The train is one of the most efficient ways of travelling from Brussels Airport to Paris. The train service takes just under two hours with just one change to break up the journey. The added benefit of arriving into Paris Gare du Nord means that you enter the bustling city centre, with Paris at your fingertips. There’s no need for lengthy taxi transfers, you can put your time to good use in the French capital.
Better still, with around 24 trains a day to choose from, there’s plenty of choices whatever time of day you decide to travel. When you’re ready to book your trip, or to find out further information, please read on for additional details and FAQs to assist with your journey.
It takes an average of 2h 12m to travel from Brussels-Airport-Zaventem to Paris Gare du Nord by train, over a distance of around 169 miles (271 km). There are normally 21 trains per day traveling from Brussels-Airport-Zaventem to Paris Gare du Nord and tickets for this journey start from $47.57 when you book in advance.
Paris Gare du Nord
From 1h 56m
169 miles (271 km)
21 trains per day
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Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Brussels-Airport-Zaventem to Paris Gare du Nord by booking early.§
Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.
On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!
For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.