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

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Train  •  1 h 22 min

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

$28 - $120

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Bus  •  4 h 15 min

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

$11 - $85

3 alternative options

Rideshare  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Brussels to Paris 189.5 miles

$20 - $23

Drive  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Paris 189.5 miles

$40 - $60

Fly  •  2 h 58 min

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

$87 - $313

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brussels-North and arriving at Paris Gallieni. Services depart every four 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 Brussel-Zuid/Midi and arriving at Paris-Nord. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 22 min.

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The distance between Brussels and Paris is 264 km. The road distance is 303.2 km.

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

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

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

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

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The best way to get from Brussels to Paris is to train which takes 1 h 22 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 15 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 2 h 58 min.

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Brussels to Paris bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Paris Gallieni station.

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

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

Thalys operates a train from Brussels to Paris every 2 hours. Tickets cost $85 - $120 and the journey takes 1 h 22 min. Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Eurolines FR operates a bus from Brussels to Paris every 2 hours. Tickets cost $27 - $85 and the journey takes 4 h 15 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $160
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
belgianrail.be
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eurail.com
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$40 - $65
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Brussels-North to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $85
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
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $29
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 Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Paris Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
Ouibus
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.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Brussels to Paris
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $23
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Brussels to Paris train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Paris-Nord station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Paris is 303 km. It takes approximately 2 h 57 min to drive from Brussels to Paris.

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

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Book your Brussels to Paris bus tickets online with Busbud, FlixBus and Distribusion.

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There are 4974+ hotels available in Paris. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Brussels and Paris. 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 Brussels to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 17 min and costs .

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