Eurostar to Paris

What routes does Eurostar run? How fast does the train go? Read the top 10 most frequently asked questions about Eurostar.... and the answers!

1. Wat is Eurostar?

Eurostar is the high-speed train between the Netherlands, Belgium and France. It is a luxurious, comfortable train that will take you quickly to the heart of the city. Thalys will take you to Paris in just 3.18 hour.

2. What routes does Eurostar run?

Eurostar to Brussels and Paris departs from Amsterdam and calls at Schiphol, Rotterdam and Antwerp. The train also runs directly from Amsterdam to Disneyland Paris and Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport. In the winter the train travels on Saturdays to the French Alps and in the summer to Marseille. From Brussels, Eurostar also goes to Cologne and Dortmund. Find out more about the Eurostar route and timetable

3. How often does Eurostar travel to Paris?

Eurostar runs 10 times a day to Paris and from Friday until Monday directly from Amsterdam to Disneyland Paris and Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.

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4. What does the inside of Eurostar look like?

Eurostar has three classes: Standard (2nd class), Comfort and Premium (1st class). The train has eight carriages and in the middle of the train you will find the Eurostar bar. The train has a total of 377 seats, of which 257 in 2nd class and 120 in 1st class.
View Eurostar floorplan

5. What kinds of facilities does Eurostar have?

The train has comfortable seats with a power outlet next to it. There is free WiFi throughout the train. In 1st class there is faster WiFi and the seats are larger. Each coach has a toilet and there is room for changing a baby. The bar offers a wide range of hot and cold drinks. You can also order biscuits, wraps and sandwiches.
More information about the facilities on board

6. How fast does Eurostar run?

On several stretches between Amsterdam and Paris, Eurostar runs 300 km/h! Between Amsterdam and Schiphol Airport, and between Antwerp and Brussels the train travels with a speed of 160 km/h.

7. How much does a Eurostar ticket to Paris cost?

Eurostar ticket prices depend on the time of booking, the class and the degree of flexibility. Booking: the earlier you book, the lower the price. The tickets can be booked 4 months before the travel date. Class: 2nd class (Standard) has the lowest price. There are two service levels in 1st class: Comfort is the cheaper, Premium costs more, in this class they will come by with warm and cold drinks, snacks, and meals. Flexibility: You can cancel your ticket with no charge 7 or more days prior to departure. Premium tickets until 1 hour after the train's departure!

The cheapest ticket from Amsterdam to Paris costs € 35. This ticket is for sale about 4 months before departure. If you want to leave tomorrow you will probably pay € 135.
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    8. When are there promotions for Eurostar tickets?

    There are often promotions for Eurostar tickets to Paris or Disneyland Paris. Subscribe to our newsletter and you'll be the first one to know!
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    9. Do I have to reserve a seat separately?

    No, the ticket for Eurostar includes a seat reservation.

    10. What is My Eurostar World?

    My Club Eurostar is a loyalty programme that allows you to earn points by travelling. Points can be exchanged for tickets and gifts. But Club Eurostar offers more advantages such as the use of Eurostar Lounges. When booking Eurostar tickets on our website, you can enter the card number so that points can be credited.
    More information on Club Eurostar

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