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Journey Information

There are 23 intercity coaches per day from Paris to Brussels. Traveling by coach from Paris to Brussels usually takes around 4 hours and 6 minutes, but the fastest BlaBlaCar Bus coach can make the trip in 3 hours and 29 minutes.

Distance164 mi (264 km)
Shortest duration3h 29m
Cheapest price£6.59
Trips per day23
Most frequent serviceBlaBlaCar Bus
Coach lines2

How much is a coach ticket from Paris to Brussels?

£6.68 is the average price of a coach ticket from Paris to Brussels. This is currently one of the best deals in coach travel. It’s easy to find a coach ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Monthly average prices

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The lowest coach ticket prices on this route can usually be found in August. That’s when the average price of a coach ticket is expected to be just £11 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Paris to Brussels in January, expect to spend more on your coach trip, as the average ticket price may surge to £21 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

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Most coach companies charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your coach tickets as early as possible. The best way to find cheap coach tickets is to book at least 28 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save £15.62 on your coach ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What coach companies travel from Paris to Brussels?

There are two coach 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.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
BlaBlaCar Bus124h 1m£19.29
FlixBus114h 13m£19.24
  • BlaBlaCar Bus

    BlaBlaCar Bus

    Book BlaBlaCar Bus from Paris to Brussels from £7. 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 to Brussels.

  • FlixBus

    FlixBus

    First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity coach 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?

Taking a bus is the cheapest option for traveling from Paris to Brussels, with the average price for a ticket being just €11.59. For comparison, trains from Paris to Brussels start at almost twice that.

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?

Belgium has three official languages: Dutch, French and German. German is only spoken by a small population in southeast Belgium, so in Brussels, you’re most likely to encounter Dutch and French (and English). French is the most widely spoken language in Belgium’s capital city. The variant of Dutch used in Belgium is actually a Dutch dialect called Flemish.

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

Our coach 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, coach 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 coach 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 coach.

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 coach ride?

The coach takes an average of 4 hours and 6 minutes to cover the 164 miles from Paris to Brussels. However, the fastest coach 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 coach 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 coach?

On a weekly basis, the greatest number of passengers tend to travel by coaches from Paris to Brussels on Saturday. Tickets for Saturday tend to also be the most expensive. For savvy travelers looking for cheaper priced tickets search for travel departing on Thursday. Thursday also tend to have less passengers which may make boarding faster and let you snag your perfect seat.

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Paris?

The first coach leaves at 03:00 and the last coach leaves at 20:00. To see the times for all coaches from Paris to Brussels, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coaches are there each day?

There are 23 scheduled coaches that travel from Paris to Brussels every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct coaches which you can take the entire route from Paris to Brussels without transferring.

City Information

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.

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.

Station Information

Where does the coach leave from in Paris?

Departure stations

Paris has two coach stations with service to Brussels.

All coach stations in Paris:

  • Bercy

  • Gare de Bercy Seine

Where does the coach arrive in Brussels?

Arrival stations

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 travellers 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.

Coach stations in Brussels:

  • Gare du Midi

  • Avenue Fonsny

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