New Thalys Fare Range - Book now!
Thalys enhances its offer with a third class of service...
NEW THALYS FARE RANGE : On sale now!
Thalys have announced that from 10 December 2017, their high speed trains will offer three onboard classes of service instead of the two that exist today. Trains will still comprise of 2nd class and 1st class coaches as well as a bar-buffet car, but there will be three classes of service to choose from. This enhancement has been made to ensure that there's a level of onboard comfort and ticket flexibility to meet the requirements of all types of passenger.
Trains offering the new classes of service are on sale now for travel from 10 December 2017. View the Thalys network here.
The new classes of service:
- Standard: Standard class passengers will travel in a 2nd class coach and WiFi and electric sockets are available on board. Refreshments can be purchased from the bar-buffet car. There are two fare types to choose from: 'Standard Mini' which are non exchangeable and non refundable and 'Standard' which are exchangeable with fee and refundable with a 50% penalty, up to departure time.
- Comfort: Those opting for Comfort class will travel in a 1st class coach which has wider, more comfortable seats and also includes WiFi and power sockets.The WiFi connection in 1st class coaches is generally better than that in 2nd class coaches. Refreshments can be purchased from the bar-buffet car. Tickets are exchangeable with a fee and refundable with a 50% penalty, up to departure time.
- Premium: Premium class includes all of the on board comforts that you'd expect from a premium service. Passengers travel in a 1st class coach and WiFi and electric sockets are available. Again, the WiFi connection in 1st class coaches is generally better than that in 2nd class coaches. In addition to this, Premium passengers can access the Thalys lounges in Brussels Midi and Paris Nord stations, are offered a meal at seat service on board, including drinks and have newspapers and magazines available at the end of the coach. It's also possible to reserve a taxi on board so that it's waiting at the end destination and tickets are exchangeable and refundable without fee before departure and refundable with a 50% penalty after departure.
Child, Youth and Senior fares will still be available across the three classes of service.
Summary of fares, flexibility and benefits: