Train

Stations and reservations

To leave Brussels, there are four main stations : Gare Centrale, Gare du Nord, Gare du Luxembourg and Gare du Midi, which is where the TGV, Thalys and Eurostar arrive and depart.
T 070 79 79 79 (FR/NL/EN/DE)

TGV operates everywhere in Europe, please check the website :

www.tgv-europe.be (FR/NL/EN)

Information and reservations: Domestic train travel

T 02 528 28 28 or (FR/NL/EN/DE)
www.belgianrail.be (FR/NL/EN/DE)

Information and reservation : International train travel

T +32 70 79 79 79

Train info service via GSM/mobile phone

Download the smartphone application SNCB/MNBS

Portal for rail travellers

www.railtime.be (FR/NL/EN/DE)

This information is also accessible on all mobile phones, Smartphones and PDAs connected to the Internet.

Eurostar & Thalys : reductions

Thalys Day and Thalys Night offer you reduced rates for your day return ticket in the week or at the week end

For frequent travellers

www.thalys.com (The Pass)
www.eurostar.com (Frequent traveller) 
(FR/NL/EN/DE)

The SNCB (Belgian railways) offers families various types of special deals: reductions for larger families, weekend tickets, tourist season tickets , etc. They cannot be combined! (see www.belgianrail.be ).

Card for larger families

Who? Families who have, or have had, at least 3 children aged under the age of 25 can benefit from a reduction card. This is valid for life for the parents. The children can benefit from it as long as they are ‘dependent’.

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