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

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Train

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Lille Flandres
  2. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Courtrai

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Bus via Lille

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Lille
  2. Take the Bus from Lille to Gent

3 alternative options

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Ghent

Drive

  1. Drive from Paris Gallieni to Oudenaarde

Fly, train

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Brussels (BRU)
  2. Take the train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Audenarde / Oudenaarde

Paris to Oudenaarde by train

The train journey time between Paris and Oudenaarde is around 3h 47m and covers a distance of around 280 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 45m. The fastest train normally takes 2h 28m. Operated by TGV inOui, SNCF and Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), the Paris to Oudenaarde train service departs from Paris Nord and arrives in Audenarde / Oudenaarde. Typically 46 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
2h 2m
Layover time:
1h 45m
Total time:
3h 47m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
2h 28m
Train distance:
280 km
Trains per week:
46
Cheapest price:
€37
Carbon emissions:
14 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:46
Last train departs at:
22:22

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Paris to Oudenaarde train schedules

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, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, Cyprus, Hong Kong, Jordan, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, Uruguay 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
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from France
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
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
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  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from the EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland) with the exception of Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland. This also doesn't apply to arrivals from Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Jordan, Macau, Moldova, New Zealand, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine and Uruguay
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  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland)
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
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Rules to follow in Belgium

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Mandatory

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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 Oudenaarde is 800 14689.

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

The social distance requirement in Oudenaarde 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: 22 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Paris to Oudenaarde is to bus via Lille, which costs €13 - €23 and takes 7h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Oudenaarde is to drive which costs €30 - €45 and takes 2h 38m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Oudenaarde. However, there are services departing from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine and arriving at Oudenaarde Bulkendreef via Lille and Gent Sint-Pietersstation perron 7. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 12m.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Oudenaarde. However, there are services departing from Paris Nord and arriving at Audenarde / Oudenaarde via Lille Flandres and Courtrai / Kortrijk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 57m.

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The distance between Paris and Oudenaarde is 239 km. The road distance is 271.7 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Oudenaarde without a car is to train which takes 2h 57m and costs €35 - €80.

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It takes approximately 2h 57m to get from Paris to Oudenaarde, including transfers.

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Paris to Oudenaarde bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine station.

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Paris to Oudenaarde train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Paris Nord station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Oudenaarde is to train which takes 2h 57m and costs €35 - €80. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €21 - €28 and takes 6h 27m.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Oudenaarde.
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  • Distance: 239.4 km
  • Duration: 2h 57m

What companies run services between Paris, France and Oudenaarde, Flanders, Belgium?

You can take a train from Paris to Oudenaarde via Lille Flandres and Courtrai / Kortrijk in around 2h 57m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Paris to Ghent twice daily. Tickets cost €16 - €20 and the journey takes 4h 45m.

Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €470
Train operators
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Nord to Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€45 - €55
1st Class
€45 - €55
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Nord to Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€27 - €55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€27 - €40
Rail 1st Class
€35 - €55
Train from Lille Flandres to Courtrai
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €17
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€5 - €8
Rail 1st Class
€11 - €17
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Audenarde / Oudenaarde
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€16 - €18
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€16 - €18
1st Class
€22 - €25
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.xom
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris to Ghent
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Lille
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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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 Lille
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €14
Website
Blablabus
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Paris to Lille
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Lille to Gent
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com

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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 Oudenaarde bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, arrive at Gent station.

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Paris to Oudenaarde train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Courtrai station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Oudenaarde is 272 km. It takes approximately 2h 38m to drive from Paris to Oudenaarde.

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

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There are 129+ hotels available in Oudenaarde. Prices start at €87 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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