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Frequently asked questions: Tickets

Here you’ll find answers to the most common questions from SNCF customers across all communications channels. Topics include train service in France and beyond, booking and buying tickets, discount cards and passes, TGVmax and on-board services.


TER tickets are valid for 1 day, but the exact term of validity depends on the sales channel and the region of purchase. Follow the link below and choose your region to get all the information you need.

Learn more about TER tickets by region

Intercités tickets are valid for 7 days.

Learn more about Intercités tickets


There are two ways to print your e-ticket: from the email that you will receive after purchase, or from a self-service machine.