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

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Train  •  3h 59m

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

90€ - 175€

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Bus  •  7h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Dunkirk Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine > Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport > Lille > Dunkirk

13€ - 18€

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Bus via Bruges  •  6h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Bruges N702 / ...

22€ - 30€

Drive  •  3h 5m

  1. Drive from Porte Maillot to Nieuwpoort 323.3 km

35€ - 55€

Fly, train, line 0 tram  •  6h 43m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Brussels (BRU) CDG - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Ostende / Oostende
  3. Take the line 0 tram from Oostende Station tramperron 1 to Nieuwpoort Stad

92€ - 308€

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), Andorra, Australia, Cyprus, Israel, Monaco, New Zealand, Rwanda, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions

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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
This applies to arrivals from France
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
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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 citizens and permanent residents of Australia, Austria, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Rwanda, San Marino, Singapore, Slovakia, South Korea and Vatican
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Rules to follow in Belgium

1.5m

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Considerations leaving from France

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

Frequently Asked Questions


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 Nieuwpoort is 800 14689.

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

The social distance requirement in Nieuwpoort 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.

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Last updated: 9 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Nieuwpoort is to bus which costs 13€ - 19€ and takes 7h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Nieuwpoort is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 3h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Nieuwpoort. However, there are services departing from Paris Nord and arriving at Nieuwpoort Stad via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and Oostende Station tramperron 1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 59m.

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The distance between Paris and Nieuwpoort is 254 km. The road distance is 323.3 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Nieuwpoort without a car is to train which takes 3h 59m and costs 90€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 3h 59m to get from Paris to Nieuwpoort, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Paris to Nieuwpoort is to train which takes 3h 59m and costs 90€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can bus via Bruges, which costs 21€ - 30€ and takes 6h 21m.

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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 Nieuwpoort train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Ostende / Oostende station.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Nieuwpoort.
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  • Distance: 254.3 km
  • Duration: 3h 59m

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

You can take a train from Paris to Nieuwpoort via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Ostende / Oostende, and Oostende Station tramperron 1 in around 3h 59m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Paris to Bruges once daily. Tickets cost 16€ - 20€ and the journey takes 4h 40m.

Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 1100€
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
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 Ostende / Oostende
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 17€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
11€ - 17€
1st Class
17€ - 26€
De Lijn
Phone
070 220 200
Email
delijn
Website
delijn.be
Tram from Oostende Station tramperron 1 to Nieuwpoort Stad
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
1€ - 3€
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
2€
single ticket
3€
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 to Bruges
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Dunkirk
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
12€ - 16€
Website
Blablabus

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Nieuwpoort is 323 km. It takes approximately 3h 5m to drive from Paris to Nieuwpoort.

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

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There are 135+ hotels available in Nieuwpoort. 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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