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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 13 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus bus can make the trip in 3 hours and 40 minutes.

Distance164 mi (264 km)
Shortest duration3h 40m
Cheapest price$13.40
Trips per day16
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Bus lines1

How much is a bus ticket from Brussels to Paris?

Bus tickets for a trip from Brussels to Paris cost $15.62 on average. This is an excellent value for the trip. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Monthly average prices

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Bus tickets from Brussels to Paris are at their cheapest average price in September. This time of year usually offers the best deals on bus tickets for this route, with ticket prices around $21. On the other hand, traveling on this route during July might cost you a bit more than usual. Bus tickets for July trips cost $34, on average. But no need to stress — booking your bus ticket in advance can help you snag cheaper tickets.

What bus companies travel from Brussels to Paris?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Brussels to Paris. FlixBus connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus164h 13m$17.98
  • 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 16 trips from Brussels to Paris, 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

The bus takes an average of 4 hours and 13 minutes to cover the 164 miles 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.

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.

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.

There are 16 scheduled buses that travel from Brussels to Paris every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Brussels to Paris without transferring.

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?

Main departure station: Gare du Midi

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.

All bus stations in Brussels:

  • Gare du Midi

  • Avenue Fonsny

Where does the bus arrive in Paris?

Main arrival station: Gare de Bercy Seine

All buses from Brussels arrive at one main station in Paris.

All bus stations in Paris:

  • Gare de Bercy Seine

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