is to line 1 subway and train which takes 2h 14m and costs €80 - €170.

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It takes approximately 2h 14m to get from Kraainem to Paris, including transfers.

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Kraainem to Paris bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Brussels-North train station.

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Kraainem to Paris train services, operated by STIB, depart from Alma station.

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The best way to get from Kraainem to Paris is to train which takes 4h 8m and costs €30 - €60. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €17 - €23 and takes 5h 46m, you could also fly, which costs €70 - €230 and takes 2h 48m.

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Map of how to get from Kraainem to Paris.
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  • Distance: 269.5 km
  • Duration: 2h 14m

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

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord 6 times a week. Tickets cost €26 - €40 and the journey takes 2h 28m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Brussels-North train station to Paris every 2 hours. Tickets cost €16 - €20 and the journey takes 4h 15m.

Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €420
Train operators
STIB
Phone
+32 70 23 20 00
Website
stib-mivb.be
Subway from Alma to Gare Centrale
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€3
Website
STIB
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord
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 Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€26 - €40
1st Class
€40 - €60
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels-North train station to Paris
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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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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Kraainem to Paris bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Paris station.

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Kraainem to Paris train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Paris Nord station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kraainem to Paris is 308 km. It takes approximately 2h 55m to drive from Kraainem to Paris.

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

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The best way to get from Kraainem to Brussels Airport is to line 659 bus which takes 11 min and costs €1 - €3.

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