Tips for buying cheap train tickets

Cheap TGV Lyria tickets: 3 ways to travel smart!
TGV Lyria - anticipation

1. Plan

Up to 4 MONTHS ahead of your trip!

TGV Lyria - optimum price

2. Lyria's special offers

Last Minute, Hi Five…

TGV Lyria - travelcards

3. Travel cards

From SNCF and SBB, for different traveller profiles and requirements.

1. Plan

Plan ahead   

Book up to 4 MONTHS ahead of your trip to benefit from prices STARTING AT €29 (CHF 32) for tickets between Paris and Switzerland.

Book online to bag the lowest fares.

Top tip: In international first class, your meal is included.

2. Lyria's special offers

Deals throughout the year.

Currently available:

  • Hi Five: Mini-Group offer, from €45 (CHF 50)
  • Group from 10 persons
  • LMO – Last Minute Offers: for SNCF discount card holders only. Can be combined with discount card fares.

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3. SNCF discount cards

SNCF discount cards

  • Avantage Famille (for families), Jeune (for young people), Week-end and Senior (for over 60s)​: 30% off
  • Carte Liberté: up to 60% off
  • More flexible exchanges and refunds

 

SBB travelcards

  • Half Fare Travelcard: up to 15% off
  • General Abonnement (GA) Travelcard: up to 20%

 

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