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Paris to Brussels Midi by train

It takes an average of 2h 03m to travel from Paris to Brussels Midi by train, over a distance of around 163 miles (262 km). There are normally 18 trains per day travelling from Paris to Brussels Midi and tickets for this journey start from €28 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 1h 23m
Price€28 - €102
Distance163 miles (262 km)
Frequency18 trains per day
Departure stationParis
Arrival stationBrussels Midi
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsThalys, Flixbus, BlaBlaBus

Paris to Brussels Midi train times

Check out the next trains departing from Paris to Brussels Midi for Monday 28th Sep 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
15:55 Paris Gare du Nord17:17 Bruxelles-MidiThalys 9461 Thalys Get tickets1h 22m, direct
16:46 Paris Gare du Nord18:43 Bruxelles-MidiTGV INOUI 7053 SNCF Get tickets1h 57m, 1 change
17:25 Paris Gare du Nord18:47 Bruxelles-MidiThalys 9369 SNCF Get tickets1h 22m, direct
17:55 Paris Gare du Nord19:17 Bruxelles-MidiThalys 9373 SNCF Get tickets1h 22m, direct
18:46 Paris Gare du Nord20:43 Bruxelles-MidiTGV INOUI 7069 SNCF Get tickets1h 57m, 1 change
19:25 Paris Gare du Nord20:47 Bruxelles-MidiThalys 9381 SNCF Get tickets1h 22m, direct
20:25 Paris Gare du Nord21:47 Bruxelles-MidiThalys 9387 SNCF Get tickets1h 22m, direct
22:22 Paris Gare du Nord07:48 Bruxelles-MidiTGV INOUI 7297 SNCF Get tickets9h 26m, 2 changes
22:22 Paris Gare du Nord07:55 Bruxelles-MidiTGV INOUI 7297 SNCF Get tickets9h 33m, 1 change
07:25 Paris Gare du Nord08:47 Bruxelles-MidiThalys 9309 SNCF Get tickets1h 22m, direct

Thalys trains from Paris to Brussels Midi

You can travel from Paris to Brussels Midi 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 Paris to Brussels Midi

Train tickets from Paris to Brussels Midi start at €28 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around €84.91.
lowest price found
from28
4 weeksin advance
avg. single price48
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price72.68
on the day
avg. single price84.91

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 Paris to Brussels Midi 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 guide to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap 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 Paris to Brussels Midi? 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 Paris to Brussels Midi take?

The average journey time by train between Paris and Brussels Midi is 2 hours and 3 minutes, with around 18 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 Paris and Brussels Midi by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Paris to Brussels Midi is 1 hour and 23 minutes.

How much does the train from Paris to Brussels Midi cost?

Train tickets from Paris to Brussels Midi can start from as little as €28 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Paris to Brussels Midi?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Paris to Brussels Midi without having to change trains. There are 12 direct trains from Paris to Brussels Midi. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Paris to Brussels Midi leave?

The first train from Paris to Brussels Midi leaves at 07:23. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Paris to Brussels Midi leave?

The last train from Paris to Brussels Midi leaves at 22:20. 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 Paris and Brussels Midi by train?

Trains travelling from Paris to Brussels Midi cover a distance of around 163 miles (262 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Brussels Midi to Paris. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Paris to Brussels Midi.
Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Paris to Brussels Midi for a typical week day using timetable data for 28/09/2020. 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 21/09/2020 for travel on 01/07/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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