Capitaine Train: train tickets

Capitaine Train: train tickets

50,000 - 100,000 downloads

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Capitaine Train is the best train ticket booking engine in France and nearby countries. Since 2011, more than 400,000 users have trusted and used us to buy their train tickets in France (SNCF, iDTGV, OUIGO, iDBUS), Germany (Deutsche Bahn), UK (Eurostar), Switzerland (Lyria), Italy (Thello), 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.

App Permissions

If you’re curious to know what permissions we ask for upon installation, you can find a detailed explanation here:

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Recently changed in this version

"My boy Lollipop, you make my heart go giddyup."
Millie Small - 1964

Version 9 brings you intangible optimisations and improvements.

For the Android 5.0 ‘Lollipop’ release, Google has introduced a new aesthetic improvement, called ‘Material Design’. Of course, we’ve adapted this into our latest update. It’s colourful, it’s smooth, it’s bubbly.

Our algorithm is now much better with handling exotic spellings of station names. Go on, try it out.

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

    by Alexandre Belleux on 09/11/2014

    The app from voyages SNCF is already a very beautifully made app but Capitaine Train is a winner. It is simpler, faster and helps saving money on certain trips. My only regret is that as of today I haven't been able to get my tickets from an automated machine just by inserting my credit card like I used to do with voyages SNCF, so I've always needed to insert my booking reference which I find a ti

  • (74 stars)

    by Jianhui Ho on 07/11/2014

    Useful. Could have more functionality.

  • (74 stars)

    by Pierre-antoine ZAITI on 29/10/2014

    Super ! Mais, quand pourrons-nous sauvegarder nos trajets réguliers ??

  • (74 stars)

    by Tom Rietzler on 25/10/2014

    Will give it 5 stars when I will be able to save credit card details!

  • (74 stars)

    by Antoine Delecueillerie on 25/10/2014

    Simple, sobre, ergonomique, complète.

  • (74 stars)

    by Benoit Bataille on 19/10/2014

    Freaking awesome

  • (74 stars)

    by Baptiste Bergelin on 17/10/2014

    Perfectly clear, efficient and the support is performing quite well: had a complete answer to my technical questions within 10min.