Since then, we’ve carried over 150 million passengers. We take thousands of people a day to Paris, Brussels, Lille, Calais, Disneyland® Paris and more, and we also run much-loved seasonal trains to the South of France in summer and the French and Swiss Alps for skiing in the winter.
Until 13 November 2007, our trains left the UK from London Waterloo International. By 14 November we were well and truly settled in our new home, St. Pancras International, just in time to celebrate the completion of the second section of the UK's first high-speed line, HS1.
Since 1994, we’ve more than doubled the total number of passengers travelling (whether by air or train) between London and Paris and Brussels. Today, we’re taking our customers even further. With a simple change in Paris, Brussels or Lille, you can connect to over 100 European destinations, including the Netherlands, Switzerland and even Germany, as well as dozens of vibrant and unforgettable cities across France and Belgium. Find out more
It’s très simple.
Our trains can reach a maximum speed of 300 kilometres per hour (that’s 186 miles per hour) on the high speed lines in the UK, France and Belgium. Throughout the Channel Tunnel, Eurostar trains travel at a speed of 160 Kilometres per hour (100 mph).
Our regular journey times are: