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There are 6 ways to get from Paris to Bruselas (Station) by train, bus, rideshare, 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  •  1h 25m

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

€75 - €160

Cheapest option

Bus via Brussels City Center - Midi Train station  •  3h 57m

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

€12 - €20

4 alternative options

Bus  •  5h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Brussels South N1153

€17 - €22

Rideshare  •  4h

  1. Take the rideshare from Paris to Brussels 304.5 km

€19

Drive  •  2h 46m

  1. Drive from Paris Gallieni to Bruselas (Station) 298.9 km

€30 - €50

Fly  •  4h 11m

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

€80 - €278

Paris to Bruselas (Station) by train and walk

The journey time between Paris and Bruselas (Station) is around 1h 23m and covers a distance of around 308 km. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 22m. Operated by Thalys, the Paris to Bruselas (Station) service departs from Paris Nord and arrives in Bruselas (Station). Typically 70 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 23m
Fastest journey time:
1h 22m
Services per week:
70
Cheapest price:
€75
Carbon emissions:
16 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:24
Last service departs at:
21:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Paris to Bruselas (Station) train and walk schedules

France → Belgium
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Rules to follow in Belgium

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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 Bruselas (Station) is 800 14689.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Bruselas (Station) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Bruselas (Station) 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, but conditions apply when returning to France from Belgium.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 23 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Bruselas (Station) is to bus via Brussels City Center - Midi Train station which costs €12 - €20 and takes 3h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Bruselas (Station) is to train which costs €75 - €160 and takes 1h 25m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine and arriving at Brussels City Center - Midi Train station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 50m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Paris Nord and arriving at Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 22m.

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The distance between Paris and Bruselas (Station) is 262 km. The road distance is 298.9 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Bruselas (Station) without a car is to train which takes 1h 25m and costs €75 - €160.

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The train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi takes 1h 22m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Paris to Bruselas (Station) bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine station.

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Paris to Bruselas (Station) train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Paris Nord station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Bruselas (Station) is to train which takes 1h 25m and costs €75 - €160. Alternatively, you can bus via Brussels City Center - Midi Train station, which costs €12 - €20 and takes 3h 57m, you could also fly, which costs €80 - €280 and takes 4h 11m.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Bruselas (Station).
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  • Distance: 262.2 km
  • Duration: 1h 25m

What companies run services between Paris, France and Bruselas (Station), Belgium?

Thalys operates a train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi hourly. Tickets cost €75 - €160 and the journey takes 1h 22m. Alternatively, Blablabus operates a bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station hourly. 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
Train operators
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
Hourly
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 South
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€17 - €22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Paris to Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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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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Paris to Bruselas (Station) bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Brussels City Center - Midi Train station.

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Paris to Bruselas (Station) train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Bruselas (Station) is 299 km. It takes approximately 2h 46m to drive from Paris to Bruselas (Station).

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

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Book your Paris to Bruselas (Station) bus tickets online with Omio.

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There are 426+ hotels available in Bruselas (Station). Prices start at €75 per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Paris and Bruselas (Station). A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 38 min and costs €5 - €9.

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