Eurostar ski train to the French Alps
Wednesday 14, July 2010
From 19 December 2010 to 16 April 2011 you can hop on the Eurostar ski train at St Pancras International or Ashford International and be whisked direct to the resorts of Moutiers, Aime-la-Plagne or Bourg-St-Maurice at 186mph.
Tickets will go on sale on 13 July 2010 at 9am, choose the simple, stylish joys of Standard class, or indulge yourself in Standard Premier with food and drink suited to your time of travel and served to your comfortable, spacious seat.
In the meantime read on to find out everything you need to know, such as what to bring, when you can travel, and how we can help you book a hotel, chalet or apartment located irresistibly close to the slopes.
Ski Train Timetable
Please note that the timetables below are still provisional.
Outbound night train (to be confirmed) services run from 7 January 2011 to 1 April 2011.
Outbound day train services run from 19 December 2010 to 9 April 2011.
Please note: that this year, the first two day outbound services will travel on Sunday 19 December 2010 and Sunday 26 December 2010
Train times: St Pancras International, London/Ashford to French Alps
Station Night train1 (Fridays only) Day train2 (Saturdays/Sunday)
St Pancras International Depart 20:31 Depart 10:00
Ashford International Depart 21:15 Depart 10:47
Moûtiers Arrive 05:37 Arrive 17:30
Aime-la-Plagne Arrive 06:05 Arrive 18:02
Bourg-St-Maurice Arrive 06:27 Arrive 18:20
Train times: French Alps to Ashford/St Pancras International, London
Station Day train3 (Saturdays/Sunday) Night train4 (Saturdays/Sunday)
Bourg-St-Maurice Depart 10:04 Depart 22:15
Moûtiers Depart 10:45 Depart 23:09
Ashford International Arrive 15:36 Arrive 06:34
St Pancras International Arrive 16:11 Arrive 07:16
Note: Trains from the Alps to London/Ashford do not stop at Aime-la-Plagne.
Transfer times by coach
Resort From Time
Méribel Moûtiers 50 minutes
La Tania Moûtiers 40 minutes
Courchevel Moûtiers 60 minutes
Val Thorens Moûtiers 1hr 15 minutes
Les Ménuires Moûtiers 50 minutes
Valmorel Moûtiers 45 minutes
La Plagne Aime-la-Plagne 40 minutes
Les Arcs Bourg-St-Maurice 60 minutes
Val d'lsère Bourg-St-Maurice 1hr - 1hr 30 minutes
Tignes Bourg-St-Maurice 1hr 30 minutes - 2hrs
London to French Alps Fares
From as little as £149 return, you can leave London on a Friday night or Saturday morning, spend a week in the Alps and return the following Saturday.
Or, from £229 return you can sample the joys of Standard Premier on board, and enjoy food and drink suited to your time of travel and served to your extra spacious, comfortable seat.
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