French day trains (not TGVs) » Travelling with luggage

  • All luggage must be labelled with your details. 
  • There are no exact rules regarding weight and dimensions of luggage. However, since the space for luggage is limited, we recommend only taking the usual luggage. Oversized luggage may be refused if there is no room or for safety reasons. 
    • You must be able to carry your luggage yourself. 
    • Your luggage must not obstruct anyone. 
Luggage types 
  • Each passenger may take the following on the train: 
    • Two items of regular luggage (travel bag, suitcase or trolley) and one item of hand luggage. 
    • One item of non-standard luggage (see below), one item of regular luggage and one item of hand luggage. 
Non-standard luggage 
  • Examples of non-standard luggage: 
    • Folded pushchairs.   
    • Musical instruments in a hard instrument case. 
    • Golf bags. 
    • Packed bicycles. 
      • If you are travelling with an unpacked bicycle that has not been disassembled, please see: Travelling with a bicycle on French day trains 
Not allowed 
  • Check the customs rules before travelling. Items not permitted by customs or another government body are also prohibited on French day trains. Examples include: 
    • Replica or toy weapons that could be perceived as real weapons. 
    • Ammunition. 
    • Fireworks. 
    • Hazardous sports equipment (such as javelins, crossbows, fencing sabres and starting pistols). 
What next 
  • If your luggage meets the conditions, you can take it on the train with you and stow it free of charge in the locations intended for this: 
    • Luggage racks above the seats. 
    • Under the seats. 
    • Luggage racks at the ends of each coach. 
  • If your luggage does not meet the conditions, it may be refused, or a supplement will be charged on the spot. 
  • You remain responsible for your own luggage. 
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