Taking the train from Paris to Morlaix, one of the most beautiful locations in Brittany, is fairly straightforward as TGV train journeys extend beyond the high speed line.
Final Destination: Brest
All trains also call at: Rennes
*As far as we can tell TGV Oceane trains are now used for most of the departures on this route, but here's a guide to how you can confirm, which type of TGV train you will be travelling by.
Mon -Thurs = 7 x trains per day
Friday = 9 x trains
Saturday = 4 x trains
Sunday = 6 x trains
Book early and save: Yes
Online bookings usually open: 4 months ahead of the travel date - but bookings can open sooner when SNCF is running a promotion.
When booking 2nd class tickets only one type of ticket will be available per departure, discounted 'Prems' tickets or 'Seconde' tickets; though the price of Seconde tickets are also typically cheaper when they are first placed on sale.
When booking 1st class tickets there will be a choice of Premiere tickets and Business Premiere tickets.
The two key T&Cs of booking Prems, Seconde, or Premiere tickets are:
Though if you book Business Premiere tickets, the key T&Cs are that tickets can be exchanged and refunded free of charge up to 30 minutes after departure, so if you get to the station just too late to miss the train you were originally booked on to, you won't lose out financially.
The price is dictated by demand per departure, so book ahead and try and be flexible re: your departure and arrival times, as trains leaving earlier or later can be cheaper.
Seats will automatically be assigned when booking tickets for this journey.
Rail Pass Users:
|Ticket Provider||Approximate Cost|
|SNCF Connect||from €32|
|Download the SNCF Connect App||from €32|
|Save A Train||from €32|
|Rail Europe||from €32|
Two TGV trains are normally joined together for the high speed part of the journey between Paris and Rennes
At Rennes the trains are separated, either one train (the front train) continues on to Brest (calling at Morlaix), or the second part of the train heads off to Sant-Malo.
So arrive at Paris Montparnasse at least 10 mins before the train departs and check the coach number on your ticket.
Your seat will be in this coach and you can check the coach number on the outside of the trains.
When two TGV trains are joined together, these can be exceptionally long trains, so you may have to walk some distance along the voie/platform; hence the advice to be at Paris Montparnasse at least 10 mins before the train departs!
When looking at the departure board you may see another train departing at the same time AND from the same voie/track as the train heading to Brest which will be calling at Morlaix.
This info is for the other train that will be attached to the Brest train between Paris and Rennes.
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