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How to book train tickets to Brussels
Eurostar fares from London to Brussels start at €36 for a single journey. Eurostar requires a compulsory reservation which is included in the price. 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-Brussels 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 Brussels
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 to Roosendaal, Rotterdam, The Hague, Schiphol Airport and Amsterdam. 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.
Brussel Midi/Zuid - Info
Railway Station Brussels
The Thalys and the Intercity arrive and depart from Brussels Midi/Zuid, the main station in Brussels. From here also the Eurostar to London departs and the ICE and Thalys to Cologne and Frankfurt. You can also take from here domestic trains to Bruges, Ghent and Ypres.
Other major stations in Brussels are Brussels Centraal and Brussels Schuman. Brussels Centraal is the best station to get off if you want to visit the old city centre. You can walk to the main square and fine restaurants. Brussels Schuman is the railway station for the European Parliament.
- Wifi: no
- Lockers: yes
- Restaurants: yes
- Parking: yes, paid
To the city centre
- Walking: 25 minutes
- Bike: https://www.blue-bike.be/en
- Trains: 9 minutes (walk from Brussel-Centraal)
- Tram: -
- Bus: -
- Taxi: yes
Finding your platform:
- On each platform and in the departure hall there are screens on which the departing trains are listed.
Finding your carriage:
- If you have a reserved seat, you can find the right spot on the platform where the carriage stops, by looking at the board of train compositions that can be found on any platform.
Brussel Midi/Zuid - Hotels near the station
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