Eurostar

Eurostar

Eurostar, high speed trains. Preferred way to travel between main cities like London, Paris and Brussels.

  • London - Paris: 02:16
  • Prices from 56
  • Book up to 180 days in advance
  • E-ticket
  • High Speed trains



Eurostar High Speed Train

Overview

Eurostar

Eurostar is the high speed train operating between the UK and mainland Europe. The Eurostar trains link London to Paris or Brussels. Eurostar can travel at a speed of up to 300km/h, thus condensing the travel duration between the three main capitals of Europe. Travelling by Eurostar is the epitomy of comfort and style.

Eurostar offers seasonal routes in summer and winter in Europe. During summer period, from May to September, Eurostar has direct services between London and Avignon, in the south east of France. During the winter period, from December to April, Eurostar links directly London to Moûtiers, Aime-la-Plagne and Bourg St Maurice giving access to over 40 ski resorts across the Alps, including Courchevel, La Plagne, Tignes, Méribel and Les Arcs.

By train or by plane?

Is the train faster than the plane? Is the train cheaper or more comfortable compared to flying? Overall, the Eurostar high-speed trains are cheaper, faster, and more comfortable than airplanes. Learn more

More details

Eurostar is the ideal form of transport for travellers more used to the hassle of crowded airports than to the relaxed atmosphere of an international high-speed train. Learn more


Practical information


If you’re a citizen of a non-EU country, you will need to complete a landing card to hand to immigration staff.
You are advised to reach the station at least 45 minutes prior to departure to check in (10 minutes, if you’re travelling in Business Premier).
Allow 60-minute check-in for seasonal routes (Avignon, Moûtiers, Aime-la-Plagne and Bourg St Maurice).

Paper ticket

Receive your ticket directly to your address. Just take them with you and you are ready to travel. Shipping fees apply.

Print @ home

Print your ticket anywhere and anytime before your travel. Skip shipping fees.

Printing guide

Print @ Station

Go to a self-service ticket machine and enter your reference to retrieve your ticket. Skip shipping fees.

Printing guide

Booking :
  • Eurostar tickets are open for booking 180 days ahead.
  • Get the lowest prices by booking early and don’t wait until the last minute as cheaper seats sell the fastest.
  • Opt for off-peak trains when you have to travel short notice. They are more affordable than morning and evening trains along with those running on holiday eves, Friday and Sunday afternoon.
Travelling with Eurostar is 100% hassle free. Easy booking and high standards in every travel class make your journey a total bliss. Learn more

A class apart

Onboard

Classes of service

Classes and facilities offered by Eurostar
First class First class Second class
Carrier’s designationName of class of service as you might see on your ticket. Business Premier Standard Premier Standard
10 minute check-in Avoid queues and get fast-tracked to board the train.
Business lounge at station Get the ultimate treat before any trip, or simply an ideal place to continue working.
Reclining seats Cosy with more legroom, reclining seats are ideal to enjoy the trip.
Power sockets Ideal for plugging in your laptop, phone, or other device right at your seat.
Newspapers and magazines Grab your free international/local newspaper or magazine and enjoy the ride.
Food and drink A delicious meal and drinks are served at seat on board.
Bar-buffet car Access to the bar-buffet car where snacks and beverages can be bought.
30 minute check-in Hold tight! You’re about to board one of the most famous trains in the world
60 minute check-in (seasonal routes) Shorter than any airport check-in for a memorable trip ahead.

FAQ's

Common Questions, Simple Answers

  • Q. How do I travel with a print at the station e-ticket?

  • Q. I’ve bought a print at the station e ticket. What do I need to do before getting on the train?

  • Q. Why doesn’t my train ticket show my date or time of travel?

  • Q. When I board the train, can I sit anywhere I want?

  • Q. I am taking a cruise while in Europe. How do I connect between the train station and port of call?

  • Q. Can I get the address and phone number for the train station?

  • Q. Can I print my train ticket at the station?

  • Q. If my train tickets have been lost or stolen, how do I request reimbursement through the Rail Protection Plan™?

  • Q. I understand that some of the train platforms in the Netherlands, Belgium, and Italy now have gates. How do I get to my train?

  • Q. What should I do if I’m unable to print my e-ticket at the station?

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