Eurostar is the high speed train runs between London to Paris and Brussels. Eurostar is also known as Lifeline of Western Europe due to its high class services and dependency of travelers on it. Traveling by Eurostar is not only fast but you also get a comfortable experience. It takes just 2 hours and 15 minutes to reach Paris from London and 1 hour and 50 minutes to reach Brussels.
There are many other important destinations in Europe that are connected by Eurostar train directly or in cooperation with other train networks. Some of the most important destinations are Lille, Amsterdam, Switzerland and Disneyland Paris. Its services are available throughout the year, 7 days a week which makes it a most popular travel option.
According to statistics of year 2008 and 2009, the punctuality of Eurostar train is more than 94% which is very high than other options such as flights, thus making it most reliable. Its environment friendly operations (less CO2 emissions) also make its contribution important in today’s world when we are fighting with issues such as global warming. It is also committed to reduce the emissions more by year 2012.
There are mainly three classes of tickets available which are standard class, leisure select class and business premier class. While first one provides you basic facilities, leisure select and business premier classes provides many luxurious facilities such as meals served at your seat, complimentary drinks and much more.
Traveling by Eurostar is economical and also and train tickets for London to Paris and Brussels starts from just £69 return. Tickets for higher classes are expensive. You can get high discount on Eurostar tickets if you book your tickets in advance. If you are a frequent traveler than you can also get many other benefit by frequent traveler program of Eurostar.