1-Euro Rail Travel in Provence
Languedoc-Roussillon Train Routes at 1 €
The Languedoc-Roussillon region of France has been pricing some of its railway lines at one euro (1 €) since July 2011. As of the end of June 2012 there are four lines priced at 1 €, with a 5th line to be added in December. Sometime in 2013, all local travel on the regional (TER) trains in Languedoc-Roussillon will cost 1 €.
The one-euro price is for a single ticket, good for one day, not transferable and not refundable.
The railway lines priced at 1 € as of July 2012 are:
Nîmes - Aigues-Mortes - Le Grau-du-Roi (Gard department); since 2 July 2011.
From the Roman-arena town of Nîmes, south to the Mediterranean seaside.
Perpignan - Villefranche / Vernet-les-Bains (Pyrénèes-Orientales department); since 17 Dec 2011.
From the Mediterranean town of Perpignan, west into the Pyrénées.
Carcassonne - Limoux - Quillan (Aude department); since 24 Mar 2012.
From the magnificient Medieval walled town of Carcassonne, south through the historical Cathar countryside.
Marvejols - Mende - La Bastide/ St Laurent (Lozère department); since 23 June 2012.
An east-west route through small villages, along the northern edge of the Cevennes.
This is a single-car TER train leaving the Couiza station, on the Carcassonne - Limoux - Quillan line.