The best part of taking a Eurostar trip is that the destinations are never too far away. There are no long queues at the airport, and with Eurostar you can just hop on the train and be in the centre of a fantastic European city just hours later.
You can relax and enjoy a complete change of scenery without even leaving Europe. Eurostar trains travel directly to Paris, Brussels, Lille and Disneyland Paris from London, and there are seasonal routes to Avignon and the French Alps too.
The City of Love
Paris is known as the city of love – imagine romantic strolls along the Seine, the Eiffel Tower lit up at night and eating a picnic on the steps of the Sacre Coeur – it is the perfect romantic weekend getaway. Travelling from London St Pancras, Paris is just 2h 15 minutes away so it is easy to sit back, read a book, have a snack and before you know it you’ll be in the heart of the city ready to begin your adventure!
Eurostar trains run every hour or so every single day, just take a look at the Eurostar timetables on our website to find the best train for your journey from London to Paris. Whether you are travelling for business or on leisure Eurostar will whisk you between the two cities in no time at all in comfortable cabins with friendly multilingual staff.
A magical day with Disney
Kids will love Disneyland Paris with its hundreds of rides and wonderful characters to meet and get to know. It’s an easy trip to make from London with direct Eurostar trains from London to Disneyland Marne la Vallee station taking just 2 h 34.. Trains don’t run on Tuesdays or Saturdays except over the school holidays when they are daily.
An adventure with Tintin
Not many people realise how close Brussels, the home of Hergé, the famous creator of Tintin is, to many cities in Europe.
Taking the Eurostar from London St Pancras to Brussels Midi will deliver you to the very heart of the city Tintin was created in.
Brussels is the capital of the European Union and has many arty and cultural sights to explore and there is nothing more Belgium than sitting down with a strong beer and some waffles or moules frites and watching the world pass by.
For those who want further adventures from Brussels, Amsterdam is just one train ride away and for those who want to stop off in France on the way to Brussels there is Lille – just one hour from London. Lille is a charming Flemish city. Check out the tips and city guides on our website and Eurostar schedules for the best trains to catch.
Eurostar trips are not all about city breaks. During the summer train travellers can enjoy a trip to Avignon (with a connection in Lille) so that in less than six hours, you could enjoy the beauty of Provence.
And over the winter (from mid-December to mid-April) you can climb aboard the Eurostar in London St Pancras or at Ashford International with your skis and woolly hats and get taken all the way to the beautiful mountains and the resorts of Moûtiers, Aime-la-Plagne or Bourg-St-Maurice overnight or by day.
Passengers change at Lille to the 186mph TGV trains which whisk them away to their dreamy snow-capped holiday.