Buying international rail tickets

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Where can I buy international train tickets?Where to buy international train tickets?
What's the easiest way to find the lowest fares for high-speed trains?
How far ahead can I book my international train ticket?
How can I receive my tickets purchased online?
At which stations can I collect international tickets purchased online or by phone?Where can I collect international tickets purchased online or by phone?
At which stations can I buy international train tickets?
Why is there a handling fee for buying international tickets by telephone or at a station?
High Flex, Mid Flex or Non Flex fares: what are they?
Do I need a separate ticket for my local connection in Belgium?
Do I need an additional ticket (above my ICE ticket) for my local connection in Belgium?
Why don't some tickets show the departure and arrival time?
Can I pay for my international train tickets using my EcoCheque or Eco Pass tickets?Can I buy international train tickets with EcoCheque or Eco Pass tickets?
Why do I need my bank card reader for paying by credit card on the SNCB International website?Why do I need a card reader for paying online by credit card?
Why can prices for the same journey vary from one date (or train) to another?Why can prices for the same journey vary from one train to another?
What's the easiest way to find the lowest fares for InterCity trains?
Is it essential that I reserve a seat before travelling on an international train?
Can I pick a specific seat on the train when I book my travel?
What is an overbooked seat?
Does my national rail discount card entitle me to money off my international travel?Is my national rail discount card also valid for international travel?
From what age are rail fares payable for children?
Is there a loyalty scheme for frequent travellers on Thalys?
How do I enter my My Thalys World number when booking my travel to collect my Miles?How do I enter my My Thalys World number to collect my Miles?
Is there a loyalty scheme for frequent travellers on Eurostar?
How do I enter my Club Eurostar number when booking my travel to collect my points?How do I enter my Club Eurostar number to collect my points?
Is my international train ticket from/to Brussels Midi/Zuid valid in the entire Brussels metropolitan area?
Can I use my Rail Pass, Go Pass 10 or Go Unlimited for an international journey?
Can I get a season ticket for my journeys on international trains?Can I get a season ticket for international trains?
How do I get an invoice for my international train tickets?
What is the cost of a season ticket between Brussels and Lille?
Are there any combined "train + excursion" options for international journeys?
Are there any specific options for travelling in a group?
Is the Brussels Airport Supplement (Diabolo) included in my ticket from or to Brussels-Airport Zaventem?
Are there any specific ticket options exclusively for companies?

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