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Week-end
railcard

Travel solo or with a companion and save 25%* with the Week-end railcard—guaranteed. *Conditions apply

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How soon will your card pay for itself?


Savvy traveller

Discounts are valid for any return journey over 200 km, provided:

  • you spend at least one night—a Friday, Saturday or Sunday—at your destination, or
  • you make your entire return journey on a Saturday or a Sunday

Guaranteed discounts
on every journey

Want to get away more often? With our Week-end railcard, you’ll get discounts on TGV, TER and Intercités fares all year long—guaranteed. The annual fee is only €75(1). Benefits include(2):

  • a 25% discount—guaranteed—on all TGV and Intercités trains requiring reservations, as compared with the Loisir fare for a passenger travelling without a card. And you can book any time, right up to the last available seat
  • 10% additional savings—guaranteed—on Prem’s tickets
  • 25% off travel aboard TER and Intercités trains not requiring reservations when your journey begins during a peak travel period (shown in white on our Fare Calendar) and 50% off when your journey begins in an off-peak travel period (shown in blue on our Fare Calendar)
  • the same discounts for your travelling companion
  • exclusive last-minute Dernière Minute offers for you and the travelling companion of your choice, regardless of age

Ready to see Europe? Your Week-end railcard now offers savings on France-Italy, France-Germany and France-Luxembourg lines, as well as travel aboard Lyria and between Paris and Freiburg im Breisgau.(2).

Browse our Fare Calendar (PDF in French)

(1) Price valid at 2/01/2014, excluding special offers
(2) Conditions apply


Your card pays for itself

Sample fares for a Week-end railcard holder travelling alone Advance booking
2nd class
Dernière Minute/Last minute
2nd class
SAVINGS
on average, one way (5)
Loisir fare (1)
starting from
Fare with card (2)
starting from
Full Loisir fare (3) Full fare with card (4) NUMBER OF RETURN JOURNEYS NEEDED TO COVER THE COST OF YOUR CARD
Paris - Marseille (TGV) 47 € 35 € 116 € 87 € 20,50 € 2
Paris - Bordeaux (TGV) 39 € 29 € 96 € 72 € 17 € 3
Paris - Biarritz (TGV) 40 € 30 € 112 € 84 € 19 € 2
Paris Austerlitz - Toulouse (Intercités) 39 € 29 € 86 € 64 € 16 € 3
Clermont-Ferrand - Paris Bercy (Intercités) 27,50 € 20,50 € 61 € 45 € 11,50 € 4

All prices shown are valid at 01/05/2016 and are included solely for purposes of illustration.

(1) Promotional price for Loisir Réduit fare, available when tickets are booked well in advance. Does not apply to non-exchangeable, non-refundable fares.
(2) Reduced fare with card, available when tickets are booked well in advance.. Does not apply to non-exchangeable, non-refundable fares.
(3) Full Loisir fare
(4) Full fare with card
(4) Savings calculated based on the average of: 1) the difference between the full Loisir fare and the full fare with railcard and 2) the difference between the promotional Loisir fare and the promotional fare with railcard, in second class.

Calculate how soon your Week-end railcard will pay for itself


Week-end railcard: Meet Stéphane

Stéphane lives in Paris and travels regularly to Marseille to visit his family. With his Week-end railcard, he saves an average of €41 on each return journey, and he can share the same discounts with a friend. His card pays for itself in just two journeys.

Travel for two

Your time is valuable—share it with people that matter. A romantic getaway. A weekend of sport with your partner. Or two days of professional team-building. The Week-end railcard does it all—and your companion enjoys the same discounts you do.


Benefits
on every journey

At every stage of your journey, you’ll get discounts and other benefits to make your travel even more fun:

  • food and drink on board—save 15%* on select menus in TGV café-bars and aboard Intercités trains
  • door-to-door luggage delivery—save 25%*, starting with your second bag
  • discount car rentals with our iDAVIS service—pay 15% less than the Avis France rate, guaranteed*

Terms & conditions for exchanges and refunds: ticket exchanges and refunds are free of charge until two days before your departure. For exchanges and refunds on the day before or the day of departure, you will be charged a fee of €5 per person and per journey. Once your train has departed, no exchanges or refunds are allowed.

* Conditions apply. See details in the “More about your benefits” box 

*More about your benefits

Door-to-door luggage delivery

Save 25% on luggage, starting with your second bag. Your luggage will be delivered to the address of your choice in 24 hours minimum. Discount applies to the €15 fee for standard luggage and additional bags. May not be combined with other offers.

See terms & conditions

iDAVIS rental car service

If you find a cheaper offer, Avis will refund double the difference.

Pay 15% less* than the Avis France rate—all year long, for all prepaid locations. Guaranteed.

See terms & conditions

Food and drink on board

Present your Week-end railcard and save 15% on select meals aboard TGV and Intercités trains. Offer valid for the Week-end cardholder and a travelling companion. Savings apply to purchase of one Daily Saison or Daily Gourmand menu, or select service-at-your-seat menus aboard Intercités trains.


Points of sale & information

By telephone

From inside France, dial 3635 and say, “Billet Loisir”. You pay €0.40/min, including tax, plus any fees charged by your service provider.

At stations and SNCF sales offices

Our employees and advisers are ready to assist you.

Station opening hours
Find a station or sales office near you

At an authorized travel agency

View our list of authorized travel agencies

Buying & renewing
your card

Your Week-end railcard is valid for one year from the purchase date. Renew on time to avoid breaks in your benefits and discounts, and be sure to check your card’s expiration date when you buy your tickets to avoid penalties while travelling.

If you’re over 27 and your Jeune card will expire in less than 1 month, or if it expired less than 3 months ago, you’re eligible for a €25 discount on the Week-end card.

To buy your Week-end railcard or get additional information, simply choose the most convenient point of sale or information desk from the box at left.

Download information on our Week-end railcard and its terms of use (3-page PDF in English)