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Buses from Brussels to Paris

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Journey Information

There are 16 intercity buses per day from Brussels to Paris. Traveling by bus from Brussels to Paris usually takes around 4 hours and 22 minutes, but the fastest BlaBlaCar Bus bus can make the trip in 3 hours and 40 minutes.

Distance164 mi (264 km)
Shortest duration3h 40m
Cheapest price$9.96
Trips per day15
Most frequent serviceBlaBlaCar Bus
Bus lines2

What bus companies travel from Brussels to Paris?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Brussels to Paris that you can search and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, BlaBlaCar Bus usually offers more choice, with 10 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
BlaBlaCar Bus104h 10m$27.87
FlixBus64h 26m$37.73
  • BlaBlaCar Bus

    BlaBlaCar Bus

    Book BlaBlaCar Bus from Brussels to Paris from $10. There are 10 BlaBlaCar Bus schedules from Brussels to Paris and you can expect on average to pay for a BlaBlaCar Bus ticket to Paris. In Brussels, BlaBlaCar Bus departs to Paris from Gare du Midi and no other station. In Paris, BlaBlaCar Bus arrives at Bercy and no other station.

    An average trip on BlaBlaCar Bus from Brussels to Paris takes 4 hours and 10 minutes , while the fastest available BlaBlaCar Bus trip will get you to Paris in 3 hours and 40 minutes .

    On weekends, BlaBlaCar Bus offers 12 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway trip to Paris.

  • FlixBus

    FlixBus

    Book FlixBus from Brussels to Paris from $11. There are 6 FlixBus schedules from Brussels to Paris and you can expect on average to pay for a FlixBus ticket to Paris. In Brussels, FlixBus departs to Paris from Gare du Midi and 1 other station. In Paris, FlixBus arrives at Gare de Bercy Seine and no other station.

    An average trip on FlixBus from Brussels to Paris takes 4 hours and 26 minutes , while the fastest available FlixBus trip will get you to Paris in 3 hours and 40 minutes .

    On weekends, FlixBus offers 8 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway trip to Paris.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Brussels to Paris during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus takes an average of 4 hours and 22 minutes to cover the 264 kilometers from Brussels to Paris. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours and 40 minutes. In other words, you'll have plenty of time to rest and relax on the road. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

"Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Paris at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go."

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Brussels?

The first bus leaves at 1:00am and the last bus leaves at 8:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Brussels to Paris, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 16 scheduled buses that travel from Brussels to Paris every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 15 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

City Information

Brussels

The center of European activities, Brussels is a cosmopolitan hub that features many cultural elements, making it one of the top destinations for international travelers. Sitting at the heart of Brussels is the famous Grand-Place, a world heritage site that boasts many nearby Gothic and Baroque architectural marvels. During the holiday season, the square hosts the Winter Wonders light show, as well as a giant Christmas tree. If you enjoy museums, don’t miss out on the Musical Instruments Museum, which is housed in an Art Nouveau building. Featuring as many as 1,200 instruments from around the world, the museum is every music fan’s dream. If you want to go on a shopping spree while in Brussels, head for the Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, which is housed in a stunning Renaissance-style arcade.

Brussels is the home to many Michelin-starred restaurants, and its food scene is among the top-rated in the country. For those wishing to enjoy a contemporary twist on Belgian classics, head towards La Quincaillerie. If seafood is your go-to, Noordzee Mer du Nord will definitely satisfy your palate.

Brussels’ three main rail stations are Brussels-South, Brussels-Central, and Brussels-North, all of which are the busiest in the country. Gare du Midi, located in the Brussels-South station, is the main hub for bus travel in and out of Brussels. The city is served by several airports, the most prominent of which is the Brussels-National Airport, located 10 miles east of the city.

Paris

Paris, the famous City of Lights, is the premier destination of choice for people visiting France. Boasting a rich cultural heritage and world-famous culinary traditions, Paris will certainly amaze visitors with everything it has to offer. The city’s star attraction is the famous Eiffel Tower, which was constructed in 1889. An architectural marvel that has stood the test of time, the Eiffel Tower is perhaps the most iconic landmark of Paris, and visitors can take an elevator to the top for a panoramic view of the city. Another must-see iconic landmark is the Musée du Louvre, one of the best art museums in the world. At the Louvre, visitors can marvel at more than 35,000 works of art, including the world-famous Mona Lisa. If you wish to stay away from the deafening crowd, Pere-Lachaise Cemetery, the largest green space in the city, will have what you need.

Paris’ food scene is rich and vibrant, brimming with both traditional bistros and chic new restaurants. For those who enjoy a rustic French vibe, the 2ème arrondissement offers some great selections. If you feel like splurging a little bit, head over to Guy Savoy, one of the best restaurants in town.

Paris is a central hub of transportation in France and Europe, in general. Visitors can catch trains to other cities at one of the six central stations: Gare du Nord, Gare de l'Est, Gare de Lyon, Gare d'Austerlitz, Gare Montparnasse, and Gare Saint-Lazare. The main bus station is Paris Bercy Bourgogne - Pays d'Auvergne located not too far from Gare d'Austerlitz. The principal airports in the city are Paris–Charles de Gaulle, Paris–Orly, and Beauvais–Tillé Airport.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Brussels?

Departure stations

Brussels has two bus stations with service to Paris.

All bus stations in Brussels:

  • Gare du Midi

  • Avenue Fonsny

Where does the bus arrive in Paris?

Arrival stations

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Paris.

Bus stations in Paris:

  • Bercy

  • Gare de Bercy Seine

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