TGV Train

France's high speed train travel with international connections in Switzerland and Italy.

France's high-speed TGV Train connects over 150 cities and towns in France and several neighbouring cities in Switzerland and Italy. A journey from Paris to Bordeaux will take only 3 hours on these trains as they reach a world-record holding 320 km/h.Use the live booking engine above to find the latest and best rates!

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Popular TGV Routes in France and select cities in Switzerland and Italy.

TGV Train from Paris to Bordeaux - 3hrs 05mins

TGV Train from Paris to Geneva - 3hrs 25mins

TGV Train from Paris to Milan - 6hr 56mins

 

 TGV France train

Travel Details

RoutingTravel TimesFrequency
Paris - Lyon1hr 57minsHourly
Paris - Avignon2hrs 40minsHourly
Paris - Lille1hr 02minsHourly
Paris - Tours1hr 10mins2 hourly
Paris - Bordeaux3hrs 05minsHourly
Paris - Toulouse5hrs 26mins2 hourly
Paris - Strasbourg2hrs 17minsHourly
Paris - Basel3hrs 27mins4
Paris - Zurich4hrs 20mins3
Paris - Lausanne3hrs 54mins4
Paris - Geneva3hrs 25mins6

Helpful Hints

  • TGV trains can only be reserved 90 days prior to the train departure date.
  • Reservations are compulsory. All single tickets purchased include a seat reservation in the price. Tickets need to be validated using the automatic stamping machines at the beginning of the platform prior to boarding the train.
  • Eurail Passholders are welcome. However a seat reservation fee is compulsory.

TGV Ticket Classes

TGV First Class

Relax in style with spacious reclining seats and with generous legroom. All first class passengers have access to free Wi-Fi on-board as well as in-seat power sockets to charge your laptop, camera or smartphone.

First Class service

  First class travel - TGV First class Tickets

First Class Tickets access to power sockets

  TGV Train First class power sockets

Large reclining seats for your comfort

 First class travel - TGV First class Tickets

 

TGV Second Class

Second class seats are a comfortable and affordable way to travel. Both classes have access to the bar car for refreshments.

Second Class Seating Arrangements

  Second Class Seating Arrangements

Second Class Seating Booths

  Second Class Seating Booths

Second Class Luggage Storage

 Second Class Luggage Storage