TGV - France, Switzerland, Spain & Italy connections
TGV International, Premier Trains connecting Paris, Zurich, Geneve, Barcelona, Madrid, Milan and more!
TGV: There is one word to describe TGV. Fast! World speed record holder, it zips from city to city at up to 322 kph (201 mph). With Paris as its hub, France's high speed network interconnects throughout Europe. TGV's high speed travel makes it an attractive alternative to the plane. If we had to find another word to describe the TGV, it would have to be “often”. Because, every day, 450 trains criss-cross the network, offering you a wide choice of journey times. Ensuring your comfort and convenience Looking for the best price, at the best time? That's second nature at TGV! First or Second class.
Travel by First Class on TGV with wider, adjustable seats, power sockets for your electronic devices and all a 1st Class could offer in comfort.
A relaxing journey whether you are travelling alone, in a group or with your family. First Class TGV has wider, reclining seats for maximum comfort.
Head rest, fold-down table, foot rest, individual adjustable light and power socket: making your comfort a priority.
TGV Second Class options will provide a confortable and saving option for you as well. Although it has a little bit less space in general when compared to 1st clas, it´s still a viable option when you want a saving option. You will find confort in 2nd class specially when travelling in big groups. Second Class brings you seats with head rest, a fold-down table, foot rest and an individual reading light for your maximum
Some TGV are double-deckers: TGV Duplex.When placing an order you can list on the additional information box if you want a UPPER Decker or a LOWER one.
The TGV bar has a wide selection of meals and sweet snacks available to satisfy everybody's hunger. Eat at the bar or take them back to your seat. There is also a selection of DVDs, magazines, games and public transport tickets on sale.
Great meals and tasty snacks
Enjoy great meals on board the TGV: the Bar TGV and its shop can be found in coaches 4 and 14! Here you can create your own tasty and well-balanced menu with hot dishes, salads, sandwiches, desserts... or choose one of the Bar suggestions!
TGV GETS THE CHRISTIAN LACROIX TOUCH
Fashion designer Christian Lacroix has revamped the interior decor of the new TGV trains. New colours, equipment and spacious areas: rediscover your TGV! 2009: A Christian Lacroix makeover for TGV trains.
In 2009, fashion designer Christian Lacroix was selected to redesign the TGV interiors. The trains have been given a makeover so can can travel in style and comfort like never before! These new trains run primarlily on the East France network.
Second Class: more space
The Second Class travellers now enjoy more legroom (92 cm compared to 85cm previously). Their seat is reclining and their head rest adjustable. Power sockets are also available.
Christian Lacroix has come up with an energising purple and red colour scheme for our new-look Second Class compartments.
“Le Bureau” in Second Class
The new TGV trains now feature a new “communications” area in Second Class: “Le Bureau”. Use this area for all your communications needs. It also features a power socket. This compartment is located in coach 7.
First Class: relaxation
For Christian Lacroix, First Class is all about relaxation so he chose a harmonious grey colour scheme. Every seat is reclining, every traveller has their own individual power socket, a pillow and adjustable table.
Don't forget: you can now use your mobile phone throughout your journey – But please consider using the areas between two coaches so as not to disturb the other travellers.
Ticketless - How use your etickets:
As soon as your booking have been processed, you will receive a booking confirmation, including a PNR number (reservation code) , by email.
How retrieve your etickets at train station:
To begin, touch the Welcome Screen on the YELLOW self-service kiosks. For English, select the British flag. Select “File and Electronic Ticket withdrawal.” Next, select “Withdrawal with a file reference number”. You will also see 2 other options, however the only option available to you is “Withdrawal with a file reference number.” Enter your e-ticket confirmation code or PNR at the prompt for “ticket file number” and select “confirm.” Your e-ticket confirmation code or PNR is a 6 character letter combination unique to your trip, and is in the email confirmation you received from Euro Railways.
Enter the traveler’s last name at the prompt and select “confirm”.
Review displayed trip and select “Collect the chosen journey.” Wait for tickets to be printed and retrieve them from the kiosk.
Prior to boarding your train, you must validate (composter) your ticket. “Machine a Composter” are located in the station near the tracks.
Please note: there may be multiple e-ticket confirmation codes for your itinerary.
Important: Arrive at the train station at least 45 minutes prior to your departure time to print your tickets and board your train. Print at the station e-tickets for French trains need to be issued from a train station in France. If you have a roundtrip ticket, issue both the outbound and return trip at the same time from your station of origin. If you fail to do so and are traveling outside of France, you will find yourself unable to print your return train ticket.
Please check our detailed instruction if you have any other doubt (pdf).
Also, the etickets retrieve instructions are sent attached with the booking confirmation email
a) Seat Reservations: The train tickets include the seat reservations.
b) Promotional Fare: No refundable. Exchangeable at train station prior the booked trip date.
c) Adult Full Fares and Children Fares: Children fare are valid for persons under 12 years old. Children under 4 years old travel free. 80% refundable up to 3 days before the travel date. When printed tickets should be returned to our office. *Exchangeable at train station.
d) Seat Reservations, Passholder fare: Requires a valid rail pass. We only can book it for travelers who have purchased their rail passes through our company. No refundable. No exchangeable.
e) All tickets are subject to confirmation. The tickets have a variable horizon for booking, normally 60 to 90 days within trip date. A booking confirmation will be sent as soon as the booking have been processed.
f) All fares are per person in US Dollars, subject to to change before the booking processing
g) E-tickets: The way for retrieve or use instructions will be sent with the booking confirmation by email. The tickets should be retrieved and printed at train station or printed at home as instructed in booking confirmation.
h) Physical Tickets (optional): The tickets are sent by FedEx, with the selected shipping option to the informed shipping address.
i) Tickets Protection: An good option for you travel in peace in mind. Reimbursement and General rules as described at General Terms and Conditions.
j) Handling fee: all bookings are subject to US$ 8 handling fee
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