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Eurostar partners with Liberty London this Christmas

7 December 2017

Travellers will receive £15 off gifts in store and online
Eurostar, the high-speed rail service connecting the UK and mainland Europe, has partnered with iconic British retailer, Liberty London, to offer travellers a special Christmas gift, just in time for the festive season.
 

Raymond Blanc serves up new healthy salads for Eurostar Business Premier travellers

5 December 2017

Designed by Michelin star chef and Eurostar Business Premier Culinary Director, Raymond Blanc OBE, the eight vegetarian salads are a welcome addition to the menu for those desiring a lighter option, whilst they relax or work on board.
 

Eurostar launches flash sale

20 November 2017

SNAP up tickets from £19 one-way

Eurostar celebrates 10 years at St Pancras International

14 November 2017

Eurostar today marks the 10-year anniversary of relocating to St Pancras International, with the improved station facilities and reduced journey times supporting passenger growth of 25% from 8 to 10 million travellers a year.

Sustainable dish competition

14 November 2017

Eurostar and leading environmental organisations announce winner of culinary competition aimed at young people in the UK, France and Belgium
 

  • 17-year old French student Mathieu Coiffard crowned winner of “Create a sustainable Business Premier dish” challenge
  • Award ceremony led by lead judge Raymond Blanc, OBE, renowned Michelin starred chef
  • Winning dish to be showcased on the Eurostar Business Premier class menu

Eurostar offers group getaways for less

7 November 2017

Eurostar, the high-speed passenger rail service linking the UK with mainland Europe, is offering great value fares for group bookings, with tickets available from just £25 each way when booked between 7 November and 19 November 2017.
 

Experience the Magic of Christmas with Eurostar

9 October 2017

With Christmas just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to take a short Eurostar journey to Belgium, France or Germany to enjoy the Christmas Markets. 

Eurostar Paris Business Premier lounge opens its doors to new cocktail menu

19 September 2017

  • Eurostar will be treating Business Premier passengers to a new range of winter cocktails to enjoy whilst relaxing in the Paris lounge
  • Winter cocktail menu designed by London Cocktail Club
  • Exclusive cocktails featuring gin created by Raymond Blanc OBE and Silent Pool Distillers

Eurostar brings ‘MagicBreaks’ on board to provide Disneyland Paris bookings

11 September 2017

Eurostar has partnered with MagicBreaks, the specialist booking provider and largest online re-packager for holidays to Disneyland® Paris.

Brighten winter months with a Eurostar trip to Lyon’s Fête des Lumières

7 September 2017

  • A Eurostar train is transformed by a light projection as sales open for travel to Lyon for the Fête des Lumières, starting on 7th December 2017
  • Tickets on sale from Friday 8th September

All aboard! Eurostar is set for a bumper bank holiday

22 August 2017

Eurostar is set for a busy August bank holiday weekend as over 142,000 passengers are expected to travel with the high-speed rail operator – an 8% rise in passenger numbers compared to the equivalent period in 2016

Choose the stress-free start to a ski holiday

18 July 2017

Skiers and snowboarders seeking effortless travel to the slopes can book their winter escape with Eurostar, as tickets go on sale for high-speed travel from London St Pancras and Ashford International to the heart of the French Alps on 19th July 2017.
 

Eurostar unveils world’s first onboard virtual reality experience: ‘Eurostar Odyssey’

12 July 2017

Eurostar today announces ‘Eurostar Odyssey’, the first virtual reality experience designed to enhance a journey through an immersive onboard adventure, with specially designed headsets distributed throughout the summer at peak travel periods for families.
 

Snap up a Eurostar day trip

10 July 2017

Eurostar is offering great value day trips from just £25 each way with Eurostar Snap, the digital platform with the lowest fares available to spontaneous travellers. 
 

Eurostar hosts first on board startup masterclass

15 June 2017

Eurostar, the high-speed rail service between the UK and mainland Europe, is offering startups the opportunity to take their business on a journey to the next level, in a collaboration with Viva Technology, Paris Region Entreprises, Business France,  London & Partners and three of Europe’s most prominent venture capital funds.

