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Brussels to Paris Train Information

Avg. Train Duration1h 25m
Trains arrive inParis
Trains depart fromBrussels
Train Ticket Price 45.47 €
Distance264 km
Train Companies
  • Thalys

Quick Guide: Trains from Brussels to Paris

Average Price: $81
Trains per day: ~10
Transfers: Direct, Lille
Average Time: 1:22
Fastest Route: 1:22
Slowest Route: 2:45

Trains from Brussels to Paris: Journey Details

Trains in Europe are an efficient way to travel between cities. A number of companies offer domestic and international train routes in Europe. Trains from Brussels to Paris run every day of the week. Thalys and SNCF TGV provides most trains for this route. Train services operate from about 8:13 a.m until 3:13 p.m. There are usually one or two Brussels to Paris trains departing each hour. The route is normally direct, and takes as little as 1:22 hours to arrive in Paris.

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Brussels to Paris Train Cost

Average prices for Thalys trains from Brussels to Paris when you book in advance

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Brussels to Paris Trains: General Information

Travelers can offset some of the cost of Brussels to Paris train tickets by planning ahead and booking tickets as far in advance as possible.

  • autobus All Brussels to Paris trains are run by either Thalys or TGV.

  • autobus All Thalys trains are direct, depart from Bruxelles-Midi train station and arrive at Paris' Gare du Nord. TGV trains from Brussels to Paris involve a transfer at Lille.

  • autobus Journey Time: The Brussels to Paris Thalys train journey takes as little as 1 hour and 22 minutes to arrive in Paris.

  • autobus Most travelers book their Brussels to Paris train tickets 1 day in advance of the travel date.

Based on GoEuro's travel data, as the table above clearly illustrates, ticket prices on Thalys Brussels to Paris trains decrease the further they are booked in advance:

  • It is 17% cheaper to book a Thalys train ticket 1 week in advanced as opposed to the day you intend to travel.
  • Brussels to Paris train costs are 43% cheaper when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a train ticket the day of.


Local Time 03:40
Population 2,100,000
Region Île-de-France
Languages French

How expensive is Paris?

An Average Meal

An average meal in a restaurant in Paris costs 1.7% less than in Brussels.


Prices in Paris are on average 4% higher than in Brussels.

Public Transport

Public transport in Paris costs around 14.3% less than in Brussels.

A Night in a Hotel

A night in a hotel in Paris is about 70% more expensive than in Brussels.

Taking the Train from Brussels

Trains from Brussels to Paris usually depart from Gare du Midi train station. This station is centrally located within Brussels and can be easily reached via line 2 or 6 of the metro. There is a car park conveniently situated below the station, which is ideal for those arriving at the station by private car. The station can be reached by tram line 3, 4 and 51, or bus routes 27, 78, 49 and 50. Taxi ranks are situated a short walking distance from the station.

Getting into Paris by Train

Paris, the capital of France, is well-known for its world-class fashion boutiques, and fine dining restaurants. Its cityscape features many iconic buildings that are well worth a visit, including the Eiffel Tower, L’Arc de Triomphe, Notre Dame Cathedral and Sacre-Coeur basilica. Trains from Brussels to Paris usually terminate at Paris Gare du Nord. The station is situated in the city center, and is well-served by public transport. In addition, taxi ranks are located just outside the main entrance of the station. The station may be reached via bus or metro. Shuttle buses also operate services to the station. From around midnight until the early hours of the morning, there are night bus services operated by Noctilien.

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