Thalys : Overview


Travel Western Europe for less Specials

Travel Western Europe for less


France | Benelux | Germany

Up to 57% off first class fares when you travel with Thalys

Comfort Class fares from $82 per person

Premium Class fares from $132 per person

Travel dates

31st March 2019 - 31st May 2019 - subject to availability

How to book

Search for the route, date and time of travel that you want for the correct number of passengers, then choose your class of fare. 

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Thalys New Destinations

FARES FROM $56 | Routes bookable from 18th December 2018


Travel in comfort with Thalys to 3 new destinations in 2019! Plus with speeds of up to 300km/h you'll get there faster! 

Travel Dates: Departures begin from 31st March 2019

New Destinations: 

  • Paris CDG Airport
  • Disneyland
  • Bordeaux (seasonal)

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  • All trains are non smoking
  • Refurbished interior and spacious seating
  • Reclining seats with comfortable headrest and footrest
  • Individual reading lights
  • Spacious luggage storage, at eye-sight
  • Ambient lighting, softer and natural


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We love Europe Specials

We love Europe

Save a ton on European rail | February 2019


There is nothing more exciting than travelling around Europe by train and now is the best time to book - we give you 7 reasons to love Europe this February.

We love Europe

We love Germany

We love Switzerland

We love the channel tunnel

We love France and Spain

We love Benelux

We love Great Britain


Go fast red. Nicknamed "The Red Train' the Thalys connects Paris to Belgium, the Netherlands and Western Germany. Journeys on the Thalys are fast efficient services in modern comfortable style. Travel up to 300km/h on Thalys!

Main Routes Travel Time Trains/Day
Amsterdam <> Brussels 1h51 12
Amsterdam <> Paris 3h18 11
Amsterdam <> Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport
NEW - from 31st March 2019. Bookable now.
3h18 2
Amsterdam <> Marne la Vallee (Disneyland Paris)
NEW - from 31st March 2019. Bookable now.
3h38 2
Thalys to Bordeaux
Coming soon!
Amsterdam Schiphol (Airport) <> Brussels 1h34 12
Amsterdam Schiphol (Airport) <> Paris 3h01 9
Brussels <> Paris 1h22 23
Brussels <> Cologne 1h47 5
Paris <> Cologne 3h22 5
Paris <> Rotterdam 2h37 11


Paris Gare Du Nord
In the heart of Paris, one metro stop from Anvers, for Montmartre and the Sacré-Coeur.
Address: Paris Gare du Nord, 18 Rue Dunkerque, Paris, 75010, France

Brussels Midi (Bruxelles-Midi/Zuid)
Brussels-Midi station is the south station for Brussels city. The is one of the busiest because apart from intercity trains, the metro and trams there are also international high-speed train platforms for Eurostar and Thalys which have their ticket offices there as well. The complex itself is modern and contains a food court, cafes and chocolatiers.
Address: Frankrijkstraat 85, 1060 Sint-Gillis, Belgium

Amsterdam Centraal Station
Amsterdam Centraal is the central station of Amsterdam, located in the heart of Amsterdam. It is one of the main railway hubs of the Netherlands and is used by approximately 150,000 passengers a day.
Address: Stationsplein 11, 1012 Amsterdam

Travel time comparison

Journeys between Paris and Brussels/Amsterdam are quicker door-to-door* and Eco-friendlier by rail than by air, coach, car & ferry.

Travel from Paris* to:

  • Brussels
    - Air 3.5 hours
    - Rail 1.5 hours
    - Coach 4 hours
  • Amsterdam
    - Air 4 hours
    - Rail 3.5 hours
    - Coach 7 hours

*Estimation only, based on door-to-door travel to the same centrally located hotel.