Thalys : Reservations


  • Thalys can be reserved 90 days prior to the train departure date.
  • Reservations are compulsory and included in the ticket cost (additional for rail pass holders).
  • Minigroup fares available for 3,4 or 5 people travelling together.

Passholder Fares

  • Available in Standard & Comfort  &r Premium Class.
  • Holders of a rail pass covering the country of departure AND destination are eligible for a passholder fare. 

ABS Fare (All Belgian Stations)

Free local services with a Thalys ticket:

Thalys tickets allow passengers to travel free of charge to the surroundings of Brussels, Antwerp and Liege. Starting the day before the outbound trip until the day after the return trip.

The Brussels zone includes the following stations : Arcades, Berchem-Sainte-Agathe, Bockstael, Boondael, Bordet, Boitsfort, Brussels-Central, Brussels-Congres, Brussels-Chapelle, Brussels-Luxembourg, Brussels-Midi, Brussels-Nord, Brussels-Ouest, Brussels-Schuman, Delta, Etterbeek, Evere, Forest-Est, Forest-Midi, Germoir, Haren, Haren-Sud, Jette, Meiser, Mérode, Moensberg, Schaerbeek, Simonis, St-Job, Tour et Taxis, Uccle-Calevoet, Uccle-Stalle, Vivier d'oie and Watermael.

The Antwerp zone includes the following stations : Antwerpen-Centraal, Antwerpen-Berchem, Antwerpen-Dam, Antwerpen-Luchtbal, Antwerpen-Noorderdokken, Antwerpen-Oost en Antwerpen-Zuid.

The Liege zone includes the following stations : Liege-Guillemins, Angleur, Bressoux, Chênée, Liege-Jonfosse, Liege-Palais and Sclessin.

Low fares for all other Belgian Stations

The All Belgian Stations (ABS) fare offers a solution to extend the journey. The connecting route on the domestic network in Belgium is offered at a low price. Travel on any train on the SNCB network.

  • For journeys departing from Belgium, the ABS ticket is valid as of the day before the Thalys journey.
  • Journeys to Belgium can be continued until the day after the Thalys journey.
  • The 'Any Belgian Station' fare allows the travellers to travel to/from another Belgian station prior to or after their Thalys journey.
  • ABS fares are not offered for passholders.
  • ABS fares are not valid for trips on ICE or Eurostar.
  • For travels to and from Brussels Airport – Zaventem a separate SNCB ticket including Diabolo surcharge must be purchased. For a Thalys ticket including ABS, only the Diabolo surcharge of approx € 6 is required.