Travel for children and minors

Travel for children and minors

For journeys in France

  • Children under 12 years of age must be accompanied by a responsible adult aged 18 or over.
  • Minors aged 12 to 16 may travel alone if they bring an authorisation to travel signed by their legal representative.

You can download a template of the authorisation required for minors aged between 12 and 16 here:


Minors wishing to travel outside France must bring:

On international routes, minors under 16 years of age must be accompanied by a person over 18 years of age who is in charge or in surveillance.


From 15 January 2017, minors who are not accompanied by a person with parental authority can no longer leave the country without authorisation. Authorisation to leave the country is a requirement for all minors residing in France, regardless of their nationality. The authorisation to leave the country form must be filled out and signed by a parent (or legal guardian) and accompanied by a photocopy of a form of ID for the parent whose signature appears on the form. Further information is available on the official website of the French government.

Children between two and eleven years old (inclusive)

Enjoy a 25% discount* on the ticket price for your child or children. Simply bring photo ID clearly stating the child’s identity and date of birth to show when you board – and you’re good to go!

A birth certificate may be used as ID for your child if you have no other documents.

And if you're travelling with young children, don’t forget to bring booster seats. It would be a shame for them to miss the view!

* Please note that this discount is dependent upon our partners’ pricing conditions.

Babies under two years old

Enjoy a 50% discount* on the ticket price for your baby or babies. Simply bring photo ID clearly stating the baby’s identity and date of birth to show when you board – and you’re good to go!

A birth certificate may be used as ID for your baby if you have no other documents.

And if you're travelling with young children, don’t forget to bring booster seats. It would be a shame for them to miss the view!

* Please note that this discount is dependent upon our partners’ pricing conditions.