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Cologne - Brussels
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Train Cologne → Brussels


Duration 01:48 - From $23

Cologne - Brussels

The average travel time between Cologne and Brussels is 2h37 minutes. The quickest route is 1h48 minutes. The first train leaving Cologne is at 06:44, the last at 19:43. There is an average of 19 trains a day between Cologne and Brussels, leaving approximately every 44 minutes.
  • Departure station : Koeln hbf (Breslauer Platz 4 50668 Cologne)
  • Arrival station : Bruxelles central (Boulevard de l'Impératrice 7 1000 Bruxelles)
    Bruxelles midi (47 B, Avenue Fonsny 1060 Bruxelles)
    Bruxelles nord br (Rue d'Aerschot 82 1030 Bruxelles)
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About this journey

Just a dab leaves you longing for more

Just a dab leaves you longing for more Cologne or "Köln", as the locals call their city, is so rich in history that excavations can date the area back to 38 BC when the Romans set up camp here. Cologne is over 2000 years old and was once a center for international trade. With that came riches, which helped build the city's incredible architectural gems. Exit the centrally located Cologne Hauptbahnhof (main train station) and find yourself smack dab in front of the city's biggest and best sight : the magnificent Cologne cathedral (Köln er Dom). Think of the church as your compass (moral or otherwise) around the capital of Rhineland. The edifice will seemingly follow you, as it can be seen from nearly every point in the city. Learn more about Cologne

Political capital, cartoon crazy and rich in chocolate

Political capital, cartoon crazy and rich in chocolate Creamy chocolates, warm waffles, briny mussels. And of course, cartoons. The capital of the European Union offers these pleasures in addition to politics. In Le Grand place, one of the most beautiful squares in all of Europe, you can take part in important debates, too. Like, “Which truffle is better ? Godiva or Leonidas ?” This city has its share of quirky sights. Belgians love their cartoons, and you can see many on display at the Belgian centre of the comic strip. You probably won’t get the jokes, but that’s almost part of the fun. The Atomium, built for a 1958 fair and recently remodeled, is really a giant atom. Have a bite in the restaurant that sits at the top. Perhaps the tourist attraction with the most folly is a little boy that can’t hold it in. The Mannekin Pis fountain is three blocks from the Grand place, and stands not-quite-fully-dressed. What is covered of the little pisser is usually a silly costume – many of which are sent to him from fans the world over. Cases of his outfits are on display at the city Museum and are also worth the trip. Just as Le Grand place is the center of Brussels, the main rail stations are also at the heart of the city. This is a big advantage over airports. When you fly to your destination, forgo the cab ride and rental car – most places have frequent service to and from the airport by local commuter train. From Brussels airport, there are commuter trains that run every15 to 30 minutes into the city’s main stations, which include Nord, Midi/Zuid, and Central. The Midi station is the largest hub of the three. Get a Brussels Card before leaving home so you’ll have access to the extensive local public transit network as well as entrance to museums. And Brussels has some of Europe’s unheralded best. Learn more about Brussels

