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Eurostar – Chunnel train schedule

November 30th, 2008 by paris

Chunnel train London to paris is the easiest way to reach Paris or the mainland Europe from the UK. Following are the train schedules and journey times from various channel tunnel locations.

Chunnel trains Journey times from London St Pancras International
London – Paris will be 2hrs 15mins
London – Brussels will be 1hr 51mins
London – Lille 1hr 20mins

Chunnel trains Journey times from Ebbsfleet International
Ebbsfleet International – Paris       2h05
Ebbsfleet International – Brussels  1h41
Ebbsfleet International – Lille         1h10

How often do the Chunnel trains operate ?
London-Paris                             :  17 trains per day
London-Brussels                        :  10 trains per day
London-Disneyland Resort Paris  :  1 train per day

Due to the fire which took place in the Eurotunnel, in September 2008, services have been slightly scaled down from the above. Normal services should resume from  first half of 2009 according to Eurotunnel. Journey times on average 20 minutes longer until chunnel train is fully operational in due course.

Ebbsfleet International
Is in north Kent and is close to junction 2 of the M25
Is near the Bluewater shopping centre,
Ebbsfleet – Paris seven trains a day
Ebbsfleet – Brussels,  five trains a day

Station Facilities
Plenty of  parking
Taxi
Avis car hire
Eurostar travelers can take free connecting Southeastern train services and Fas track buses for Eurostar.

Ashford International
Located in Kent
Ashford  – Paris,  three trains a day
Ashford  – Disneyland Resort Paris  a daily service
Ashford  –  French Alps and Avignon ,  seasonal weekly services

Station Facilities
Plenty of  parking
Taxi
Avis car hire
Eurostar travelers can take free connecting Southeastern train services and Fas track buses for Eurostar.

Eurostar Through Fares
Now you can travel directly from your regional station to your Continental destination while paying only one fare including all transfers.
Eurostar has managed to arrange these through fare deals with 9 UK train companies:

  1. First Great Western
  2. National Express East Anglia
  3. First Capital Connect
  4. Virgin Trains
  5. National Express East Coast
  6. East Midlands Trains
  7. London Midland
  8. Chiltern Railways
  9. Hull Trains

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  • 1 lslala Edwards Mar 25, 2009 at 10:25 am

    I didn’t know about the all in one fare deal. This amounts to a great deal, as I can hop on to other services with alternate routes if I am understanding correctly? It seems like with businesses being so competitive it is rarer and rarer nowadays to find good deals these days…

  • 2 Bethany Mar 25, 2009 at 12:39 pm

    I didn’t know about the Eurostar Through Fares. That’s a really nice feature. A real money saver actually. I would have thought I would have had to reticket with each different company and would have wasted money if I had not seen this post, so thank you very much for pointing this out!