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Air & rail connections



With 5 or 6 daily TGV connections between Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Brussels, you can simplify
your travel between France, Belgium and the rest of the world.


Advantages of an Air & Rail trip

  • You only need to book one time for your entire Air & Rail journey, whether you are traveling to
    Paris-Charles de Gaulle or Brussels. In addition, you can book your trip and check in online. You receive a provisional check-in document for your entire trip upon departure. Please note that assistance service is not available for children traveling alone on Air & Rail trips.
  • You travel in 1st class on board the TGV.
  • You are welcomed by our staff at Brussels-Midi and Paris-Charles de Gaulle.
  • You depart from downtown Brussels and arrive in the heart of Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport (and vice versa): only 15 minutes between the airport terminals and the TGV station at Paris-Charles de Gaulle!
  • If you miss your connection, or your plane or train is delayed, Air France and SNCF guarantee a place on board the next available flight or train at no extra charge.
  • Earn Miles for every trip!

An exclusive welcome
offering superior comfort

At Brussels-Midi station, the Thalys lounge is available to you before your train’s departure, Monday to Friday from 6:15 AM to 9:15 PM.* Wi-Fi, newspapers and magazines, hot drinks, and mineral water are available.

At Brussels-Midi and Paris-Charles de Gaulle stations, staff loads your baggage onto the train and unloads it on the platform upon your arrival.

* The Thalys lounge at Brussels-Midi station is reserved for Air France passengers traveling in the La Première and Business cabins and/or members of Flying Blue Platinum, Gold and Elite Plus.

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Traveling with an animal
On an Air & Rail trip, you may bring the following animals:
  • Dogs and cats weighing less than 8 kg / 17 lb (including the travel bag or crate). The travel bag or crate must not exceed the following dimensions: 45 cm x 35 cm x 25 cm / 17 in x 13 in x 9 in.
  • Assistance dogs
Animals are not included in the price of your ticket. For rail travel, you must pay an additional fee on board. For air travel, you must pay an additional fee at the airport. The amount of this fee depends on your destination.
Special rules for tickets on Air & Rail and Rail & Air trips
  • If you are traveling on a Rail & Air trip, you must first complete the rail leg to validate your air ticket.
  • If you are traveling on an Air & Rail trip, you must first complete the air leg to validate your rail ticket.

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