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Have you tried iDTGV? If not, welcome to a new way to travel, with 100% online booking, low fares and two distinctive styles: iDZAP for passengers who want to socialize, and iDZEN for a quiet, more relaxing trip. Coordinators on the platform will direct you to the right carriage, so you can settle in and enjoy a trip that matches your mood.

iDTGV by SNCF: Trains leaving central Paris for 30 French cities: Aix-en-Provence, Aix-les-Bains, Agen, Annecy, Avignon, Bayonne, Béziers, Biarritz, Brest, Bordeaux, Cannes, Chambéry, Dax, Grenoble, Hendaye, Lyon, Marseille, Montpellier, Mulhouse, Nice, Nîmes, Paris, Perpignan, Rennes, Saint-Brieuc, Saint-Jean-de-Luz, Saint-Raphaël, Strasbourg, Toulon and Toulouse.

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Booking is 100% online

All tickets are booked online and go on sale 3 to 6 months before your departure date. Select your seat and the services you want, then print your ticket. It will be checked only once—by coordinators on the departure platform. Or use an M-ticket on your iPhone or Windows Phone.

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iDZEN or iDZAP—what’s your iDentity?

All iDTGV trains offer two options: choose iDZEN for reading, sleeping or quiet conversation. Over at iDZAP things are livelier, with board games, DVD rentals and children’s activities.

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Create a personal account at to organize your trips. Check out the onboard entertainment or simply look to see who’ll be travelling with you. 

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Visit Open BAR iDTGV for updates on onboard entertainment—concerts, magic shows, theatre, food-tasting events, open bar and more. Make a note of dates and lines for an unforgettable experience. French only.

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(in French)

iDTGV app for your iPhone

Use the iDTGV app on your iPhone to access your account—make an instant reservation, check onboard entertainment, chat with other passengers and get advance notice of any disruptions in service.

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(in French)

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