Can we travel from Cannes to st tropez by train and ferry? On the pass?
Best answer by rvdborgt 28 September 2022, 17:47
ferry never included
Local trains here are NOT taking any passes anymore since 1/7
Local buses cost only 1-2 €/single, train a little more for normal ticket
That decision was reversed today.
@rvdborgt , i was researching to see if any trains go to Saint-tropez for the tail end of my trip, and found this thread. It looks like there aren’t any direct trains to Saint-tropez and the closest one is St. Raphael Valescure… since it shows up on the SNCF timetable, and SNCF is covered, is it safe to assume I can take this route if I wanted to? There are zero stations anywhere near Saint Tropez according to the station map, so I just want to know if I can plan my routes so long as the supported train lines are on the Eurail page https://www.eurail.com/en/get-inspired/trains-europe/useful-train-information/participating-railway-companies
SNCF trains are covered. To get to Saint-Tropez though you will need to catch a bus somewhere.
Just back from that area and I can assure you the trains along the coast all take the pass. If you have a flexi pass with limited travel days you may wish to check out local prices rather than use a travel day.
The most frequent trains along the coast run from Ventimiglia to Cannes, but to get from Cannes to St Raphael V, you need the infrequent (approx hourly) service - beware the TGVs when you plan.
such wonderful news!!! thank you 🥰
- beware the TGVs when you plan.
Just to confirm, (this is my first time using Eurail), you said to beware because TGV is one that requires a seat reservation right? @Yorkie
Yes - it is only a short distance at non TGV speed on that line, but you have to pay a full reservation of 10 euros - there are only a couple a day that you can use your pass anyway. I paid the same res fee for Nice to Paris as you would pay for Cannes to St Raph.
there are only a couple a day that you can use your pass anyway. I paid the same res fee for Nice to Paris as you would pay for Cannes to St Raph.
Wow nice!!! @paying same res fee from Nice to Paris!
So sorry to keep asking q’s.. Can you clarify what you mean when you say there are only a couple days you can use your pass? I thought there was no limit unless you lived in a certain country
or do you mean that there are only a couple of trains that run a day in this area?
thanks in advance!
No problem - it wasn’t as clear as I thought.
There are 4 or 5 TGVs a day on that line but some of them are operated by a company not in the Interrail network.
You can of course travel on any number of trains in a single day as you want.
An alternative to St Tropez could be Monte Carlo - We stayed near M C station last week for 2 days and tripped to Juan - le - Pins and Cannes using Interrail, so Cannes to MC is an easy trip.
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