Under 12

Is your child travelling with a companion aboard TGV, TER or Intercités? Children travel free up to age 4—and with our Enfant+ railcard, they qualify for a 50% discount1 until they reach age 12.

Your child sits on your lap

Your child under 4 can travel free on your lap. Simply check the option “Sits on my lap (Free)” when you book.

Your child has her own seat

  • Bambin fare: you pay just €9 for your child to travel on TGV, TER and Intercités trains. This budget-friendly fare will be offered automatically when you book.

  • Enfant+ railcard: up to 4 travelling companions receive a 25% discount—guaranteed1
    Learn more about our Enfant+ railcard

  • Kid fare: available from Thalys 
    Learn more

Children ages 4-11 qualify for a 50% discount¹ on all trains

And you’ll enjoy even more benefits with our Enfant+ railcard

  • save 25% on fares for up to 4 travelling companions1 on TGVs and Intercités requiring reservations

  • save up to 50% on fares for up to 4 travelling companions1 on TER trains and Intercités not requiring reservations, depending on when you travel2
    Learn more about our Enfant+ railcard



Our Enfant+ card paid for itself in 2 return journeys

“My husband and I are taking our two children, ages 7 and 9, to Paris for the Christmas holidays. With the Enfant+ card, each leg of the trip costs only €17.50 per child, and each adult pays only €35."

Julie, 32, mother, Aix-en-Provence

Buying and renewing your card

Please remember that parents are responsible for underage children at all times.

All about your Enfant+ railcard (PDF, French, 144 KB)

1 Discount is calculated based on the Loisir fare for trains requiring reservations (TGVs and Intercités trains) or on the regular fare for TERs and Intercités trains that do not require reservations

Off-peak travel periods and peak travel periods as shown on our Fare Calendar