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Family travel

We’ve always got the right fare for your family, large or small. Check out our discounts and special fares for each of you—then just pick and mix.

Points of sale & information

At stations and SNCF sales offices

Our employees and advisers are ready to assist you.

Station opening hours

Find a station or sales office near you

By telephone

From inside France, dial 3635 and say, “Billet Loisir”. You pay €0.40/min, including tax, plus any fees charged by your service provider.

The Enfant+ railcard

Want to save on family travel? Choose the Enfant+ railcard, and get great fares on TGV, TER and Intercités trains all year long. Enfant+ discounts apply for up to 4 travelling companions, and the annual fee is just €75*.

Benefits for your child:

  • children under 4 travel free—with their own seat.
  • the cardholder’s ticket costs 50% of the discounted adult fare. (Child must be accompanied by at least one adult.)

Benefits for the cardholder’s travelling companions (2):

  • a 25% discount—guaranteed—as compared with the Loisir fare for a passenger travelling without a card. And you can book any time, right up to the last available seat
  • up to 10% additional savings—guaranteed—on Prem’s tickets
  • 25% off travel aboard TER and Intercités trains not requiring reservations when your journey begins during a peak travel period (shown in white on our Fare Calendar), and 50% off when your journey begins during an off-peak travel period (shown in blue on our Fare Calendar)
  • exclusive last-minute Dernière Minute offers for the cardholder and up to four travelling companions, regardless of age

Browse our Fare Calendar (PDF in French)

(1) Prices valid at 2/01/2014, excluding special offers. At least one of the cardholder’s travelling companions must be over 12 years old. 
(2) Conditions apply.

Familles Nombreuses

If you have 3 or more children under 18, our Familles Nombreuses card is for you. For 3 full years, you, your spouse and all children under 18 will enjoy:

  •  30%, 40%, 50% or 75% off full-fare Loisir tickets for TGV, Intercités and TER trains, depending on the number of children.
  • a 50% discount on Transilien trains in the Greater Paris region (one-way, return, and books of t+ tickets

The Familles Nombreuses card can be used in 1st and 2nd class. Your discount is based on the full Loisir fare or the regular 2nd class fare. Your family is eligible for a Familles Nombreuses card until your youngest child reaches age 18, and you pay a flat €19 filing fee no matter how many cards you request.

And there's an added plus: your card entitles you to special discounts and other benefits with selected merchants.

Learn more

By telephone

From inside France, dial 3635. You pay €0.40/min including tax, plus any fees charged by your service provider.


By email

Send an email to

By postal mail

Send your information to:

Service Client Carte Enfant-Famille
TSA 90317
57508 SAINT AVOLD Cedex

Enfant Famille

The Enfant Famille railcard, a five-year programme created in 2009 at the request of the French State, expired on 29 August 2014. As a result, we are unable to issue or renew this card.

If you hold a valid Enfant Famille railcard, your benefits are still in effect, and you may travel at the Enfant Famille fare on SNCF TGV and Intercités trains requiring booking.

No card?
No problem

Travelling with young children? Whatever their ages, we’ve got special fares to meet your needs and help you stay within your budget.

Children under 4:

  • travel free but do not have their own seat
  • can have their own seat when you use our Bambin discount

Children ages 4 to 12 qualify for our Enfant fare—half the adult price. (Does not apply to Prem’s fares and limited-time offers.)

If you only take trains occasionally and don’t have a railcard, you can still save on travel with our many special offers:

Bambin discount

With our Bambin discount, you can book a seat for your child under 4. It costs only €9* and is valid for one entire leg of your journey, regardless of train type and travel class.

*Price valid at 02/01/2014.