Lille-Amsterdam in 2h40 with Thalys
14 Apr 2014 | A region on the move, Mobility
Thalys introduces all-new direct service between Lille and the Dutch capital, with high-speed trains leaving Lille-Europe station and stopping at Brussels, Antwerp, Rotterdam, Schiphol and Amsterdam.
Lille-Europe in the Thalys network
“Our new link brings people in Northern France even closer to their Belgian and Dutch neighbors. With direct trains and attractive fares in both classes, we’ll be offering new travel options and giving Lille-based passengers a chance to experience our premium service. And our trains departing the Netherlands offer Dutch travelers an ideal solution for getting to Lille, making day trips faster and easier than ever. With this new service, we look forward to making Greater Lille more attractive than ever,” says Franck Gervais, CEO of Thalys International.
Lille Region—now easier to reach than ever
This new link boosts Lille Region’s appeal by making it even more accessible. Business travel has never been easier—between Monday and Friday, two Thalys trains will depart Lille-Europe every day. From Amsterdam, travelers can book a day trip to Lille for work or play, sampling the lively cultural scene in Lille and its surroundings.