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The best price... You know that sentence? Then you're probably expecting the sales opening.


What we call "Sales Opening" is simply the moment where your train tickets for a given period will be up for sale. When you're aware of that in advance you can plan your trip in peace.


Are you ready?
Book your tickets for this Christmas break from 12th of october 2017 :)

What are you doing for the winter holidays?
From 7 November book your train tickets for travels between 7 February and 12 March, 2018.


Note: Railwork may exceptionally delay the opening of reservations for some trains. Find more information on our dedicated page.

Booking alert: Receive an alert when your train is available to book

Subscribe to the booking alert to keep informed when you train is bookable!

To benefit from this service, here are the options for subscribing:


- Use this link to subscribe to our alerts form by filling in the details of your desired journey, as well as your e-mail address.

- Access the homepage to find the train you are looking for:

  • If after your research, all the trains are not available to book, you just have to enter your e-mail address.


  • If after your research, some trains are not available to book but not the one you are looking for, click on « show all trains” and scroll down to find your train.                        

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For travel on national TGV & INTERCITES, TGV Luxembourg & TGV Brussels

Keep up to date and find out when your train will be available using our network alert function!

For travel on TGV France Italy, TGV France Spain, TGV ICE, TGV Lyria and Eurostar

For travel on TGV France Italy, TGV France Spain, Lyria, TGV ICE, TGV, RENFE:

Sales of train tickets are usually open 4 months in advance.


For travel on Eurostar (between France, Belgium and the UK) :

Tickets on sale 6 months in advance.


Cancellation of Eurostar trains


We would like to inform you that tickets for certain Eurostar trains will be unavailable to purchase. View the list of applicable trains here.


Customers who have already made a reservation on these trains may choose a free exchange or refund.

For travel on Thalys

Tickets on sale 4 months in advance.

For travel on Ouigo and TER

  • For OUIGO travels :

You can book your tickets up to 9 months in advance.

  • For travel on TER :

Sales of train tickets are usually open 11 months in advance.

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