Travelling at the last minute with INTERCITÉS? Save 50%1 or more when you choose one of our Happy Hour destinations and book your 2nd-class tickets on line.

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Save 50% or more on tickets

  • available on select days for select trains
  • to a selection of destinations around France

Buy your tickets on line

Pre-order your meal

Food and beverage trolleys are available on all lines except Paris-Strasbourg. You can also book your meal in advance with our online pre-order service.

Order your meal (in French)

Travelling at the last minute?

When you work in the arts, it’s hard to know in advance when you’ll be working and when you can go on holiday. With Happy Hour, I can decide at the last minute and still pay a reasonable price for a French getaway.

Steve, 37, guitarist and sound engineer

1 Minimum savings per person per journey, based on the full 2nd-class Loisir fare for daytime INTERCITÉS trains requiring reservations, and on the regular 2nd-class fare for daytime INTERCITÉS trains not requiring reservations. Offer valid for select dates, trains and destinations in France. Subject to seat availability. Offer does not become available until 1-5 days before your train departs at earliest, and is limited to 2nd-class travel aboard select trains to select destinations in France, on select days. Subject to availability of seats at the featured fare.

Tickets may not be exchanged or refunded. You must pay on line, but you may choose to print your ticket yourself, have it sent to your address at no charge, or collect it from a self-service machine, in a French station, or at an SNCF Rail Europe sales office (€10 fee per reference code). This offer may not be combined with any other special deal or SNCF fare discount (except for SNCF discount cards).

2 Conditions apply. Offer valid for prepaid Avis France rates offered to the general public, on any 1- to 30-day rental departing from a location in continental France (except Corsica). Discount available when you pay at booking, and for any category of vehicle other than Avis Prestige and utility vehicles. Terms of refund policy available at Avis rental agencies (in French) or at