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For passengers who still have a connection within Belgium before or after their Thalys journey, most Thalys tickets are available in combination with an Any Belgian Station (ABS) fare of € 7 single in Comfort 2 and € 10 single in Comfort 1. A Thalys ticket with an ABS fare enables you to travel between any station in Belgium and your Thalys station of departure with national SNCB services.
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Every Saturday during summer, non-stop Thalys Sun services depart from Brussels Midi or Antwerp Central for Valence, Avignon, Aix-en-Provence and Marseille.
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Every Saturday during winter, non-stop Thalys Snow services depart from Brussels Midi or Antwerp Central for Chambéry, Albertville, Moutiers, Aime-la-Plagne, Landry and Bourg-St-Maurice .
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** Wi-Fi service subject to availability, depending on technical conditions on the day.
The on-board Bar is open to all passengers for the purchase of:
All Thalys trains*** have wireless internet access to help you make the most of your journey time.
WiFi is free for passengers in first class and for passengers who have purchased specific 2nd class fares (Semi-Flex, ThePass and B2B.) See the Thalys guide below.
Practical information on how to use the Wi-Fi-network is available in the Thalys "Wifi connection Guide on board" or on board the train.
*** This service is offered subject to availability and technical circumstances on the day of your travel.
What? A separate, private meeting area for up to four people.
Where? On Thalys trains, at the front of each train set.
For whom? For all Thalys passengers, mainly for business travellers.
Suitable for: Work meetings, cosy get-togethers with family or friends...
Want to make a booking? Phone our Contact Centre – our staff will be delighted to assist. Thalys Le Salon cannot be booked online.
Advantages of Thalys Le Salon
Conditions of use:
Exchange and refund:
At the main stations served by Thalys, travellers have free access to the Lounges. These are comfortable areas for working and relaxing, with free wireless internet (Wi-Fi), meeting rooms, newspapers and magazines, as well as a self-service bar.
Thalys offers different fares that vary according to:
Fares automatically include mandatory booking fees, so that we can guarantee your seat.
Thalys reservations open 3 months in advance. The Availability of seats at the lowest prices is limited. The earlier you book, the better your chance of getting the fare you want.
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Depending on which travel class you're travelling in (Comfort 1 or Comfort 2), you can choose from three levels of ticket flexibility:
Thalys fares vary according to the selected travel class and ticket flexibility. For instance, the 2nd class fare "The 1st minutes of Thalys" is the most economical.
For passengers who still have a connection within Belgium before or after their Thalys journey, most Thalys tickets are available in combination with an Any Belgian Station (ABS) fare of € 7 single in Comfort 2 and € 10 single in Comfort 1. A Thalys ticket with an ABS fare enables you to travel between any station in Belgium and your Thalys station of departure with national SNCB services, in the same Comfort class as selected for your Thalys journey (Comfort 1 = 1st class, Comfort 2 = 2nd class). This connecting journey in Belgium may be taken from the day prior to your outward Thalys journey and/or within one day following your return Thalys journey.
Within the Brussels, Antwerp and Liège zones
Thalys tickets from or to Brussels Midi are valid within the entire Brussels zone. There is no need to buy another ticket if you are connecting with your Thalys service, as your Thalys ticket covers train travel within the Brussels urban zone.
The Brussels Zone includes the following stations: Bockstael, Boondaal/Boondael, Bordet, Boitsfort/Bosvoorde, Bruxelles-Central/Brussel-Centraal, Bruxelles-Congrès/Brussel-Congres, Bruxelles-Chapelle/Brussel-Kapellekerk, Bruxelles-Luxembourg/Brussel-Luxemburg, Bruxelles-Nord/Brussel-Noord, Bruxelles-Schuman/Brussel-Schuman, Bruxelles-Ouest/Brussel-West, Bruxelles-Midi/Brussel-Zuid, Delta, Etterbeek, Evere, Forest-Est/Vorst-Oost, Forest-Midi/Vorst-Zuid, Haren, Haren-Sud/Zuid, Jette, Meiser, Merode, Moensberg, Schaarbeek/Schaerbeek, Simonis, Berchem-Sainte-Agathe/Sint-Agatha-Berchem, St.-Job, Uccle-Caelevoet/Ukkel-Kalevoet, Uccle-Stalle/Ukkel-Stalle and Diesdelle/Vivier d’Oie
Your Thalys ticket from/to Antwerp Central is similarly valid from/to Antwerpen-Berchem, Antwerpen-Centraal, Antwerpen-Dam, Antwerpen-Luchtbal, Antwerpen-Noorderdokken, Antwerpen-Oost and Antwerpen-Zuid and your Thalys ticket from/to Liège-Guillemins is valid from/to Angleur, Bressoux, Chênée, Liège-Guillemins, Liège-Jonfosse, Liège-Palais and Sclessin.
Children under 12 can get Thalys' money-saving Kid fare. Are you always super-quick off the mark? If so, take advantage of the economical early-bird fare Thalys First Minutes. But if you miss out on this, there is still the money-saving Kid and Co fare, reserved especially for families! And for travellers of 60 and over, there is the Senior' fare.
With the 'Thalys First Minutes' fare, the entire family can travel to Paris for as little as € 162* return.