If you couldn't get space on the Eurostar ski service, but were still pondering a skiing trip by train, good news from SNCF. You can get £20 off TGV Lyria services from Paris to Geneva, Zurich, Bern and Basel with the code SKISWISS You'll still need to book your Eurostar ticket to Paris, but there's a handy sale on with Nectar that can reduce the cost of that! Then it's a 10 minute walk from Gare du Nord to Gare de Est where the TGV Lyria services depart from, and onwards to the alps! Take a look at the Seat 61 page on skiing by train for more on what resorts you can get to from where, timings and the like Fine print from the offer email is: The promo code entitles the customer to £20 off first and second class adult train tickets on all TGV Lyria routes only. Offer valid online at uk.voyages-sncf.com only (excluding mobile and the app). The promo code is valid for bookings made between 18-22 January 2016 only for travel between 18 January and 14 February 2016 only. Minimum spend is £50. The promo code must be applied at the time of purchase by entering the code SKISWISS and clicking `Apply code` when buying online. The promo code can only be used once per customer and can only be applied to a single booking. The promo code cannot be exchanged for cash. The offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer or promotional code. General Booking Terms & Conditions apply. Full carrier Terms and Conditions apply. Tickets are non exchangeable and non refundable. Admin fees and carrier fees may apply. Credit card fees may apply.