Reservations in France

Many French trains need to be reserved in advance, and seats can be limited at times. Make your train trips in France comfortable and reserve your seats before the journey even begins! Most French high-speed trains and night trains can be reserved up to 2 months in advance.

French trains with limited seats for Eurail Pass holders
Regional trains in France
Alternative routes for French trains

The video below tells you more about train travel in France and making reservations.

When you travel with Eurail, your pass gives you access to most trains in Europe. But it's good to know that the majority of trains in France need to be reserved in advance. As many of the popular routes in France get busy and because there are limited seats on international French trains for Eurail Pass Holders, we recommend making your reservations as early as possible. You can make your reservations either at the train station, or if you bought your pass from, you can head to our website and let our reservations team take care of them for you. If you have any questions, we're here to help.