Book your TGV train tickets

TGV - choose between 2 classes

TGV 2nd Class - comfort for all


Traveling in TGV 2nd class means that you'll be traveling in a friendly atmosphere with cushy seats, luminous carriages – with cheap train fares to boot! You’ll be privy to the following services:

  • Bar/buffet car to purchase snacks and drinks
  • Dedicated family area seats away from main carriages in selected trains
  • Wifi connection (only available on certain trains)
  • Comfortable seats, each with a head rest and ample leg room
  • Power sockets at every seat for all your technology needs
  • Unable to travel with your kids? No worries. During French bank holidays, you can book a chaperone service (€6 per child) who will provide entertainment en route.


TGV 1st Class - upgrade


TGV 1st class offers you an extra comfort and a private seating for a relaxing ride. Enjoy the following services:

  • Spacious and adjustable seats with headrest, footrest and fold-down tables
  • Power sockets at every seat for all your technology needs
  • Peaceful, quiet train carriages
  • Individual reading lamps


Going on a business trip?


If you wish to make the best out of your business trip: Book a TGV Pro ticket and choose your travel in 1st class.

  • Get access to SNCF Grand Voyageur Lounges
  • Seats in the Espace Pro Première
  • Pro Première exclusive dining (additional fee)
  • Pro Première taxi booking service

What can i take onboard TGV?

Luggage allowance

  • No check in. No weight limits. No extra costs!
  • 2 bags or suitcases and 1 hand luggage are allowed.
  • Remember, all suitcases and bags must be labelled before boarding the train.
  • Traveling with oversized luggage? Look for the special areas on your TGV train. You’ll find them at the entrance or middle of the carriage.

Bike on TGV

Cyclists are welcome! Just a few conditions:

  • Fold your bike or remove the front wheel, and place it in a bike bag of 120cm x 90cm max.
  • Carry your bike onboard at no extra charge! Policies may vary on different trains - check before travelling.

Wheelchairs on TGV

Dedicated wheelchair spaces are available on all major routes in TGV’s First Class carriages – but you only have to pay the price of a second class ticket. In this space, you’ll find:

  • Three seats for wheelchair travellers
  • Two chairs for travelling companions
  • Restrooms located in the vicinity

Pets on TGV

On TGV, you’ll find discounted pet fares, depending on the size and weight of the animal. Guide dogs are free. Policies may vary on different trains - check before travelling.

  • Does your pet weigh less than 6kg? Pay only 6€! Make sure to carry your pet in a kennel or carrier no more than 45cm x 30cm x 25cm.
  • Larger pets can travel at a 50% discount based on the full Second class fare (even if you travel in First Class).

Purchase your tickets:

  • At a Rail Europe boutique in Cologne, Geneva, Madrid and Milan
  • At any SNCF station or SNCF Boutique in France

Larger items

If you need to bring other larger items, such as pushchairs or watersport equipment, we’ll make room for them too. Just make sure they’re easy to carry and placed in the special, designated areas once you board the train.

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