Travel with Eurostar
Take Eurostar to London
- Luxurious and comfortable
- Just 21 minutes to cross the channel
- Reserved seats with power outlets
- Ticket from € 79
Destinations for Eurostar
The Eurostar is the ultimate high-speed train for daily connections from Brussels South to Lille, Ebbsfleet and London. From Brussels to the Channel Tunnel, the Eurostar can travels up to 300 km/h. The “crossing” only takes 21 minutes!
Fares and discounts
No trip is ever the same. That’s why we have just the right fare for every travel situation. Most fares purchased in the Netherlands include a ticket from any station in the Netherlands to Brussels with InterCity Brussels, this trip can even be taken on the day prior to the departure of your Eurostar connection.
|Super Saver||Excursion/Business Semi Flex||Standard/ Business||Available in 2nd class||Available in 1st class||Possible to change||Unlimited change||Cancel prior to departure||*||Cancel after departure||Last Minute travel (**)||Presale period (***)||4 mos||4 mos||4 mos||Purchasable days before departure||0||0||0||Availability||Limited||Good||Plenty||2nd class, one-way, price from:||€ 79||€ 129||€ n.v.t.||2nd class, one-way, price from:||€ 99||€ 229||€ n.v.t.||1st class, one-way, price from:||€ 112||€ 197||€ 323||1st class, return trip, price from:||€ 199||€ 350||€ 540|
Extra conditions: Night from Saturday to Sunday must be included in stay.
To provide the best possible service, we make our tickets available in various ways. The easiest and fastest way is to purchase your ticket online. More information
Pre-sale period and seat reservations
Eurostar tickets can be booked as early as four months*** before your departure date. Reservations are required. This way, you can be sure of getting a seat. If you should happen to miss your connection, take your ticket to the service counter to reschedule a seat on the next available Eurostar.
* When changing your ticket, you pay 50% of your original plus the costs of a new tickets
** Possibility to buy your ticket until a few days before departure (Subject to availability)
*** This period can be shortened should there be a change in the timetables
Classes in Eurostar
Eurostar has 3 travel classes:
• Business Premier
• Leisure Select
Standard class offers passengers a comfortable seat which will allow them to have a relaxing trip.
Business Premier and Leisure Select
Business travellers and tourists have different needs. This is why there are two categories of first class: Business Premier Class for business travellers and
Leisure Select Class for tourists.
Perks provided by Business Premier and Leisure Select classes:
- electrical outlet next to your seat
- seats with adjustable backs
- extra leg room
- beverages and a three-course meal served at your seat
- complimentary drink
- a selection of newspapers
Perks provided by Business Premier:
- special Business Class check-in counter in Brussels-South and London
- business class tickets can be rescheduled and are refundable
- check-in 15 minutes before departure (instead of 30 minutes)
Passengers with Business Premier Class tickets have access to the lounges in the Eurostar terminals in Brussels and London. These lounges give you just about everything you could need: beverages, snacks, comfortable chairs, free WiFi, computers and mobile phone chargers.
> More information about NS Hispeed Lounges
On Board of Eurostar
The special buffet carriage is the place to go if you want something to eat or drink. There’s even a special menu for children (4 to 11 years).
Finding your carriage
Your carriage and seat numbers are printed on your ticket. At the station, look at the
side of the Eurostar train or the flags on the platform to find your carriage number or the
Travellers with impaired mobility
Travellers who are blind cannot purchase a ticket with special discount, but the person accompanying them can. In first class, two special seats are reserved for travellers in wheelchairs. Anyone accompanying these travellers can also purchase a ticket with special discount. Travellers with a mobility scooter can transport it for free in one of the special luggage areas. More information
You may take 2 medium-sized suitcases and 1 piece of hand baggage with you. The Eurostar has luggage cars. At either side of each carriage, there are luggage racks where you can place your luggage. If you have more or larger pieces of luggage, you should drop them off at the luggage office in the Eurostar terminal at Brussels South or London St Pancras International. Your luggage can then be collected at your arrival station 24 hours later. More information
Taking your bicycle along
If you want to take your bicycle along, you should drop it off at the luggage office in the Eurpstar terminal at Brussels South, London St Pancras or Paris Gare du Nord. It can then be collected at your arrival station 24 hours later. Cost: € 25.00 each way. More information
Taking a pet along
Guide dogs may accompany blind and poor-sighted passengers. No other pets are permitted on Eurostar. More information
Eurostar departs to and from Brussels South and London St Pancras International 10 times a day on Mondays through Fridays and 8 times a day on Saturdays and Sundays.
Eurostar departs from Brussels South and travels to London. You can travel from the Netherlands to Brussels South on an InterCity train to Brussels or on Thalys. Once at Brussels South, you will have to check in at the Eurostar terminal at least 30 minutes before Eurostar departs. Passport control follows the check-in procedure.
Departure stations to Brussels on InterCity Brussels
- Amsterdam Central
- Schiphol Airport
- The Hague HS
- Rotterdam Central
The InterCity train coming from the Netherlands will arrive at Brussels South on platform 16, 17, 18, 19 or 20. Signs marked ‘Eurostar’ point the way to the Eurostar terminal. In front of the entrance to the Eurostar terminal is a screen listing the Eurostar trains that are ready for check-in or boarding.
Departure stations to Brussels on Thalys:
- Amsterdam Central
- Schiphol airport
- Rotterdam Central
Thalys coming from the Netherlands will arrive at Brussels South on platform 3, 4, 5, or 6. Eurostar departs from platform 1 or 2 These platforms can only be entered after checkin and customs check. It is very important that you check in at least 30 minutes before Eurostar departs.
- Lille Europe (France)
- Ebbsfleet International (England)
- London St Pancras International (England)