AIR&RAIL combined trips

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.
Due to the health crisis linked to Covid-19, Bus Direct no longer operates. If you need to make a transfer between Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Paris-Orly airports, please arrange for an alternative means of transport.

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. The price of your train ticket is included in the price of your plane ticket.
    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): it's only a 15-minute walk from the airport terminals to the TGV train 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! You can also use your Miles for a train + plane trip.

An exclusive welcome service
for increased comfort

At the Brussels-Midi train station:
  • A waiting area reserved for AIR FRANCE and KLM clients welcomes you in the AIR&RAIL terminal. A WiFi connection and a selection of magazines are at your disposal.
  • The staff of the Thalys Lounge welcomes* youbefore the departure of your train, everyday, 6:00 AM to 9:30 PM. A WiFi connection, a selection of magazines and newspapers, hot beverages and sparkling water are at your disposal.

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

Your itinerary

Traveling with an animal
On an Air & Rail trip, you may bring the following animals:
  • Dogs and cats weighing less than 6 kg / 13 lb (including the travel bag or container). The travel bag or container must not exceed the following dimensions: 45 cm x 35 cm x 25 cm / 17 in x 13 in x 9 in. Animals must remain there for the whole trip.
  • Assistance dogs

Animals are not included in the price of your ticket.
For the train trip, you must pay an extra fee at the SNCF counter of your departure train station.
For the plane trip, you must pay a fixed sum at the airport or at the AIR&RAIL terminal if you depart from the Brussels-Midi train station during your "train + plane" trip. This sum will vary according to your destination.
Size limits, prohibited items, sports equipment
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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