Paris to Brussels trains
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Take a train from Paris to Brussels
Now that Thalys has become Eurostar, travelling to Brussels is easier than ever. Go direct from city centre to city centre in just 1hr 22mins. And whether you’re going for work or play, we’ll get you there feeling relaxed and rested. Read on to discover why taking Eurostar from Paris to Brussels is the only way to travel.
High-speed train from Paris to Brussels**
Paris Gare du Nord, with a neoclassical 19th-century façade, is conveniently located at the heart of the city in the 10th arrondissement - connected with several urban transport lines, including Paris Metro, RER and local buses.
Please make sure you arrive at least 20 minutes before your train's scheduled departure time.
You’ll find plenty of shops and restaurants at Paris Gare du Nord to keep you occupied before you jump on one of our Eurostar trains.
On board a direct train from Paris to Brussels
Travelling with Eurostar is simple, affordable and relaxing. You can bring two bags and one piece of hand luggage for no extra charge. There are no weight limits, but please ensure you can carry all items of luggage safely. Find out more about our luggage allowances.
Our trains come with free and fast onboard wi-fi, so you can email, tweet and post all the way to your destination. You’ll find power sockets at your seat, so you can stay charged up while you relax.
If you find yourself feeling peckish, you can enjoy a range of hot and cold drinks and sweet and savoury snacks at Eurostar Café. And if you’re travelling in Premium, you’ll be served delicious meals at your seat. Find out more about our food on board.
Arriving at Brussels-Midi/Zuid
Eurostar trains arrive in the centre of town at Brussels-Midi/Zuid station.
On arrival, you’ve plenty of choice of public transport with STIB trams and metros, and the De Lijn or Tec bus networks.
Alternatively, hop in a taxi or, if you’re feeling adventurous, why not walk, it’s only about 20 minutes to some of the best shopping areas in town.
Frequently asked questions
For stress-free boarding, we recommend that you arrive 20 minutes before the scheduled departure time of your train.
Travelling from Paris to Brussels takes 1hr 22mins.
Ticket prices start from from €29.
Your allowance includes two items of luggage (max. 75 x 53 x 30 cm) and one item of hand luggage. There’s no weight limit, but you should be able to carry all your bags and store them in our dedicated areas.
We have a range of onboard services that are sure to help make your journey even more enjoyable. You can connect to our wi-fi using our portal Eurostar Onboard and recharge your batteries with power sockets at each seat. Feeling peckish? Choose from a range of light bites and cold and hot drinks from Eurostar Café.
You can choose between Standard, Comfort and Premium travel classes on our trains between Paris and Brussels.
Check out our live timetable to see how often our trains travel from Paris to Brussels.
Check our timetables for trains from Paris to Brussels
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Terms and conditions
*Price for tickets in Standard class for one way journey made on Eurostar to/from Paris Nord, Marne-La-Vallée Chessy, Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, Brussels Midi/Zuid, Antwerpen Centraal, Liège Guillemins. Subject to availability.
**Tickets available in Standard, Comfort and Premium Class for journeys made on Eurostar to/from Paris Nord, Marne-La-Vallée Chessy, Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, Brussels Midi/Zuid, Antwerpen Centraal, Liège Guillemins. Subject to availability.
Standard and Comfort fare tickets are:
Exchangeable at no extra fee until up to 7 days before the departure time, after which they are exchangeable for a fee of €15 up until departure time. They are not exchangeable after the train has departed.
100% refundable at no extra fee until up to 7 days before the departure time, after which they are no longer refundable.
Premium fare tickets are:
Exchangeable at no extra fee until up to 1 hour after the departure time, after which they are no longer exchangeable.
100% refundable until up to 1 hour after the departure time, after which they are no longer refundable.