TER

TER

TER are regional trains serving every major cities and small towns in France.

  • Book up to 120 days in advance
  • E-ticket
  • Regional trains



TER train

Overview

TER

TER are regional trains operating in France. They are also commonly known as local trains. TER stands for Transport Express Régional in French. The trains are operated by SNCF, the French national railway company. Seat reservations are not mandatory on board TERs. Travelling on board a TER is the most authentic way to discover the hidden gems of France.



Practical information

Paper ticket

Receive your ticket directly to your address. Just take them with you and you are ready to travel. Shipping fees apply.

Print @ home

Print your ticket anywhere and anytime before your travel. Skip shipping fees.

Printing guide

Booking :
  • TER tickets are open for booking 120 days ahead.
  • Get the lowest prices by booking early and don’t wait until the last minute as cheaper seats sell the fastest.
  • Opt for off-peak trains when you have to travel short notice. They are more affordable than morning and evening trains along with those running on holiday eves, Friday and Sunday afternoon.

A class apart

Classes of service

Classes and facilities offered by TER
First class Second class
Comfortable seats Spacious seats with a headrest and generous legroom.
Ergonomic seats Cosy with more legroom, ergonomic seats are ideal to enjoy the trip.

FAQ's

Common Questions, Simple Answers

  • Q. If there’s been a strike, how do I request reimbursement through the Rail Protection Plan™?

  • Q. I have a train ticket for a train that didn’t run or was delayed due to a strike. What now?

  • Q. I misplaced the printout of my print at home e-ticket. What now?

  • Q. Do I need to make a reservation if I’m traveling with a rail pass on an overnight train?

  • Q. What constitutes a group?

  • Q. Are all products eligible for Rail Protection Plan™ coverage?

  • Q. What do I need to show to the conductor when traveling by train with a rail pass?

  • Q. Will the train cars be air conditioned/heated?

  • Q. What’s the difference between a seat reservation and a train ticket?

  • Q. Should I buy my rail pass or train ticket before I leave for Europe?

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