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There are 5 ways to get from Paris to Crypt of Father Damien by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2h 32m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Thalys
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Louvain / Leuven S2 / ...

84€ - 166€

Cheapest option

Bus, line 358 bus  •  5h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Gallieni to Bruxelles, Nord 400 / ...
  2. Take the line 358 bus from Brussel Noord opstaphalte to Leuven Rector De Somerplein zone A 358 / ...

18€ - 23€

3 alternative options

Bus  •  7h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Brussels, Brussels-North station N1153

19€ - 24€

Drive  •  3h 3m

  1. Drive from Paris Gallieni to Crypt of Father Damien 323.7 km

35€ - 55€

Fly  •  3h 22m

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

85€ - 229€

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Crypt of Father Damien is to bus and line 358 bus which costs 17€ - 23€ and takes 5h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Crypt of Father Damien is to train which costs 80€ - 170€ and takes 2h 32m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Crypt of Father Damien. However, there are services departing from Paris, Gallieni and arriving at Leuven Rector De Somerplein zone A via Brussel Noord opstaphalte. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 27m.

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The distance between Paris and Crypt of Father Damien is 280 km. The road distance is 323.7 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Crypt of Father Damien without a car is to train which takes 2h 32m and costs 80€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 2h 32m to get from Paris to Crypt of Father Damien, including transfers.

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Paris to Crypt of Father Damien bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Paris, Gallieni station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Crypt of Father Damien is to train which takes 2h 32m and costs 80€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus and line 358 bus, which costs 17€ - 23€ and takes 5h 27m, you could also fly, which costs 85€ - 230€ and takes 3h 22m.

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

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Paris to Crypt of Father Damien bus services, operated by De Lijn, arrive at Leuven Rector De Somerplein zone A station.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Crypt of Father Damien.
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  • Distance: 280.5 km
  • Duration: 2h 32m

What companies run services between Paris, France and Crypt of Father Damien, Belgium?

You can take a train from Paris to Crypt of Father Damien via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Louvain / Leuven, Leuven Station Perron 6, and Leuven Sint-Michielskerk in around 2h 32m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Paris Gallieni to Crypt of Father Damien via Bruxelles, Nord, Brussel Noord opstaphalte, and Leuven Rector De Somerplein zone A in around 5h 27m.

Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Brussels
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
270€ - 850€
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
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 Louvain / Leuven
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
5€ - 8€
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
5€ - 8€
1st Class
8€ - 12€
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 Paris, Gallieni to Bruxelles, Nord
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 20€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
17€ - 22€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
De Lijn
Phone
070 220 200
Email
delijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Brussel Noord opstaphalte to Leuven Rector De Somerplein zone A
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
1€ - 3€
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
2€
single ticket
3€

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Crypt of Father Damien is 324 km. It takes approximately 3h 3m to drive from Paris to Crypt of Father Damien.

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

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There are 1980+ hotels available in Crypt of Father Damien. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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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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