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Brussels, Cologne, Amsterdam, London and more—whether you’re sampling the cuisine, exploring the culture, stealing a romantic weekend, or just taking care of business, our high-speed Thalys trains will whisk you to Europe’s great Northern cities in comfort and style. Trains leave Paris for Brussels every 30 minutes or so, and if you’re heading to the Ruhr Valley, you can choose from three daily return journeys linking Paris to Düsseldorf, Duisburg and Essen. Thalys also serves some 20 other European cities, including Marseille, Valence and other destinations in southern France.
Thalys trains by SNCF:
Enjoy convenient WiFi Internet access aboard all Thalys trains—complimentary in Comfort 1 seats and pay-as-you-go in Comfort 2. And all passengers have access to power outlets to recharge mobile phones or laptops during the journey.
Quality catering is available on all Thalys trains. In Comfort 1, a complimentary meal is served at your seat at any time of day, on all journeys over 50 minutes long. In Comfort 2, you can choose from a range of snacks and beverages in the Thalys Welcome Bar.
When you choose our Ticketless option, you can proceed directly to your Thalys train without stopping at a ticket window or self-service ticketing machine. Ticketless travel is valid for all Thalys destinations: the train manager will simply check your identification and validate your e-ticket.