Eurostar trains from London to Disneyland Paris are the best way to take the kids to see their favourite characters up close and personal. The perfect getaway for families, school holidays or just anyone that really likes Disney, you can travel from the capital to the Magic Kingdom in just over 3 and a half hours.
Read on for our guide to the journey, tips for finding cheap tickets, station information and FAQs all about travelling from London to Disneyland Paris on the Eurostar.
During school holidays, there are usually several direct Eurostar trains a week from London to Disneyland Paris. The fastest service will take you from London to the park in just 2 hours and 49 minutes.
As well as London St Pancras International, you can usually catch the train to Disneyland Paris from Ebbsfleet International and Ashford International, although Eurostar trains are not calling at these stations at the moment.
Outside of school holidays, you'll need to make one quick change along the way at Lille during your journey, where you'll swap to a high-speed TGV service. The Eurostar train station for Disneyland Paris is Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy Station, just a two-minute walk from the entrance!
Eurostar tickets, timetables, seat reservations and travel information can be found using our Journey Planner. For more on Eurostar check-in, London to Disneyland Paris route guide and train services, continue reading!
Eurostar check-in is a simple process and very similar to what you are used to at an airport. After arriving at St Pancras International station, make sure you have your train tickets ready to scan. If you have etickets, just scan the QR code to pass through the gate. From there, you'll join the security line, which follows the same process of airport security.
One benefit of travelling on the Eurostar is there's no restriction on liquid size, so you are free to carry as much on as you like. Be sure to also have your passport ready, as you will need to present it to border control once you have had your bags checked.
If you are on a direct train service to Disneyland Paris, this will be the end of any security trips for your journey. If you're changing at Lille, you may need to go through security checks again, although they shouldn't inspect luggage again.
The Eurostar route from London to Disneyland Paris can be done two different ways.
Direct trains from London to Disneyland Paris
It's possible to step on a Eurostar train at London St Pancras station and step off by the gates to Disneyland Paris. This route usually runs during school half-term and holiday seasons.
Trains with one change along the way
Outside of these times, it's still really easy to travel to Disneyland Paris by train. Hop on the Eurostar at St Pancras still, but travel to Lille instead, where you can change over to a high-speed TGV train to take you onto Disneyland Paris in less than an hour.
If you're looking to travel to Disneyland Paris by train, it doesn't have to break the bank. There are a few different ways you can buy cheap Eurostar train tickets from London to Disneyland Paris, check out some of our top tips.
London to Disneyland Paris Eurostar train tickets can be cheaper if you buy ahead of time. Tickets typically come on sale up to 180 days in advance, giving you plenty of time to plan and decide when you want to travel.
It may not always be possible, but tickets are often cheaper when travelling during mid-week or at quieter times during the day.
Our Price Prediction tool helps point out when expected price rises are due for Standard and Standard Premier fares, for London to Paris.
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Travelling on a Eurostar train from London to Paris offers passengers the perfect mix of comfort, speed and scenery. If you need any information about what you can get onboard your Eurostar train, hopefully, these FAQ’s will help you.
Free WiFi is available on all new and refurbished trains, with full coverage of the fleet in 2019. The Eurostar trains use both 3G and 4G networks to provide this service, so the signal may be weaker depending on your location.
London St Pancras International can be found north of the city centre and is connected with the rest of the city by bus, taxi and London Underground services. Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy Station is just two-minutes from Disneyland Paris.
The fastest train from London to Disneyland Paris takes just 2h 53m. For the connecting trains at Lille, they typically take under four hours including the stopover in the station.
You can see the London to Disneyland Paris timetable using our Journey Planner. Check times, ticket prices and availability for each train on the day you plan to travel.