Belgium Trains provide a quick and affordable mode of transportation within the country.
The NMBS/SNCB is the National Railway Company For Belgium trains and has information for rail travel in, to and from Belgium. But if you are looking into extensive train travel in Belgium, The Netherlands, Luxembourg and France the can be a cheaper travel option
Book your Thalys tickets here - If your journey includes Paris, Belgium, The Netherlands, and Germany, then the high-speed Thalys train is your ticket. The “red train” Thalys provides direct links to 17 cities in all, and you can travel from Paris to Brussels in under ninety minutes.
There is also an hourly Intercity train from Brussels midi/central/north to Amsterdam (via Rotterdam, The Hague, Schiphol airport).
A day return from Brussels to Amsterdam takes 2:50 hours. You don't need a reservation. A weekend return ticket costs € 41.40.
The Eurostar train line links Midi/Zuid with Lille Europe (39m from € 22), Ashford (1h38m from € 40) and London St. Pancras (1h51m from € 40). Most Eurostar tickets are also valid for internal train travel in Belgium (to and from any Belgian train station within 24h of the validity of the Eurostar ticket), so once in Belgium travel is free. Check in the bottom left hand corner of your ticket and confirm this before you get on the train.
Eurail Pass can take you off the beaten road, allowing for genuine interactions with Europeans that go beyond market squares and money exchanges.Taking the train, provides you with the ability to see the beauty of Europe the way its been appreciated since the beginning of time.
German ICE -- ICE Booking Center -- connects 3 times a day to Frankfurt (93€ one way).
With a well-developed transportation hub Belgium is very well connected to most European destinations. Many people are familiar with Belgium because they passed through here on their way to somewhere else.
In February 2009, In Newsweek's "Stations: A Destination That Matches the Journey" article found that Antwerp Central Station deserved a 4th place as world's most beautiful station.
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