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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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Your journey from door to door

Ostend: Outbound journey / Return journey
Practical information and a variety of services (public transport, trains, carpooling, taxi, etc.) make your trip, both before and after your train journey, even simpler. Come and discover Ostend, known as “reine des plages” (queen of the beaches) and enjoy a city steeped in history, which has inspired various people such as artist James Ensor and singer Léo Ferré.

Public transport

Taxis

  • There is a taxi rank on the station square.
  • Book a taxi in advance through Ostend Taxi (In Dutch) on +32 (0) 800 25 500.
  • For an environmentally-friendly option, use vehicles from Taxi Bond (In Dutch) which run on LPG. Book on +32 (0)59.702.727.

Cars

  • Enjoy a 10% discount on current rates for Europcar tourist vehicles. Thalys recommends the eco fleet so you can continue your journey using more environmentally-friendly transport methods.
    Access : Kastanjelaan, 34 (around 6 km from the station).
  • Check on the traffic and road work situation in real time.
  • Leave your vehicle in the car park (In French) close to the station.
    Access : Natiënkaai, 7.

Bicycles

  • Take your bicycle with you on board Thalys! You can travel at no extra cost with your folding bike or by putting your bicycle, with the front wheel removed, into a carrying case (max. size: 120 x 90cm). You should then put your bicycle in the luggage area.
  • Leave your bike at the station’s free bike park.

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