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In the mood for a Spanish getaway? Here’s your chance. We offer daily high-speed service to leading Iberian destinations from 13 French cities.

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Exploring Spain

Thanks to our partnership with Renfe, Spain has never been closer. Every day, high-speed trains depart for the Iberian Peninsula from 13 French cities1. It’s the perfect way to travel for an outing with friends—or a romantic getaway.

Getting there

  • Barcelona, Girona or Figueres from just €291
  • Tarragona from €494
  • Madrid and Zaragoza from €593

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The many benefits of TGV travel

  • Revel in the diversity of Spanish cuisine as you sample mouth-watering tapas in the restaurants along Las Ramblas.

  • Amble along the verdant paths of Barcelona’s famous Park Guëll and enjoy its spectacular views of the old city.

  • Bask in the quiet Mediterranean charm of Figueres, birthplace of Salvador Dalí.

  • Inaugurated in 1974, the Dalí Museum houses a remarkable collection of works by the quintessential surrealist painter.

  • Bask in the sunny charm of Girona, one of Catalonia’s best-kept secrets.

  • Visit the Cathedral of Santa Maria de Girona, a gem set in a cluster of arcaded streets with architectures ranging from Romanesque to Baroque to modern.

  • Festive, enchanting Madrid has everything you could ask for—sunny skies, boisterous fiestas and magnificent museums.

  • Stroll around the Plaza de Cibeles, famous for its superb fountain and imposing Palacio de Comunicaciones.

  • Explore Zaragoza, a monumental city at the crossroads of four great civilizations—Roman, Muslim, Jewish and Christian.

  • Revel in the harmonious proportions of the Patio de Santa Isabel in Zaragoza’s Palacio Aljaferia.


Even more benefits

Avantage Jeune Card

Got an Avantage Jeune railcard? You’re guaranteed to save 25%6 on all trains to Spain. And you can book any time, right up to the last available seat.

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Avantage Famille Card

Travelling with family? Children under 4 travel free, and children aged 4-14 get a 40% discount7 on tickets.

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Train + AVIS

Want the best deal on a rental car? Book with AVIS and save 10%8 when you buy an SNCF-Renfe train ticket.

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Hungry? Head for the café-bar and choose from our delicious selection of regional foods and beverages.

Browse our on-board menu (PDF, French, 1.06 MB)

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In France, dial 3635 to reach an adviser any day of the week, from 07.00 to 22.00. (Our service is free: you pay only the cost of your call.)

1 Departing from Paris, Lyon, Valence, Marseille, Aix-en-Provence, Avignon, Nîmes, Montpellier, Sète, Agde, Béziers, Narbonne and Perpignan

2 €29 when you depart from Montpellier; €35 from Nîmes; and €39 from Paris, Lyon, Marseille, Avignon, Aix-en-Provence or Valence. Price per person at the Essential fare, on trains operated under the Renfe-SNCF partnership. Valid for a one-way journey in 2nd class, for select destinations in Spain on select trains on select days. Subject to availability of seats at the featured fare. Advance booking required. Tickets may be exchanged or refunded, but conditions apply. This offer may not be combined with any other special deal or SNCF fare discount other than the Jeune railcard. Ticket sales and information available in stations, SNCF sales offices, by telephone at 3635 (€0.40/minute plus the cost of the call), in SNCF-authorized travel agencies and on line at and Electronic payment is required for telephone and Internet purchases.

3 Departing from Marseille, Montpellier, Nîmes, Avignon or Aix-en-Provence

4 Best times for each journey: Montpellier-Girona in 2h14; Lyon-Figueres in 4h10; and Paris-Barcelona in 6h19.

5 Bags must be clearly tagged. Hand luggage includes: skis, children’s pushchairs, wheelchair, wakeboards (maximum cover size 1.20 m x 0.90 m). You may bring up to 3 bags at no extra charge. Your bicycle travels for free if you fold it or remove the wheels, provided it fits in a cover measuring no more than 1.20 m x 0.90 m.

6 By telephone at 3635, any day of the week, 07.00-22.00. (Our service is free: you pay only the cost of your call.) Or on line at, in stations and at authorized SNCF sales offices.

7 Offer valid for children under 14. Discount applies to Flexi or Essential fare available at time of booking, with the same after-sales terms and conditions. Children under 4 travel free when they share a seat with their travelling companion.