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Thalys Train Tickets E‑TICKET

Thalys Train Tickets

Thalys e-tickets

Travel by train on the high-speed line that connects Paris to Brussels in 1 hour 22 minutes and Paris to Amsterdam in 3 hours 16 minutes. Thalys is the definite choice for those looking to travel between France, Belgium, the Netherlands and select locations in Germany in comfort and style. Thalys offers frequent departures on its most popular routes, including up to 24 daily departures between Paris and Brussels, as well as, 11 departures between Paris and Amsterdam. Plus, Thalys trains offer exceptional services including high quality catering, on-board WiFi and more.

Why choose Thalys e-tickets?

  • The price includes seat reservations!
  • Thalys e-tickets can conveniently be printed at home.
  • Choose the level of exchange/refund flexibility you want. Depending on the route, Thalys e-ticket fares are available as fully flexible, semi flexible or non-flexible.
Or if you're buying more than one ticket, consider buying a rail pass, as it can be cheaper and offers more flexibility.

Services on Thalys

1st and 2nd Class Comfort Service
Spacious, comfortable seats
Family Compartment available, with nursery room (baby-changing table washbasin and bottle warmer)
On-board wireless internet access, free in 1st Class and for specific 2nd Class fares
Complimentary metropolitan magazine and newspapers
Light meal served at your seat in 1st Class
On-board taxi booking

Reservations for Eurail pass holders

Eurail pass holders can travel on Thalys high speed trains with the purchase of a Thalys E-Passholder Reservation. Select Reservation and enter the Thalys route you would like to book.

Luggage

Two large items up to 158cm (sum of length + width + height) and 32kg in weight each, plus one carry-on bag are permitted.

If you are traveling with a child, you are permitted to take a pushchair on board in addition to your baggage allowance.

Bicycles

Bicycles that are 85cm in length or less are allowed on board as part of your luggage if folded or have the saddle, handlebars and wheels removed.

Animals

Small dogs and domestic animals can travel free of charge if they travel in a carrier of maximum size 55 x 30 x 30 cm. Dogs that are not in a cage are only allowed on board with a “dog” fare ticket.

Accessibility

There are special seating areas for passengers traveling in a wheelchair. Passengers with disabilities should advise SNCB 48 hours prior to departure time and should arrive 60 minutes before the train is scheduled to leave the station in order to facilitate their assistance.

Rail Passes for travel in France

For non-Europeans:
Eurail France – Germany Pass
Eurail France – Italy Pass
Eurail France – Switzerland Pass
Eurail Benelux – France Pass
Eurail Select Pass
Eurail Global Pass
For Europeans:
Interrail France Pass

Rail Passes for travel in Germany

For non-Europeans:
German Rail Pass
Eurail Austria – Germany
Eurail Benelux – Germany
Eurail Czech Republic – Germany
Eurail Denmark – Germany
Eurail France – Germany Pass
Eurail Germany – Poland Pass
Eurail Germany – Switzerland Pass
Eurail Global Pass
For Europeans:
Interrail Germany Pass

Rail Passes for travel to Belgium and Netherlands

For non-Europeans:
Eurail Benelux Pass
Eurail Benelux – Germany Pass
Eurail Benelux – France Pass
Eurail Global Pass
For Europeans:
Interrail Benelux Pass

Some top attractions in Paris, Amsterdam & Brussels

Grand Place:
A Unesco World Heritage Site, this Belgian landmark is known as one of the most beautiful squares in Europe. Originally serving as a merchants market in the 1300s, it is now home to cafés, a summer flower market and different types of entertainment throughout the year.

Van Gogh Museum:
This museum, located in Amsterdam, houses the world’s biggest Van Gogh collection with over 200 paintings and 500 sketches from the famous artist, as well as a selection of works from his friends and contemporaries.

Mini-Europe Park
Travel across Europe in a few short hours. Enjoy the atmosphere of some of Europe’s most beautiful towns as you walk past 350 miniature models and sites that capture the spirit of Europe.

Trocadéro:
This Parisian square hosts a number of museums including the Musée de l'Homme and the Musée de la Marine. It is also situated directly across the river from the Eiffel Tower, offering a picturesque view.

The Louvre:
A must-see in Paris, this museum is home to masterpieces including Leonardo Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa and the Venus de Milo. It is the world’s largest museum, so be sure to plan a route of what you would like to see!