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Postby Peter » 03 Feb 2010 - 15:20

From PARIS to BRUSSELS by train.
Information for Interrail, Eurail travellers and persons with normal train ticket travelling the route Paris (France) to Brussels (Belgium).


Train connection from Paris to Brussels. Direct THALYS high-speed-trains. A very expensive reservation is required for Interrail and Eurail Pass travellers. If you want to avoid this use other connections (see links bellow).

:idea: Point to point e-tickets available here. Order online and print out at home: https://thalys.rail.cc


More information on railcc.
Paris - Brussels: https://en.rail.cc/train-connec ... elgium/119
Brussels - Paris: https://en.rail.cc/train-connec ... france/231












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THALYS trains - the fast and direct connection

Two types of fares are available:
Pass 1 (P1): for holders of InteRail passes covering the whole journey
Pass 2 (P2): for holders of InterRail passes partially covering the journey

Paris to Bruxelles (Brussels)
2nd class: EUR 26 (P1), EUR 44 (P2)
1st class: EUR 41 (P1), EUR 69 (P2)

TIMETABLE:
https://en.rail.cc/train-schedules

1st class includes: a meal served at your seat is included in the price of your ticket (drinks included) and other complementary services like newspapers, magazines in various languages, Taxi reservation service.

WHERE TO BUY:
Buy your THALYS ticket - and as well the Rail Pass discounted tickets - directly in our railcc Online Shop:
https://en.rail.cc/interrail-reservation-and-supplement



UPDATE: https://en.rail.cc/train-connec ... elgium/119



Avoid the THALYS supplements - use free trains
https://en.rail.cc/train-connec ... elgium/119




For more connections use the schedule planer. Play with the option "no HST" (= no high speed trains):
https://en.rail.cc/train-schedules



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Postby sskeleton » 14 Jun 2010 - 23:13

Is it possible to travel from Paris to Brussels by bus? If so, can you buy tickets online or do you have to go to a station?
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Postby flow » 15 Jun 2010 - 00:47

Hi!

I dont know if there are bus services operating...but even if there are there is no use to need them as there are many train services available which you can use with InterRail. As our main topic is travelling Europe with InterRail I cant give you more details on buses. :?


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Postby fxcgomes » 26 May 2011 - 19:16

Hi,

I used Route Planner to plan this route for me and on the 31st of July, the following connection is available:

Paris - Amiens:
Internationale sneltrein 2007 (1h10) 08:04 – 09:14
Amiens - Lille Flandres:
RE 43923 (1h19) 09:40 – 10:59
Lille Flandres - Gent St Pietres:
RE 19717 (0h55) 11:08 – 12:03
Gent St Pietres - Bruxelles Midi:
IC 511 (0h31) 12:24 – 12:55

The problem is with the first train. When I read the type of train I found it odd and am not sure if it is free of supplements as the other three. It do says "please reserve". I selected "Without HST" in my search. Do you know if it is free?

Chico :D
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Postby Peter » 26 May 2011 - 20:09

Hi Chico.

The train Paris - Amiens is an "Intercités" train of SNCF (French national railway company). It is free of extra fees for rail pass travellers.

Peter :)
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Postby fxcgomes » 26 May 2011 - 23:21

Merci beaucoup!

Chico :D
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Postby nltrainer » 28 May 2011 - 14:17

sskeleton wrote:Is it possible to travel from Paris to Brussels by bus? If so, can you buy tickets online or do you have to go to a station?

yes of course- but not with IR. EUROlines.com (take .fr for lve from FR, .be for ditto ex BE) and book online and PRINT that ticket-very, very cheap if done out of season and advance (about 12-15€/single), but takes a VERY long time and lvs from a suburban busstation in Paris-end of some metro. About ev 2 hrs daytime and takes at least 4 hrs.
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