Eurostar Scores – 20,000 Tickets Sold For Euro 2016

Published on : Saturday, December 19, 2015

Eurostar LogoEurostar is off to a strong start having sold 26,000 tickets for travel during the Euro 2016 tournament in less than a week. Sales for train tickets throughout the competition period opened last Saturday, 12th December just in time for UEFA’s official draw.


Thousands of Brits will head to the Continent, with Paris proving to be the most popular destination. Wednesday, 15th June 2016 is the busiest day for departures from the UK to date, as England, Wales, France and Northern Ireland prepare to battle it out on the field.


Football fans can catch the train straight to the games, thanks to direct and in-direct Eurostar services from the heart of London to the city centre of France’s host footballing cities.


Eurostar direct

With direct high-speed travel from London St. Pancras International, footie fans can sit back and relax on board as they catch up on the day’s sporting news:


· Lille and the Stade Pierre-Mauroy in 1hrs 20

· Paris and the Parc des Princes / Stade de France in 2hrs 15

· Lyon and the Stade des Lumières in 4hrs 40

· Marseille and the Stade Vélodrome in 6hrs 30

Eurostar connections


A quick change in Paris, Lille, Lyon or Marseille and travelling fans can be settled in the stands before they know it:


· Lens and the Stade Bollaert-Delelis in 2hrs 45

Eurostar to Lille, local train to Lens*

· Saint-Étienne and the Stade Geoffroy-Guichard in 5hrs 50

Eurostar to Lyon, local train to Saint- Étienne

· Bordeaux and the Nouveau Stade de Bordeaux in 7hrs 05

With a connection in Paris

· Toulouse and the Stadium Municipal in 9hrs

With a connection in Paris

· Nice and the Stade de Nice in 9hrs

With a connection in Paris


Eurostar has compiled a special tournament hub packed with travel advice, maps, pricing and availability to help plan your trip. There are also tips and ideas on where to stay, eat and drink during the 2016 tournament as a guide for when you’re there.

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