Trains from Paris to Saint-Gilles

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Paris - Saint-Gilles Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 20 daily trains from Paris to Saint-Gilles. Traveling by train from Paris to Saint-Gilles usually takes around one hour and 24 minutes, but the fastest Thalys train can make the trip in one hour and 22 minutes.

Distance163 mi (262 km)
Fastest train1h 22m
Lowest price$62.19
Trains per day19
Most frequent serviceThalys
Train lines2

Which train should you take from Paris to Saint-Gilles?

2 train services operate from Paris to Saint-Gilles. Thalys usually has more trains scheduled, with 19 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
SNCF TGV11h 57m$98.95
Thalys191h 23m$109.34


    SNCF TGV train tickets from Paris to Saint-Gilles start from $93, and on average cost . Daily there are 1 SNCF TGV schedules to Saint-Gilles. SNCF TGV in Paris leaves from Gare du Nord . And in Saint-Gilles trains arrive at Avenue Fonsny 48 .

    From Paris to Saint-Gilles train travel on SNCF TGV takes 1 hours and 57 minutes. If you are looking to get to Saint-Gilles faster, SNCF TGV offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 22 minutes.

  • Thalys


    Thalys train tickets from Paris to Saint-Gilles start from $62, and on average cost . Daily there are 19 Thalys schedules to Saint-Gilles. Thalys in Paris leaves from Gare du Nord . And in Saint-Gilles trains arrive at Avenue Fonsny 48 .

    From Paris to Saint-Gilles train travel on Thalys takes 1 hours and 23 minutes. If you are looking to get to Saint-Gilles faster, Thalys offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 22 minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Paris to Saint-Gilles during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train 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, train 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.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the train or in stations.

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 train journey from Paris to Saint-Gilles?

The distance between Paris and Saint-Gilles is approximately 163 miles, or 262 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 24 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 22 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Thursday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking trains from Paris to Saint-Gilles. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Thursday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the train and even save some change check out travel options on Wednesday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Paris at 6:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 7:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Paris to Saint-Gilles?

There are 20 scheduled trains on most days. 19 of these are direct connections to Saint-Gilles. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Saint-Gilles to Paris.

City Information


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 is the train station in Paris?

Main departure station: Gare du Nord

There is one train station in Paris.

All train stations in Paris:

  • Gare du Nord

Where is the train station in Saint-Gilles?

Main arrival station: Brussels-Midi/Zuid Station

Saint-Gilles has one train station.

All train stations in Saint-Gilles:

  • Brussels-Midi/Zuid Station

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