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There are 5 ways to get from Paris to Sint-Truiden by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 1m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Thalys
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Saint-Trond / Sint-Truiden Ic / ...

€86 - €167

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Bus, train via Brussels  •  5h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine > Brussels City Center - Midi Train station / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Saint-Trond / Sint-Truiden Ic / ...

€20 - €32

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Bus, train  •  5h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Brussels-North train station 801 / ...
  2. Take the train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Saint-Trond / Sint-Truiden Ic / ...

€25 - €32

Drive  •  3h 29m

  1. Drive from Paris Gallieni to Sint-Truiden 360.2 km

€35 - €60

Fly, train  •  5h 12m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Brussels (BRU) CDG - BRU
  2. Take the train from Louvain / Leuven to Saint-Trond / Sint-Truiden

€86 - €288

Paris to Sint-Truiden by train

The train journey time between Paris and Sint-Truiden is around 3h 33m and covers a distance of around 382 km. The fastest train normally takes 2h 48m. Operated by Thalys and Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), the Paris to Sint-Truiden train service departs from Paris Nord and arrives in Saint-Trond / Sint-Truiden. Typically 46 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
3h 33m
Fastest train time:
2h 48m
Trains per week:
46
Cheapest price:
€86
Carbon emissions:
20 kg CO2

First and last trains

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

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Paris to Sint-Truiden train schedules

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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
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Sint-Truiden is 800 14689.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Sint-Truiden is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Sint-Truiden is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 14689.

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Last updated: 16 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Paris to Sint-Truiden is to bus and train via Brussels, which costs €20 - €35 and takes 5h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Sint-Truiden is to train which costs €85 - €170 and takes 3h 1m.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Sint-Truiden. However, there are services departing from Paris Nord and arriving at Saint-Trond / Sint-Truiden via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 1m.

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The distance between Paris and Sint-Truiden is 298 km. The road distance is 360.2 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Sint-Truiden without a car is to train which takes 3h 1m and costs €85 - €170.

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It takes approximately 3h 1m to get from Paris to Sint-Truiden, including transfers.

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Paris to Sint-Truiden train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Paris Nord station.

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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 Sint-Truiden train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Saint-Trond / Sint-Truiden station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Sint-Truiden is 360 km. It takes approximately 3h 29m to drive from Paris to Sint-Truiden.

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  • Distance: 298 km
  • Duration: 3h 1m

What companies run services between Paris, France and Sint-Truiden, Belgium?

You can take a train from Paris to Sint-Truiden via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi in around 3h 1m.

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
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Saint-Trond / Sint-Truiden
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€8 - €12
1st Class
€13 - €19
Train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Saint-Trond / Sint-Truiden
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€8 - €12
1st Class
€12 - €18
Train from Louvain / Leuven to Saint-Trond / Sint-Truiden
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€6 - €9
1st Class
€9 - €14
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
4h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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 4 hours
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Brussels-North train station
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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There are 60+ hotels available in Sint-Truiden. 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 33 min and costs €5 - €9.

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