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TAKING YOUR BIKE ON THE EUROPEAN TRAINS

Fancy taking the train on your cycling holiday?

Check the info guide for all bike policies on the European railway lines!

TAKING YOUR BIKE IN INTERNATIONAL TRAINS

Bikes are accepted as hand luggage onto all trains if folded/dismantled in a bike coveof max. 120 x 90cm.  Special options are available for unfolded bikes!

 

Eurostar trains

Folded bikes in a bag under 85 cm travel free. Cycles in a larger bag (up to 120 cm, 15€ single) or unfolded bikes (25€ single from Brussels, 29€ from Paris) may be indicated on the day of departure in the registered baggage service

Thalys trains

Only folded or dismantled bikes, placed in a cycle bag (max 120x90 cm) can be transported in Thalys trains. You do not need to pay any extra fees.

TGV Lyria trains

You can book a place for your assembled bike in the bike room with the Train + Bike service. These (10€ single) tickets can be booked at the same time as your regular ticket, at any SNCF or CFF point of sale (not online).

TGV Italy, Germany, Brussels, Luxembourg, Spain

Folded or regular bikes with a removed front wheel, placed into a case of 120x90cm max, can be taken in the TGV trains. No extra fees will be charged.

TAKING YOUR BIKE IN FRENCH TRAINS

France has international and regional trains. You can bring your bike free if folded and placed in a cover of 120x90 cm max. Other options are available for unfolded bicycles.

 

Train Express Régional (TER) trains

Bikes can be placed free in the special areas. These are limited, and you can not book in advance, so arrive in time! On certain routes you can not take a bike.

TGV France trains

You can find out if your train has bike accommodation by simulating a research for your travel on the website. If the service displays a bike icon (see right) then the train can carry bikes. You must book your bike space at the same time as your train ticket (this can not be done online!).

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YOUR BIKE OPTIONS

Brussels - Netherlands
Folded
Brussels - Provençe
Folded & unfolded
Brussels - Lyon / Alps
Folded & unfolded
Brussels - England
Folded & unfolded
Paris - Luxembourg
Folded & unfolded
Paris - Alsace
Folded & unfolded
Paris - Brittany
Folded & unfolded
Paris - Italy
Folded & unfolded

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