Brussels to Antwerp Train Tickets



One Way


Extend your stay in Belgium by taking a side trip from Brussels to Antwerp by train! Once aboard the ultra-modern Thalys TGV, you’ll experience high-speed travel on a whole new level. Comfortable seating, quality onboard services and free WiFi are just a few samples of what to expect during the quick 35-minute journey. The choice of Standard or Comfort Class is included in one convenient travel fare, so book your Thalys e-ticket today and begin planning your time in Antwerp!

Belgium’s second-biggest city is filled with equal parts history and character. Known as the “Diamond Capital of the World”, Antwerp is also famous for its majestic architecture, extensive cultural scene and international designer fashions. The Antwerp Zoo, the oldest of its kind in the country, is a regular draw among tourists of all ages. Other popular sights include the Museum aan de Stroom, Cathedral of Our Lady, Comic Station amusement park, and Grote Markt town square.

Purchase your “Thalys E-Ticket and Reservation” right here. Once you’ve received your ticket by email, simply print it out from home. With ticket in hand, you’ll be set to travel from Brussels to Antwerp by train, seat reservation included!

Journey Details


Monday through Friday, there are 4-6 daily departures; on Saturdays and Sundays, there are only 1-2 departures

Travel time

35 minutes non-stop

Train stations

Brussels-Midi/Zuid and Antwerpen-Centraal

Train features

Thalys TGV high-speed trains, reaching a maximum speed of 300km/h
Ticket Fares

When booking your Thalys e-ticket, you’ll notice there is just one general travel fare available for this route:

“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 cancellation fee applies (policy is subject to changes)
Ticket Classes

Comfort 2 (Second Class)

  • Double seat / aisle / double seat layout
  • Standard-quality seating
  • Access to purchase items at the Thalys Welcome Bar, serving breakfast, sweet and savory snacks, sandwiches, refreshments, tea and coffee as well as a variety of hot regional dishes
  • Basic WiFi
Comfort 2 (Second Class)

Comfort 1 (First Class)

  • Single seat / aisle / double seat layout with added legroom
  • Deluxe seating in a quiet atmosphere
  • Access to the Thalys Welcome Bar
  • Upgraded WiFi
Comfort 1 (First Class)
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.
Train Services and Amenities
  • Air-conditioned coaches
  • Free WiFi internet access
  • Individual power outlets for laptops or other personal devices
  • Designated storage areas for luggage items
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Travel assistance and accessibility for disabled passengers
Additional Details

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 at home and is valid for travel from Brussels to Antwerp by train.
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