SNCF is your gateway to discover the wonders of France by train. SNCF trains take you to all corners of France, as well as to international destinations like Spain and Germany. There are three major SNCF trains you can take – TGV, TER and Intercities. These SNCF trains take you on national, regional and local routes, including high-speed trains from Paris train stations.
TGV is a high-speed rail service of SNCF taking passengers across France on trains
SNCF stands for Société Nationale des Chemins de Fer Francais
SNCF tickets are generally available for purchase 3 months in advance. We recommend booking them as early as possible to save money on your journey.
Yes! All SNCF trains are available to use with a Eurail Pass, and depending on which pass you buy, there may be unlimited use on them as well. It's worth noting, you may be required to reserve on certain trains such as the TGV or on night services, which could incur an additional fee.
The popular routes of SNCF trains start from:
1: Trains from Paris to Nice: From $82
2: Trains from Lyon to Paris: From $49
3: Trains from Paris to Bordeaux: From $38
(Note: Prices are subject to change without prior notice)