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Important changes to Rail passholder fares

 
Route
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Best Travel Time Frequency
London - Paris 2h15 Up to 18 daily services
London - Brussels 1h48 Up to 10 daily services
London - Amsterdam (NEW! Bookable NOW for travel from 4th April 2018) 3h41

2 services per day Monday - Friday
1 service per day Saturday & Sunday

London - Rotterdam (NEW! Bookable NOW for travel from 4th April 2018) 3h01

2 services per day Monday - Friday
1 service per day Saturday & Sunday

London - Lille 1h30 Up to 10 daily services
London - Disneyland Paris (Station: Marne la Vallée Chessy) 2h34 5 weekly services
London - Marseille 6h29 1 daily service
London - Lyon 4h41 1 daily service
London - Avignon 6h13 Seasonal route
London - Moûtiers 7h05 Seasonal route
London - Bourg St Maurice 7h20 Seasonal route

New e320 trains: Eurostar has been gradually introducing new trains (e320) to their fleet since December 2015. The e320 trains offer:

  • New designer interiors
  • New onboard entertainment
  • Free WIFI connectivity

Why travel on Eurostar?

Save time: Travel from central London to central Paris in approx. 2hrs 15 mins

City Centre to City Centre: Train stations are in the heart of the city, so no need to waste money and time on airport transfers

Comfort: Relax in your seat with 85cm of legroom

Fast check in: Check in up to 30 mins prior to departure. Checking in for the Eurostar is quick & easy.

Generous luggage allowance: No weight restrictions and no luggage reclaim

Speed: Eurostar trains can reach a maximum speed of 300km per hour on the high speed lines in the UK, France and Belgium.

Reservations:

  • Compulsory
  • Can be made in approx. 180 days in advance (except Brussels - Amsterdam which is 120 days).
  • All passenger names & date of birth are required at the time of booking
  • e-Tickets
  • Names of all infants (children sitting on a lap, under the age of 4 years) are also required.

Rail passholder fares:

  • From 1st April 2018 onwards travellers must have a Eurail Global Flexi or Consecutive Pass, Eurail Select THREE or FOUR Country Pass that includes France (for the UK-France route) and Benelux (for the UK-Benelux route).
  • Passengers holding Eurail One Country Pass or Eurail Two Country Select Pass including France/Benelux issued on/after 1st April 2018 are NOT eligible for a passholder fare on the Eurostar. Eurail One Country Pass & Eurail Two Country Select Pass including France/Benelux issued before 1st April 2018 are still eligible for a passholder fare on the Eurostar, regardless of the travel date. NOTE: This rule does not apply to Eurail France & Italy Pass
  • Passengers holding Eurail Two Country Select Pass for France & Italy issued on/after 1st July 2017 are NOT eligible for a passholder fare on the Eurostar. Holders of Eurail Two Country Select Pass for France & Italy issued before 1st July 2017 are still eligible for a passholder fare on the Eurostar, regardless of the travel date.
  • Passholder fares are only available London/Ashford/Ebbsfleet<>Paris/Brussels/Calais/Lille/Marne-la-Vallee. This will require a use of a rail day and a 45 minutes advance check-in required.
  • It is compulsory for Eurail Passes to be validated prior to boarding Eurostar trains for passholder fares to be valid. Eurostar passengers can validate their rail pass at any Eurostar terminal.

Eurostar - Christmas 2018

  • Eurostar trains do not run on 25 December.
  • Trains in the UK will undergo essential improvement and engineering work across the rail network from 22nd Dec 2018 to 2nd Jan 2019. Train services either this period will be very limited and some are not operating.