Photo credit (banner): Letizia Le Fur

Get the best of high-speed rail. Enjoy the premium services and benefits that come with our Business Première fare wih TGV INOUI.

3-minute read

Travel with confidence when you choose our 100% flexible offer

Unpredictable schedule? No problem. Business Première is your 100% flexible travel solution, available aboard all TGV INOUI trains. Your ticket includes:

  • one fixed fare for each TGV INOUI destination
  • guaranteed ticket exchanges (Échange Garanti) for any same-day train, even if it’s full
  • free refunds up to 30 minutes after your train departs

More about our Business Première services

With Business Première, our TGV Pro offre, you can look forward to personalized attention and services. These include access to our TGV INOUI Grand Voyageur lounges, Accès Express priority lines during boarding and in sales offices, and a special welcome and complimentary beverage on the platform. You’ll also enjoy unrivalled comfort on board, in an area exclusively for Business Première travellers.

Make yourself comfortable in our TGV INOUI Grand Voyageur lounges1

As soon as you reach the station, head for our TGV INOUI Grand Voyageur lounge. Work or relax in a quiet space with free WiFi, a wide selection of complimentary beverages, and the latest newspapers and magazines.

TGV INOUI Grand Voyageur lounges are open every day of the year except 1 May. You’ll find them in these stations:

  • Paris Lyon
  • Paris Montparnasse
  • Paris Nord
  • Paris Est
  • Lyon Part-Dieu
  • Marseille Saint-Charles station
  • Bordeaux Saint-Jean
  • Nantes
  • Rennes
  • Lille Flandres
  • Lille Europe
  • Strasbourg

Check the opening hours of a TGV INOUI Grand Voyageur lounge

Business Première² lounge at Paris Lyon station

Escape the hustle and bustle of Paris Lyon station in our TGV INOUI Grand Voyageur lounge, where you’ll find a special area exclusively for Business Première passengers.

An attendant is on hand to welcome and assist you Monday through Friday, 14.00-19.00, but you can enjoy the comforts of the Business Première area whenever the TGV INOUI Grand Voyageur lounge is open.

Learn more

Save time with Accès Express priority lines3

Your Business Première fare includes Accès Express priority status, so you get special treatment when you visit our sales areas and board your train.

Accès Express is available in these stations

Stations

Accès Express boarding

Accès Express ticket windows4

Bordeaux Saint-Jean

Lille Flandres

Lyon Part-Dieu

Lyon Perrache

 

Marseille Saint-Charles

Montpellier Sud-de-France

 

Nantes

Paris Est

Paris Lyon

Paris Montparnasse

Paris Nord

Rennes

Aéroport CDG TGV 2

 

Angers Saint-Laud

 
Lille Europe  

 

Pick up a complimentary beverage5 when you board your TGV INOUI

On weekdays at peak travel times, we’ll offer you a complimentary hot or cold beverage on the platform. This service is exclusively for Business Première customers travelling with TGV INOUI between our Paris stations (Paris Est, Paris Lyon, Paris Montparnasse and Paris Nord) and:

  • Bordeaux Saint-Jean
  • Lyon Part-Dieu
  • Lyon Perrache
  • Marseille Saint-Charles station
  • Montpellier Saint-Roch
  • Nantes
  • Rennes
  • Strasbourg

New on board

Travelling between Paris and Lyon? Your Business Première attendant will offer you a complimentary beverage and a sweet or savoury snack.

Business Première space: immerse yourself in exclusive comfort

Your Business Première ticket gives you access to a special coach with unparalleled comfort and on-board amenities. Quiet and hassle-free, it’s the perfect place to work or unwind.

