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Trains from Antwerp to Paris

Due to Belgium's relatively small size, it's easy to hop over the border and explore neighbouring countries, no matter where you happen to be. You can catch Thalys trains from Antwerp to Paris each day and reach the French capital in just two hours.

You'll arrive in the heart of the French capital, ready to jump on the metro and speed off to your desired destinations like the Louvre, the Eiffel Tower, or Notre Dame, or simply take to the streets and visit a local café or fashion boutique. The City of Light is yours to enjoy!

Read on for more details about this journey, including train times and FAQs.

Antwerp to Paris by train

It takes an average of 2h 15m to travel from Antwerp to Paris by train, over a distance of around 187 miles (302 km). There are normally 16 trains per day travelling from Antwerp to Paris and tickets for this journey start from €28 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 2h 1m
PriceFrom €28
Distance187 miles (302 km)
Frequency16 trains per day
First train05:06
Last train20:33
Departure stationAntwerp
Arrival stationParis
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsBlaBlaCar Bus, Thalys, Flixbus

Antwerp to Paris train times

Check out the next trains departing from Antwerp to Paris for Tuesday 4th October 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
07:33 09:38 2h 5m, direct
08:33 10:35 2h 2m, direct
09:33 11:35 2h 2m, direct
10:33 13:05 2h 32m, 1 change
11:33 13:35 2h 2m, direct
12:33 15:05 2h 32m, 1 change
13:33 15:38 2h 5m, direct
13:54 16:35 2h 41m, 1 change
15:33 17:35 2h 2m, direct
16:33 18:35 2h 2m, direct

Thalys trains from Antwerp to Paris

You can travel from Antwerp to Paris on Thalys trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

Thalys is the railway company connecting four European countries – France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany. Thalys trains run at a speed of up to 186 mph (300 km/h) and have three comfort classes on all services called – Standard, Comfort and Premium (equivalent to the First Class, with access to the Thalys Lounge). All Thalys trains have a car restaurant (called Thalys Welcome Bar) and a free WiFi connection.

Cheap train tickets from Antwerp to Paris

The price of train tickets from Antwerp to Paris starts at €28 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

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 Antwerp to Paris by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

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.

Choose a slower or connecting train

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!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Antwerp to Paris? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Antwerp to Paris take?

The average journey time by train between Antwerp and Paris is 2 hours and 15 minutes, with around 16 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Antwerp and Paris by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Antwerp to Paris is 2 hours and 1 minute.

How much does the train from Antwerp to Paris cost?

Train ticket prices from Antwerp to Paris can start from as little as €28 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Antwerp to Paris?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Antwerp to Paris without having to change trains. There are 11 direct trains from Antwerp to Paris each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Antwerp to Paris leave?

The first train from Antwerp to Paris leaves at 05:06. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Antwerp to Paris leave?

The last train from Antwerp to Paris leaves at 20:33. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Antwerp and Paris by train?

Trains travelling from Antwerp to Paris cover a distance of around 187 miles (302 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Paris to Antwerp. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Antwerp to Paris.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Antwerp to Paris for a typical week day using timetable data for 10/04/2022. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 08/20/2022 for travel on 08/20/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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