If you want a break in one of the European cities which is easily accessible, then take the Eurostar train which will allow you to reach cities such as Paris, Brussels and Lille. You can go directly from London to Disneyland Paris by the Eurostar as well as the town of Avignon and the French Alps through the Eurostar seasonal connection.
Going to the City of Love
Paris, the French capital and one of the most romantic cities in the world, has always been a popular cities for tourists. With the start of Eurostar services, Paris has turned out to be even more popular. Travellers find it easier to travel to Paris by train, rather than by air thus avoiding boarding procedures and stress.
By the Eurostar, it will take you approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes to reach Paris from London St Pancras International. If you want to have more details regarding Eurostar travel duration, you can use the Eurostar timetables. Choose the best time to depart from London St Pancras or the best time to arrive at Paris Gare du Nord railway station. There are departures every hour between the two capitals during the week.
Turning magic with Disney
If you want to offer your kids a real treat during the holidays, Disneyland Paris is the ideal destination. Take the Eurostar from UK to reach Disneyland in Paris suburb in just over 2 hours and 30 minutes. Eurostar trains depart at 09:44 am at London St Pancras. There are no connections to Disneyland Paris on Tuesdays and Saturdays except during school holidays in England.
Breaking into the home of comic book
If you want to walk on the steps of Hergé, the famous creator of the comic book character, Tintin, take the Eurostar train from London St Pancras International train station to reach Brussels, the capital of Belgium and Europe. The train will stop at the Brussels Midi train station in less than 2 hours. If you are arriving in Brussels at lunch time, try the famous moules and frites or Belgian waffles. Brussels is a welcoming city where you will have so much to see – museums, attractions, bars, chocolate shops and much more.
If you have some more time, why not take the train to reach Amsterdam. You can also visit France without venturing to Paris, the French capital city. The train from Brussels will allow you to reach Lille in under 2 hours. Use the Eurostar train schedules to choose the best time to discover the Flemish culture in Belgium and northern France.
A wider network of destinations
You can have a trip to other destinations served by Eurostar. Thanks to the international high speed train departing from London, travellers can reach the Provence region in southern France. Indeed the Eurostar from London has a seasonal connection to Avignon via a Lille. Enjoy the sunny climate of southern France.
During winter holidays in Europe, you can take the Eurostar train at London St Pancras International or Ashford International and reach Lille. From there take a TGV and reach famous ski resorts of France such as Moûtiers, Aime-la-Plagne or Bourg-St-Maurice.