Not sure where the trains in France can take you? If you’re planning a trip and want to travel by rail, take a look our train map of France. It highlights some of the most popular routes across the country, including high-speed, regional and the major international routes. Click on each of the routes to find journey times and where to book your tickets.
*Routes are subject to change throughout the year.
High-speed - Red routes
Regional - Blue routes
International - Green routes
Want to know a bit more about some of the most popular train routes in France? Check them out below or simply start a search for times and tickets in our Journey Planner at the top of the page.
Whether you’re just visiting France or passing through as part of a larger European trip, if you’re travelling by train a lot during your visit, it can sometimes be cheaper to buy a Rail Pass. There are two main types of Rail Passes that cover train travel in France and Europe.
Interrail – Suitable for European residents travelling within the European Economic Area.
Eurail – Suitable for non-European residents and non-European passport holders.
Our France travel inspiration hub is full of handy guides, itineraries and listicles to help you plan your French holiday. From a weekend in Paris to a holiday in the French Riviera – we've got you covered.
Our interactive France rail map highlights both high-speed and regional railway lines in France, as well as the main rail connections to its neighbouring countries, including Switzerland, Spain and Germany.
SNCF is the primary train operator in France. Cross-border trains from France to Switzerland are operated by TGV Lyria, trains from France to Germany are run by Deutsche Bahn, and connections from France to Spain are operated by Renfe-SNCF.