TGV high-speed train
The TGV is a high-speed train that operates all over France and beyond. Travel from romantic Paris to the shores of the Mediterranean or the vineyards of the Loire Valley. Visit cities such as Bordeaux, Lyon and Marseille or catch a movie in world-famous Cannes. The international TGV services connect France with Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, Italy and Spain. There’s also a service between France and Switzerland, operated by TGV Lyria.
The domestic TGV routes can get you to every corner of France. In the north, there are international connections to Brussels in Belgium and Luxembourg. In the east, the TGV can take you to the German cities Frankfurt and Munich. If you travel south, you can take a direct train to Milan in Italy or Barcelona in Spain.
These are the main domestic and international high-speed routes the TGV operates on:
- Paris - Lille
- Paris - Calais
- Paris - Reims
- Paris - Metz
- Paris - Strasbourg
- Paris - Dijon
- Paris - Grenoble
- Paris - Lyon
- Paris - Avignon
- Paris - Perpignan
- Paris - Nice
- Paris - Bordeaux
- Paris - Biarritz
- Paris - Lourdes
- Paris - Toulouse
- Paris - Nantes
Reservations on the TGV high-speed trains are compulsory. We recommend you make your reservations as far in advance as possible.
How to make reservations for the TGV
You can reserve your seat on the TGV in the following ways
- Through the Rail Planner app
- Through our Reservation Service
- Through B-Europe for the Brussels to Marne-la-Vallée and Chessy route.
- By calling SNCF on +33 1 84 94 3635 (select #85 for English)
|Route||1st class||2nd class|
|Domestic||€10* - €20||€10* - €20|
|Paris - Brussels||€30||€20|
|Paris - Karlsruhe / Stuttgart / Munich||€30||€13|
|Paris - Milan||€45||€31|
|Paris - Zurich / Bern / Lausanne||€57||€27|
|Marseille - Geneva||€26||€17|
|Paris - Luxembourg City||€10* - €20
||€10* - €20
*The €10 reservations can not be booked via our reservation service.
Added value to your trip
The TGV is an exceptionally comfortable train, offering cushy seats, power sockets, and a large food service. This is why reservation fees for the TGV are higher than average.
Facilities and services
- Air conditioning
- Children's play area
- Disabled facilities
- Power sockets
Facilities may differ per train and route.
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