First come, first served: Eurostar is selling discounted train tickets to Europe for 2 days

Eurostar has great news for French people who want to visit Europe by train. Until March 7, the high-speed network that connects France to the UK, the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany is holding a huge two-day flash sale. The principle? Offer reduced prices until sale tickets are sold out to encourage passengers to board one of the 51 Eurostar Group trains (25 Eurostar and 26 Thalys).

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Promotions available on the Eurostar and SNCF Connect websites

They can try their luck on eurostar.com and sncf-connect.com – SNCF is the majority shareholder of the Eurostar Group – for journeys between 13 March and 23 May 2024 inclusive. These offers are valid for four destinations: London, Brussels, Amsterdam and Cologne.

London with Eurostar: €39 one way from Paris, Lille and Brussels

Eurostar tickets to London are therefore being sold at €39 one way (€78 return) instead of €44, which is the lowest price usually charged in the last 30 days. This price applies to trains to London St Pancras International departing from Paris Gare du Nord, but also from Brussels-Midi and Lille Europe.

Please note that Eurostar state that availability of these tickets is limited on Fridays and weekends. Additionally, these discounted rates will not be offered on the following days:

  • London-Paris: 28 and 29 March, 1 and 5 April, 3, 11, 12 and 20 May.
  • Paris – London: 1, 6, 7, 8, 13 and 14 April, 6 and 8 May 2024.
  • London – Brussels/Lille: 28 and 29 March, 1 and 5 April, 3, 11, 12 and 20 May.
  • Brussels/Lille-London: 1, 6, 7, 8, 13 and 14 April, 6 and 8 May 2024.

Brussels with Eurostar: €25 one way from Paris

In Brussels, prices drop to €25 each way (€50 return), compared to €29 for the usual lowest price. Trains connect Brussels-Midi station with Paris Gare du Nord. Again, ticket availability varies depending on travel days and trains and fares will not apply to the dates below.

  • Paris-Brussels: 15, 17 and 31 March, 1, 7 and 14 April and 12 May.
  • Brussels – Paris: 22, 29 and 30 March, 14, 18 and 27 April and 20 May.

Amsterdam with Eurostar: €32 one way from Paris and Marne-La-Vallée

Amsterdam is also affected by Eurostar’s flash sales: the journey is currently on offer for €32 (€64 return), compared to €35 for the usual lowest price. The journey takes place between Paris Gare du Nord and Amsterdam Central, but also from Marne-La-Vallée Chessy.

However, these prices will not be valid on the following days:

  • Paris-Amsterdam: 15, 27, 22 and 29 March, 1, 8, 12, 14 and 26 April and 8, 17 and 20 May.
  • Amsterdam-Paris: 17, 22, 24 and 29 March, 1, 14, 21 and 28 April and 5, 11, 12 and 20 May.
  • Marne-La-Vallée – Amsterdam: 24 March, 1, 7 and 14 April, 1, 3, 4, 9 and 11 May.
  • Amsterdam-Marne-La-Vallée: 29 March, 27, 29 and 29 April and 3, 5 and 6 May.

Cologne with Eurostar: €29 from Paris

It is also possible to get to Cologne from Paris at a discounted price: €29 one way (€58 return), compared to the usual €32 for the cheapest fare. The dates during which these discounts will not be available between Paris gare du Nord and Cologne Hbf are:

  • Paris-Cologne: 17, 28, 29 and 30 March, 1, 5, 6 and 7 April and 12 May.
  • Cologne-Paris: 22, 23, 24 and 25 March, 1, 2, 8 and 9 April and 17 and 18 May.

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