Eurostar train

How to book a Eurostar train ticket

Eurostar train tickets can be booked at their website,

Eurostar train

Eurostar train's London station

Up to the 13th November 2007, the Eurostar train's London station is Waterloo. From the 14th November 2007 the Eurostar train's London station is St Pancras.

Record time from Paris to London

On the 4th September 2007, a Eurostar train set a record from Paris's Gare du Nord station to London's St. Pancras of 2 hours 3 minutes and 39 seconds.

Eurostar goes carbon-neutral

From November the 14th 2007, the Eurostar train plan to offset their carbon dioxide emissions completely. In additional, the Eurostar train plans to reduce its emissions through efficiency and waste reduction, aiming for a reduction of 25% by 2012. The reduction of emissions will be achieved by changes ranging from switching to e-tickets, waste management to recycling at their offices.

For a London to Paris return trip, the Eurostar train's per passenger emissions are some 10.9 kilograms of carbon dioxide, which compares to easyJet's 112 kilograms of carbon dioxide emissions for the same return trip (which doesn't include emissions for travelling into and out of airports).

After the opening up of new high speed lines, the Eurostar train takes some 2 hours 15 minutes to get from London to Paris (faster than by plane), 1 hour and 51 minutes to get from London to Brussels and 1 hour and 20 minutes to get from London to Lille.

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