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There are 22 intercity buses per day from Paris to Brussels. Traveling by bus from Paris to Brussels usually takes around 4 hours and 6 minutes, but the fastest BlaBlaCar Bus bus can make the trip in 3 hours and 29 minutes.
|Distance||164 mi (264 km)|
|Shortest duration||3h 29m|
|Trips per day||22|
|Most frequent service||BlaBlaCar Bus|
How much is a bus ticket from Paris to Brussels?
The average price for a bus ticket to Brussels is $10.91, This is a superb deal on a bus trip, one of the best that we have seen. Wanderu ensures that you find great deals on bus tickets everytime, we search all of the best bus options to present you the lowest prices available from our partner carriers.
Monthly average prices
The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in August. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just C$18 – the lowest of the year.
Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Paris to Brussels in January, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to C$35 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.
Prices as travel date approaches
Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. The best way to find cheap bus tickets is to book at least 28 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save C$23.26 on your bus ticket compared to booking at the last minute.
What bus companies travel from Paris to Brussels?
There are two bus lines that have daily service from Paris to Brussels that you can search and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, BlaBlaCar Bus usually offers more choice, with 12 scheduled trips per day.
Book BlaBlaCar Bus from Paris to Brussels from $11. There are 12 BlaBlaCar Bus schedules from Paris to Brussels and you can expect on average to pay for a BlaBlaCar Bus ticket to Brussels. In Paris, BlaBlaCar Bus departs to Brussels from Bercy and no other station. In Brussels, BlaBlaCar Bus arrives at Gare du Midi and no other station.
An average trip on BlaBlaCar Bus from Paris to Brussels takes 4 hours and 1 minutes , while the fastest available BlaBlaCar Bus trip will get you to Brussels in 3 hours and 29 minutes .
On weekends, BlaBlaCar Bus offers 14 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway trip to Brussels.
First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity bus companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 11 trips from Paris to Brussels, and usually makes the trip in about 4 hours and 13 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.
Frequently Asked Questions
What’s the cheapest way to get from Paris to Brussels?
What can you do in Brussels for a day?
If you only have one day in Brussels, visit the Grand Place, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, for beautiful baroque architecture. Take a short walk from the Grand Place to see the infamous Manneken Pis (a replica of a 17th century bronze sculpture of a boy urinating).
Make sure to stop for waffles and frites, buy some chocolate, and sample some Belgian beer. Belgium is famous for its comic strips, so a walking tour of the comic book murals is a great way to see the city. Finally, visit the Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, Europe’s first covered shopping arcade, for a number of restaurants, cafés and shops.
What language do they speak in Brussels?
Is it safe to travel by bus from Paris to Brussels 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 6 minutes to cover the 264 kilometers from Paris to Brussels. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours and 29 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?
"Travelers prefer riding the bus on Saturday to enjoy the weekend in Brussels. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet."
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Paris?
The first bus leaves at 3:00am and the last bus leaves at 8:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Paris to Brussels, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many bus trips to Brussels are there per day?
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.
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.
Where does the bus leave from in Paris?
Paris has two bus stations with service to Brussels.
All bus stations in Paris:
Gare de Bercy Seine
Where does the bus arrive in Brussels?
Also known as Brussels-South railway station, the Gare du Midi is the primary train station serving Brussels. The station is technically located in Saint-Gilles, a city south of Brussels, but the Gare du Midi metro stop connects travelers to all of Brussels' sights and attractions. Many high-speed train services, including international train lines, run through the Gare du Midi. Brussels is connected to the famous Eurostar line through this station, along with Thalys and Deutsche Bahn lines. The large indoor station includes many retail shops, restaurants, and services like information desks and restrooms.
Bus stations in Brussels:
Gare du Midi
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