OUIGO is a low-cost, high-speed train service operating under the SNCF brand in France. OUIGO is a popular choice for train travel as it offers passengers long distance journeys within the French rail network, at some of the most competitive prices. What's more, you can book your train tickets here with Trainline.
OUIGO operate high-speed trains on six different services across France, usually at a lower cost than TGV. Whilst the majority of trains travel in and out of Paris, they do not serve the main stations in the city. Instead, OUIGO trains typically travel to and from Marne-la-Vallée—Chessy (Disneyland Paris) or Charles de Gaulle Airport which are easily accessible from central Paris.
OUIGO trains take you to some of the most popular destinations in France, particularly in the southern regions. With OUIGO you take travel to and sample the delights of cities such as Nice, Marseille, Montpellier and Nantes, all at high-speed.
Use our OUIGO trains map to plan a rail voyage around France that will both astound and inspire. With high-speed trains at a low-cost, OUIGO is one of the best ways to travel around the country.
When travelling on OUIGO there is only one seating class, meaning all passengers are offered the same level of service while onboard. Unfortunately, there is no buffet carriage on the train so stocking up at the station is highly advised. On the plus side, the absence of an onboard cafe or restaurant means there are usually more seats available compared to other high-speed trains.
It's worth mentioning that OUIGO tickets can only be bought online, so remember to purchase your tickets well in advance or before you set off for the station. In terms of what you can travel with, bringing two pieces of hand luggage is free of charge but there's usually a fee for larger suitcases or equipment.
You'll receive your train ticket four days before departure, or immediately if the departure is within four days, by email or via the OUIGO app. Be sure you either print your tickets out before you travel, or download the OUIGO app as you'll need to be able to show one of these two options before boarding the train.
OUIGO tickets are not refundable, but can be exchanged on OUIGO's website up until 01:30 am before the train's departure for a fee. As these tickets are exclusively sold online, exchanging them isn't possible at the station and can only be swapped for another OUIGO train ticket.
When booking your OUIGO train ticket, you have the possibility to add some features to make your journey as smooth as possible:
|Electrical socket||Check the "electrical outlet" option if you need one to charge your electrical devices. This service incurs a small fee.|
|Extra baggage||Also available at an extra cost, carry up to two additional pieces of luggage with you onboard.|
|Stroller/buggy||You can take a kids stroller for free on OUIGO trains, as long as you indicate it at the time of your reservation and fold it before boarding.|
|Text alert||Opt for text messages to receive confirmation of your ticket reservation and travel information, including your train's platform number directly on your smartphone.|
|Pets||In the event your furry friend weighs more than 6kg, you'll need to buy a ticket at the special animal rate which is available on the OUIGO website.|
|Quiet area||For a small charge, you can choose a seat in the quieter carriages on the train. Perfect for those who want to work or relax in peace during the journey.|
Whether you are travelling to Disneyland Paris or making your way to the south of France, OUIGO trains can take you to some of the most popular cities and regions in the country.