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  • Travel quickly and comfortably to Belgium and France
  • In just 3h18m to Paris
  • 14 connections to Brussels and 9 to Paris

  • Schedule

    Thalys schedule

    Thalys is the high-speed train for daily connections to the Netherlands, Belgium and France. In the summer you can travel with Sun-Thalys directly to the South of France and Ski-Thalys will bring you to several ski destinations in the French Alps. On the way you can work and relax; your vacation will begin on board the train!

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    Thalys to Paris

    Thalys runs from Amsterdam via Schiphol and Rotterdam to Paris 9 times a day.

    Route Travel time Change trains
    Paris - Amsterdam 3:18 0
    Paris - Rotterdam 2:37 0
    Paris - Schiphol 3:02 0

    Thalys to Lille

    Thalys runs from Amsterdam via Schiphol and Rotterdam to Lille 2 times a day.

    Route Travel time Change trains
    Lille - Amsterdam 2:36 0
    Lille - Rotterdam 1:55 0
    Lille - Schiphol 2:19 0

    Thalys to Brussels

    Thalys runs from Amsterdam via Schiphol and Rotterdam to Brussels 14 times a day.

    Route Travel time Change trains
    Brussels - Amsterdam 1:50 0
    Brussels - Rotterdam 1:10 0
    Brussels - Schiphol 1:35 0

    Tickets issued from or to Brussels-South-Midi are also valid in the regular trains from or to the stations in the Brussels zone.
    Which stations belong to Brussels zone?

    Thalys to Antwerp

    Thalys runs from Amsterdam via Schiphol and Rotterdam to Antwerp 14 times a day.

    Route Travel time Change trains
    Antwerp - Amsterdam 1:12 0
    Antwerp - Rotterdam 0:34 0
    Antwerp - Schiphol 0:59 0

    Tickets issued from or to Antwerp are also valid in the regular trains from or to the stations in the Antwerp zone.
    Which stations belong to Antwerp zone?

    To ski destination with Thalys

    In the winter months Ski-Thalys will bring you directly to Chambéry, Albertville, Moûtiers, Aime-la-Plagne, Landry and Bourg-St-Maurice. From these stations bus transfers, provided by SnowBuzz, will depart to different skiing villages. View the overview of all the ski destinations for the options or read more about Ski-Thalys.

    To the South of France with Thalys

    Every Saturday in July and August, Sun-Thalys runs directly from Amsterdam Central Station to Valence, Avignon, Aix-en-Provence and Marseille. From these four end stations you can easily travel on to the beautiful Alps region or well-known coastal towns in the South of France.

  • Prices

    Thalys prices

    With NS International you can travel from € 35 to Paris. The sooner you book, the cheaper your ticket. You can already book 4 months in advance.

    Thalys offers

    The price depends on

    No-Flex Semi-Flex Flex
    2nd class Amsterdam-Brussels € 29 € 46 - € 82
    Amsterdam-Paris € 35 - € 69 € 80 - € 135
    Amsterdam-Lille € 19 - € 50 € 65 - € 105
    1st class Amsterdam-Brussels € 49 - € 87 € 114
    Amsterdam-Paris € 79 - € 145 € 204
    Amsterdam-Lille € 69 - € 115 € 145

    Book in advance and save money!

    • Book as early as possibly to have the most chance of getting the cheapest tickets.
    • Travelling in the evening is often cheaper.
    • For a weekend getaway, travel Sat-Sun-Mon instead of Fri-Sat-Sun.
    • Book online to avoid booking fee.

    Find all our booking tips here

  • Offers

    Thalys offers

    Would you prefer to book last-minute? Book with a group? Or enjoy more luxury for a sharp rate? View the following Thalys offers!

