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.
Fares for all ages
For the under 4s
Babies and toddlers can travel free of charge on your lap and without a ticket.
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.
For those under 26
There are also attractive fares for teenagers and young adults under the age of 26.
The Welcome Bar offers a wide range of drinks and snacks for adults as well as for children.
- Hot and cold drinks
- Sandwiches and seasonal salads
- Sweet and savoury treats
To save time, purchase your public transport tickets at the Thalys Welcome Bar.
Visa, Mastercard and American Express credit cards are accepted from a minimum amount of €1.
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.