Train Paris Brussels

Purchase a train ticket from Paris to Brussels on and you can soon be strolling through the Grand Place, exploring museums, art galleries, gorgeous gardens, or sampling chocolates, waffles and beer. Brussels in central Belgium has plenty to offer!

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Paris - Brussels : Travel by train

Why travel by train between Paris and Brussels?

How much does a train ticket from Paris to Brussels cost?

You can get a standard direct train ticket from Paris to Brussels from 37.50 pounds. For cheaper tickets book a no-flex fare in advance and purchase a railcard for discounts. Small pets can travel with you free of charge.

What is the journey time and first departure times?

The shortest journey time is 1h22. The first departure Monday to Saturday is at 5:50am, arriving at 7:23am. On Sundays the first train leaves at 7:55am, arriving at 9:15am. Make sure to be on the platform at least 2 minutes before departure.

Who are the main train operators and what on-board services are there?

Thalys is the main operator on this route. On board you'll find wheelchair-friendly facilities, baby changing areas and the Thalys Welcome Bar with a range of snacks and drinks. Luggage racks are above the seats and at the end of each carriage.

Which are the departure and arrival stations?

The train from Paris to Brussels departs from Gare du Nord which is connected by metro lines 2,4 and 5, RER lines B, D and E and buses. It arrives at Brussels Midi from where you can take the metro, bus or train to the centre.

Can you get a direct ticket from Paris to Brussels?

Yes, you can enjoy convenient rail travel between these two capital cities with a direct train from Paris to Brussels, travelling without needing to change trains. You can also get indirect tickets and change at Lille station.