Fastest journey4hr 55m
The train from Paris to Perpignan is easy to organise and makes for a very pleasant ride. The fastest TGV services will speed you from Paris to Perpignan in just 5 hrs. There are 5 year-round TGV trains from Paris each day, with additional services during the main summer season.
Sit back and relax as France slides by beyond the window. To see the best of the coastal landscapes between Montpellier and Narbonne, choose a seat on the left side of the train. An alternative, yet much slower, route from Paris to Perpignan runs from Paris Austerlitz. There are two departures daily, an Intercités train in the morning and then an overnight service in the late evening.
Bookings generally open 3 months before departure. Book early for the cheapest tickets.
Paris to Perpignan
The high-speed TGV train from Paris to Perpignan takes just under 5 hrs, generally leaving Paris Lyon at about 2-hr intervals. These TGV (or double-decker TGV Duplex) trains speed south from Paris, skirting Burgundy and the Rhône Valley, then running west along the coast beyond Montpellier. There are generally half a dozen stops between Paris and Perpignan. You'll arrive in Perpignan at the main station which is about a 20-min walk west of the city centre.
Other journeys to Perpignan View all journeys to Perpignan
- From Lyon from £27.50
- From Girona from £14.00
- From Narbonne from £8.00
- From Montpellier Saint-Roch from £40.50
- From Barcelona from £17.50
- From Toulouse-Matabiau from £15.00
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Image credits: Castillet of Perpignan © Alexsalcedo