Timetable

From $23 $23

Cologne -> Brussels

  Dep. Arr. Duration Change(s) MO TU WE TH FR SA SU
1 KOELN HBF
06:44
BRUXELLES MIDI
08:32
N°: 9412
First class accommodation Second class accommodation
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06:44 08:32 01:48 Direct 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
1 KOELN HBF
06:44
LIEGE GUILLEMINS
07:48
N°: 9412
Services for disabled persons A bar is available Meal is provided at the seat Nursery service
2 LIEGE GUILLEMINS
08:00
BRUXELLES NORD BR
08:54
N°: 530
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06:44 08:54 02:10 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0
1 KOELN HBF
06:44
LIEGE GUILLEMINS
07:48
N°: 9412
Services for disabled persons A bar is available Meal is provided at the seat Nursery service
2 LIEGE GUILLEMINS
08:00
BRUXELLES NORD BR
08:53
N°: 530
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06:44 08:53 02:09 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 1
1 KOELN HBF
07:43
BRUXELLES MIDI
09:35
N°: 18
First-class seats Second-class seats A bar is available
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07:43 09:35 01:52 Direct 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
1 KOELN HBF
08:44
BRUXELLES MIDI
10:32
N°: 9424
First class accommodation Second class accommodation
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08:44 10:32 01:48 Direct 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
1 KOELN HBF
08:44
LIEGE GUILLEMINS
09:46
N°: 9424
Services for disabled persons A bar is available Meal is provided at the seat Nursery service
2 LIEGE GUILLEMINS
10:00
BRUXELLES NORD BR
10:54
N°: 532
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08:44 10:54 02:10 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0
1 KOELN HBF
08:44
LIEGE GUILLEMINS
09:46
N°: 9424
Services for disabled persons A bar is available Meal is provided at the seat Nursery service
2 LIEGE GUILLEMINS
10:00
BRUXELLES NORD BR
10:53
N°: 532
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08:44 10:53 02:09 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 1
1 KOELN HBF
11:43
BRUXELLES MIDI
13:35
N°: 16
First-class seats Second-class seats First and second class seats available A bar is available
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11:43 13:35 01:52 Direct 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
1 KOELN HBF
12:44
BRUXELLES MIDI
14:32
N°: 9448
First class accommodation Second class accommodation
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12:44 14:32 01:48 Direct 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
1 KOELN HBF
12:44
LIEGE GUILLEMINS
13:46
N°: 9448
Services for disabled persons A bar is available Nursery service
2 LIEGE GUILLEMINS
14:00
BRUXELLES NORD BR
14:54
N°: 536
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12:44 14:54 02:10 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0
1 KOELN HBF
12:44
LIEGE GUILLEMINS
13:46
N°: 9448
Services for disabled persons A bar is available Nursery service
2 LIEGE GUILLEMINS
14:00
BRUXELLES NORD BR
14:53
N°: 536
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12:44 14:53 02:09 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 1
1 KOELN HBF
15:43
BRUXELLES MIDI
17:35
N°: 14
First-class seats Second-class seats First and second class seats available A bar is available
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15:43 17:35 01:52 Direct 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
1 KOELN HBF
16:42
BRUXELLES MIDI
18:32
N°: 9472
First class accommodation Second class accommodation
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16:42 18:32 01:50 Direct 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
1 KOELN HBF
16:42
AACHEN HBF
17:20
N°: 9472
Services for disabled persons A bar is available Meal is provided at the seat Nursery service
2 AACHEN HBF
19:23
BRUXELLES MIDI
20:32
N°: 9484
Services for disabled persons A bar is available Meal is provided at the seat Nursery service
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16:42 20:32 03:50 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
1 KOELN HBF
16:42
LIEGE GUILLEMINS
17:46
N°: 9472
Services for disabled persons A bar is available Meal is provided at the seat Nursery service
2 LIEGE GUILLEMINS
18:00
BRUXELLES NORD BR
18:54
N°: 540
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16:42 18:54 02:12 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0
1 KOELN HBF
16:42
LIEGE GUILLEMINS
17:46
N°: 9472
Services for disabled persons A bar is available Meal is provided at the seat Nursery service
2 LIEGE GUILLEMINS
19:00
BRUXELLES NORD BR
19:54
N°: 541
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16:42 19:54 03:12 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0
1 KOELN HBF
16:42
LIEGE GUILLEMINS
17:46
N°: 9472
Services for disabled persons A bar is available Meal is provided at the seat Nursery service
2 LIEGE GUILLEMINS
20:00
BRUXELLES NORD BR
20:54
N°: 542
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16:42 20:54 04:12 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0
1 KOELN HBF
16:42
LIEGE GUILLEMINS
17:46
N°: 9472
Services for disabled persons A bar is available Meal is provided at the seat Nursery service
2 LIEGE GUILLEMINS
18:00
BRUXELLES NORD BR
18:53
N°: 540
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16:42 18:53 02:11 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 1
