Eurail train reservations
Eurail and THALYS (THY). How to buy a reservation or can I travel for free. Train information, photos and videos.
Thalys is a high speed train operating from Paris to Brussels and onwards to either Amsterdam or Cologne. On the main route from Paris to Brussels trains run up to every 30 minutes while on the lines to Amsterdam and Cologne trains run every one or two hours.The trains operate at speeds of up to 300 km/h. Thalys uses two versions of the French TGV trains. The Thalys PBA (Paris/Bruxelles/Amsterdam) can operate in France, Belgium and the Netherlands. The Thalys PBKA (Paris/Bruxelles/Köln/Amsterdam) can also operate in Germany.
All trains have the same configuration and facilites.
- power sockets
- facilites for passengers with reduced mobility
- bicycle storage
- bistro car
Thalys offers three different travel classes.
- Standard: four seats per row (2+2) with seats in rows as well as facing each other
- Comfort: three seats per row (2+1) with seats in rows as well as facing each other
- Premium: three seats per row (2+1) with seats in rows as well as facing each other (same as in Comfort) with extra services: meal, drinks, newspapers included
Additional seasonal Thalys services operate once weekly from Amsterdam to Bourg St Maurice (Thalys Neige, in winter) and Marseille (Thalys Soleil, in summer).
Paris - Brussels - Amsterdam/Cologne | Lille - Brussels - Amsterdam
Buy your reservation online via the company ACPRail, a rail travel specialist since more than 20 years. If not available, please use an other reservation option.
Buy the reservation at a railway station. Reservations are usually available at stations in all countries where a particular train runs through. In many countries, especially in central and eastern Europe you can also buy reservations for trains in other countries. In some countries (for instance in the Netherlands or Spain) you have to pay a service fee at the ticket counter.
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