- Travel quickly and comfortably to Belgium and France
- In just 3h18m to Paris
- 14 connections to Brussels and 10 to Paris
- Reserved seats
Due to the corona virus, the Thalys timetable has been adjusted. Thalys to Marne la Vallée and Charles de Gaulle will not run until September 4, 2021.
The Premium class will stay closed till September 4 2021.
Read more about travel updates
Tip: we advise you to book your tickets from a station near you. This way, you get the cheapest tickets for your trip from the station you board to Amsterdam, Schiphol or Rotterdam. That route has a maximum price of € 15 in first class and € 9 in second class. This way you also only have to check in once and you will receive travel updates about the entire route.
Thalys scheduleThalys 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 Thalys will bring you to several ski destinations in the French Alps. In the summer, Thalys also runs from Brussels to Bordeaux and back on Saturdays.
Thalys runs directly twice a day to Charles de Gaulle Airport and Disneyland Paris. On the way you can work and relax; your vacation will begin on board the train!
View up-to-date schedule in itinerary planner
Thalys to ParisThalys runs from Amsterdam via Schiphol and Rotterdam to Paris 10 times a day.
Thalys to BrusselsThalys runs from Amsterdam via Schiphol and Rotterdam to Brussels 14 times a day.
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 AntwerpThalys runs from Amsterdam via Schiphol and Rotterdam to Antwerp 14 times a day.
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?
Disneyland ParisAll Disney idols are even more accessible. You don't need to transfer to Brussels or Paris, but you travel directly to Disneyland Paris. Thalys runs to Disney twice a day in just 3 hours and 40 minutes!
To ski destination with ThalysIn the winter months Thalys will bring you directly to Chambéry, Albertville, Moûtiers, Aime-la-Plagne, Landry and Bourg-St-Maurice. From these stations bus transfers 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 ThalysEvery Saturday in July and August, 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.
Thalys pricesWith NS International you can travel from € 35 to Paris. Your ticket is also your seat reservation. The sooner you book, the cheaper your ticket. You can already book 4 months in advance.
The price depends on
Standard Mini Standard Comfort Premium Amsterdam - Brussels € 29 - € 35 € 44 - € 82 € 45 - € 95 € 97 - € 117 Amsterdam - Paris € 35 - € 65 € 67 - € 135 € 72 - € 155 € 135 - € 205
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.
- Standard Mini
More information about the service levels (YouTube video)
All terms and conditions of Thalys tickets
Standard Mini Standard Comfort Premium Available in 2nd class Available in 1st class Possibility to change can be altered for € 15 & price difference untill departure time can be altered for € 15 & price difference untill departure time can be altered for price difference untill departure time Refund 50% refund before departure 50% refund before departure 100% refund before departure and 50% until two months after departure Presale period 4 months 4 months 4 months 4 months Availability limited sufficient sufficient plenty Prices Paris € 35 - € 65 € 67- € 135 € 72 - € 155 € 135 - € 205 Services Thalys Welcome bar, free Wi-Fi Thalys Welcome bar, free Wi-Fi Comfortable seat, Thalys Welcome Bar, fast free Wi-Fi Comfortable seat, catering at your seat, fast free Wi-Fi, newspapers, catering, access to the Thalys loungesThe fares for Kids, Youngsters en Seniors are also available in the prices above.
Buy your ticket with My Thalys World and Frequent Pass at NS InternationalDo you have a My Thalys World or a Frequent Pass subscription? Via NS International you can purchase all Thalys tickets with a high discount of up to 50% for flexible conditions. When booking your ticket please select My Thalys World or Frequent Pass and the discount will automatically be applied. If you create an account in My NSI and add your card it will link it to your trip with Thalys. This way you save points which can be exchanged for gifts.
Read more about My Thalys World
Travelling with childrenWhat are the prices for travelling with children? Is it possible to bring the baby buggy? Can the children walk around an play?
Read the practical information about travelling with children for a care-free journey.
Classes in ThalysThalys has 3 service levels: Standard (2nd class) and Comfort and Premium (1st class). In Premium you can profit from extra advantages like free catering at your seat.
Compare the advantages and rates More information about the service levels (YouTube video)
Travel in comfort in 1st classExperience the advantages of travelling in 1st class (Comfort and Premium) with Thalys. While travelling in Premium class you will get catering at your seat and comfortable seats.
* Depending on the departure times of the trains, a snack or main meal will be served between Amsterdam and Antwerp, Amsterdam and Brussels or between Brussels and Paris. There is no catering between Antwerp and Rotterdam.
- More leg room
- Wide seats
- Catering at your seat (welcome drink, snack or main meal*) (Premium)
- Electrical outlet at your seat
- A selection of (international) newspapers (Premium)
- Option to make taxi reservations in Paris and Brussels (Premium)
- Admittance to Thalys Lounges (Premium)
On board Thalys
Locating your carriageYour 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 ThalysIn 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 trainIn het bar/ buffet carriage, tickets for the Paris and Brussels metro can also be bought.
WifiTravelling in Thalys offers you comfort with free Wi-Fi in all Thalys trains, both for Standard, Comfort and Premium.
Electrical outletsThere 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 mobilityIn 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.
LuggageIt is permitted to bring 2 large items of luggage (max. 75x53x30cm) and one item of hand luggage. There is no maximum weight but you do need to be able to carry your own luggage. At the entrance of the carriage and above the seats there are luggage racks.
For safety reasons it is forbidden to place luaggage in the doorways and aisles of the train or to fasten your luggage (with rope or locks) in the train.
For other items of luggage other rules apply. Read more about the Thalys luggage policy.
Bringing bicycles on boardBicycles on board Thalys are only permitted when both wheels have been dismantled and it is packed in a bicycle case (max. dimensions 135 x 18 x 30 cm). The bicycle is then considered luggage. A folding bicycle is permitted, provided that it is folded and packed.
Bringing pets on boardOn board most trains you can bring a pet with you. In certain cases conditions apply.
Travelling with childrenWhat 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.