1 KOELN HBF
16:42
LIEGE GUILLEMINS
17:46
N°: 9472
Services for disabled persons A bar is available Meal is provided at the seat Nursery service
2 LIEGE GUILLEMINS
19:00
BRUXELLES NORD BR
19:53
N°: 541
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16:42 19:53 03:11 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 1
1 KOELN HBF
16:42
LIEGE GUILLEMINS
17:46
N°: 9472
Services for disabled persons A bar is available Meal is provided at the seat Nursery service
2 LIEGE GUILLEMINS
20:00
BRUXELLES NORD BR
20:53
N°: 542
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16:42 20:53 04:11 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 1
1 KOELN HBF
18:42
BRUXELLES MIDI
20:32
N°: 9484
First class accommodation Second class accommodation
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18:42 20:32 01:50 Direct 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
1 KOELN HBF
18:42
LIEGE GUILLEMINS
19:46
N°: 9484
Services for disabled persons A bar is available Meal is provided at the seat Nursery service
2 LIEGE GUILLEMINS
20:00
BRUXELLES NORD BR
20:54
N°: 542
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18:42 20:54 02:12 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0
1 KOELN HBF
18:42
LIEGE GUILLEMINS
19:46
N°: 9484
Services for disabled persons A bar is available Meal is provided at the seat Nursery service
2 LIEGE GUILLEMINS
21:00
BRUXELLES NORD BR
21:54
N°: 543
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18:42 21:54 03:12 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0
1 KOELN HBF
18:42
LIEGE GUILLEMINS
19:46
N°: 9484
Services for disabled persons A bar is available Meal is provided at the seat Nursery service
2 LIEGE GUILLEMINS
22:00
BRUXELLES NORD BR
22:54
N°: 544
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18:42 22:54 04:12 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
1 KOELN HBF
18:42
LIEGE GUILLEMINS
19:46
N°: 9484
Services for disabled persons A bar is available Meal is provided at the seat Nursery service
2 LIEGE GUILLEMINS
20:00
BRUXELLES NORD BR
20:53
N°: 542
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18:42 20:53 02:11 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 1
1 KOELN HBF
18:42
LIEGE GUILLEMINS
19:46
N°: 9484
Services for disabled persons A bar is available Meal is provided at the seat Nursery service
2 LIEGE GUILLEMINS
21:00
BRUXELLES NORD BR
21:53
N°: 543
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18:42 21:53 03:11 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 1
1 KOELN HBF
18:42
LIEGE GUILLEMINS
19:46
N°: 9484
Services for disabled persons A bar is available Meal is provided at the seat Nursery service
2 LIEGE GUILLEMINS
22:00
BRUXELLES NORD BR
22:53
N°: 544
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18:42 22:53 04:11 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 1
1 KOELN HBF
18:42
LIEGE GUILLEMINS
19:46
N°: 9484
Services for disabled persons A bar is available Meal is provided at the seat Nursery service
2 LIEGE GUILLEMINS
22:00
BRUXELLES CENTRAL
22:58
N°: 544
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18:42 22:58 04:16 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
1 KOELN HBF
19:43
BRUXELLES MIDI
21:35
N°: 10
First-class seats Second-class seats First and second class seats available A bar is available
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19:43 21:35 01:52 Direct 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
  Dep. Arr. Duration Change(s) MO TU WE TH FR SA SU
1 BRUXELLES MIDI
06:25
KOELN HBF
08:15
N°: 11
First-class seats Second-class seats First and second class seats available A bar is available
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06:25 08:15 01:50 Direct 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
1 BRUXELLES NORD BR
07:06
LIEGE GUILLEMINS
08:00
N°: 505
2 LIEGE GUILLEMINS
08:14
KOELN HBF
09:15
N°: 9401
Services for disabled persons A bar is available Meal is provided at the seat Nursery service
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07:06 09:15 02:09 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0
1 BRUXELLES NORD BR
07:07
LIEGE GUILLEMINS
08:00
N°: 505
2 LIEGE GUILLEMINS
08:14
KOELN HBF
09:15
N°: 9401
Services for disabled persons A bar is available Meal is provided at the seat Nursery service
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07:07 09:15 02:08 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 1
1 BRUXELLES MIDI
07:28
KOELN HBF
09:15
N°: 9401
First class accommodation Second class accommodation
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07:28 09:15 01:47 Direct 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
1 BRUXELLES MIDI
07:28
AACHEN HBF
08:36
N°: 9401
Services for disabled persons A bar is available Meal is provided at the seat Nursery service
2 AACHEN HBF
10:39
KOELN HBF
11:15
N°: 9413
Services for disabled persons A bar is available Meal is provided at the seat Nursery service
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07:28 11:15 03:47 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
1 BRUXELLES NORD BR
09:06
LIEGE GUILLEMINS
10:00
N°: 507
2 LIEGE GUILLEMINS
10:14
KOELN HBF
11:15
N°: 9413
Services for disabled persons A bar is available Meal is provided at the seat Nursery service
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09:06 11:15 02:09 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0
