Eurostar : The Chunnel is just the beginning.
- London - Paris: 02:16
- Prices from $89
- Book up to 180 days in advance
- High Speed trains
The best way to travel between the heart of London and Paris, Brussels or Amsterdam, Eurostar trains carry more travelers between its destinations than all airlines traveling these routes combined. And that’s not surprising, considering Eurostar’s city-center terminals, record-breaking travel times, choice of frequent departures, and classes of service catering to all budgets and unique needs of the modern traveler. Eurostar makes it possible to discover even more of Europe with direct departures from London to Amsterdam, and the south of France including Lyon, Avignon, and Marseille.
Now you can experience Eurostar Odyssey - a virtual reality adventure ! Using your mobile phone or tablet, you can explore the world below the water’s surface. Odyssey is the first virtual reality opportunity on board a train and it is not to be missed - great for families, and anyone wanting to dive into an underwater expedition (without leaving the train !)
Eurostar trains reach top speeds of up to 186mph, keeping journey times at about two hours — thanks in part to the engineering marvel that is the Channel Tunnel. Fast journey times also make fabulous day-trips possible. Disneyland Paris ? Oui ! Or imagine taking the train from London to Paris ; enjoying breakfast in London, lunch in Paris and dinner back in London - a day to remember, for sure !
Beyond travel from London to Paris, you’ll find seasonal services to the French Alps ski resort of Bourg St Maurice in winter and Avignon in the summer. Don’t forget going from London to Brussels is just as easy. In fact, Eurostar also connects with rail services to over 100 destinations across Europe, so you will arrive at Europe’s favorite cities relaxed and ready to go.
As if that isn’t incentive enough to trade up to the Eurostar, consider the Eurostar 2 for 1 Cultural Offer. This discount program in London, Paris, and Brussels offers holders of Eurostar tickets “2 for 1” entry into 15 museums and galleries within 5 days of arrival at your destination.
By train or by plane?Is the train faster then 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 detailsEurostar is a high-speed modern train connecting Britain with the rest of Europe. Eurostar is the preferred means of transport for those who want to reach cities like Paris, Amsterdam, Lille or Bruxelles from London Learn more
|London||Marne La Vallee||02:43||$211|
Please be advised that non-European citizens will need to complete a landing card prior to arrival. This card will be handed to immagration staff at the station of arrival.
For seasonal routes, (Avignon, Moûtiers, Aime-la-Plagne and Bourg St Maurice) please arrive at the station at least 60-minutes prior to departure for check-in.
Receive your ticket directly to your address. Just take them with you and you are ready to travel. Shipping fees apply.
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- 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.
A class apart
Classes of service
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|Rail Carrier DesignationClass of service for the Rail Carrier, as you might see on your ticket. small>||Standard||Standard Premier||Business Premier|
|10-minute check-in Skip the lines and enjoy fast entry to board the train. small>|
|Exclusive Business Lounge At the station, enjoy the atmosphere and services of the Business lounge, perfect to relax or catch up on some work before your trip. small>|
|Reclining seats Make yourself at home as you journey from one city to the next in a comfy reclining seat. small>|
|Power sockets Keep your phone, laptop, or other devices charged while sitting in your seat. small>|
|Newspapers & magazines Flip through a complimentary international/local newspaper or magazine as you enjoy the journey. small>|
|Food & beverages Enjoy a drink and delicious meal, served right at your seat. small>|
|30-minute check-in Arrive 30-minutes prior to departure to board one of the most popular trains in the world. small>|
|60-minute check-in (seasonal routes) Prepare yourself for boarding by arriving at the station 60-minutes ahead of your scheduled departure time. small>|
|Bar buffet car Choose from a variety of tasty snacks and beverages, for purchase, to enjoy on your journey. small>|
Common Questions, Simple Answers
Q. How early should I arrive at the train station ?
A. We advise travellers to arrive at least 30 minutes prior to departure. This allows you time to clear any security checks and locate the platform where your train will be departing. If you are departing from a larger train station (typically a city’s main station) and need to activate your rail pass prior to boarding, you will want to arrive even earlier to make sure you have enough time to get your rail pass activated and avoid doing a luggage-hauling sprint through the station.
Q. My print at station e-ticket was lost or stolen after I printed it. Can I print it again ?
A. Unfortunately, print at station e-tickets may only be printed once from the kiosk. In the event of a lost ticket, go to a ticket counter and ask if they can reprint it. If they are unable to, a new train ticket will have to be purchased.
If you purchased the Rail Protection Plan™, you may be eligible for compensation.
Q. Can I get the address and phone number for the train station ?
A. We offer specific train station information and maps with approximate locations of many of the most popular train stations in Europe.
In general, you’ll find that stations are centrally located and conveniently reached via public transportation and most airport-to-city links.
