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There are 6 ways to get from Orly to Brussels by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2h 26m

  1. Take the train from Orly Ville to St Michel Nd Rer C C
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Thalys

€80 - €166

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Bus  •  5h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station BlaBlaCar Bus / ...

€15 - €23

4 alternative options

Bus via Brussels-North train station  •  5h 45m

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

€19 - €24

Drive  •  3h 8m

  1. Drive from Orly to Brussels 319.8 km

€35 - €55

Train to Paris CDG, fly  •  4h 34m

  1. Take the train from Orly Ville to St Michel Nd Rer C
  2. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Brussels (BRU) CDG - BRU

€83 - €283

Fly from Paris Orly  •  6h 38m

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

€70 - €222

Orly to Brussels by train

The train journey time between Orly and Brussels is around 2h 18m and covers a distance of around 327 km. The fastest train normally takes 2h 5m. Operated by Transilien, Paris RER and Thalys, the Orly to Brussels train service departs from Orly Ville and arrives in Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. Typically 90 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
2h 18m
Fastest train time:
2h 5m
Train distance:
327 km
Trains per week:
90
Cheapest price:
€80
Carbon emissions:
17 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:27
Last train departs at:
22:12

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Orly to Brussels train schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
France → Belgium
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International entry into Belgium from France

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Belgium, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Cyprus, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, United States and Vatican

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Conditions of entry into Belgium from France

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from France
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
This doesn't apply to arrivals from the EU Schengen Area with the exception of Andorra, Cyprus, Denmark, Greece, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal and Spain. This also doesn't apply to arrivals from Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and United States
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Argentina, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eswatini, Georgia, India, Indonesia, Lesotho, Malawi, Mexico, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Russia, South Africa, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Uganda, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Zambia and Zimbabwe

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Rules to follow in Belgium

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from France

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Belgium from France.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Brussels is 800 14689.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Brussels is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Brussels is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 14689.

No, returning to France from Belgium is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 25 Jul 2021
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The cost-effective way to get from Orly to Brussels is to bus, which costs €14 - €24 and takes 5h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Orly to Brussels is to train which costs €75 - €170 and takes 2h 26m.

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No, there is no direct train from Orly to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Orly Ville and arriving at Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi via Saint-Michel-Notre-Dame and Paris Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 26m.

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The distance between Orly and Brussels is 273 km. The road distance is 319.8 km.

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The best way to get from Orly to Brussels without a car is to train which takes 2h 26m and costs €75 - €170.

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It takes approximately 2h 26m to get from Orly to Brussels, including transfers.

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Orly to Brussels train services, operated by Transilien, depart from Orly Ville station.

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The best way to get from Orly to Brussels is to train which takes 2h 26m and costs €75 - €170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €14 - €24 and takes 5h 4m, you could also fly, which costs €65 - €230 and takes 6h 38m.

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Orly to Brussels train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi station.

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Map of how to get from Orly to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 272.7 km
  • Duration: 2h 26m

What companies run services between Orly, France and Brussels, Belgium?

You can take a train from Orly to Brussels via Saint-Michel-Notre-Dame and Paris Nord in around 2h 26m. Alternatively, Blablabus operates a bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station every 2 hours. Tickets cost €12 - €15 and the journey takes 3h 50m. FlixBus also services this route every 3 hours.

Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €440
Flights from Paris Orly to Brussels via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€65 - €320
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Brussels via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €210
Flights from Paris Orly to Brussels via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €260
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Brussels via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €210
Flights from Paris Orly to Brussels via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €260
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Brussels via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
7h 12m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €300
Flights from Paris Orly to Brussels via Porto
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €320
Air Algérie
Website
airalgerie.dz
Flights from Paris Orly to Brussels via Algiers
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€230 - €360
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Brussels via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €170
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €450
Train operators
Transilien

Transilien is a suburban rail network operated by SNCF that departs from major Paris train stations and connects the Ile de France region. Transilien operates the following lines: RER A, B, C, D, and E; Transilien trains H, J, K, L, N, P, R and U; Tram 4 and 11 Express; and the Noctilien night bus. Tickets and passes can be purchased from ‘Ile-de-France’ ticket machines and desks in train, Metro and RER stations.

Contact Details
Website
transilien.com
Train from Orly Ville to St Michel Nd Rer C
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
Transilien
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€75 - €160
Website
Thalys
Standard
€75 - €110
Comfort
€90 - €120
Premium
€110 - €160
Bus operators
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 Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Every 2 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 Paris to Brussels South
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Brussels-North train station
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Orly to Brussels is 320 km. It takes approximately 3h 8m to drive from Orly to Brussels.

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

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The best way to get from Orly to Paris Orly Airport is to line 183 bus which takes 9 min and costs €1 - €3.

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