1 February 2022
London, UK, 1st February 2022: Eurostar, the high-speed passenger rail service connecting the UK and mainland Europe, is launching a week-long sale today. Running from 1st to 8th February 2022,1 the promotion comes in celebration of restrictions easing and services ramping up. Customers can grab an amazing deal with seats from just £35 (39€) one way2 for travel between 21st February and 19th May 2022.
With 48,000 tickets on offer for travel between London and Lille, Paris and Brussels, travellers can enjoy a spring city break for less. Eurostar has now ramped up its timetable offering with up to nine daily returns between London and Paris and five daily returns between London and Lille and London and Brussels, during the promotion period.
Eurostar offers seamless city-centre to city-centre travel and a generous baggage allowance with no weight restrictions. Travellers can book with confidence knowing that all tickets – including sale fares - are flexible, with no exchange fee up to 7 days before departure, offering peace of mind should travel restrictions or plans change.
Discover the best events in Eurostar cities this Spring 2022:
Paris the fashion capital
Spring is the perfect time to visit Paris. The city comes into full bloom within its stunning parks and gardens. The season also kicks off with Paris Fashion Week, where celebrities, influencers and fashionistas takeover the city from 28th February to 6th March. Paris is marking its fashion heroes throughout March and April with The Palais Galliera paying tribute to the fashion designer Alber Elbaz, who sadly passed away in April 2021. The exhibition called Loves Brings Love will open from 5th March. The 60th anniversary of the first runway show by Yves Saint Laurent will also be marked by six prestigious Parisian museums. The museums trail will exhibit the designers work from 29th January until September.
Brussels in bloom
One of the best places to visit in Brussels during this time of year is The Royal Greenhouses of Laeken, which opens up to the public for two weeks a year in May – dates of opening are yet to be announced by the palace. For outside excursions, discover the array of incredible markets selling all sorts of goodies. For those who love finding an antique bargain, rummage through the Jeu de Balle Square flea market, which is open Tuesday to Sunday 7am-2/3pm. Or for the foodies, discover the third biggest market in Europe right in Brussels – take your senses on a world tour of flavour at Market de Midi on Sunday's from 7-1pm.
Lille is a masterpiece
UK travellers can be in the French city of Lille in under an hour and 30 minutes. The city is an art lovers dream with the largest fine-arts museum in France, Palais des Beaux-Arts Museum, hosting an exhibition as part of the city’s cultural season – Lille3000. This year’s event theme is “Utopia”, dedicating art, music and performance exhibitions around nature. The start date is Saturday 14th May, kicking off with the traditional parade in the city centre. Lille Grand Palais will also be exhibiting Lille Art Up – an expo filled with incredible contemporary artists from 10-13th March, which is not one to miss.
For more information or to book Eurostar tickets, visit Eurostar.com
Notes to editors:
Promotional fare is valid for travel between 21st February and 19th May 2022 from London St. Pancras to Lille Europe, Paris Nord and Brussels-Midi.
Based on a return ticket
Blackout dates include 25, 26, 27, 28 Feb; 04, 17, 18, 20 March; 01,02,03,08,10, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 23,24, 29, 30 April, 01,02,07,08 May – this is variable between the Paris and Brussels route, with full terms and conditions on Eurostar.com
Tickets are exchangeable before departure by paying the difference in price with the next available fare. No exchange fee will be applied for exchanges made up to 7 days before travel.
For full T&C’s visit eurostar.com for more information.