Thalys is the railway company connecting four European countries – France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany. Thalys trains run at a speed of up to 300km/h and have three comfort classes on all services called – Standard, Comfort and Premium (equivalent to the First Class, with access to the Thalys Lounge). All Thalys trains have a car restaurant (called Thalys Welcome Bar) and a free WiFi connection.
Train tickets from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Paris start at €34.30 if purchased from 3 to 6 months in advance. Prices for train journeys from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Paris start at €76.16 when you book at least 28 days in advance.** Tickets usually go on sale 3 months in advance, yet in some rare cases this can be up to 6 months. For more precise information on when you can book your tickets or whether there are any promotional sales, click here.
The average journey time between Gent-Sint-Pieters and Paris is 2 hours and 27 minutes and the fastest journey time is 1 hour and 59 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 24 trains per day travelling from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Paris. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
The first train from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Paris departs at 05:37. The last train from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Paris departs at 21:05. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
No, it is not possible to travel from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Paris without having to change trains. To travel from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Paris will require a minimum of 1 change. More changes may be necessary on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.