Capitaine Train: train tickets

Capitaine Train: train tickets

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Capitaine Train is the best train ticket booking engine in France and nearby countries. Since 2011, more than 300,000 users have trusted and used us to buy their train tickets in France (SNCF, iDTGV, OUIGO, iDBUS), UK (Eurostar), Switzerland (Lyria), Belgium and Netherlands (Thalys).

What the media says about us

“It’s already built up a fanbase by being more user-friendly”
The Guardian

“This looks good. The whole site is clean, fast and zippy. If only all travel booking was like this!”
Business Insider

“In most cases, I now recommend using”
Mark from

Buy train tickets at the best price

• Search for train routes in France and nearby countries: TGV, Eurostar, Thalys, Lyria, etc.
• Find the best prices amongst the most comprehensive offers: Prem’s, Loisir, iDTGV, etc.
• Take advantage of your discount and loyalty cards: Eurostar Frequent Traveller, Thalys TheCard, etc.
• Pay whenever you want, thanks to our pre-booking and reservation service
• Exchange or cancel your tickets within the app.

Book your trip in seconds

• Register your loyalty and discount cards along with your personal information.
• Save time by creating a profile for each member of your family.
• Select your favourite destinations instantly.
• Review your upcoming or previous journeys.
• Receive your e-tickets in PDF format or store them on your loyalty card.
• Receive a notification 20 minutes before departure.

Too good to be true ?

Like many users you may ask yourself how we make money.

It is quite simple. Like any other official travel agent certified by the SNCF we earn a commission for each ticket sold. There is no additional fee for our clients as our prices are aligned with the carriers’ fares.

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Recently changed in this version

The program for version 7: more payment freedom and increasing your popularity.

Our new referral program has launched on Android. Your friends have the opportunity to discover Capitaine Train, and you won’t need to pay for your next train ticket.

Many of you have asked for it so we’ve made it possible. Pay for your next trip with your Amex card!

Comments and ratings for Capitaine Train: train tickets
  • (74 stars)

    by Joe Morrison on 08/09/2014

    You cannot beat this one

  • (74 stars)

    by Mike Smithson on 03/09/2014

    Very impressed and I like the way you don't gave to load in passenger details with each booking.

  • (74 stars)

    by Chris Lerew on 02/09/2014

    .... For trains from/to major and quite a lot of minor destinations

  • (74 stars)

    by Lanre Abiwon on 02/09/2014

    It's all in the title.

  • (74 stars)

    by Jonathan Fain on 02/09/2014

    Great app for getting train tickets in France. I had a situation where a train ticket was cheaper in SNCF than here... Many times search gets "server errors"

  • (74 stars)

    by Michel Reichert on 29/08/2014

    Brillant! Thumbs-up

  • (74 stars)

    by Isa Dimas on 20/08/2014