1 BRUXELLES NORD BR
09:07
LIEGE GUILLEMINS
10:00
N°: 507
2 LIEGE GUILLEMINS
10:14
KOELN HBF
11:15
N°: 9413
Services for disabled persons A bar is available Meal is provided at the seat Nursery service
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09:07 11:15 02:08 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 1
1 BRUXELLES MIDI
09:28
KOELN HBF
11:15
N°: 9413
First class accommodation Second class accommodation
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09:28 11:15 01:47 Direct 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
1 BRUXELLES MIDI
10:25
KOELN HBF
12:15
N°: 15
First-class seats Second-class seats First and second class seats available A bar is available
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10:25 12:15 01:50 Direct 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
1 BRUXELLES NORD BR
13:06
LIEGE GUILLEMINS
14:00
N°: 511
2 LIEGE GUILLEMINS
14:14
KOELN HBF
15:15
N°: 9437
Services for disabled persons A bar is available Meal is provided at the seat Nursery service
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13:06 15:15 02:09 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0
1 BRUXELLES NORD BR
13:07
LIEGE GUILLEMINS
14:00
N°: 511
2 LIEGE GUILLEMINS
14:14
KOELN HBF
15:15
N°: 9437
Services for disabled persons A bar is available Meal is provided at the seat Nursery service
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13:07 15:15 02:08 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 1
1 BRUXELLES MIDI
13:28
KOELN HBF
15:15
N°: 9437
First class accommodation Second class accommodation
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13:28 15:15 01:47 Direct 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
1 BRUXELLES MIDI
14:25
KOELN HBF
16:15
N°: 17
First-class seats Second-class seats First and second class seats available A bar is available
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14:25 16:15 01:50 Direct 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
1 BRUXELLES NORD BR
17:06
LIEGE GUILLEMINS
18:00
N°: 515
2 LIEGE GUILLEMINS
18:14
KOELN HBF
19:15
N°: 9461
Services for disabled persons A bar is available Nursery service
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17:06 19:15 02:09 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0
1 BRUXELLES NORD BR
17:06
LIEGE GUILLEMINS
18:00
N°: 515
2 LIEGE GUILLEMINS
20:14
KOELN HBF
21:15
N°: 9473
Services for disabled persons A bar is available Nursery service
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17:06 21:15 04:09 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0
1 BRUXELLES NORD BR
17:07
LIEGE GUILLEMINS
18:00
N°: 515
2 LIEGE GUILLEMINS
18:14
KOELN HBF
19:15
N°: 9461
Services for disabled persons A bar is available Nursery service
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17:07 19:15 02:08 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 1
1 BRUXELLES NORD BR
17:07
LIEGE GUILLEMINS
18:00
N°: 515
2 LIEGE GUILLEMINS
20:14
KOELN HBF
21:15
N°: 9473
Services for disabled persons A bar is available Nursery service
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17:07 21:15 04:08 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 1
1 BRUXELLES MIDI
17:28
KOELN HBF
19:15
N°: 9461
First class accommodation Second class accommodation
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17:28 19:15 01:47 Direct 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
1 BRUXELLES MIDI
17:28
AACHEN HBF
18:36
N°: 9461
Services for disabled persons A bar is available Nursery service
2 AACHEN HBF
20:39
KOELN HBF
21:15
N°: 9473
Services for disabled persons A bar is available Nursery service
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17:28 21:15 03:47 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
1 BRUXELLES NORD BR
18:06
LIEGE GUILLEMINS
19:00
N°: 516
2 LIEGE GUILLEMINS
20:14
KOELN HBF
21:15
N°: 9473
Services for disabled persons A bar is available Nursery service
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18:06 21:15 03:09 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0
1 BRUXELLES NORD BR
18:07
LIEGE GUILLEMINS
19:00
N°: 516
2 LIEGE GUILLEMINS
20:14
KOELN HBF
21:15
N°: 9473
Services for disabled persons A bar is available Nursery service
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18:07 21:15 03:08 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 1
1 BRUXELLES MIDI
18:25
KOELN HBF
20:15
N°: 19
First-class seats Second-class seats First and second class seats available A bar is available
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18:25 20:15 01:50 Direct 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
1 BRUXELLES NORD BR
18:33
LIEGE GUILLEMINS
19:22
N°: 468
2 LIEGE GUILLEMINS
20:14
KOELN HBF
21:15
N°: 9473
Services for disabled persons A bar is available Nursery service
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18:33 21:15 02:42 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0
1 BRUXELLES NORD BR
19:06
LIEGE GUILLEMINS
20:00
N°: 517
2 LIEGE GUILLEMINS
20:14
KOELN HBF
21:15
N°: 9473
Services for disabled persons A bar is available Nursery service
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19:06 21:15 02:09 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0
1 BRUXELLES MIDI
19:28
KOELN HBF
21:15
N°: 9473
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19:28 21:15 01:47 Direct 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

