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Every Saturday from 21st December 2013 to 19th April 2014, Thalys Snow takes you from Antwerp and Brussels to Chambéry, Albertville, Moutiers, Aime-la-Plagne, Landry and Bourg-St-Maurice.
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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** Wi-Fi service subject to availability, depending on technical conditions on the day.
The on-board Bar is open to all passengers. Here you can purchase:
Consult the Thalys carriage seating plan >
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 particular 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, but 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 which are 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.
Availability of seats in Comfort 2 ("The 1st minutes of Thalys" fare) is limited. The earlier you book, the better your chance of getting the fare you want.
Check available Thalys fares online >
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.
Kid & Co fare:
Wheelchair user fare:
Wheelchair user's companion fare:
Blind person's companion fare:
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.
ABS fares are available for the following Thalys connections:
• From Brussels-Midi to Paris-Nord, Germany and the Netherlands
• From Antwerp-Central to Paris-Nord and the Netherlands
• From Liège-Guillemins to Paris-Nord and Germany
And 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.
Bahncard 25: This card gives 25% discount in Germany when travelling with ICE or conventional trains (not valid on Thalys).
Bahncard 50: This card gives 50% discount in Germany when travelling with ICE or conventional trains (not valid on Thalys).
Railplus: The Railplus card offers 25% discount on international journeys with conventional trains everywhere in Europe. Railplus is not valid on specific trains with compulsory reservation (i.e. Eurostar, Thalys and TGV).
100% discount Belgium: Holders of a token for free transport in Belgium or a Network Railcard do not have to pay for the Belgian part of an international journey with conventional trains.
50% discount Belgium: If you have a reduction card giving 50% discount on the Belgian rail network (e.g. Large Families, Preferential Reimbursement or Military card), you also get 50% discount on the Belgian part of an international journey with conventional trains (e.g. InterCity, InterRegional or local trains).
40% discount Netherlands: Do you have a 40% discount card in the Netherlands (e.g. "Dal Voordeel" or "Weekend Vrij", replacing the former "NS Voordeelurenkaart")? This card gives 40% discount in the Netherlands (Monday-Friday: only for departures after 9AM). Not valid on Thalys.
100% discount Netherlands: Do you own a OV-Jaarabonnement card? Holders of a OV-Jaarabonnement card do not pay for the Dutch part of an international journey with conventional trains to/from the Netherlands.
ThePass Business: ThePass members pay a membership fee entitling them to reduced fares and increased flexibility when travelling to certain Thalys destinations.
ThePass Premium: ThePass members pay a membership fee entitling them to reduced fares and increased flexibility when travelling between Paris and Brussels.
ThePass Weekend: ThePass members pay a membership fee entitling them to reduced fares and increased flexibility when travelling to certain Thalys destinations.