Train Tickets, Train Timetable, and Online Discount Train Fares
Rail travel in Europe includes online discount train fares. Shop ahead for a train holiday with the web train timetable below and compare train ticket costs.
Paris Transportation Includes the TGV Train, A Fast Train Within France or a Fast Link To Other Parts of Europe.At 180 miles an hour these TGV (Train a Gran Vitesse) trains offer an alternative to air service.
TGV Train first class and second class offer l uggage space at the front of the car and in the middle as well as overhead. Second class is a good value and can save money.
Order tickets in advance for additional savings.
Train tickets for the TGV trains in Paris can be purchased online. TGV Train from Gare Lyon can reach Marseilles in the South of France in about three hours.
TGV Train Transportation From Paris: Stations (Gare)
From Paris Gare de Lyon (station) the TGV trains connect south to Nice Marseille Avignon, Dijon, Lyon and into the French Alps and then beyond to Italy and Switzerland.
From Gare du Nord, (station) the Eurostar fast train goes to London via the channel tunnel. Other fast trains go to Belgium, Cologne, and the Netherlands. From Gare du Nord the TGV trains serve Northern France.
Also from Gare du Nord, the RER (conventional) train serves to CDG Airport.
From Gare de L'Est, TGV trains serve Alsace, Strasbourg, Switzerland, and Germany.
TGV Trains from Gare Montparnasse serve southeast of Paris to Bordeaux Saint Malo, and Nantes.
The TGV system is continually expanded and new equipment has repeatedly set speed records , one of 357 MPH on a test run in 2007.
The TGV trains now reach over 200 destinations within France and Western Europe.
With a three hour and fifteen minute trip from Paris to London via the tunnel and a two and a half hour trip to Avignon in Provence the TGV trains have competed successfully with air travel..
Discount Train Fares
Anywhere Anytime France offer explained. I person first class trip costs $169. Each additional trip in a one month period is $50. If you will make several trips through France this can be a bargain train ticket.