Looking for a “direct-connect” from Paris to Amsterdam…and beyond?

If your journey includes Paris, Belgium, The Netherlands, and Germany, then the high-speed Thalys train is your ticket. The “red train” Thalys provides direct links to 17 cities in all, and you can travel from Paris to Brussels in under ninety minutes. The Thalys makes over 50 round-trips per day, so there’s ample trains to suit travel schedules. And, with speed on your side, you’ll have plenty of time to take in all of the ambience and the attractions—not to mention those wonderful window views.

Thalys offers a wide variety of other on-board accommodations and services. So get ready to relax, stretch out in your reclining seat, and take in the view of the changing skyline.

Special deals: get discounted train fares to popular Belgian destinations in conjunction with your Thalys trip to or from Brussels. And additionally, all first-class Thalys travelers going to Paris Gare du Nord from Amsterdam (or other cities) can book a taxi while still on the train. So the taxi will be waiting upon arrival at the station.

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Thalys Second Class

Budgets and kids really love the train.

Thalys Cologne Station

First Class travelers get VIP treatment at station lounges, too.

Travelers on the Thalys Train

At-seat outlet. Free WiFi. All the right connections.

Bar car service on Thalys

Enjoy a variety of refreshments in the modern-day bar car.

First Class on the Thalys

Do anything. Including nothing.