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Brussels to Paris.

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Brussels to Paris.

Me and my partner are planning a trip in December. I want to go Brussels visit Christmas markets etc, and he would like to go Paris and climb the eiffel tower (bad spelling) as Brussel hotels are more in out price range, I was thinking maybe just going Paris for the day. Is there a train direct? If so does anyone no how much.

Many thanks :)

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1. Re: Brussels to Paris.

The only train we now have between Brussels and Paris is the high-speed Thalys, which takes 1h22, making Paris perfectly feasible for a day trip (and you did spell Eiffel Tower correctly!).

You can't book more than 90 days in advance, but if you do so as soon as possible after that (by end of September), you may be able to get a no-flex fare of as little as €29 single (otherwise €39, €49 or €59). BUT, the longer you leave it the more likely it is that you will only be able to get the higher, semi-flex fares (€69, €79, €89 or €99!).

See www.thalys.com or www.b-europe.com/Travel (= Belgian Railways, for international trains).

You could also consider doing a triangular trip, taking Eurostar from London to Brussels, Thalys from Brussels to Paris and then Eurostar from Paris to London (or the other way around).

Note that both Eurostar and Thalys arrive and depart only at Bruxelles-Midi but both tickets include free transfer on any local train to Bruxelles-central which is the area you would want to stay in, close to the Grand' Place and the "Winter Pleasures" activities including market.

Edited: 16 August 2012, 22:20
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2. Re: Brussels to Paris.

Thank you very much for the great information!!! :)

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