Plan & book your French rail journeys with Rome2rio

SNCF train travel in France
Published January 24, 2018

Travelling around France by train is our idea of fabulous! Not only is the French rail network modern and efficient, it also extends into every region of the country, providing an alternative to flying so superior we almost don’t know where to start. Taking the train eliminates those tedious trips from city centre to the airport; sidesteps all the airport security delays and hassles; and allows you to see the beauty of the countryside up close.


That’s why we’ve made sure you can now plan and book your French rail journeys on Rome2rio. Based on a partnership with Rail Europe, the official international distributor of SNCF, Rome2rio offers bookings for SNCF (the French rail network, including the high-speed TGV trains), Eurostar (Paris – London), Thalys (Paris, Brussels, Amsterdam and Cologne), and TGV Lyria (high-speed trains between France and Switzerland).

Related article: Train travel in France: a guide to SNCF

Plan and book journeys in France, with connections to over 2,000 cities across Europe
Plan and book journeys in France, with connections to over 2000 cities across Europe

Connecting over 2000 cities in Western Europe, this multi-company search means you’ll have easier, more efficient and instantaneous access to an incredible range of destinations and fares. Best of all, all these train bookings are available via your web browser on all platforms – desktop, phone and tablet – so you can plan ahead, or book at the last minute on your mobile device.

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Adding France to our existing coverage, which includes onsite bookings for rail journeys in the United States, Canada, the UK, Spain and Italy, is an important step in our goal of global rail booking coverage. Expect to see bookings for the vast German network operated by Deutsche Bahn soon, along with many other countries in the months to come.

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Executive Chairman of Rome2rio
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