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How and where to buy Paris Metro, RER, Train and bus tickets & passes.

Paris Metro Tickets – What to Buy?

By | October 4, 2014 | in Passes Tickets

Airport Single train ride from Paris CDG Airport to Central Paris – Billet Origine-Destination (RER/Transilien Ticket) Single Ride Single-ride, one-way, in central Paris using Metro (underground) / Bus / RER / Tram – Ticket t+ One Day Paris one day pass unlimited ride ticket for Metro / Bus / RER / Tram / Transilien – Ticket Mobilis (restricted … Read more

France Train Schedules Itinerary Builder

By | February 14, 2014 | in Schedules Tickets

Update Feb 22, 2013 Gares-en-mouvement.com has removed the itinerary builder from their site and are now asking visitors to use the individual train company sites for searching/building train itineraries. Here’s the list of itinerary builders for French train companies, in English where available: Transilien – Normal-speed trains serving suburban Paris & cities in Ile-de-France Ter … Read more

High Speed Rail Map – Europe

By | February 1, 2014 | in Maps Tickets

This rail map from TGV-Europe.com shows high speed train lines in France & Western Europe along with: Cities connecting TGV / Highspeed Rail Lines Countries included are France, Spain, England, Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland and Italy (the Railteam partner countries). The high speed rail networks for each country include: TGV (Trains à Grande Vitesse) serving … Read more

Paris Metro Ticket t in Detail

By | January 21, 2014 | in Metro Passes Tickets

The ticket t (mauve color) or ticket t+ (white color) is the current single ticket for use on Paris regional transport methods including: Metro RER (within Zone 1) Tramways, RATP buses Noctilien buses (night bus) Optile buses (Paris suburbs) Cable car of Montmarte (Funiculaire de Montmarte) Ticket t+ is currently priced at 1,70€ for a … Read more

Paris Metro Ticket Machine

By | January 20, 2014 | in Tickets

This is a step-by-step visual guide to ticket vending machines for the Paris Metro, Bus, Tram and RER. Ï In the above photo we see a Paris Transit Authority ticket vending machine.  You’ll often find these machines just beside manned Metro ticket windows.  At large Metro stations such as Chatelet Les Halles or Gare de … Read more

Paris to London Train – Eurostar

By | January 8, 2014 | in Eurostar Tickets

This is a detailed guide of how to buy Eurostar tickets and how to take the Eurostar high speed train from Paris to London. Tickets for the Eurostar start at £69 return and travel time between central Paris (Gare du Nord) to central London (St Pancras/King’s Cross) is 2 hours 15 minutes. Overview Line => … Read more

TGV Pro Tickets Exchange Refund

By | February 10, 2009 | in Tickets

TGV Pro train ticket exchange & refund policies are unique.  I’ll attempt to explain the conditions of sale for these business class TGV train tickets below. First misconception: Pro tickets are first class train tickets.  This is not true.  Pro tickets can be bought for seats in either the first class or second class train … Read more

Prix Paris Londres

By | November 12, 2008 | in Eurostar Tickets

77€ est le prix d’un billet aller-retour par Eurostar TGV train entre Paris et Londres (Gare du Nord à St. Pancras International/King’s Cross). Comment trouver le moins cher prix pour un billet Eurostar (77€/59£)? Acheter le billet en avance, au moins un mois, sur Eurostar.com. Eviter les weekends qui sont le plus populaire. Utiliser le … Read more

TGV Tickets Without Fees

By | August 25, 2008 | in Tickets

Here I’ll show you how to buy TGV tickets online, without fees, with tickets you can print from home, even from USA and Canada. From the UK or Europe? Voyages SNCF offers TGV tickets without fees with free home delivery of tickets. If you’re from the US, TGV-Europe.com offers online TGV ticket buying without fees … Read more

Tickets for Snails

By | August 16, 2008 | in Tickets

Translation: OFFBEAT A train ticket for the snail. The SNCF will reimburse the 5,10€ charged to a passenger transporting live snails, without tickets, on a TGV train.  The ticket checker wanted the snails to pay their fare for the train. (From 20 Minutes)

Paris Train Ticket Machine

By | August 11, 2008 | in Tickets

This is a visual guide to using ticket vending machines found in and around Paris for purchasing train tickets and carnets (books) of tickets for station to station travel (between cities) around the Ile-de-France region, serviced by Transilien, Ter, and RER train networks. For ticket machines selling tickets for the Paris Metro, Bus, Tram and … Read more

Buying TGV Tickets

By | June 25, 2008 | in Tickets

Tips on buying tickets for TGV trains for Paris, London, France and Europe. Buy online (web sites listed below) Buy early (at most 60 – 180 days before departure) Think about seat placement Vary departure times/days for the best ticket price Choose home delivery for your TGV tickets (if possible) Or pick up your tickets … Read more

Paris Train/Metro Ticket Validation/Punching

By | June 16, 2008 | in Tickets

Validating or punching your train ticket or “billet” [bee-yay] is required when traveling on the Transilien, Ter, and various other Paris regional trains (not Metro) going to other cities in the Ile-de-France region that contains Paris. The machines to validate or “composter” [com-post-ay] the little purple or white Billet Ile-de-France tickets look like this: (Photo … Read more