There’s no extra charge for Business Première seating6, and it’s available all day long on these TGV INOUI trains:

  • Paris-Bordeaux
  • Paris-Nantes
  • Paris-Rennes
  • Paris-Lille
  • Paris-Lyon

And during rush hour on these lines:

  • Paris-Strasbourg
  • Paris-Marseille
  • Paris-Montpellier

New dedicated services between Paris and Lyon

Enjoy exclusive new Business Première services when you travel between Paris and Lyon:

  • A Business Première attendant5 will greet you on the platform and remain on hand throughout your journey in the quiet Business Première coach. 
  • A complimentary snack and beverage will be served to you on board.     
  • Hungry? Order online from the café-bar, and your Business Première attendant will be happy to bring your selection to your seat.
  • Need something? Feeling chilly? You can call the train manager at any time. Simply log on to the TGV INOUI Portal and use the virtual assistant to make a request.

These Business Première services have been suspended for the summer holidays and will resume in September 2021.

Online news and multimedia content via the TGV INOUI WiFi portal8

During your journey, catch up on the news or choose from the entertainment options on the TGV INOUI Portal. As a Business Première customer, you have access to an exclusive list of titles, and multimedia content is coming soon. 

You can access the Portal in a single click. Simply connect to the on-board WiFi, or enter https://wifi.sncf in your browser.

Not sure whether you qualify for Business Première status?

You’re entitled to the full range of Business Première benefits if:

  • You’re travelling on a Business Première ticket.
  • You have a Liberté card and are travelling on a 1st class ticket.

You’re travelling on a special 1st-class discounted or group fare, such as for companies or military personnel.

Get TGV INOUI PRO, the app for Business Première travellers

With the TGV INOUI PRO app, you can plan your travel in a snap, right from your smartphone. Exchange or cancel tickets at no charge, sync your journeys automatically, store your rewards cards on your phone, and get live traffic updates.

TGV INOUI Pro app

The must-have app for business travellers. With TGV INOUI Pro, you can manage your journey—down to the last detail—right from your smartphone.

 

Apple store Google Play

1 Our TGV INOUI Grand Voyageur lounges are open to you if 1) you have a Business Première or Liberté 1re ticket, or a 1st class discounted or group fare or 2) you hold a Grand Voyageur Plus or Le Club rewards card. To enter, you must show your same-day ticket.

2 The Business Première lounge area is open to customers travelling with a Business Première or Liberté 1re ticket, or a 1st class discounted or group fare. Space is limited, and you must show your same-day ticket to enter. The Business Première area is available only in the TGV INOUI Grand Voyageur lounge at Paris Lyon station and has the same opening hours. A Business Première attendant is on hand Monday through Friday, 14.00-19.00, except on bank holidays and during the Christmas and summer school holidays (mid-July through August).

3 You qualify for Accès Express service if 1) you’re travelling on a Business Première or Liberté 1re ticket, or a 1st class discounted or group fare or 2) you hold a Grand Voyageur Plus or Le Club rewards card. Priority boarding available 7 days a week for select TGV INOUI trains. In participating sales areas, Accès Express is available 7 days a week during opening hours.

4 This service is now being rolled out.

5 Our Business Première welcome and complimentary beverage service is available exclusively to holders of Business Première, Liberté 1re, and 1st class discounted or group tickets. Offered Monday through Friday. Not available at weekends, on bank holidays or during the school Christmas and summer holidays (mid-July through August).

6 Business Première seating is available to holders of Business Première, Liberté 1re, and 1st class discounted or group tickets, subject to seat availability. This service is offered Monday through Friday. Not available at weekends, on bank holidays or during the school Christmas and summer holidays (mid-July through August).

7 These dedicated on-board services are available to holders of Business Première, Liberté 1re, and 1st class discounted or group tickets. Offered Monday through Friday on select TGV INOUI trains operating on select timetables on the Paris Lyon–Lyon Perrache/Lyon Part Dieu lines. Not available at weekends, on bank holidays or during the school Christmas and summer holidays (mid-July through August).

8 The TGV INOUI Portal interface is customized by ticket type and includes access to news and multimedia content. This benefit is non-refundable and available only while your train is in France. Use of the portal is complimentary for all customers who are authenticated on the SNCF_WIFI_INOUI network. To learn more, please see sections 2.6 and 3.4 of the General Terms of Use for the TGV INOUI Portal.