Snap up a £19 Eurostar ticket

24 May 2017

Eurostar, the high-speed passenger rail service linking the UK with mainland Europe, is offering £19 fares to Paris or Brussels for one day only on 24th May, to celebrate the first anniversary of Eurostar Snap. 

Eurostar launches its new state-of-the-art e320 trains on the London-Brussels route

23 May 2017

Eurostar, the high-speed rail service between the UK and mainland Europe, today previewed its new e320 train on the London-Brussels route in advance of its introduction into service on Sunday 28 May.
 

Enjoy Europe this summer from £29

9 May 2017

75,000 seats are available for just £29 each way to Paris, Brussels, or Lille, and £35 each way to any Belgian station including Bruges, Antwerp or Ghent.

Sony and Eurostar launch first ever ‘Sound Menu’

27 April 2017

Helping passengers get the most out of their journey, with carefully curated, music psychologist-led playlist.
 

Travellers making tracks to Europe this Easter

12 April 2017

Eurostar is expecting over 163,000 passengers to travel over its busiest ever Easter weekend, a 12% rise in passenger numbers for the high-speed rail operator compared to the equivalent period in 2016*.

High-speed line to Bordeaux

14 March 2017

Eurostar, the high-speed rail service linking the UK and mainland Europe, will open ticket sales for the new route from London to Bordeaux tomorrow, 15 March 2017.

The great value getaway

28 February 2017

Eurostar is offering Brits the chance to holiday for less with the release of over 50,000 seats on sale for £29 one-way*. The promotion will run for 10 days from 7 – 16 March and passengers will be able to travel from 21 March – 25 May 2017.
 

Eurostar unveils its state-of-the-art new business lounge in Paris Gare du Nord

3 February 2017

Eurostar, the high-speed rail service linking the UK and mainland Europe, will open the doors to its new Business Premier lounge in Paris Gare du Nord on Saturday, 4 February 2017.
 

Eurostar Valentine's Day e-voucher

19 January 2017

Eurostar is offering the perfect gift for Valentine's Day with the launch of e-vouchers. 

Eurostar celebrates 25 Years of Disneyland Paris with £25 return child fares

9 January 2017

As Disneyland Paris celebrates its 25th anniversary, Eurostar is offering great value child fares taking travellers direct to the celebrations throughout 2017. For just £12.50 each way, the discounted child tickets are available for booking from 10th January until 25th January 2017 and valid for travel between 20th February and 31st October 2017.
 

New Eurostar fares for Interrailers

3 January 2017

Eurostar, the high-speed passenger rail service linking the UK with mainland Europe, is launching a new, lower and simpler Pass holder fare for all Interrail travellers, having joined Eurail Group G.I.E. from 1st January 2017.
 

Start 2017 in style with a great value European adventure

22 December 2016

Eurostar, the high-speed passenger rail service linking the UK with mainland Europe, is offering great value sale fares from £26* each way. Tickets are available to purchase from 26th December to 9th January 2017, valid for travel from 9th January to 27th March 2017.
 

Eurostar’s busiest ever December getaway

21 December 2016

Eurostar, the high-speed passenger service between the UK and mainland Europe, is set to welcome over 368,000 people during the festive season, a 9% rise compared to the same period last year* in what is expected to be its busiest December ever.  

SNAP up the lowest ever Eurostar fare

16 November 2016

Eurostar, the high-speed rail service connecting the UK and mainland Europe, has today announced its lowest ever fare of £19 one-way*, available on Eurostar Snap – the innovative digital platform where passengers with flexibility on their travel time can access the best available Eurostar fares.
 

Eurostar launches e-vouchers for Christmas

25 October 2016

Christmas shoppers looking for the ultimate gift can celebrate, as Eurostar is launching e-vouchers just in time for the festive season. In just a few clicks, the gift can be easily sent to friends and family, whilst avoiding the hassle of the high street.
 

Eurostar announces more seats to the slopes

14 September 2016

Eurostar is providing another chance for skiers to take the train to the slopes, with additional services on sale today for the peak school holiday period during February half term 2017.
 

