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KidRated’s Eurostar Top Tips:

  • Instead of eating at Gare du Nord where restaurants are limited and overpriced, try some of Paris’s legendary cuisine.
  • Paris is manageable as a day trip, just organise a tight itinerary before you go.
  • Don’t forget to bring books and games to keep kids entertained on the train. 

Bonjour! With its terminus located in Kings Cross at St. Pancras International, the Eurostar is the perfect way to travel in comfort. In less than three hours, you can be in Paris or Brussels, and if you want to go that little bit further, why not hop on a train to Geneva or Amsterdam? Just make sure to take some entertainment for the kids. 

 

Checking in at St. Pancras International takes no longer than a few minutes, and there are plenty of restaurants to choose from before boarding. If you don’t feel like hanging around in the station, get there closer to your departure time (allow at least 30 minutes) and dine on the train.


Booking Advice:

  • Book early for the best prices on tickets.
  • Buy tickets now for guided tours of Paris, Versailles and beyond. 
  • Why not even book a romantic minibreak in Paris and leave the kids at home!

VISITOR INFORMATION

Where:

St Pancras International
Pancras Road
London
NW1 2QP

When:

All year round

Phone number:

+44 (0) 843 218 6186

Website:

Opening hours:

How to get there:

Tube: Kings Cross St Pancras

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Parent Point of View

About London Laura Porter

Laura Porter

  • Grab snacks for the journey from M&S Food opposite the St Pancras International check-in gates.
  • Much easier than flying with kids, particularly as the stations are central so you can start your day out immediately.
  • Eurostar tickets get you 2 for 1 deals at Paris museums including Musée d’Orsay.
  • Kids under 4 travel for free.

You can find loads more information by Laura Porter at aboutlondonlaura.com 

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  1. Lucy Moses

    St Pancras is a beautifully designed station so do take some time to go to the top floor and breath in the atmosphere! Can get very busy though so leave enough time!

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