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Intercités de Nuit Night Train

Imagine dozing off in Paris as the sun sets behind the Eiffel Tower, and waking up surrounded by high mountains. With the Intercités de Nuit you can sleep your way from Paris to Toulouse and continue to Latour de Carol on the Spanish border. You can also travel to Briancon in the Alps, near the Italian border. Save the daytime for exploring and travel by night!

Intercités de Nuit routes

The Intercités de Nuit is a comfortable night train, connecting Paris with Briançon in the French Alps and with Toulouse and Latour de Carol in the south.


The Intercités de Nuit runs on the following routes:

Paris - Latour de Carol  (train number ICN 3970/3971)

Via Toulouse

Paris - Portbou  (train number ICN 3730/3731)

Via Toulouse, Carcassonne and Perpignan

Paris - Rodez  (train number ICN 3755/3756)

Paris - Briançon  (train number ICN 5789/5790)




Reservations on the Intercités de Nuit night trains are mandatory. Please keep in mind that seats and sleeping accommodation on this train are limited for pass holders. To ensure you have a place on the Intercités de Nuit, make your reservation as early as possible. Reservations can be made up to 90 days in advance.

How to make reservations for the Intercités de Nuit

You can reserve your seat or sleeping accommodation on the Intercités de Nuit in the following ways:

  • Through our Reservation Service

  • At the train station. Keep in mind that trains can become full during busy times.


Reservation fees

  • Reclining seat: €9 
  • 6-bed couchette: €19 - €25* (2nd class)
  • 4-bed sleeper couchette: from €19 - €25* (1st class)

* The price varies per travel season


Facilities and services

  • Air conditioning
  • Luggage racks
  • Power sockets
  • Tourist information
  • Vending machines


Facilities may differ per train and route.

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