Travelling with children

Travelling with children means being flexible. At Thalys, we pay particular attention to childrenby offering a range of appropriate services.

Are you travelling with young children?

We thought of everything.

For the under 4s you will find in our coachess 7, 17 and 27 a baby-changing table, a washbasin and a bottle warmer.

In addition to the authorised luggage, you may also take a pushchair on board, free of charge. The pushchair should be folded before boarding and stowed in the baggage racks in the coach in which you are seated.

Young child

Fares for all ages

Enfant moins de 4 ans

For the under 4s

Babies and toddlers can travel free of charge on your lap and without a ticket.

Child on a Thalys train

For the under 12s

Young children travel for the small fee of €15 in Standard area, €20 in Comfort area and €30 in Premium area.

Discover the child fare

Young woman on a Thalys train

For those under 26

There are also attractive fares for teenagers and young adults under the age of 26.

Discover the youth fare

Travel with children on Thalys and enjoy appropriate services:

Children's companion on a train

Kids connection

On weekends, children can travel unaccompanied between Paris and Brussels using our companion service.

Learn more about Kids Connection

Person at the Welcome Bar

Welcome bar

Feeling hungry? The Welcome Bar offers a wide range of drinks and snacks for adults as well as for children.

Everything about the Welcome Bar

Companion service conditions

All minors (children under the age of 18), whether accompanied or not, travel under the responsibility of their parents (or guardians or other persons whom the parents have authorised to accompany them).

In order to cross any national border, parents or guardians must make sure that the children have the necessary documents in their possession. Such documents are required by the competent national authorities.

Please note that Thalys does not allow children under the age of 12 to travel alone.