Bus Brussels – Paris

Want to take the bus between Brussels and Paris?

We explain everything in this article, the duration of the trips, their price, the bus companies that serve this route, the departure/arrival bus stations and much more.


Average Travel Time | 04:00

Departures per day| 40 – 52

 Distance 265 km

Bus schedules between Brussels and Paris

Depending on whether you travel during the week or during the weekend, the timetables tend to vary slightly.

However, in general:


  • The first departures to Paris from Brussels provided by Blablabus are at 03:16 and the last departure is at 20:20.
  • The first departures to Paris provided by Flixbus from Brussels are at 01:15 and the last departure is at 22:05.
    Average journey 04:00
    Best Price € 12,99
    Distance 265 km
    Stops Direct

    How long does a bus trip from Brussels to Paris take ?

    The duration of your bus trip to Paris from Brussels depends on several factors:

    • Your departure bus station
    • Your arrival bus station
    • The bus company you have chosen

    In general, the duration of a bus trip between Brussels and Paris is 4 hours on average. The shortest trips are 03:35, while the longest trips can take up to 6 hours.

    So be sure to compare before you book your bus, leaving earlier could mean arriving later if you neglect to check the journey time.

    For those in a hurry, you should know that the trips to and from Paris-Bercy are typically the fastest.

    How much does the bus cost between Brussels & Paris?

    The cost of your bus trip from Brussels to Paris depends on a number of things:

    • The period you book
    • The route you choose
    • The bus company
    • The time of your departure

    Typically, the earlier you book, the better the price, up to 12.99 € for one way according to our observations. On the other hand, if you book at the last minute, prices can go up to 112 €.

    Prices also tend to be more expensive during the day and on weekends, as this is when demand is highest.

    If the average Brussels-Paris bus fare tends to be 24 €, you will understand that this is simply an average price that can fluctuate significantly.

      Which bus companies for Brussels-Paris ?

      Two main bus companies offer bus trips between Brussels and Paris.

      FlixBus has between 23 and 31 departures each day from Brussels to Paris (Bercy, Levallois and La Défense).

      BlaBlaCar Bus counts between 17 and 21 departures to Paris from Brussels every day (to Bercy and Orly).

      The number of departures is always higher at weekends and during school vacations.

      Each company provides you with quality buses where you will find comfortable seats, Wifi and an electricity socket.

      What are the bus stops in Brussels to go to Paris?

      There are 3 main stops where you can take a bus from Brussels to Paris, Brussels-Midi, Brussels-North and Zaventem.

      Brussels South

      The Brussels-Midi station is certainly the one with the most bus departures to Paris, and both Flixbus and Blablacar bus companies operate there.

      Located in the city center, it is well served by public transport, and you can get there:

      • By bus (STIB)
      • By metro (lines 2 and 6)
      • By streetcar (lines 3, 4, 51, 81 and 82)
      • By train


      Located at Rue du Progrès 76, 1030 Schaerbeek, the Brussels-North station is another departure point for those who wish to take a bus between Brussels and Paris. However, you will find a slightly lower frequency of departures, especially since only Flixbus operates there.

      To get there by public transport, you have the following options:

      • The train
      • RER (lines S1, S2, S3, S4, S6, S8 and S10)
      • The tramway (lines 3, 4, 25 and 55)
      • Bus (lines 14, 20, 57, 58, 61 and 88)

      The airport of Zavantem

      Finally, you will also find buses from Brussels to Paris from Zaventem airport, the biggest one in Belgium. They are operated by Blablacar bus. However, there are not many departures.

      To get to Zaventem airport, you have the following options:

      • The train
      • Bus (lines 12, 20, 272, 471, 616, 651, 652)
      • By car

      Bus stops in Paris from Brussels

      On arrival, depending on your departure station and bus company, you have 4 different options of bus stations on arrival.

      Paris Bercy

      Address: 208 quai de Bercy, 75012 Paris, France

      Once there, you can get around the city by metro (lines 6 and 14) or bus (lines 24, 71, 77, 87 and 215).

      La Défense

      Address: Terminal Jules Verne, 1 Rond point de la Défense, 92400 Courbevoie.

      From the famous business district of La Défense, you have several options to continue your journey:

      • The RER (line A)
      • The Transilien (line L and U)
      • The metro (line 1)
      • Tramway (line T2)
      • Bus (lines 73, 141, 144, 159, 174, 178, 258, 275, 276, 278 and 360)

      Levallois Bridge

      Address: 22 Rue Thierry Le Luron, 92300 Levallois-Perret, France

      To get around from Pont de Levallois, we distinguish 3 main options:

      • Metro (line 3)
      • The Transilien (line L and J)
      • Bus (lines 175, 274 and 275)


      Address: Parking P6, Orly-Sud Airport, 94390 Orly, France

      Finally, if you arrive in Paris at Orly airport, you have the following options to reach Paris:

      • The shuttle
      • The RER (lines B & C)
      • The tramway (line T7)
      • Bus (line 183)
      • Cab

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      Paris-Brussels bus schedules

      Depending on the day of the week or the period you wish to travel, the number of departures per day varies. Tuesdays are typically the days when there are fewer departures and weekends have the highest number.

      In total, there are between 22 and 31 daily departures for Flixbus, and between 15 and 18 for Blablacar Bus.

      • The first departure from Paris is at 2:35 a.m. for Flixbus and 6 a.m. for Blablacar Bus.
      • The last departure to Brussels is at 23:55 for Flixbus and at 22:20 for Blablacar Bus.

      How long does a bus journey between Paris & Brussels last ?

      On average, it will take you about 4 hours to reach Brussels from Paris.

      However, you should know that the duration of the journey can vary greatly. The shortest routes allow you to reach Brussels in only 3 hours and 40 minutes, while the longest route can take up to 5 hours 35 minutes.

      How much does the bus cost between Paris & Brussels

      On average, you will need to pay 20 € for your bus trip from Paris to Brussels. However, there is a wide range of prices depending on the day and time of departure. By booking your bus in advance, you also give yourself a chance to pay less.

      • The cheapest Paris-Brussels buses are 12.99 €
      • The most expensive buses can go up to 112 €

      In general, night buses tend to have higher prices. If you are looking for a cheap bus from Paris to Brussels, it is therefore preferable that you leave during the day.

      What are the bus stops in Paris to Brussels?

      There are 4 main bus stops to Brussels from Paris :

      • Paris Bercy is the most popular, served by Flixbus and Blablacar Bus
      • La Défense where you can take Flixbus
      • Pont de Levallois, only served by Flixbus
      • Orly airport, served by Blablacar Bus


      Bus stops in Brussels from Paris

      Two Belgian bus stations are served by both of these bus companies:

      • Gare du Nord
      • Gare du Midi

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