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Due to work on the high-speed line in The Netherlands, trains will not stop at the Schiphol station.

The Schiphol station can only be reached by local trains departing from Rotterdam. To reach Paris, Brussels or Antwerp, you must purchase a ticket from Rotterdam. Print then your travel confirmation to travel free between Rotterdam and Schiphol. This will be your ticket.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

The Thalys International Team

Select Rotterdam station

Due to work on the high-speed line in The Netherlands, trains will not stop at the Schiphol station.

The Schiphol station can only be reached by local trains departing from Rotterdam. To reach Schiphol, you must then purchase a ticket to Rotterdam. Print then your travel confirmation to travel free between Rotterdam and Schiphol. This will be your ticket.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

The Thalys International Team

Select Rotterdam station

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Our attendant service Kids Connection

Now, your children can travel alone on weekends

Let them go with total peace of mind with our Kids Connection attendant service.

Our trained attendants will take special care of your children during their entire journey. Our attendants are trilingual. They are trained to entertain children from 4 to 14 and to care for them to ensure their safety and comfort on board the train.


The Kids Connection attendant service is available at the single price:

  • Paris – Brussels: €59
  • Brussels - Paris: €59

This price includes the trip itself and attendant service for the entire journey.

The service is available every Friday and Sunday between Paris and Brussels for the peace of mind of parents and the well-being of children!

Booking is now open for travels until 14 January 2018: Check the timetables.

How to proceed

Booking

  • Book exclusively by phone* no later than 15 days before departure

                    From France by calling +33 825 290 190 (€0.15/mn)
                    From Belgium   by calling +: +32 70 79 79 85 (€0.30/mn)

  • The booking must be made by credit card.

  • You’ll be asked to send us a completed Fact Sheet as well as the signed Unaccompanied Minor Contract. Once the documents have been received, you will receive your child’s ticket by email, covering both the travel and the Unaccompanied Minor service.

At the station on the travel day

  • Meet the "Kids Connection" attendant at the Thalys Information Desk at Brussels-Midi or opposite platform 7 at Paris-Nord station 30 minutes before train departure time.

  • For security reasons, children must be accompanied by an adult until train departure. They must have their identity card and train ticket with them.

  • If your child is a French resident, it is imperative that your child has in his/her possession, in addition to his/her identity card/passport, an Authorisation to Leave the Country (Autorisation de Sortie du Territoire, AST) duly completed and signed as well as a copy of the identity card or passport of the parent or legal guardian who has signed the Authorisation. The Authorisation template form is available here.

    Without this authorisation, your child will not be allowed to board the train for journeys departing from Paris from 10 November 2017.

Request for information

  • Question? Contact us by email at kidsconnection@thalys.com

Fare conditions

  • Fare name: KIDS CONNECTION
  • The fare includes the attendant service and the journey for children 4 to 14 years of age, on the departure day, between Paris and Brussels.
  • Single ticket available in Comfort 2.
  • No exchange.
  • 50% refundable up to 14 days before the travel date.
  • Subject to availability.
  • Limited to certain trains.

See our service conditions.


* From 8am to 8pm during the week and 9am to 4:30pm at the weekend and on holidays