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Journey Information

Paris to Brussels bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$7.85
Shortest Duration3h 50m
Trips per day8
Bus lines2
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Price trends for buses from Paris to Brussels

Average prices by travel date

$30$20$10JulJul

Monthly average prices

$50$40$30$20$10ASONDJFMAMJJ

Prices as travel date approaches

$25$20$15$10$53020100

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 bus from Paris to Brussels right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a bus ticket from Paris to Brussels?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $18.18 was the low point for bus fares from Paris to Brussels. Buses from Brussels to Paris are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $18.18 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 15 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $16.91 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 4 hours and 17 minutes to cover the 164 miles (264 kilometers) from Paris to Brussels. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours and 50 minutes. In other words, you'll have plenty of time to rest and relax on the bus.

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 Brussels 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 Paris?

The first bus leaves at 3:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Paris to Brussels, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 8 scheduled buses that travel from Paris to Brussels every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 8 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

What bus companies travel from Paris to Brussels?

There are a couple of bus lines that have daily service from Paris to Brussels. Of these two services, FlixBus usually offers more choice, with 8 bus trips per day.
BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus84h 18m$20.75
Ouibus24h 1m$22.01

Where does the bus leave from in Paris?

Most buses depart from the main station in Paris, :

  • 208 Quai de Bercy
  • Bercy
  • La Défense

Where does the bus arrive in Brussels?

All buses from Paris arrive at one main station in Brussels, Bruxelles-Capitale, Région de;Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest:

  • Gare du Midi

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