The high-speed Thalys train provides direct links to 17 cities including Paris, Brussels, Amsterdam and Cologne in over 50 round-trips a day. It can even take you from Paris to Brussels in less than ninety minutes. For the cost-conscious, it’s recommended that you book your tickets as soon as possible since this train offers advance purchase discounts. So let’s go. Fill in the blanks. You’re practically there.
The Amsterdam Central Train Station (Amsterdam CS) opened in 1889 and is located in the heart of the city. Amsterdam Centraal station offers train connections to many domestic and international cities. The Amsterdam Tourist Office is conveniently located just outside of the train station. This centrally located train station gives you access to city trams, buses and ferries and accommodates over 250,000 travelers daily.
The Bruges Train Station (Brugge) is located just southeast of the city center, about a 12-minute walk from Minnewater Lake. In fact, the entire city of Bruges is within walking distance! Arriving by train is the most convenient mode of transportation as car and bus traffic in the historic inner city has been gradually reduced so as to preserve the unique heritage of Bruges for both locals and visitors.