Where does the Eurostar ski train stop?

The Eurostar ski service stops at Moûtiers, Aime-la-Plagne and Bourg-Saint-Maurice, with return services departing from Moûtiers and Bourg-Saint-Maurice only. All the top resorts are accessible by coach from these train stations – including La Plagne, Méribel, Courchevel, Tignes and Les Arcs.

Are Eurostar trains being Cancelled?

It is only the Eurostar trains which are not stopping at Ebbsfleet and Ashford . During the COVID-19 pandemic , Eurostar cancelled its direct services from London to Lyon, Avignon and Marselle. We have been advised that direct services to the South of France are completely cancelled until at least spring 2022.

Where does the snow train go to?

Eurostar’s Ski Train runs direct from London St Pancras & Ashford (Kent) to Moutiers, Aime & Bourg St Maurice every Saturday from late December to early April, with connections for a whole range of popular skiing resorts such as Val d’Isère, Tignes, Les Arcs, Méribel, Courchevel and the Trois Vallées, see the map above …

Is the ski train running?

IMPORTANT: We unfortunately won’t be running our ski trains during the 2020-21 winter season. It’s been an absolute pleasure to take thousands of travellers direct from St Pancras to the Alps over the years. This would mean taking a Eurostar train to France and changing onto an SNCF train for the rest of the journey.

Can you sleep on the Eurostar?

Unlike conventional sleeper trains, the Eurostar ski train has no actual couchette beds, only seats that recline slightly. This means that you won’t get the most comfortable night’s sleep. You can’t take booze on board the overnight Eurostar Ski Train. Yep.

How much does the Eurostar Ski Train cost?

Usually, the lead-in fare for the Eurostar Ski Train is £160 return per adult – i.e. that’s the cheapest it can be. However the reality is that on peak dates, even if you book as soon as the train goes on sale, trains are priced at about £300 – £500 return.

Why are Eurostar trains not stopping at Ashford?

Travel to/from Ashford International Due to the impact of coronavirus and the subsequent pressure put on our business, we’ve made a decision to focus on our busiest city centre stations. As a result, our trains will no longer be stopping at Ashford International until 2022 at the earliest.

How long does the snow train take?

These transfers are typically between 25 minutes and 45 minutes, and are far shorter than airport transfers – which can take anywhere from 1.5 to 3 hours – or even longer.

How long does the Eurostar ski train take?

The Eurostar Ski Train, being direct, is the simplest of journeys. You get on, and 7-8 hours later you get off, in the Alps, a short transfer by bus or taxi from lots of great resorts. It’s a smooth, comfortable journey, and the cafe bar is always lively with a nice ambience.

How do I get to French Alps from UK?

You can travel down to the French Alps via the Eurostar, TGV and local SNCF trains from London or Kent. There are some direct Eurostar options to Moutiers or Bourg St Maurice (some overnight and some even with ‘disco train’).

Where does the Eurostar Ski Train take You?

The Eurostar ski train takes passengers from London St Pancras to the Alps valley in France. Calling at Moutiers, Aime-la-Plagne and Bourg-St-Maurice, these direct Eurostar ski trains are a perfect way to start a holiday on the slopes.

Why does Eurostar hop on the next available train?

Eurostar is a member of Railteam, which means travellers can benefit from the ‘Hop on the next available train’ feature should they experience any delays or cancellations on their journey, providing peace of mind when connecting between trains.

Where do the Eurostar trains stop in France?

Arriving in the French Alps. Eurostar trains stop at Moûtiers, Aime-la Plagne and Bourg-Saint-Maurice where you can get a coach to many of the top ski resorts. Courchevel, La Plagne, Tignes, Meribel and Les Arcs are all within easy distance.

Is there a Eurostar train to Tarentaise?

The direct overnight Eurostar Ski Train is a very simple way to get two extra days on the slopes of the Tarentaise region of the French Alps. It leaves London at 8pm and arrives the next morning very early, giving you plenty of time – indeed a little too much time, depending on your destination – before the ski lifts open and you make first tracks.