Eurostar high-speed train
Eurostar is a high-speed train connecting Great Britain to Continental Europe. The Eurostar travels via the Channel Tunnel, and brings you from London to Paris, Brussels or Amsterdam in just a few hours. The Eurostar also travels direct to Lille, and Disneyland Paris (Marne-la-Vallée).
Eurostar high-speed train routes
Eurostar operate almost hourly departures with regular direct routes to and from central London to the heart of Paris (France), Brussels (Belgium) and Amsterdam* (the Netherlands).
*If you're traveling from Amsterdam to London with Eurostar, you will have to change trains in Brussels. Here you will go through security (your luggage will be checked), before boarding the Eurostar that will take you to London. From London to Amsterdam the train is direct.
Eurostar services also connect with many TGV and Thalys services to transport you to many cities across France and the Benelux. The Eurostar offers the following routes:
- London - Paris
- London - Brussels
- London - Amsterdam
- London - Lille
Reservations on the Eurostar are mandatory
You can start making your reservations up to 6 months in advance. Please be aware that the Eurostar is a popular train that can fill up quickly, especially in summer.
Who can reserve a seat on the Eurostar with Eurail?
Holders of a Eurail Global Pass can travel on the Eurostar high-speed train by simply reserving a seat.
How to make your reservations for the Eurostar
You can reserve your seat on the Eurostar in the following ways:
- Through the Reservation Service.
- Through the Rail Planner App.
- Directly from the Eurostar terminals.
- By calling the Eurostar booking center +44 1233 617 575 (outside the UK) or 03432 186 186 (within the UK)
Please note that the Eurostar prices mentioned below are special Eurail Pass holder fares. These fares have limited availability, so make sure you book the Eurostar well in advance. If your train is booked out for Eurail Pass holders you'll need to select a different train or buy a regular ticket.
Reservations for the Eurostar are non-exchangable and non-refundable. For more information, visit the Eurostar website.
London-Paris and London-Brussels
- Standard class: 30 euros
- Standard Premier class: 38 euros
- Standard class: 35 euros
- Standard premier class: 43 euros
Travelers with a 2nd class Pass can only travel in Standard Class. Travelers with a 1st class Pass can travel in both classes. It's not possible to travel in the Eurostar Business Premier Class with a Eurail Pass.
Arrival at the station and check in
Please arrive at the train station 45 - 60 minutes before departure.
This will give you enough time to go through the ticket gates, security, and passport control. The ticket gates close 30 minutes before departure. The train won't wait if you're running late!
Facilities and services
- Air conditioning
- Bar buffet
- Special assistance
- Power sockets
- Free onboard WiFi
- Onboard entertainment
Facilities may differ per train and route.