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

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Train  •  3 h 58 min

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

$100 - $133

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Bus  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Brussels, Brussels-North station 801 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Hasselt N84

$27 - $42

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Brussels-North
  2. Take the train from Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord to Genk Ic / ...

$42 - $105

Drive  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Genk 246.1 miles

$50 - $80

Fly, train  •  5 h

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Brussels (BRU) CDG - BRU
  2. Take the train from Leuven to Genk

$111 - $328

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Genk is to bus which costs 22€ - 40€ and takes 7 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Genk is to drive which costs 45€ - 65€ and takes 3 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Genk station. However, there are services departing from Paris, Paris and arriving at Genk Station perron 11 via Brussels, Brussels-North station and Hasselt Station perron 12. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Genk. However, there are services departing from Paris Nord and arriving at Genk via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 58 min.

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The distance between Paris and Genk is 325 km. The road distance is 393.8 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Genk without a car is to train which takes 3 h 58 min and costs 85€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 58 min to get from Paris to Genk, including transfers.

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Paris to Genk bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Paris, Paris station.

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Paris to Genk train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Paris Nord station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Genk is to train which takes 3 h 58 min and costs 85€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 22€ - 40€ and takes 7 h 9 min.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Genk.
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  • Distance: 203.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 58 min

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

You can take a train from Paris to Genk via Bruxelles Midi and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi in around 3 h 58 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Paris to Genk via Brussels, Brussels-North station, Hasselt, and Hasselt Station perron 12 in around 7 h 9 min.

Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Brussels
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $170
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Genk
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$19 - $28
Train from Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord to Genk
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$18 - $27
Train from Leuven to Genk
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$9 - $14
1st Class
$15 - $22
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 Paris, Paris to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Hasselt
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Brussels-North
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $85
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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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 Genk bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Hasselt station.

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Paris to Genk train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Genk station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Genk is 394 km. It takes approximately 3 h 44 min to drive from Paris to Genk.

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

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There are 654+ hotels available in Genk. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 33 min and costs 10€.

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