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Travel with Intercités

Planning a journey with Intercités? Here’s everything you need to know about our fares and the services we offer--before, during and after your travel.

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All about our fares

Intercités fares

You’ll always find an Intercités fare that’s right for your budget. Choose from Prem’s, Happy Hour, 100% Éco and more.

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Discount cards

With our new discount cards, you’re guaranteed to save at least 30% year round when you travel on our TGV INOUI and Intercités lines. Choose one of our Avantage1 cards—Jeune, Senior, Week-end or Famille—or our Liberté2 card for frequent travellers.

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Our Intercités Pro offer

Travelling on business? Our Intercités Pro offer is for you. Your Pro ticket comes with personalized benefits, easy ticket exchanges, and exclusive 1st-class services, including access to priority queues, dedicated business seating and our Grand Voyageur lounges.

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Group travel

Our Intercités trains can adapt to your group’s needs, with club seating for six, service coaches, compartments and more.

Want to save money and enjoy a stress-free journey? Leave the planning to us.

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Before you leave

Your Intercités tickets

Book now for travel to Paris, Toulouse, Deauville, Bordeaux and many other unforgettable destinations in France.

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Luggage

Our in-station and on-board services make your journey easier—whether you have lots of luggage or just a little.    

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Travel for everyone

Travel with your pet

Want a stress-free journey with your pet aboard an SNCF train? Simply book his (or her) ticket when you book your own.

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More mobility

Book a vehicle with driver

Leave the driving to us! With our Mon Chauffeur service, you can book a car and driver for travel to and/or from the station.

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Have a car at the station

Want to have a car waiting at the station? Book a Ma Location Avis rental with your train tickets and save 10%.

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Accès Plus

Do you have a disability? Welcome aboard! Our Accès Plus service offers support and assistance to people with limited mobility. It’s free, and it begins as soon as you arrive at the station.

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On-board amenities

The Intercités WiFi portal

Enjoy free, easy Internet connectivity aboard your Intercités train on the Paris–Clermont-Ferrand and Paris–Limoges–Toulouse lines. With our Le Wifi service, you can access a wealth of information about your journey—explore nearby tourist attractions, track your train via GPS and more. And you can browse our catering menu before the food cart reaches your seat.

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We’re rolling this service out gradually:

  • Bordeaux - Marseille line in 2020
  • overnight trains to follow

Meal service at your seat

Browse our menu to find out what we offer aboard your Intercités train. Order in advance and have your meal—from breakfast to dinner—served right at your seat.

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Travelling with your bike

Want to bring your bike along? You’re in the right place. Get our tips for a smooth journey here.  

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Espace Kids

Travelling with your family on a daytime Intercités train requiring reservations? We’ve got on-board play areas designed especially for your children.

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Overnight travel with Intercités

Travelling overnight with Intercités? Here’s everything you need to know, from planning your journey to spending the night on board.

You can book your dinner and breakfast in advance—and when you travel 1st class, you can have your meal served at your seat.

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Buying your tickets

With Intercités, it’s just as easy to buy tickets for an overnight journey as for daytime travel. Simply choose from all of the same booking options—buy on line, at a self-service machine, in a station or at an SNCF sales office.

And no matter how you book your Intercités overnight ticket, you’ll save with our budget-friendly Prem’s fares. Choose a reclining seat from €19 or a 2nd class couchette from €29.

Booking options

Are you a woman travelling solo?

Our Dame Seule3 compartment is for you. You’ll have peace of mind when you travel in this women-only compartment, and it’s available at no extra charge.

To use this service, simply tick the Espace Dame Seule box when you book on line, or request it when you buy tickets in a station or SNCF sales office.

Travel light

With our Mes Bagages luggage delivery service, you can travel light on Intercités overnight trains. We’ll pick up your bags from your point of departure and take them to the address of your choice4.

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Travel with others

Travelling with family or friends? Take an Intercités overnight train, and your compartment in 1st class (4 couchettes) or 2nd class (6 couchettes) can become your own private suite. Simply mention or tick the option Private Space* when you book. This service is available from €40. Not offered during peak travel periods

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On-board amenities

We’ve designed the overnight Intercités experience for maximum comfort:

  • if you booked a couchette, you’ll find a bottle of water next to your bed, along with a travel kit containing moist towelettes, earplugs and tissues.

  • if you booked a reclining seat, you’ll have a footrest and an adjustable headrest, and your seatback will recline to a 45° angle. Individual reading lights make it easy to read or work without disturbing other passengers.

For your safety and peace of mind, all compartments can be locked, and your train will make few if any stops between midnight and 05.30.

On-board staff are on hand to meet your expectations throughout your overnight journey. At your request, the conductor will personally wake you at the time of your choice.

Our Garantie Voyage programme

Our Garantie Voyage passenger satisfaction programme covers any TGV INOUI or Intercités journey you make in France, subject to SNCF’s Passenger Fares agreement.

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1 Offer valid for all Avantage cardholders and for one person over 12 travelling with the holder of an Avantage Week-end or Avantage Famille card. Discount calculated based on the Prem’s 1st or 2nd class fare and the full 1st or 2nd class fare for trains requiring booking (TGV INOUI and Intercités trains, except OUIGO and Intercités 100% Éco). Discount calculation does not include additional paid services. Discounts apply in France (except for journeys entirely within the Paris Region). For TGV INOUI and Intercités trains, your card entitles you to a 30% discount based on the 1st- or 2nd-class fare, and a 30% discount on the standard fare for seven-day tickets on Intercités trains not requiring booking. For TER regional trains, your card entitles you to a year-round, 25% discount, guaranteed, provided the card is accepted by the regional transport organizing authority within its own area, and your discount may be as high as 50%, depending on the rules governing the region’s fare calendar. For more information, visit the TER regional websites.

2 Offer available exclusively to Liberté cardholders. Discount calculated using the Business Première fare (excluding additional paid services) for TGV INOUI and Intercités trains requiring booking (except OUIGO and Intercités 100% Éco trains). For all Intercités trains not requiring booking, the discount is 50%, based on the standard fare for your chosen class. For TER regional trains, your Liberté card entitles you to a 50% discount, provided the card is accepted by the regional transport organizing authority within its own area. For more information, visit the TER regional websites.

3 Service subject to seat availability.

4 Service limited to transport of luggage to and from road-accessible locations within continental France, including Île de Ré, Noirmoutier and Oléron.