Get to St Pancras International at our recommended arrival time to allow plenty of time to get through border controls and security.
If you have large bags with you, make sure they are clearly labelled and put them in the luggage racks at the entrance of the coach, smaller bags can go above your seat.
You’ll be changing trains for Perpignan at either Paris or Lille.
Connecting in Paris is easy, hop on the RER line D direct to Gare de Lyon, it’s a 30 minute journey.
If you’re connecting in Lille you will need to change platforms. Connection time is about 37 mins so you’ll be sitting back and relaxing in no time.
Your TGV reservation is included on your Eurostar ticket, so just find your coach and make yourself comfortable.
Your train arrives at Perpignan station, in the centre of the city. Part of the station’s décor was inspired by the work of Salavador Dali, so enjoy the artwork as you head for the exit.
The station is well served by local bus and regional coach services as well as taxis and car rental desks so you’ll have no problems getting anywhere in the city or region.
With its tantalising mix of French and Catalan culture, this sunny southern city is a great base for exploring the pretty beaches, coves and villages of the Côte Vermeille.
April: Antique Fair
June: Fête de la Musique
Sept: Cartoon and Music Festival, Jazzèbre
Nov: Aujourd'hui Music Festival
Dec: Christmas market
In the early 1960s, Salvador Dalí is said to have declared Perpignan station “le centre du monde” after experiencing “an exact vision of the constitution of the universe”.