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Cost of bicycle as excess baggage.

How much does it cost to take a boxed bicycle in a baggage car on the train from London to Lyon? This will NOT fit in an overhead luggage rack.

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Rail Europe Posted 2 years ago

Hello Emma,

Thanks for the question.

As your travel from London to Lyon is via Eurostar and TGV trains, Bicycle is allowed.

Eurostar train - Fold-up bicycles less than 85cm can be stored on any Eurostar service in a bike bag. Bicycles measuring more than 85cm that do not fold need to be dismantled by traveler, stored in a bike box provided and must be transported as registered luggage.

TGV train - Bicycle can be carried on TGV train as hand luggage if they are folded or dismantled and placed in a cycle bag measuring no more than 120 x 90cm.

You will need to check the fares locally at the train station subject to availability.

Hope this helps!!!

Best Regards,

Leora, Rail Europe Travel Expert.

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