Thalys : Onboard

Onboard Thalys trains

Train features:

  • The Thalys trains carry eight cars offering 377 seats (754 when two trains coupled). All trains are non smoking.
  • A large choice of newspapers and magazines to buy at the bar
  • A bar and food counter, open for the duration of the journey, with a variety of food and refreshments to enjoy in the bar car: breakfast formula, meals, warm and cold dishes, sandwiches, dessert, warm and cold beverages
  • Refurbished interior and spacious seating: broader and comfortable seat cushions
  • Every ergonomic seat is reclining with comfortable headrest and footrest
  • Individual reading lights
  • Spacious luggage storage, at eye-sight
  • Ambient lighting, softer and natural
  • Snacks & beverages vending machines in the trains
  • Luggage racks are available above seats and at the entrance of each car. Please note a maximum of 2 suitcases of 32kgs each is permitted for 1st Class passengers and 1 suitcase for 2nd Class passengers. It is mandatory to place a tag on each piece of luggage identifying the traveller, a fine may be levied while on the train if these conditions are not followed.

First class (COMFORT 1)

  • 120 comfortable seats.
  • Complimentary on-board WiFi access.
  • Meal included and served at your seat everyday based on train departure time.
  • Breakfast from 6:00am to 9:00am. Meal including beverage, croissants, cheese or cooked meats, fruit salad or Yoghurt
  • Snack from 9:00am to 11:45am, from 2:00pm to 6:00pm and later than 9:00pm. Meal including beverage, sandwiches, cakes and fruit
  • Lunch from 11:45am to 2:00pm Meal including choice of drinks, cold starter and mixed platter, bread and dessert
  • Dinner from 6:00pm to 9:00pm. Meal including choice of drinks, cold starter and mixed platter, bread and dessert
  • Free newspapers available from Monday to Saturday on all the routes (except on Antwerp -Brussels, Oostende - Brussels and Liege - Brussels in the trains from Antwerp, Ostende and Liege).
  • Sockets for laptop or mobile phone available on carriages 2/12/22 and 3/13/23.
  • "Welcome drink" offered with a mini sandwich on the route Brussels - Amsterdam, in both ways.
  • Seats in Comfort 1 are larger than in Comfort 2 and recline electronically.
  • Taxi reservation on board, on trains arriving in Paris or Brussels: available weekdays with the catering staff. Bookings must be done at least 30 minutes prior to arrival. Upon arrival, a chauffeur will meet the passenger at the Thalys meeting point. Taxi fare is at client's own expense. An additional surcharge up to 15€ will be applied to the taxi's invoice.
  • Access to the superb VIP lounge in Koeln and Brussels station
  • 2 pieces of luggage per person

"Le Salon"

Le Salon allows 4 people to seat together in a privatised compartment. This new space is available in Comfort 1 only (1st Class).With free wifi onboard and complimentary meals and drinks served at seat this is the perfect way to travel in a group.

Second class (COMFORT 2)

  • Comfortable, reclining seats;
  • Complimentary on-board WiFi access.
  • Family compartment, providing seats that are set apart from the rest of the carriage. Your children have a table on which they can securely set up their games, draw, and eat a snack;
  • A baby-changing area, with a table, sink, and bottle-heater, so all your little ones are taken care of.
  • 1 piece of luggage per person