The fantastic Eurostar high-speed rail service directly links the UK to France and Belgium via the Channel Tunnel, and has dramatically changed travel, offering seamless links between city centres; with the completion of the UK's first high speed line, High Speed 1, London to Paris takes 2 hours 15 mins, London to Brussels takes 1 hour 51 mins, and London to Lille just 1 hour 20 mins. Since its launch in 1994 Eurostar has carried over 100 million passengers across the Channel.
Eurostar trains are highly comfortable and have excellent on-board catering facilities, and the option of three types of seating. Standard class offers bar/buffet facilities with alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, quick and tasty snacks and wholesome filling meals. Leisure Direct passengers enjoy a dedicated carriage with complimentary newspapers and a meal, made with seasonal produce, and drink served at your seat. Business Premier travellers have everything they need for their journey, including extra spacious seats, wi-fi, complimentary newspapers and magazines, complimentary drinks from the Business Premier bar, and a choice of high-quality meals from the menu served at your seat.