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There are 9 ways to get from Saint-Malo to Brussels by train, bus, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train via Paris  •  4h 47m

  1. Take the train from St Malo to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Thalys

€151 - €254

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Bus via Paris  •  11h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Saint-Malo to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine BlaBlaCar Bus
  2. Take the bus from Paris to Brussels South 807 / ...

€27 - €39

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Train  •  6h 33m

  1. Take the train from St Malo to Rennes Ter / ...
  2. Take the train from Rennes to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Tgv

€121 - €184

Bus  •  11h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Saint-Malo to Caen 772
  2. Take the bus from Caen to Brussels-North train station 712 / ...

€35 - €43

Drive  •  6h 8m

  1. Drive from Saint-Malo to Brussels 643.3 km

€70 - €110

Train to Rennes, fly to Brussels  •  8h 21m

  1. Take the train from St Malo to Pontchaillou
  2. Fly from Rennes (RNS) to Brussels (BRU) RNS - BRU

€133 - €430

Train to Rennes, fly to Paris CDG, train  •  6h 17m

  1. Take the train from St Malo to Pontchaillou
  2. Fly from Rennes (RNS) to Paris CDG (CDG) RNS - CDG
  3. Take the train from Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi

€130 - €340

Train to Rennes, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  7h 41m

  1. Take the train from St Malo to Pontchaillou
  2. Fly from Rennes (RNS) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) RNS - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi

€150 - €450

Train, train to Paris CDG, fly to Brussels  •  7h 19m

  1. Take the train from St Malo to Rennes
  2. Take the train from Rennes to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2
  3. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Brussels (BRU) CDG - BRU

€152 - €346

Saint-Malo to Brussels by train, walk and subway

The journey time between Saint-Malo and Brussels is around 7h 22m and covers a distance of around 750 km. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 49m. Operated by TGV inOui, Paris Metro and Thalys, the Saint-Malo to Brussels service departs from St Malo and arrives in Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. Typically 24 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
7h 22m
Fastest journey time:
4h 49m
Journey distance:
750 km
Services per week:
24
Cheapest price:
€151
Carbon emissions:
39 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:09
Last service departs at:
21:03

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Saint-Malo to Brussels train, walk and subway schedules

France → Belgium
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  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
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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
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from France
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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
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Argentina, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eswatini, Georgia, India, Indonesia, Lesotho, Malawi, Mexico, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Russia, South Africa, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Uganda, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Zambia and Zimbabwe

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Rules to follow in Belgium

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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
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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

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

The social distance requirement in Brussels 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: 28 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Saint-Malo to Brussels is to bus via Paris which costs €26 - €40 and takes 11h 15m.

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The fastest way to get from Saint-Malo to Brussels is to train via Paris. Taking this option will cost €150 - €260 and takes 4h 47m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Saint-Malo to Brussels station. However, there are services departing from Saint-Malo and arriving at Brussels-North train station via Caen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Saint-Malo to Brussels. However, there are services departing from St Malo and arriving at Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi via Montparnasse-Bienvenue and Paris Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 47m.

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The distance between Saint-Malo and Brussels is 518 km. The road distance is 643.3 km.

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The best way to get from Saint-Malo to Brussels without a car is to train via Paris which takes 4h 47m and costs €150 - €260.

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It takes approximately 4h 47m to get from Saint-Malo to Brussels, including transfers.

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Saint-Malo to Brussels bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Saint-Malo station.

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Saint-Malo to Brussels train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from St Malo station.

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The best way to get from Saint-Malo to Brussels is to train via Paris which takes 4h 47m and costs €150 - €260. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €35 - €45 and takes 11h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Saint-Malo to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 518.1 km
  • Duration: 4h 47m

What companies run services between Saint-Malo, France and Brussels, Belgium?

You can take a train from Saint-Malo to Brussels via Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Gare du Nord, and Paris Nord in around 4h 47m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Saint-Malo to Brussels via Caen in around 11h 15m.

Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Rennes to Brussels via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€95 - €360
Flights from Rennes to Brussels via Marseille
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €380
Flights from Rennes to Brussels via Nice
Ave. Duration
6h 37m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €550
Flights from Rennes to Brussels via Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€230 - €850
Flights from Paris CDG to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €420
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Rennes to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€230 - €850
Flights from Rennes to Brussels via Paris CDG, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€230 - €480
Flights from Rennes to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €380
Flights from Rennes to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €430
Flights from Rennes to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €430
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Rennes to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€230 - €850
Flights from Rennes to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €380
Flights from Rennes to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €430
Flights from Rennes to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €430
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 St Malo to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€70 - €95
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€70 - €85
1st Class
€80 - €95
Train from St Malo to Rennes
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€29 - €34
1st Class
€23 - €28
Train from Rennes to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€110 - €150
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€110 - €130
1st Class
€120 - €150
Train from Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €70
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€55 - €70
1st Class
€55 - €70
Train from Rennes to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€60 - €80
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€60 - €75
1st Class
€65 - €80
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
Train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Thalys
Standard
€60 - €85
Comfort
€70 - €95
Premium
€85 - €120
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 St Malo to Rennes
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€11 - €17
Rail 1st Class
€18 - €27
Train from St Malo to Pontchaillou
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€10 - €16
Rail 1st Class
€18 - €26
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Saint-Malo to Caen
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Caen to Brussels-North train station
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€24 - €30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Brussels South
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€16 - €21
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 Saint-Malo to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€12 - €16
Website
Blablabus

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There is no direct flight from Rennes Airport to Brussels Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 45m and has one stopover.

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Saint-Malo to Brussels bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brussels-North train station.

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Saint-Malo to Brussels train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Saint-Malo to Brussels is 643 km. It takes approximately 6h 8m to drive from Saint-Malo to Brussels.

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Volotea, easyJet, KLM and two other airlines offer flights from Rennes Airport to Brussels Airport.

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