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Brussels - Paris
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Thalys| (194 Reviews)
Thalys, also known as the red train connects Brussels and the Benelux with destinations in France, Germany and the Netherlands at speeds of up to 300 km/hr. In 2009 Thalys launched a new section of high-speed line, cutting journey times. Today (...)
TGV| (326 Reviews)
TGV, the ‘Train à Grande Vitesse’ is the fastest way to travel to more than 1400 destinations in Europe. With record-breaking speeds of up to 320 km/h, whether your destination is on the other side of France or beyond the borders you’ll reach it in (...)
Main stations in Brussels and Paris
Brussels MidiOpening hours: Monday to Friday: 12am to 11:59pm
Saturday and Sunday: 12am to 11:59pm Trains operating in and from this station:
Intercity trains, Thalys, ICE and Eurostar
Rail agents, Assistance for disabled persons and junior travellers, Lost and found, Tourist Information Point, Toilets, Luggage storage, Wi-Fi Internet, ATM and Phone cabins.
Paris Gare du NordOpening hours: Monday to Thursday : 6am to 8:35pm
Friday: 6am to 9:35pm
Saturday: 6am to 8:35pm
Sunday: 7:20am to 9:35pm
Trains operating in and from this station:
High speed trains (TGV, Eurostar, and Thalys), Regional trains, Intercity trains
SNCF rail agents, Tourism office, Newsagents, Lounge, Lost and found, Car parking, Police station, Tourist Information Point, Currency exchange, Toilets, Luggage storage, Wi-Fi Internet, ATM and Phone cabins.
Travel inspiration in Brussels and Paris
Your travel by train from Brussels to Paris
The red Thalys trains take travellers at high speed between France, the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany and the journey between Brussels and Paris takes about 1h30. On board passengers will find refreshments, wifi access and two classes of service. Both Comfort 1 and Comfort 2 offer large seats with plenty of legroom and a relaxing ambience as the train travels across Europe to Paris.
Brussels Midi/Zuid station is just five minutes from the centre of this important European city. There are easy connections to international trains and the airport as well as public transport in and around the city. Paris Gare du Nord is in the centre of the city and is well connected to the airport, metro lines and taxis and buses. For onward travel TGV trains also leave from here for other destinations in France.
Between Brussels and Paris on the Thalys get a point to point ticket, or for travellers who want to explore more of France there is the France Rail Pass or regional passes like the Eurail Benelux-France pass. This gives train passengers unlimited train travel in France, Belgium, The Netherlands and Luxembourg.
Visit Paris and discover other popular train journeys
Paris is a city full of art and culture and many visitors spend a day or two exploring the many museums. From the iconic Louvre to Palais Tokyo, Museum D’Orsay, Les Invalides and the Centre Pompidou, culture vultures will be delighted. For a break from the museums take a stroll in Jardin des Tuileries or head to the Eiffel Tower or up the hill to Montmartre to see real artists at work.
From Paris take the TGV to Bordeaux and explore the wine cellars or head to the mountains for some skiing. Paris is well connected by train to the rest of Europe.