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That was 1st class?

What a disappointing experience - paid for first class as we departed at 18.23 for a 3 hour... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
AFlyingKiwi2
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Sydney, Australia
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The train is a fast and comfortable way to get to Milan. But be warned that the big number on the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Treehugger_Anonymous
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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“gare de lyon” (21 reviews)
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Reviewed 4 days ago

What a disappointing experience - paid for first class as we departed at 18.23 for a 3 hour journey. Given the website referenced meals, had expected a meal would be served. No such luck. About 60 mins we got served a quarter sandwich and a...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The train is a fast and comfortable way to get to Milan. But be warned that the big number on the side of the train is not the carriage number. The carriage number is on the tiny electronic sign in the window that you don't...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Working for the railway in Canada I always tell my wife that I have no interest in travelling by train. Quite honestly I'm just tired of being on trains. As this was the high speed version I relented to travelling this one time by train....More

Thank Paul Y
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I bought my tgv ticket as I landed. It was easy enough to find the station, the service to buy a ticket was great and then the travel was easy . The train clean and has wifi charging spots if anything a vending machine for...More

Thank alegna63
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Traveled to straussburg, and any other option would have taken a lot longer. Just a few tips if you are not from the country... Buy tickets early, you will get an signed seat. Use the mobile app, the website tries to guess at your location...More

Thank Ravi Kiran N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were taking two river cruises, one on the Seine and the other on the Rhone river. To get to Lyon, Viking cruises made arrangements for us to travel on the TGV. Aside from Viking doing an excellent job in shepherding us from the Le...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have used Sncf on previous trips ... but it seemed much easier to make arrangements on line this time... what I found the best!!! They offer booking a cab to pick you up at wherever you are staying taking you to train station and...More

Thank ZEBRAQUEEN
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Choose ''IDZEN" option while booking your train ticket if you prefer a journey in a serene environment. Enjoy your read or music with absolute no disturbance!

Thank SRitu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a way to travel , the french certainly have got trains sorted , i would quite happily travel on these train everyday especially at the speed they go bravo

Thank Eski701
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just returned from Paris after we finished our extended Viking Rhone River Cruise. Utilized TGV, booked by Viking, for a TOTALLY smooth and FAST ride ( though you don't feel you're traveling about 190 mph) fom Lyon to Paris. It's a totally positive experience and...More

Thank LComoIllinois
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Diana D
7 September 2017|
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Response from Jacob T | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the late answer, 10 minutes is awful short, would take 30 as a minimum, delays are common for all sorts of reasons. France has implemented a "vigipirate", meaning that any suspicious package discovered causes a... More
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Ann-Marie W
2 August 2017|
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Response from Harry W | Reviewed this property |
I concur with Andy O -- there are other ways to get to Disneyland besides the TGV. And in recent years, I've found that pre-booking TGV seats is pretty important. They are heavily used and often you can't find last minute... More
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