Guaranteed savings on every journey, all year long
- €49 for your card (valid for a full year)
- 30% off 1st and 2nd class travel
- 60% off for up to three accompanying children ages 4 to 11
Save with capped fares
With your new Avantage card, 2nd class fares are capped for all destinations in France, no matter when you book. And that’s on top of a 30% guaranteed discount on 1st- and 2nd-class train tickets.
You’re guaranteed to get affordable fares, even at the last minute:
- €39 or less for a short journey (under 1h30)
- €59 or less for a medium-length journey (1h30-3h)
- €79 or less for the longest journey (over 3h)
More discounts and special offers
Exclusive "No Flex" last-minute offers
30% off travel to Europe
25% to 50% discount on TER fares in select regionsLearn more
Save 15% on Ma Location Avis
Want to extend your journey? No problem. Pick your rental car up at the station any time. And if you find a cheaper offer, Avis will refund double the difference.
Buying and renewing your card
From inside France, call 3635 and say “Cartes” for service in French. From outside France, dial 00 33 1 84 94 3635. For service in English, wait for the prompt, “For this service in English, press #85” and follow the instructions. In either case, our service is free: you pay only the cost of your call.
Store your Avantage Senior card on your phone for hassle-free travel
Just bought your Avantage Senior card?
You can store it on your phone in a few clicks. Choose from 2 easy options:
- Mon espace TGV INOUI
- the Assistant SNCF app
Once you’ve digitized your card, you can access it right from your smartphone. It’s more convenient, and with your card and tickets stored safely in the same place, you’ll have more peace of mind. When tickets are checked, simply present the QR code for your card.
Exclusively for travellers 60 and over
Price of the Avantage card: €49
Price valid at 17/06/2021, excluding special offers.
Validity: one year, starting from the first day of the card’s validity period, as determined by the customer at purchase.
With your Avantage Senior 60+ card, you can save 30% on tickets.
Offer available exclusively to Avantage cardholders. Discount calculated based on the Prem’s 1st or 2nd class fare and the full 1st or 2nd class fare (Plein Tarif) for trains requiring booking (TGV INOUI and Intercités trains, except OUIGO), or on the standard fare (Tarif Normal) for 7-day tickets on Intercités trains not requiring booking. Discount calculation does not include additional paid services. Discounts apply in France.
Benefits include guaranteed price caps for three types of journey, based on duration of travel:
- €39 (including tax) guaranteed maximum fare for a journey of less than 1h30;
- €59 (including tax) guaranteed maximum fare for a journey of less than 3h;
- €79 (including tax) guaranteed maximum fare for a 2nd class journey of over 3h in France with no connections.
Fares are guaranteed up to the time your train departs.
Use your Avantage card for travel in France and beyond.
Offer available exclusively to Avantage cardholders. Discount calculated based on: the 1st or 2nd class fare on day of purchase for TGV INOUI trains to Luxembourg and Freiburg im Breisgau, and TGV INOUI and ICE trains operated in partnership by DB and SNCF; trains operated in partnership by Renfe and SNCF; the Seconda or Prima (2nd or 1st class) fare on day of purchase for TGV France-Italy; and Standard and Standard 1ère class for TGV Lyria. Discount calculation does not include additional paid services. Offer valid for a companion travelling with holders of the Adulte 27-59 card.
Your card entitles you to a 60% discount for accompanying children.
Offer valid for up to 3 accompanying children ages 4 to 11 inclusive, provided their tickets are purchased at the same time as the Avantage cardholder’s ticket. Discount calculated based on: the Prem’s 1st or 2nd class fare and the full 1st or 2nd class fare (Plein Tarif) for trains requiring booking (TGV INOUI and Intercités trains, except OUIGO); or on the standard fare (Tarif Normal) for 7-day tickets on Intercités trains not requiring booking. Discount calculation does not include additional paid services. Discounts apply in France.
Your card also entitles you to a 15% discount on services, including Junior & Cie.
Conditions apply. For more information, visit sncf.com.
Your card gives you access to last-minute “No Flex” offers
Last-minute offer available for travel aboard TGV trains, Intercités with required booking, and Intercités without required booking. Offer available exclusively to the Avantage cardholder and one accompanying adult, and up to 3 accompanying children ages 4 to 11 inclusive, provided they travel in the same class aboard the same train. To qualify for our No Flex offer, tickets for the cardholder and any companions must be purchased at the same time. The No Flex offer applies to select destinations in France and other European countries, on specific days and specific trains. Subject to availability of seats at the featured fare. This offer may not be combined with any other special deal or fare discount from SNCF or any of our European partners. Tickets cannot be exchanged or refunded.
Ticket exchanges and refunds for TGV INOUI and Intercités trains requiring booking: Terms for Avantage cardholders
Exchanges and refunds are free up to 3 days before departure.
Starting 2 days before departure, you must pay a) an exchange/refund fee of €15 per person per journey for TGV INOUI or b) 40% of the fare for Intercités trains requiring booking, up to a maximum of €12.
Starting 30 minutes before departure, exchanges are only allowed for the same journey on the same day, subject to the fees described above. If you make an exchange during this period, the ticket is no longer refundable. If your journey includes one or more connections, you will be charged only one fee.
After your train departs, tickets are not exchangeable or refundable unless they have been released for booking before departure.