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Paris to Brussels Train Tickets E‑TICKET

Paris to Brussels Train Tickets

Make the trip from Paris to Brussels by train a highlight of your European adventure! Traveling to the Belgian capital city couldn’t be more comfortable, thanks to Thalys. Their high-speed TGV trains are designed to cover the 300km distance in less than 90 minutes and offer modern onboard services and amenities to enhance the experience. You even get free WiFi internet access.

Your journey by train brings you to the jewel of Belgium: Brussels. Often referred to as the “Capital of Europe”, this diverse city has something for every taste. Sample decadent chocolate and world-renowned beer, visit some of Belgium’s countless historical museums and picturesque parks, or treat the kids to a tour of Mini-Europe! Other popular city attractions include the Palace of Justice building, Belgian Comic Strip Center, “La Monnaie” opera house and Place Royale public square.

Purchase your “Thalys E-Ticket and Reservation” here, print it out from home after receiving it by email, and you’re all set to travel from Paris to Brussels by train, seat reservation included!

Journey details

Frequency
Trains depart every 30 minutes during peak times and every hour otherwise, with an average of 20 non-stop departures daily

Travel time
1 hour and 22 minutes direct (fastest time)

Train stations
Paris Nord and Brussels-Midi/Zuid

Train features
Thalys TGV high-speed trains, reaching a maximum speed of 300km/h

Thalys E-ticket fare options

The “Thalys E-Ticket and Reservation” is available in adult and child rates, and valid for single trips in either Comfort 1 (First Class) or Comfort 2 (Second Class). Choose one of three ticket fare options:
  • “Thalys E-Ticket and Reservation - Fully Flexible”
    Can be exchanged or fully refunded up to 60 days after departure; standard tickets can be fully refunded before departure.
  • “Thalys E-Ticket and Reservation - Semi Flexible”
    Can be exchanged up to the departure date; the traveler is required to pay any price difference between the exchanged ticket and the newly purchased ticket; a 40% cancellation fee applies.
  • “Thalys E-Ticket and Reservation - Non Flexible”
    No exchanges or refunds allowed.

Thalys E-ticket classes

  • Comfort 2 (Second Class)
    • Double seat / aisle / double seat layout
    • Standard-quality seating
    • Access to the Thalys Welcome Bar, serving breakfast, sweet and savory snacks, sandwiches, refreshments, tea and coffee as well as a variety of hot regional dishes
  • Comfort 1 (First Class)
    • Single seat / aisle / double seat layout with added legroom
    • Deluxe seating in a quiet atmosphere
    • Access to “Le Salon", a semi-private work area for up to 4 passengers
    • Meal service at your seat
    • Free international newspapers and magazines
    • Onboard taxi booking service

Thalys E-ticket discounts

  • Child discount
    Children between the ages of 4 and 11 are eligible for a reduced fare. Children under the age of 4 who do not occupy a seat travel for free.

Services aboard Thalys TGV trains

  • Air conditioning
  • Spacious, comfortable seats
  • Designated storage areas for luggage items
  • Free WiFi internet access
  • Individual power outlets for laptops or other personal devices
  • Disability and infant care facilities

More info

Seat reservations
Your Thalys e-ticket includes travel in a specific seat.

E-ticket delivery
Receive your e-ticket as a PDF document by email, which you can print off at home and is valid for travel from Paris to Brussels by train.

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