From Monday 1 April, Thalys will operate his new Amsterdam – Marne-la-Vallée route, which will include Brussels and Antwerp.
Nearly 400 Belgian and Dutch passengers arrived this Sunday at Marne-la-Vallée-Chessy train station, on board a train to decorate in Disney and the theme park world in the future. During this opening tour, passengers were able to preview the new link operated by Thalys, which was officially launched this Monday.
For the occasion, the train has been decorated with the three new world colors of the entertainment park in the future. "We have a very leisurely and family audience that is targeted as the TGV goes through Disneyland Paris. But there is also a more B2B service with the link operating until Roissy Charles-de-Gaulle, a large employment area in the Paris region which includes many nearby businesses., reporting a Thalys press service.
Once on site, Belgian and Dutch tourists enjoyed the many attractions of the Disney Parks by day before returning in the evening around 8pm. And from Monday, April 1, this link will be implemented at a rate of two rounds each day and will connect Brussels and Antwerp with Marne-la-Vallée at 1:33 and 2:20 respectively. And in each of the two directions, there will be two trains a day. This line serves Disneyland Paris but also Roissy Charles-de-Gaulle airport, which is fully developed and also enables users in eastern Paris region to connect directly to Belgium and The Netherlands has not changed in Paris.
"By switching here, passengers can access the TGV and Ouigo network serving many French cities. We have a target of 300,000 passengers a year"said Bertrand Gosselin, managing director of Thalys.
Thalys now links directly to Antwerp and Brussels to the east of Paris, with two return journeys every day. "With this new service, Thalys wishes to allow Belgian and Dutch customers to benefit from direct contacts and all Thalys services to discover our destinations in the Paris North Eastern Basin." This extension of our network will also simplify access to Disneyland Paris and Roissy Charles-de-Gaulle airport to our Belgian passengers and the Netherlands.he said.
The new service is available from € 29 and children under 12 can enjoy a quick ride of just € 15 in the Standard.
"Welcoming Thalys to Disneyland Paris is a real asset to our park, this direct link from Antwerp, Brussels, Rotterdam and Amsterdam allows us to be closer to our international customers"says Isabelle Willemsens, Country Director of Benelux Walt Disney Parks & Resorts.
Schedules from Amsterdam to Marne-la-Vallée
Marne-la-Vallée schedules to Amsterdam