La Belgique en train
Comment voyager en Belgique en train : informations, correspondances, blog et rapports de voyage. Aide dans notre forum pour acheter des tickets de train.
For international trips advance fares are available which can be considerably cheaper than normal fare tickets. We recommend to buy online through our buying links.
Buy your train tickets directly from Belgian Railways (SNCB/NMBS) or German Railways (DB) via our buying links. Tickets for Thalys services are also available on the Thalys website.
ICE and Thalys high speed services from Brussels to Cologne and Frankfurt are the fastest connections on the route. Cheaper regional trains run from Welkenraedt to Aachen with connections from Brussels and to Cologne.
Buy your train tickets directly from Belgian Railways (SNCB/NMBS) or from Trainline via our buying links. Tickets for Thalys services are also available on the Thalys website.
Thalys services provide high speed connections directly to Paris while TGV trains connect Brussels with many other French cities. Additionally you will find a number of regional trains across the border to Lille.
Buy your train tickets directly from Belgian Railways (SNCB/NMBS) via our buying link.
Buy your tickets directly from Belgian Railways (SNCB/NMBS) or Dutch Railways (NS) using our buying links. Thalys tickets are also available directly on the Thalys website.
The fastest connections are Thalys trains from Brussels and Antwerpen to Rotterdam and Amsterdam. A cheaper but slightly slower alternative is the hourly IC Brussels service from Brussels via Antwerpen - Rotterdam - Den Haag to Amsterdam.
You will also find regional trains from Antwerpen to Roosendaal and from Liège to Maastricht.
To travel by train from Belgium to the United Kingdom, the easiest and fastest option is the direct Eurostar train from Brussels to London. As earlier you book, as cheaper the ticket is.
If the Eurostar train is too expensive for you, have a look at a bus connection from Brussels to London.