TGV to Strasbourg and Mulhouse

  • 12 top destinations in the northeast of France
  • Several connections a day
  • Change trains just once in Paris
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Travel by train to the northeast of France

You’ll get a taste of real French living when you visit the cities of Mets, Nancy or Colmar in the northeast of France. With the high-speed TGV trains you’ll reach these popular holiday destinations quickly and comfortably. TGV also offers an ideal connection for anyone wanting to visit the European Parliament in Strasbourg. It is also possible to continue on to other destinations in the northeast of France. Travelling to France by train is a real pleasure.

Train schedule to Northeast France

Several TGV trains depart daily from the Parisian Montparnasse station to places in the sourthwest of France. For up-to-date train schedule information, please plan your trip using the international train planner.

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Change trains in Paris

from Gare du Nord to Gare de l'Est

Travelling with the high-speed Thalys and TGV trains is a convenient way of reaching the east of France. With Thalys you can travel from Amsterdam Central, Schiphol airport or Rotterdam Central on the high-speed track to the Parisian train station Gare du Nord. From there you can take metro 4 in the direction of Porte d’Orleans till you reach Gare de l'Est station where all TGV trains to the northeast of France depart. It is also possible to walk from Gare du Nord to Gare de l’Est; the stations are situated close to one another and signs indicate the route to take. The Time needed in Paris to catch your connecting train is approximately a half an hour; this time has been taken into account by our booking system.

For more information you can download and print the PDF with all relevant information on changing trains in Paris from Gare du Nord to Gare l’Est stations.

Tickets for the Paris metro

The ride from the Parisian stations Gare de Nord to Gare Montparnasse is within the cities central metro zone. Tickets for the metro can be purchased onboard in the Thalys, in the buffet car. This is convenient as you can avoid the queue at the ticket machine at the station. But, be quick, availability is limited.

TGV destinations in East France

TGV trains depart on a daily basis from Paris to several destinations in the east of France.

Take the TGV towards Strasbourg for the following destinations:

Champagne-Ardenne Sarrebourg
Meuse Saverne
Metz Strasbourg
Nancy Colmar
Épinal Mulhouse
Remiremont Reims

Create the perfect itinerary for your trip by using the international train planner.


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TGV is the high-speed train to all your favourite destination in France.

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