Unwind along Amsterdam’s famous canals with Eurostar travel from just £46

30 August 2016

Eurostar is releasing additional availability of its £46* each way fares to Amsterdam this winter, making it an ideal time to visit the city’s cobbled streets and scenic canals by high-speed rail.
 

Eurostar releases £58 day return fares for August

27 July 2016

For those wishing to make the most of the summer holidays, jump on board Eurostar for a day trip to Paris and Brussels for just £58 return*.

Feeling Festive? Plan your break with Eurostar: a guide to the best of Europe’s Christmas markets by rail

19 July 2016

Now that travel bookings are open for the Christmas period, it’s the perfect time to plan a festive getaway to Europe with Eurostar.
 

Take the stress-free route to the slopes

13 July 2016

Skiers looking for the best way to travel to the slopes can start planning their winter adventure with Eurostar. The high-speed passenger rail service linking the UK with mainland Europe opens sales for its popular service from London St Pancras and Ashford International to the heart of the French Alps on 20th July 2016. 

Travel in style for less with 30% off Eurostar Standard Premier fares

5 July 2016

Holidaymakers looking to enjoy a European break can indulge in a luxury upgrade for less as Eurostar is offering 30% off Standard Premier fares booked between 7th – 18th July 2016.
 

Eurostar Snap on full time: New digital hub becomes available year-round

28 June 2016

Eurostar, the high-speed rail service connecting the UK and mainland Europe, has today announced that its new service Snap will become a permanent feature, following a successful trial last month.
 

Eurostar partners with ITV Essentials to bring popular British drama on board

14 June 2016

Eurostar and ITV Essentials have today announced a new partnership  which will extend the range of entertainment available on board from 15th June.

Winner announced for the 2016 Eurostar Ashden award for Sustainable Travel

10 June 2016

Global organisation, Bridges to Prosperity, has beaten off strong competition from sustainable travel initiatives across the world to win the 2016 Eurostar Ashden Award for Sustainable Travel.
 

Platform pitch arrives at St Pancras International

8 June 2016

A Eurostar platform at London’s St Pancras International is transformed into a football pitch as over nearly a million fans make their way to France to cheer on their team in the Euro 2016 tournament.
 

Swap school for the Seine this summer, with £10 child fares on Eurostar

7 June 2016

Eurostar is offering child tickets for just £10 one way this summer, to help parents replace school holiday boredom with an exciting European adventure.
 

Bon appétit – Raymond Blanc dishes up new afternoon menu for Eurostar Business Premier travellers

6 June 2016

Eurostar Business Premier passengers will be treated to a new afternoon menu designed by Michelin starred chef, Raymond Blanc OBE.
 
The updated menu will be introduced following feedback from customers indicating a preference for a fuller range of options during their afternoon journey, with many often missing lunch due to meetings.
 

SNAP up the best value Eurostar tickets: New digital hub offers best deals for flexible travellers

26 May 2016

Eurostar, the high-speed rail service connecting the UK and mainland Europe, has today announced the launch of an innovative new service – Eurostar Snap – where passengers with flexibility on their travel time can access the best available Eurostar fares.

Eurostar releases 200,000 seats for £29 one way

9 May 2016

Eurostar, the high-speed passenger rail service linking the UK with mainland Europe, is offering Brits the chance to holiday for less with the release of over 200,000 seats on sale for £29 one way*. The promotion will run for seventeen days from 9 – 25 May and passengers will be able to travel from 23 May – 5 November 2016.
 

Eurostar unveils new marketing campaign to showcase state-of-the-art new fleet

9 May 2016

Eurostar, the high-speed rail service linking the UK and mainland Europe, is launching a new above the line campaign today designed to showcase Eurostar’s service benefits and features of the new state-of-the-art fleet, which started service in November 2015.

Escape to the vineyards

28 April 2016

Eurostar, the high-speed rail service linking the UK and mainland Europe, is celebrating the first anniversary of its popular direct service from London to Lyon and the South of France, which has sold over 182,000 tickets since launch

Eurostar goes into training for the football this summer

20 April 2016

World record holding freestyle footballer Daniel Cutting performs keepie-uppies on-board a Eurostar, as sales open for a dedicated train to the England vs Wales match on June 16th in Lens.  Visit football.eurostar.com
 

All aboard! Eurostar set for a cracking Easter weekend

21 March 2016

Eurostar is set for a busy Easter bank holiday weekend as over 128,000 passengers are expected to travel with the high-speed rail operator - a 4%  rise in passenger numbers compared to the equivalent period in 2015.
 

