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There are 6 ways to get from Paris to Brussels by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train Thalys  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Paris-Nord to Brussel-Zuid/Midi Thalys / ...

$85 - $120

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Bus  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Brussels-North 801 / ...

$11 - $80

4 alternative options

Train inOui TGV  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Chatelet Les Halles to Marne La Vallee Chessy A
  2. Take the train from Marne la Vallée-Chessy to Bruxelles Midi Tgv

$69 - $81

Rideshare  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Paris to Brussels 190.5 miles

$21

Drive  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Brussels 191.3 miles

$40 - $60

Fly  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Brussels (BRU) CDG - BRU

$86 - $313

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Brussels is to rideshare which costs 19€ and takes 3 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Brussels is to train which costs 70€ - 100€ and takes 1 h 22 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris Gallieni and arriving at Brussels-North. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Paris-Nord and arriving at Brussel-Zuid/Midi. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 22 min.

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The distance between Paris and Brussels is 264 km. The road distance is 306.1 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Brussels without a car is to train which takes 1 h 22 min and costs 70€ - 100€.

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The train from Paris-Nord to Brussel-Zuid/Midi takes 1 h 22 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Paris to Brussels bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Paris Gallieni station.

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

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The best way to get from Paris to Brussels is to train which takes 1 h 22 min and costs 70€ - 100€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 9€ - 70€ and takes 4 h 15 min, you could also fly, which costs 70€ - 280€ and takes 2 h 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 164.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 22 min

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

Thalys operates a train from Paris to Brussels hourly. Tickets cost $85 - $120 and the journey takes 1 h 22 min. Alternatively, Eurolines FR operates a bus from Paris to Brussels every 2 hours. Tickets cost $27 - $80 and the journey takes 4 h 15 min. Three other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Brussels
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris-Nord to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $160
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Marne la Vallée-Chessy to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$95 - $130
Bus operators
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
$27 - $80
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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
[email protected]
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris, Paris to Brussels, Brussels Gare du Midi
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
Ouibus
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
[email protected]
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Paris Rue de Maubeuge to Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Paris to Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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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 Brussels bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Brussels-North station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Brussels is 306 km. It takes approximately 2 h 57 min to drive from Paris to Brussels.

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

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There are 976+ hotels available in Brussels. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Paris and Brussels. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 38 min and costs 10€.

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