What is the S train?

The S is the commercial name for the SNCB’s suburban train service in Brussels, which is part of the Regional Express Network. It covers an area of about 30km around the capital.

The S offer consists of:

  • 143 stations, of which 34 are in Brussels
  • 12 suburban lines which are easily identifiable owing to a unique colour and number
  • More than 700 trains on weekdays.


How can I use an S train?

1. Use the Route Planner to arrange your journey
The S network consists of 143 stations which also offer gateways to the TEC, De Lijn and STIB networks. Each connection is easily identifiable owing to a unique colour and specific number. There is always a stop close to your destination in order for you to continue your journey to, in and around the capital.

2. Select your train ticket

  Hors Bruxelles Daily travel 
Journey Railcard

The Journey Railcard is a railcard in your name for a fixed route and is valid for 1, 3 or 12 months. The advantage of an annual railcard is that you get a 12 month subscription for the price of 10 months.
  Outside the Brussels
- Capital region

If you make frequent travels by train, we recommend that you choose a railcard that matches your profile.
Part-Time Railcard

The Part-Time Railcard is a railcard in your name for a fixed route including 10 trips (departure/destination) to be used over a period of 15 days.

  In Brussels Daily travel 
Citywide Season Ticket

The Citywide Season Ticket is a combined railcard with the STIB, De Lijn and TEC networks which provides you with unlimited travel throughout the metropolitan area of Brussels. Valid for all mobility operators, it consists of a single transport ticket loaded onto your MOBIB card.
  In the Brussels
Capital Region

Specific tariffs apply
to travel within the
Brussels-Capital region.

Standard ticket NMBS or JUMP card

The SNCB standard ticket (valid only on the SNCB network) or the JUMP card (if you want to combine your journey by train with a STIB journey) allows you to travel in the 19 municipalities of the Brussels-Capital region.

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