Super Six Nations for Eurostar as thousands of passengers take the train to the game

16 March 2016

Eurostar is gearing up to welcome thousands of English rugby fans this weekend, as they make their way to Paris in the hope of seeing their team achieve the Grand Slam in the Six Nations Rugby tournament.

Vive la France! Eurostar launches ticket sale to sixty French destinations

7 March 2016

Eurostar is offering travellers the chance to see more of France for less, with great value sale fares to nearly 60 French destinations. From 8-21 March, tickets are available from just £37 each way, for travel between 21st March and 2nd June.

Eurostar launches new website for travel agents

2 March 2016

Eurostar, the high-speed passenger service connecting the UK and mainland Europe, is today launching a new website dedicated to supporting UK travel agents. The brand new version of Eurostar4agents.com has been designed to provide the latest Eurostar product and service information to support all UK trade agents and selling partners.
 

Packing it all in to a mini break

7 February 2016

As families prepare for the half term getaway, new research commissioned by Eurostar reveals the packing pressure facing holidaymakers unable to leave their home comforts behind. 

President of Insitution of Mechanical Engineers visits Eurostar’s London depot

1 February 2016

Richard Folkson, President of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, made his first visit to Eurostar’s state of the art depot – Temple Mills - in Leyton, East London on Friday.
 

Break in the new year with a trip to Europe

28 December 2015

Eurostar, the high-speed passenger rail service linking the UK with mainland Europe, is offering Brits the chance to holiday for less with a sale on a wide range of destinations. Whether it’s a shopping spree to the January sales in Paris or a mini break in Brussels, with fares starting from £29 one-way*, the hardest decision will be deciding where to go. The sale will run for fourteen days from the 30th December 2015 to 12th January 2016 and passengers will be able to travel from January.
 

Now showing… onboard entertainment and WiFi launched across Eurostar’s new fleet

28 December 2015

Eurostar, the high-speed rail service connecting the UK and mainland Europe, is pleased to announce the launch of wifi and onboard entertainment across its new fleet of state-of-the-art trains.
 

Eurostar introduces Boomerang

22 December 2015

Eurostar, the high-speed rail link between the UK and mainland Europe, is trialling a unique new way to bring the capitals of London and Paris even closer together teaming up with Boomerang. This new online platform puts Eurostar travellers in touch with each other to help them get the little things they miss most from across the Channel.
 

Eurostar kicks off ticket sales for Euro 2016

9 December 2015

Eurostar tickets for travel during the Euro 2016 tournament will be on sale this Saturday 12th December, just in time for UEFA’s official draw. Football fans can catch the train straight to the games, thanks to direct and in-direct Eurostar services from the heart of London to the city centre of France’s host footballing cities.

Eurostar celebrates 21st birthday with its very own gin

14 November 2015

On the eve of its 21st birthday, Eurostar unveils its very own gin designed by Business Premier Culinary Director, Raymond Blanc OBE, in partnership with artisan producers, Silent Pool Distillers.
 

Eurostar reports record breaking numbers

25 August 2015

Eurostar, the high-speed rail service linking the UK and mainland Europe, announces the highest ever number of passengers transported in one month with 1 million customers having travelled in July 2015. This milestone marks a year-on-year increase of 5.1% in passengers compared with the same period last year (2015: 1,017m, 2014: 968,000).
 

The great value getaway

19 August 2015

Eurostar is offering Brits the chance to head to Europe for less with a record number of destinations on sale. From a seaside escape to the South of France on Eurostar’s new direct service from London to a festive Christmas Market in Bruges, holidaymakers are spoilt for choice. The thirteen day ticket sale will run from 27 August – 8 September and travel is valid from late September 2015.
 

Get your skis on!

