Belgium by train

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Belgium by train

Visit the famous Belgium historic cities by train. Explore historic cities in Flandres like Bruges and Ghent. Or visit the capital of Belgium, Brussels, with its famous Market Square and Manneken Pis.  Or discover the harbour city of Antwerpen. The battle fields of Waterloo and Ieper (Flandres Fields) are also easy reachable by train.

Travel by train through Belgium. Book a rail pass for various days or a single ticket. For Belgium you can book the Interrail One Country Pass and Eurail One Country Pass. When travelling on a Interrail or Eurail Pass you can make your reservations on Happyrail.com as well. Simply fill in your departure and destination station to book the reservation. For single tickets you can click here to contact us. 

How to book train tickets to Belgium

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Eurostar fares from London to Brussels start at €36 for a single journey. Eurostar requires a compulsory reservation which is included in the price. For a supplement of about €6 you can book a trough ticket to any Belgium station (bookable through HappyRail). Eurostar sales open 6 months before travel date, book early to get the cheapest fares.

Thalys from Paris and Amsterdam to Brussels start at €29 each way. Reservation is compulsory for all Thalys-trains. International TGV-tickets from Marseille/Nice/Lyon to Brussels start at €25 each way, with reservation required. Sales for both Thalys and TGV start 4 months before travel date.

German ICE-fares start at €19 for short journeys like Aachen-Liege and €39 for longer journeys like Frankfurt-Brussels. Seat reservation is optional for €4,50 p.p. Tickets are for sale 3 months before travel date.

For the Intercity services to the Netherlands fares are priced per kilometre, tickets are valid on any train which run every hour (reservation not required). Special return fares are availalbe for same-day returns after 9am and returns within weekends and holidays.

How to travel by train to Belgium

High speed Eurostar run from London through the Channel Tunnel to Brussels about 10 times daily. For Eurostar there is a compulsory check-in in both London St Pancras and Brussels South Station.  All trains also call in Lille in the Northern of France.

Thalys is the high-speed service from Paris and Amsterdam to Brussels. Trains to Paris run every hour (every 30 minutes in peak hours), to Amsterdam about 12 times daily.  About 5 TGV's daily like Brussels with Aeroport Charles de Gaulle, Marne La Vallee (for Disneyland Paris) and cities in the southern of France like Lyon, Avignon, Marseille and Nice. 

The Intercity service to the Netherlands runs every hour from Brussels via Brussels Airport, Antwerp to Roosendaal, Rotterdam, The Hague, Schiphol Airport and Amsterdam. Local trains are running from Antwerp to Roosendaal and from Liege to Maastricht every hour.

The connection from Brussels to Germany is provided by Thalys (5 services daily to Aachen and Cologne of which 3 continue to Düsseldorf, Essen and Dortmund) and ICE (3 times daily to Aachen, Cologne and Frankfurt). Local trains run every 2 hours from Liege to Aachen.

Domestic Belgian trains run every hour with connections every 30 minutes on busier routes. Reservation is not possible, you can take every train which suits you.

Interrail One Country Pass

Een Europese treinpas voor Europeanen...

Met de Interrail One Country Pass België kan je voor een bepaald aantal dagen reizen door België. Bij Happyrail kan je zitplaatsreservering op alle gereserveerde treinen maken binnen België. Het is mogelijk voorafgaand aan je reis, maar ook tijdens je reis. 

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Groeptickets

Treintarieven voor groepen zijn over het algemeen voordeliger dan individuele treintickets. Naar de grote bestemming die NS International, Deutsche Bahn en SNCF aanbieden kan je tot 9 personen boeken. Voor andere bestemmingen beginnen groeptarieven vanaf 6 volwassene. 

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Tickets voor huisdieren

Neem je huisdier mee op vakantie! Grote huisdieren reizen op een eigen ticket. Voor kleine huisdieren geldt, wanneer ze in een reistas passen mogen ze zonder ticket meereizen. Klik hier om een aanvraag in te dienen om een huisdier mee te nemen op reis. 

 

Rolstoelgebruikers

In de meeste treinen is er een speciale plaats ontworpen voor rolstoelgebruikers. Tijdens de reis is het mogelijk om gebruik te maken van een helpservice die op het station van vertrek, tussenstations en aankomststation klaarstaan voor hulp. Klik hier om een aanvraag in te dienen om een offerte te ontvangen. Laat ons de afmeting van de rolstoel weten in uw aanvraag.

 

 

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