TGV French Domestic Traffic » Travelling with a pet

  • If you are travelling abroad with a pet, you are bound by the laws and regulations of all the countries you are travelling through. That means your pet must have been chipped, be vaccinated in time against rabies and have a valid pet passport. For more information, please consult your veterinary surgeon.
  • You can purchase a ticket for your pet at a NS International Service Desk or from NS International Customer Service: +31 30 2300023. 
On the TGV
  • A maximum of two pets per person.
  • You are only allowed to transport small pets (lighter than 6 kg) in a kennel, transport cage or basket with a maximum size of 45 x 30 x 25 cm (l x h x w).
    • Small pets: dogs, cats, rodents, reptiles and aviary birds.
    • You must keep the cage, kennel or basket on your lap during the journey. 
  • You can take medium or large dogs (weighing over 6 kg) on the train with you, provided they are on a leash and wearing a muzzle.
  • Pets are not permitted in the restaurant car. Guide dogs or assistance dogs are permitted here.
  • Official guide dogs or assistance dogs travel for free (no ticket required). Please see also TGV French domestic traffic » Travelling with a disability

What next
  • You can purchase a ticket for your pet on the train. 
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