There are 6 ways to get from Mechelen to Paris by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 50 min

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

$90 - $128

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Bus FlixBus  •  5 h 23 min

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

$22 - $39

4 alternative options

Bus Eurolines FR  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels-North to Paris Gallieni

$35 - $90

Drive  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Mechelen to Paris 206.5 miles

$40 - $65

Fly to Paris CDG  •  2 h 52 min

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

$87 - $313

Fly to Paris Orly  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Paris Orly (ORY) BRU - ORY

$111 - $272

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No, there is no direct train from Mechelen to Paris. However, there are services departing from Mechelen and arriving at Paris-Nord via Brussel-Zuid/Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 50 min.

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The distance between Mechelen and Paris is 285 km. The road distance is 330.4 km.

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The best way to get from Mechelen to Paris without a car is to train which takes 2 h 50 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 50 min to get from Mechelen to Paris, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Mechelen to Paris is to train which takes 2 h 50 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 23 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 2 h 52 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Mechelen to Paris is 330 km. It takes approximately 3 h 12 min to drive from Mechelen to Paris.

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

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  • Distance: 178.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 50 min

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

You can take a train from Mechelen to Paris via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and Brussel-Zuid/Midi in around 2 h 50 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Mechelen to Paris every 3 hours. Tickets cost $17 - $29 and the journey takes 4 h 5 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Brussels to Paris Orly via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Brussels to Paris Orly via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Paris Orly via Malaga
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brussels to Paris Orly via Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Brussels to Paris Orly via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Brussels to Paris Orly via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Brussels to Paris Orly via Malaga
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Brussels to Paris Orly via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $2,100
Flights from Brussels to Paris Orly via Porto
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Brussels to Paris Orly via Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Brussels to Paris Orly via Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Brussels to Paris Orly via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Brussels to Paris Orly via Tunis
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $700
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Brussels to Paris Orly via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $2,300
Air Algérie
Website
airalgerie.dz
Flights from Brussels to Paris Orly via Algiers
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Mechelen to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$8 - $12
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
$110 - $160
Bus operators
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 Brussels, Brussels-North station to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
$27 - $80
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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