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  • Tickets

    Thalys tickets

    • No-Flex
    • Semi-Flex
    • Flex

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    Available in 2nd class ok ok not ok
    Available in 1st class not ok ok ok
    Flexible access Thalys not ok not ok Access to prior and next train*
    Possibility to change not ok can be altered once up until evening before departure** Unlimited possibilty to change ticket before departure and once after departure at one of the Thalys departure stations
    Refund not ok 50% refund before departure and one hour after departure at one of the Thalys departure stations 100% refund before departure and one hour after departure at one of the Thalys departure stations. After that 50% refund.
    Last minute travel not ok ok ok
    Presale period 4 months 4 months 4 months
    Purchasable days before departure 30 1 0
    Availability limited sufficient plenty
    1st class price from: -- € 79 € 204
    2nd class price from: € 35 € 80 --
    * No seating reservation or meal guarantee
    ** Changing your ticket to a lower or higher fare is possible. Possible price difference need to be settled

    Buy your ticket with ThePass at NS International

    Do you have a ThePass subscription? Via NS International you can purchase all Thalys FLEX and SEMI-FLEX tickets with a high discount of up to 50% for flexible conditions. When booking your ticket please select ThePass and the discount will automatically be applied.

    Travel with a mobile ticket

    When travelling with Thalys to Paris, you can use a mobile ticket. You won’t need a paper ticket, or even have to check in and out. At Step 3 when booking your ticket, you can indicate that you wish a mobile ticket. Download our app so that you will be kept informed of the possible changes.

  • Classes

    Classes in Thalys

    Thalys has 2 travel classes: Comfort 1 (1s class) and Comfort 2 (2nd class). In Comfort 1 you can profit from extra advantages like free catering at your seat.

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    Travel in comfort in 1st class

    Experience the advantages of travelling in Comfort 1 (1st class) with Thalys. While travelling you will get catering at your seat and comfortable seats.

    • More leg room
    • Wide seats
    • Catering at your seat (welcome drink, snack or main meal*)
    • Electrical outlet at your seat
    • A selection of (international) newspapers
    • Option to make taxi reservations in Paris and Brussels
    • Admittance to NS International Lounges at Amsterdam Central Station, Schiphol and Rotterdam Central Station
    * Depending on the departure times of the trains, a snack or main meal will be served between Amsterdam and Brussels or between Brussels and Paris.

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    Le Salon for extra luxury

    Would you like to travel more luxuriously? Le Salon in Thalys offers extra privacy and comfort; an area where you can work in peace or hold a meeting.

  • On board

    On board Thalys

    Locating your carriage

    Your carriage number is written on your ticket. On the platforms you will find posters with information about the train set-up which will indicate where you can best wait for your carriage. On the Thalys trains, the carriage numbers are located next to the exterior doors. So, finding your carriage will be easy. In the carriage, seat numbers are clearly marked above the seats.

    More information about finding your seat on Thalys

    Catering Thalys

    In the bar/buffet carriage, you can order coffee, tea or another beverage, and sandwiches, salads and hot or cold snacks. You can pay cash or, for orders of € 10.00 or more, with a credit card.

    Tip: buy your metro ticket on the train.

    In het bar/ buffet carriage, tickets for the Paris and Brussels metro can also be bought.


    New: Free Wifi in all Thalys carriages.
    Travelling in Thalys offers you even more comfort with free Wifi in all Thalys trains, both for Comfort 1 and for Comfort 2.

    Electrical outlets

    There are electrical outlets in the 1st and 2nd class (Comfort 1 and Comfort 2) next to your chair. You can use and charge your electronic devices during your trip

    Travellers with impaired mobility

    In order for our trains to also be accessible to the elderly, visually impaired and other passengers with impaired mobility, we offer a number of special services.


    It is permitted to take two large pieces of luggage (max. 85 cm) and one piece of carry-on luggage on board. Luggage racks are located at the entrance to the carriages.

    Bringing bicycles on board

    On board Thalys, a bicycle is only allowed if its front wheel has been removed and if the bicycle is packed in a special bicycle slipcover (maximum dimensions: 120x90 cm). The bicycle is then considered a luggage item. A folding bike is permitted as long as it is folded and packed.

    Bringing pets on board

    On board most trains you can bring a pet with you. In certain cases conditions apply.

    Travelling with children

    What does it cost to travel with children? Can I bring a stroller on board? May children walk about and play? For a worry-free trip, read all the practical information about travelling with children.


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*prices are based on one way, 2nd class departing from Amsterdam. Be quick. Limited availability.
** prices are based on one way, 1st class departing frm Amsterdam. Be quick. Limited availability.