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 ?
A. Many train stations in the Netherlands and the Brussels Airport Station in Belgium now have platforms with entry/exit gates. To enter or exit from the train’s platform, you will need to pass through these gates that are controlled with a bar code reader.
Most paper tickets and e-tickets and all Eurail Pass covers have a square barcode which can be scanned at the entry/exit point of the platform. Just hold the bar code on your travel document to the scanner on the illuminated area on the gate and pass through the gate.
Some of the high traffic train stations in Italy, such as Milan Centrale, Roma Termini and Firenze Santa Maria Novella stations now have entry/exit gates. Access through these gates are exclusively reserved for traveller’s holding a ticket. It is suggested that you have your paper or electronic tickets ready to present upon arriving at these security gates.
Q. Where can I find my e ticket number or e ticket confirmation code ?
A. Your e-ticket number or e-ticket confirmation code is a string of 6 letters (or an 8 character alphanumeric code for British e-tickets) that can be found on your Rail Europe email invoice.
In addition, if you have purchased on our website while signed into your Rail Europe account, you may retrieve this code by looking up your booking in your Dashboard. You can also find it by accessing your itinerary through our mobile site or iPhone app.
Q. If my train tickets have been lost or stolen, how do I request reimbursement through the Rail Protection Plan™ ?
A. Here’s what you need to do if your train ticket, rail pass, reservation, city pass or tour was lost or stolen and you plan to request receive a reimbursement through the Rail Protection Plan™.
You must file a police report within 24 hours of the incident.
You may purchase a replacement rail pass, train ticket, reservation, city pass or tour in order to continue with your travel plans.
Upon return home, you must submit the traveller request form to Rail Europe within 30 days, along with a copy of the police report, replacement rail pass, train ticket, reservation, city pass, or tour purchased abroad, and your roundtrip airline tickets from home to Europe. A brief explanation of the situation is also necessary to better evaluate the traveller request form.
If you purchased the Rail Protection Plan™ when you booked your train ticket/rail pass/reservation/city pass/tour, you received full documentation on what to do in the event of loss or theft. Please refer to this information for full details.
Q. Is the price for a reservation the same whether I purchase it from you or locally at the station ?
A. It depends. The first factor to consider is that if you purchase your reservation from Rail Europe, you will be charged in your local currency, whereas if you buy your reservation locally, you will be charged in local currency. Thus, by buying with us, you’re avoiding bank or credit card fees for foreign currency transactions.
You may find a less expensive reservation offered by the local rail carrier, but those are limited in availability.
Lastly, keep in mind that by purchasing your reservation from us in advance, you’re saving time, avoiding waiting in line at a foreign ticket counter and dealing with a local railway agent for a reservation right before boarding your train.
Q. What should I do if I’m unable to print my e-ticket at the station ?
A. First, make sure you’re entering the correct information in the self-service kiosk. You need to provide your e-ticket confirmation code, also known as PNR, which is a 6 character letter code (or an 8 character alphanumeric code for British e-tickets) that appears on your Rail Europe booking confirmation email. Any other booking reference (like the Rail Europe booking number) will not work to retrieve your print at station e-ticket.
Don’t attempt to retrieve your ticket using a different method of identification such as swiping a credit card. This will not work.
Although highly unusual, if you’re still unable to retrieve your ticket, go to the ticket counter and seek the assistance of a railway official. Make sure you know your e-ticket number.
If you’re still unable to retrieve your ticket, you may have to purchase a new train ticket. If possible, document the circumstances that prevented you from retrieving your e-ticket. If you purchase new tickets, make sure to keep a copy of the new tickets and the receipt.
Upon your return home, contact our customer relations department and write us a letter indicating what happened. Make sure to provide the new tickets you purchased and the receipt. We’ll review the matter and work things out with you.
Q. What should I do if the train is late ?
A. It depends if you’re traveling with train tickets that include a reservation or with open tickets. If your train ticket includes a reservation, then it’s only valid for travel on the train for which it was issued. If the train is late, you’ll need to wait until it arrives.
If you’re traveling with open tickets you can decide to take another train, as long is it doesn’t require a reservation and travels the same route as the one for which your open ticket was issued.
Q. Can I bring my pet on board ?
A. Generally, cats and dogs are allowed on trains, though they may need to be contained in a pet carrier or wear a muzzle or leash. Pets are not allowed on some trains in Great Britain, Spain, Ireland, Norway, and Finland. Currently the only animals that are permitted to travel on Eurostar are guide dogs for the visually impaired.
Some trains require advance reservations for pets. Unfortunately, Rail Europe cannot make reservations for your pet. This will need to be done locally. In general, dogs normally travel at half the fare of a second class ticket, payable directly to the conductor.