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 Paris Nord Train Station (Gare du Nord) was originally built in 1846. Shortly after, it was rebuilt three times to increase the size of the station due to increasing traffic. The new and improved station was fully functional by 1864. The name was decided with the notion that travelers would be able to travel to Belgium, the Netherlands, Northern Germany and the Scandinavian countries.
And of course that is just what happened, and with the ever-growing high-speed rail network, more and more destinations are reachable from the Paris Nord Train Station.
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.