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France-Spain high speed
- Barcelona - Montpellier: 02:50
- Book up to 90 days in advance
- High Speed trains
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France-Spain high speed network
France-Spain high speed trains are operated by the SNCF, the French national railway company, and the RENFE, the Spanish railway company. The service is provided by international high speed trains, which are modern trains offering exceptional comfort for the passengers. A first class and second class service is available when booking train tickets to travel on board the France-Spain high speed trains. Major French and Spanish cities are connected with the France-Spain high speed network. In France, cities like Paris, Montpellier, Marseille, Lyon and Toulouse are found served by the France-Spain high speed. In Spain, cities like Madrid, Barcelona and Figueres are concerned.
Popular journeys and travel durations
|Main routes||Travel time|
|Montpellier||Aix En Provence Tgv||01:16||€ 15|
|Nimes||Aix En Provence Tgv||00:48||€ 15|
|Perpignan||Aix En Provence Tgv||02:52||€ 40|
Booking & Ticket deliveryBooking :
- France-Spain high speed tickets are open for booking 90 days ahead.
- Get the lowest prices by booking early and don’t wait until the last minute as cheaper seats sell the fastest.
- Opt for off-peak trains when you have to travel short notice. They are more affordable than morning and evening trains along with those running on holiday eves, Friday and Sunday afternoon.
Ticket delivery option(s) :
|Paper ticket||Receive your ticket directly to your address. Just take them with you and you are ready to travel. Shipping fees apply.|
|Print @ home||Print your ticket anywhere and anytime before your travel. Skip shipping fees.||Printing guide|
Seat reservation :
- Mandatory for this train! The seat reservation is included in the price of your ticket. Please note that seats are auto-allocated by train carriers. Depending on availabilities, carriers will ensure that all passengers of a same party are seated together. Seats can be swapped only once on-board.
- Pass holders . Book your seat reservation exclusively with Rail Europe.
Experience the service
Before you board
The France-Spain high speed trains serve French and Spanish cities, thus calling at numerous stations. In Paris, the train calls at the Paris Gare de Lyon and in Barcelona, it calls at the Barcelona Sants railway station.Travellers with a 1st class ticket have access to the VIP lounge in Girona, Madrid and Barcelona. Tickets control will take place before boarding and on-board trains.
|First class||Second class|
|Reclining seats Cosy with more legroom, reclining seats are ideal to enjoy the trip. small>||√|
|Lounges at station in Spain Get the ultimate treat before any trip, or simply an ideal place to continue working. small>||√|
|Bar buffet car Access to the bar buffet car where snacks and beverages can be bought. small>||√||√|
|Comfortable seats Spacious seats with a headrest and generous legroom. small>||√||√|
|Power sockets Ideal to plug your laptop, phone or any electronic device from your seat. small>||√||√|
|Audio system* Listen to your favourite tune while enjoying the passing landscape. small>||√||√|
|Video screens* Ideal for entertainment, some coaches are equipped with screens. small>||√||√|
*only on the Lyon-Barcelona, Marseille-Barcelona-Madrid, and Toulouse-Barcelona routes.
The France-Spain trains are ideal to discover the Alps, the Provence region, the Midi-Pyréenées as well as the capital cities of France and Spain.
From France the France-Spain high speed trains will take you to Barcelona, where you can enjoy the sun and the city’s beaches, the treasures of Art Nouveau architecture and the tasty Mediterranean cuisine. Innovative design creations are to be found everywhere in Barcelona.
From Spain, visit Paris, one of the most popular cities in the world. Its museums, its architecture, its ambience, its cuisine, its shopping opportunities, etc.
Reviews & ratings
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"Comfort and sightseeing "Marina m.
Great trip from Barcelona, first class was only a few euros more and totally worth it! Reclining seats which were big and lots of bag storage room. Toilet wasn't that nice but it's a train. The train did have a technical issue and had to stop for 20min in Perpignan and people had to change trains in Montpellier, but that was a quick changeover. Cheaper and easier than flying. Big wide windows and very clean! Value for money Convenience
"Happy staff the highlight"Jacinta k. 26/09/2014
The journey from Barcelona to Montpellier was as you'd expect from a European train: clean, organised and well, high speed. The highlight was one of the catering staff at the canteen who clearly enjoyed his job and life in general and provided joviality and humour to all he served. My group and I enjoyed observing his contentment and how me made everyone smile. Value for money Convenience
"Positive"Patrick k. 26/09/2014
We are from the U.S. and had a very favorable experience on the France-Spain train. It was very easy to board, somewhat difficult to place our bags near our car, and comfortable once seated. There was a brief drink service in our car and a movie as well. Again, overall, a great experience. Value for money Convenience
"Great Mode of Transport"Maria t. 20/09/2014
Wonderful way to travel. The trains are comfortable, clean with pleasant staff. Value for money Convenience
"Great Ride"Carole w. 11/09/2014
The train was on time and the journey was smooth. A great way to get from Montpellier St-Roch to Barcelona Sants! Value for money Convenience
"excellence of service"Shailendra Kumar g. 09/09/2014
quite easy delivery of tickets.. quick delivery. though found problems in booking but solved by the customercare personnels. Value for money Convenience
"Reliable train"Hsuan-ming t. 09/09/2014
The trains was on time, reliable schedule for connecting trasportation Value for money Convenience
"trip"Natalia k. 09/09/2014
excellent trip, fast journey although it was pricey if you wanted to eat or drink something in the train Value for money Convenience
"We love trains!"Helen g. 31/08/2014
Absolutely no trouble booking this trip and taking this trip. My son and I thoroughly enjoyed it. I wish we were there now! and I wish that the US valued and funded such excellent, efficient and inexpensive train service. I wouldn't hesitate to use rail europe in the future and would recommend to anyone. we booked our trip 2 days before we traveled! Value for money Convenience
"Nice journey"Paula k. 29/08/2014
First of all, the service in Montpellier ST-Roch railway station was exellent and fast. I had to change my trainticket, and I got the best service ever. Merci! The train was clean and nice, and there was space enough to relax. Though it would be nice, if the seats were more "flexible" so that you could turn them a bit backward. Value for money Convenience
"Pretty Comfortable Journey"Josephine c. 29/08/2014
The train was on time. The wait and queue at the terminal was very organized. Seats at the 1st Class Coach and journey was pretty comfortable. Train was clean. Value for money Convenience
"TGV station out of town"Robert e. 25/08/2014
The train itself is fantastic, the main problem was that the TGV station is out of town, away from the regional station and other forms of transport. This means extra transport costs and delay to the station. Value for money Convenience
"Paris - Valence"Graham c. 24/08/2014
Train was brilliant Value for money Convenience
"Bordeaux-Narbonne"Beate f. 23/08/2014
This was the first trip with train abroad for my friend and I - and it was so good experience that I have already recommended it for my friends. The small minuses were: a) the seat-numbers come up a bit late and b) why cannot all the seats face driving direction? For my next trip (which will happen) I will be certain that I have a seat in driving direction since I get motion sickness sitting the other way. Thank you! Value for money Convenience
"Very fun Train !"Moriaki t. 22/08/2014
I was very satisfied TGV. And very fun the view change from Spain and France. Only if possible, show indicator in "next Stop" ,speed existing and show the position on the map. Convenience
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