If you’re going on a Eurostar trip, it’s a good idea to familiarise yourself with what’s onboard the train and included with your ticket. As well as a wide range of destinations such as Paris, Brussels and now Amsterdam, there are three Eurostar seating classes that accommodate different budgets and passenger needs.
At a glance, here’s what you can expect when you purchase each ticket type with Eurostar.
|Standard||Standard Premier||Business Premier|
|Best for||Saving money||Added comfort||Business trips|
|Luggage||2 suitcases and 1 piece of hand luggage||2 suitcases and 1 piece of hand luggage||3 suitcases and 1 piece of hand luggage|
|Seating||Cushy seats & drop-down tables||Spacious coaches & bigger seats||Extra-wide seats, luxurious and quieter coaches|
|Check-in time||30 minutes before departure||30 minutes before departure||10 minutes before departure|
£30 fee for changing each journey included in your ticket plus the difference in price
£40 fee for changing each journey included in your ticket plus the difference in price
Full refund available any time before or up to 60 days after departure date
No fee for changing the date or time of your journey
|Food and drink||Access to Café Metropole||Complimentary light meal and drinks served at your table||Complimentary Michelin-starred gourmet meal by Raymond Blanc, served at your table with champagne|
|Free WiFi (e230 trains only)||√||√||√|
|Power sockets (e230 trains only)||√||√||√|
|USB sockets (e230 trains only)||x||√||√|
|Individual reading light (e230 trains only)||x||√||√|
|Business Premier lounge access||x||x||√|
|Onboard taxi booking service||x||x||√|
Whether you're travelling for work, leisure or a bit of both, find a seat to match. Eurostar classes offer a range of services to suit all budgets.
Enjoy comfortable leather seats (in rows of only two) and handy drop-down tables, perfect for dining and laptop use. Get discounted entry to attractions in your chosen destination with a Eurostar Standard ticket. Grab a copy of Metropolitan magazine and access to Café Metropole - Eurostar's onboard snack shop and unofficial viewing carriage.
Find out more about Eurostar Standard tickets.
Tuck into the light meal and complimentary drinks served to your table with Eurostar Standard Premier. Stretch out on the wider and comfortable seats, ideal for on-the-go work and small meetings. Read up on the news and current affairs with a selection of magazines and newspapers from the best of the world's media.
Find out more about Eurostar Standard Premier.
Eurostar’s answer to First Class tickets is called Business Premier. At the station, relax and recharge at the Eurostar Business Premier lounge. Onboard, benefit from a full gourmet menu, created by Raymond Blanc, and tasty champagne, all served at your table and enjoyed in the most comfortable of surroundings. Have your pick from a range of magazines, newspapers and other onboard entertainment.
Find out more about Eurostar Business Premier tickets.
If you’re all set, take a look at our Eurostar page and discover some of the amazing routes and destinations you can get to in Europe.
Perhaps the most popular journey in the Eurostar network, the Eurostar London to Paris service takes you from St Pancras International to the French capital in under two and a half hours.
The latest route to be introduced to the service, the Eurostar from London to Amsterdam goes direct to the city of canals, clogs and bicycles in around 3 hours 40 minutes.
Go wild for Belgian waffles and moules frites by booking a Eurostar London to Brussels fare. Of course, there's more than the culinary delights of Brussels to keep you occupied.