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Getting around France


French Railways (SNCF) operates a nationwide network with 34,200km (21,250 miles) of line, over 12,000km (7500 miles) of which has been electrified. The TGV (Train à grande vitesse) runs from Paris to Brittany and southwest France at 300kph (186mph) and to Lyon and the southeast at 270kph (168mph).

The SNCF is divided into five systems (East, North, West, Southeast and Southwest). There are different kinds of tickets available (including Family and Young Person’s Tickets) offering reductions. These can be booked in France, but in the coming months you will be able to book ahead, by booking your tickets via this website. Please stay posted for the latest news on that.




France has an extensive bus system that connects all the major towns and cities, in the south and north of the country. Eurolines is the best bus company in the country as they have an excellent network that links all the towns and cities in the country. Please stay posted to this website for all the latest news on how you can go about booking seats on Eurolines.



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