Tickets for high-speed trains from France to Spain, Italy and Switzerland are coming on sale for travel during the summer.
This means it is now possible to find the cheapest rail tickets for travel during the summer holidays. Early bird tickets sell out fast!
International French high-speed trains
At a glance:
- Book from Thursday 1 March 2018 (2 March 2018 for destinations in Switzerland).
- Travel dates 7 July - 26 August 2018 from Paris to destinations in Switzerland. For trains from Paris to Spain and Italy travel dates will be from 7 July - 3 September. This means if you want to travel to some great destinations including Barcelona, Milan or Zurich this would the perfect time to book!
- Eurostar train tickets can always be purchased six months in advance from London to Paris. This means, from now, you’ll be able to book from any UK station all the way to France, Italy, Spain or Switzerland during the height of summer.
French summer sale
Trains to the most popular destinations in the south of France are already on sale for travel until 3 September. If you fancy a summer holiday to Nice, Bordeaux, Cannes or Aix-en-Provence, our blog about Summer rail in Italy and France has got you covered!
All other domestic and international trains in France will go on sale from Thursday 29 March, for travel between 29 June - 3 September 2018.
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Summer Rail: Italy and France
This year, rail operators in Italy and France have opened the summer season early. This means train tickets are already on sale for some key holiday destinations.
Three easy ways to take the train to Spain this summer
Summer bookings are now open for high-speed rail between France and Spain, including the flagship Paris to Barcelona train.