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Paris to Brussels Airport via Thalys

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Paris to Brussels Airport via Thalys

My flight to from Brussels to Toronto at 1015 on 15 november. On 14 November I m still in Paris so I booked Thalys high speed train depart from Paris nord to Brussels Airport ON THE NEXT DAY 15 NOVEMBER the earliest trip 0625 and arrived airport 0820. So will it be too risky of missing my flight as there is only 2 hours cushion before my flight to Toronto depart? Will thalys delay and I miss my flight? I'm in a dilemma of burning my pre booked thalys ticket and buy a day earlier ticket to Brussels airport or just stick to it. Please help!

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1. Re: Paris to Brussels Airport via Thalys

There is no answer to this question.. this is a choice you have to make. Its a big risk.. there could be a weather related delay, strike, train problem.. or you could get there on time with no issues. Thalys are usually quite prompt but not 100%.

IMO I would not risk it, I would take a train the day before. The last thing I would want before getting a long flight is stress.

Good luck

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2. Re: Paris to Brussels Airport via Thalys

A new Thalys ticket will cost a LOT less than a new ticket to Toronto! Travel the 14th.

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3. Re: Paris to Brussels Airport via Thalys

Like the others, I would suggest traveling on the 14th. However, there is one earlier train departing at 6:01 that hets you to the airport at 7:51. Not a big difference, but 30 minutes extra leeway. If push comes to shove, at the very least see about changing to the earlier train.

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Have you checked how long before scheduled departure your airline rwquires you to check-in. Aso, bear in mind that, even if the train is perfectly on time, arrival at the airport station is not the same as being at check-in.

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5. Re: Paris to Brussels Airport via Thalys

I won't mention the time I was on a Thalys from Amsterdam to Paris that came in 5 hours late when someone threw themselves on the tracks and suicided near Rotterdam.

2 hours at the train station (not even check in) before an international departure? I wouldn't risk it.

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6. Re: Paris to Brussels Airport via Thalys

This kind of question shocks me. Can't you calculate time? When you were buying your Thalys ticket didn't you see arriving time at Brussels?

All intercontinental flights require 3 hours check-ins.

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7. Re: Paris to Brussels Airport via Thalys

I checked. It's 1 hour before the luggage check in counter close. Thanks anyway. :)

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8. Re: Paris to Brussels Airport via Thalys

The luggage drop off counter close an hour before departure. Thanks for ur reply. Appreciate it

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