The winter booking window, for train travel in France opens at 5am on Thursday 16th October and you will be able to book domestic French trains as well as some European cross border TGV services for the 14th December onwards, including the popular Christmas and New Year periods.

Bookings can be made via, on 0844 848 5848 or at the Voyages-sncf Travel Centre at 193 Piccadilly, London W1J 9EU. The call centre will be open from 5am and the London Travel Centre from 8am on Thursday 16th October.

The best fares sell out quickly so it’s worth getting online nice and early.