TGV Map

By | January 11, 2009 | in Maps

France TGV Map showing high speed train lines in deep purple and light purple (click to enlarge).

TGV Train Map - France

This TGV Map shows the main TGV destinations in France:

  • Paris
  • Rennes
  • Nantes
  • Bordeaux
  • Montpellier
  • Marseille
  • Lyon
  • Strasbourg

The principal France TGV routes shown on the TGV map include:

  • TGV South-East (Sud Est) Line (leaving from Gare de Lyon station in Paris)
    • Paris to Lyon
    • Paris to Dijon
  • TGV Alps (Alpes) Line (from Gare de Lyon in Paris)
    • Paris to Grenoble
    • Paris to Annecy
    • Paris to Chambéry
    • Paris to Aix-les-Bains
  • TGV Mediterranean (Méditerranée) (from Paris – Gare de Lyon)
    • Paris to Marseille
    • Paris to Avignon
    • Paris to Aix-en-Provence
    • Marseille to Toulon (non-high speed)
    • Marseille to Nice (non-high speed)
    • Paris to Nimes
    • Nimes to Montpellier (non-high speed)
  • TGV Atlantic (Atlantique) (from Paris – Gare Montparnasse)
    • Paris to Tours
    • Paris to Bordeaux
    • Paris to Toulouse
    • Paris to Pau
    • Paris to Lourdes
    • Paris to Le Mans
    • Paris to Rennes
    • Paris to Nantes
  • TGV North (Nord) (from Paris – Gare du Nord)
    • Paris to Lille
    • Paris to Dunkerque
  • TGV East (Est) (from Paris – Gare de l’Est)
    • Paris to Reims
    • Paris to Metz
    • Paris to nancy
    • Paris to Strasbourg

Téoz train lines, in yellow, are regular speed (110 km/h) intercity trains.  TGV train lines in purple (both light and dark), are high speed train lines, known as LGV (lignes à grandes vitesses) on which TGV trains operate at 300-320km/h depending on style of train.  New double decker (duplex) TGV trains travel at 320km/h (199mph) at full speed while the older single level TGV trains operate at 300km/h (186mph).

Many edge destinations such as Nice, Toulon, Montpellier have a portion of the TGV route run at regular speed on non-TGV specific train lines (which are less straight).  These parts of the TGV route are run at non-high speed which is about 110km/h.


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