Intercity trains are the quickest and cheapest way to travel from one city to another in Belgium
- When to Book your Reservation
You can generally book an Intercity ticket up to 90 days before departure. The cheapest fares are those booked as early as possible for travel at less frequented times: Mondays through Thursday and Saturday.
- How to Book your Reservation
The easiest way to book France and European Rail is via the official secure websites established for this purpose. All the 'Buy Now' links to purchase rail tickets on BonjourLaFrance will direct you to the specific site for your country.
This has a number of advantages. Firstly, purchasing on such a site protects you from fraud and secondly these sites all have customer services in your language for your peace of mind. These services are accessible via the 'help' (or similar) links you'll find on the respective sites.
- Where to Book your Reservation
Click your country link 90 days before you travel for the most savings and peace of mind. To book a train pick your country of reference below. Buy all your Tickets online. CLICK on the link for your home country to see information in your language and check Real Time Schedules, Prices and Travel Times and make A SECURE PURCHASE.
France and European City to City Train Tickets:
Train travel offers you downtown to downtown comfortable and efficient rail service. No hassle with early arrivals, delays, and luggage security checks. You can take unlimited weight and reasonably bulky items on board. European rail is the way to travel and really see the French countryside. USA > UK > Argentina > Australia > Belgium-Fr > Belgium-Nl > Brazil > Canada > France > France Promotions > France Groups 10-30 people > GCC Countries > Germany > Hong Kong > India > Israel > Italy > Japan-Jp > Mexico, Central America, Caribbean > Netherlands > New Zealand > Singapore > South Africa > Spain > Switzerland-Fr > Switzerland-De > Rest of the world (English) > Rest of the world (Español) > 中国 > 香港 > 日本 > 한국 > 新加坡
If you are traveling by train on 5 different days or more in one or a few European countries then buying a European Rail Pass could be to your budgetary advantage compared to ‘point-to-point' tickets. Click below to see Rail Pass options. For European citizens use the point-to-point links above, the Rail Pass access is on the same page. USA > Argentina > Australia > Brazil > Canada > GCC Countries > Hong Kong > India > Israel > Japan-Jp > Mexico, Central America, Caribbean > New Zealand > Singapore > South Africa > Rest of the world (English) > Rest of the world (Español) > 中国 > 香港 > 日本 > 한국 > 新加坡
- Service Classes
2nd class offers you a convenient way to travel. If you like to read or work during your journey, opting for 1st class will ensure you a more comfortable and often quieter environment.
- Mobility access
Contact SNCB (Belgian National Train Network) for free assistance if you have difficulties travelling alone. We can also assist you on board the train or, if you prefer to be accompanied and you have the "Free Carer" card, your carer can travel with you for free.
Free for carry-on cases, backpacks, suitcases. Maximum of 3 items per passenger (total weight < 30kg). Must be stored in the overhead space or below your seat. Also free for luggage such as: automatic or user-controlled wheelchairs, prams, folding bikes, unicycles, scooters, sports equipment (e.g. skis).
Bikes, tandems and trailers on the train: In addition to your train ticket, a single-journey Bike Card for 5€ or a day pass: unlimited travel anywhere in Belgium for 8€.
Some stations have automatic or manual luggage storage
- Lost & Found
If you have lost something, we will look for you. The search for your lost object starts as soon as you report it missing.
Object found: You'll be notified immediately and your object can be retrieved at the station. When you pick it up you will be asked to pay a fixed sum of € 5.
Object not found within 50 days: You'll be notified that your object still cannot be found and that the search has been cancelled.
- Food, Snacks & Drinks
No food or drink are available on Intercity trains. You are welcome to bring your own.
- Pets onboard
You can bring your dog/cat on board the train. Free for a small animals carried in a bag or basket (max. 55cm x 30cm x 30cm). Free for a guide dog or assistance dog. About 2€+ for a larger animal on a lead with the Pets Ticket.
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