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Reviews & ratings

Overall appreciation

  • Security issues |
    "More security feature inside the train to easily catch pickpockets and to safeguard the passengers luggage "

  • Value for money
    Convenience
    Fast and comfortable |
    "I enjoy the scenery along the way,this is my chance to see another landscape of Belgium until Cologne,it's just simply beautiful.The stewardess are very kind and friendly too,and also very helpful. "

  • Thalys Koln to Brussels |
    "On time performance.Efficient and friendly staff,clean and comfortable train. "

  • Value for money
    Convenience
    Very good experience  |
    "I am 61 years old and from India, I travelled in Thalys Eurotrain, for my travel in Europe. It is very convenient, and cofortable. People that is the staff both at booking and on board are friendly and helpful. "

  • Value for money
    Convenience
    Koln-Brussels trip by Thalys |
    "Nice trip from Germany to Belgium. Too bad the train is not going directly to Brussels Centraal Station. So you have to buy extra tickets from Brussels Zuid (Bruxelles Midi) to Centraal that cost 2 euro per person. But the rest of the trip is great ! "

  • Value for money
    Convenience
    Very Comfortable Journey. |
    "My journey from Cologne to Brussels was the first time I have used any Mainland European train service and it was a real pleasure.The train left Cologne HBF on time and arrived at Brussels Midi on time,very impressive.The whole journey was very smooth with no problems whatsoever.Next time I travel in Europe I will definitely be taking the train. "

  • Value for money
    Convenience
    comfortable |
    "it will be better if there's free wifi connection upon the train journey. "

  • Value for money
    Convenience
    very comfortable |
    "We went from Brussels to Cologne on first class seats. There was free wifi on the coach and we were given free snacks and drinks for the travel (we travaled at the afternoon). The seats were big and comfortable. The train was cleaned and the staff was very nice. I would recommend it to my friends !! "

  • Value for money
    Convenience
    Great way to travel |
    "On time , quiet trains, looked after you in first class.wifi was a bit hit and miss. Get tickets booked early you can save a fortune !! "

  • Convenience
    Loved it |
    "Couldn't fault the service - comfortable, fast and on time. "

  • Value for money
    Convenience
    Great journey |
    "It was a very pleasant journey, my seat was comfortable and the staff friendly. Breakfast and wi-fi connection were included in the price. I will get it again !!! "

  • Value for money
    Convenience
    wonderful |
    "This is what I am talking about a company that delivers great service and comfort. 1st class is wonderful a choice of free breakfast comfy reclining seats and free wi-fi. I slept most of the journey which was exceptional value for money. I actually wished I stayed on until Paris ! Well done Thalys x "

  • Value for money
    Convenience
    Tiny Thalys  |
    "The service is fine, but the train itself feels overcrowded, especially concerning the very small luggage space, which is always full and usually very far from the seat. Situated next to the exit, these luggage compartments do not feel secure at all. The price is not cheap, but it is a fast train, relatively comfortable. The sockets next to each seat are a very good feature, and the bar is not too expensive, offering surprisingly fresh croissants ! "

  • Value for money
    Convenience
    Excellent trip |
    "I bought a first class ticket for my trip from Brussels to Cologne. The price was great and it was an excellent value. They offered food and drink, the seats were plush and comfortable and the train ride was smooth and relaxing. "

  • Value for money
    Convenience
    Easy |
    "Pre-booked the train ticket, no hassle. "

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