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Dreaming of Brussels? Our high-speed trains can whisk you to the Belgian capital from 25 French cities. 

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Travel to Brussels

Whether you’re headed to Brussels on business—or simply for a weekend away—getting there is easy thanks to our partnership with Belgian rail operator SNCB.

And with your same-day ticket, you can travel free on SNCB trains to the Brussels Central and Schaerbeek stations.


Getting there

Fares start at just €251  

  • from 25 French cities, including Marseille, Lyon, Marne-La-Vallée and Montpellier2 
  • and you can save even more with a Jeune, Senior or Adulte card

The many benefits of TGV travel

  • Take a chair in one of the city’s many outdoor cafés and savour the Belgian chocolate waffles that make Brussels a gourmet mecca.

  • Enjoy spectacular views of Brussels as you stroll along the verdant paths in the Mont des Arts, one of the city’s most iconic gardens.

  • Built for the Brussels World Expo in 1958, the Atomium is 102 meters tall and weighs 2,400 metric tonnes. Its design mirrors an iron crystal unit cell.

  • On your way to the Grand-Place, explore the Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, a glass-roofed arcade of luxury shops and restaurants—a must for every tourist.

  • From Saint-Gilles to Ixelles to the Grand and Petit Sablons, Brussels is full of charming neighbourhoods with a wide range of beautiful architectural styles.


Even more benefits

Save on Brussels Card

Present your same-day train ticket to save 20% on the price of your Brussels card.5 It offers free admission to 41 local museums and entitles you to discounts at a wide range of tourist attractions, shops and restaurants in the city.

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In the café-bar, you’ll find a wide selection of hot and cold beverages, breakfast options, and lunch and dinner menus that you can enjoy on the spot or take back to your seat. Choices include many healthy, organic foods, regional specialities and new items.

Browse our on-board menus (PDF, French, 861 KB)

Train + Avis

Save 15% on your rental car with Train + Avis. Simply reserve the car with our partner Avis when you book your train ticket.

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From inside France, dial 3635 any day of the week, 07.00-22.00. From outside France, dial 00 33 1 84 94 3635. In either case, our service is free: you pay only the cost of your call.

1 Starting fare per person, including tax, for one-way travel. Conditions apply. Offer subject to availability. More sample fares: Marne La Vallée-Brussels in 1h29 from €29; Lyon-Brussels in 3h16 from €47; and Marseille-Brussels in 5h13 from €58.

2 Agde, Aix-en-Provence TGV, Antibes, Avignon TGV, Béziers, Cannes, Le Creusot, Les Arcs-Draguignan, Lille Europe, Lyon-Part-Dieu, Marne-la-Vallée Chessy TGV, Marseille, Montpellier, Narbonne, Nice, Nîmes, Charles de Gaulle Airport TGV, Perpignan, Saint-Raphael-Valescure, Sète, Toulon, Valence TGV, Champagne-Ardenne TGV, Lorraine-TGV and Strasbourg. And with your same-day TGV ticket, you travel free on SNCB trains serving other stations in Brussels.

3 Best times for each journey: 35 minutes from Lille, 1h16 from Charles de Gaulle airport, 3h30 from Strasbourg, and 5h13 from Marseille.

4 Six trains from Greater Paris and Lyon, four each from Lille and Marseille, three from Avignon and two from Montpellier.

5 Download your discount coupon and fill it in. When you arrive in Brussels, take the coupon to one of the tourist offices and present it along with your TGV ticket.