15 July 2015

Ski enthusiasts looking to travel to the slopes by rail can celebrate as Eurostar offers passengers more routes to the Alps than ever before. The high-speed passenger rail service linking the UK with mainland Europe will open sales tomorrow for its popular direct ski service from London St Pancras and Ashford International to the heart of the French Alps.
 

Book an August adventure with Eurostar child fares for just £1 each way

25 June 2015

This summer, Eurostar is encouraging families to make the most of the  summer holiday by booking a European escape, with child fares from just £1 each way.
 
The same low fare is available in both Standard and Standard Premier classes, for travel to Paris, Brussels, Lille, Calais or any Belgium station. Tickets are on sale from 2nd to 9th July, for travel between 1st and 27th August, and applies for children aged between 4 and 11, with under 4s travelling free.
 

Winners announced for the 2015 Eurostar Ashden Awards for Sustainable Travel

12 June 2015

Belgium peer-to-peer car hire network, Tapazz, and French bicycle collective, Les Boîtes à Vélo, have beaten off strong competition from sustainable travel initiatives across the UK, France and Belgium to win the 2015 Eurostar Ashden Awards for Sustainable Travel.
 
The two winners were chosen for their innovative sustainable travel projects, and will share £30,000 in prize money to invest in their schemes and expand in other networks.

 

Sizzling Summer Offer: Upgrade for less with 30% off Eurostar Standard Premier fares

9 June 2015

Holidaymakers looking to enjoy a European summer break can treat themselves to a luxury upgrade for less as Eurostar is offering 30% off Standard Premier fares booked between 11th – 23rd June 2015.
 
Travelling in Standard Premier, passengers can sit back and relax in more spacious surroundings whilst enjoying a light meal served at their seat.

The Great Escape - record May bank holiday for Eurostar as Brits head to Europe

20 May 2015

Eurostar is set for a bumper bank holiday with over 140,000* passengers expected to travel this weekend - a 16% increase on last year, and Eurostar’s highest ever passenger numbers for the late May bank holiday weekend.
 

Eurostar sets off to the sunshine

1 May 2015

Today, Eurostar launched its new year-round service direct from London to Lyon, Avignon and Marseille, with the first train departing St Pancras International this morning. From just £89 return, passengers can speed across the French countryside to reach the gastronomy, lavender fields and sunshine of  these new destinations, now within easy reach of the heart of London or Ashford.

Eurostar reunites Cézanne treasures after over 100 years

17 March 2015

The Courtauld Gallery  and Eurostar have collaborated to bring together the cupid statue from Cézanne’s famous masterpiece ‘Still Life with Plaster Cast’ and the artwork itself for the first time in over 100 years.
 
The cupid statue was carefully transported by Eurostar to London from Cézanne’s studio in Aix-en-Provence, and is on display alongside the original masterpiece from today (18th March) in The Courtauld Gallery, which houses the largest collection of Cézannes in the UK.
 

Eurostar furthers investment in new markets

10 March 2015

Eurostar, the high-speed rail operator connecting the UK and mainland Europe, is today (10 March) launching its first ever television advertising campaign in the Netherlands.  
 
The advertising, which consists of three ten-second edits, takes a tongue-in-cheek look at the inconvenience of air travel, thus highlighting the benefits of connecting high-speed rail services between London and the Netherlands.  
 

Direct to the sun: Eurostar launches new campaign for the south of France

26 February 2015

Eurostar today launches a new advertising campaign to promote its year-round service direct to Lyon and the South of France.
 

Eurostar celebrates its 20th anniversary with the unveiling of its new e320 train

13 November 2014

In the last two decades Eurostar has revolutionised cross-channel travel, providing a swift, seamless link between the UK and mainland Europe.  With passengers increasingly choosing high speed rail over plane for short haul travel and demand at an all-time high, the business is now set for further expansion of its services into Europe. 

Eurostar sets new Guinness World Records™ title as countdown to 20th birthday begins

9 October 2014

Eurostar, the high-speed passenger rail service linking the UK with mainland Europe, kick-started their 20th anniversary celebrations by setting the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for the Largest Champagne Tasting Event earlier today.