Upcoming rail strikes in the UK / Ongoing strikes in France - Normal timetable

UK: Upcoming rail strikes in the UK

Rail strikes have been announced in the UK on Saturday 03 June.
This strike will not affect our timetable. Eurostar trains running as normal.

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FRANCE: Ongoing strikes in France

There’s been a series of ongoing strikes in France since 07 March. New days of mobilisation may be announced by French unions at short notice. The next one will take place on Tuesday 6 June. It will not impact our timetable and our trains will run as normal on that day.

If we need to make timetable changes on other strike days, be sure that we will keep you informed as soon as more information becomes available.

Please click here for more information.

Distribution, Booking Horizons and ODs


A group reservation is when there is a minimum of 10 passengers traveling together on the same train

ON EUROSTAR (travel from/to London)

  • Group rates include a 10% discount on the public adult price, and a 30% discount on the public child price
  • Group fares exist in three classes of service: Standard, Standard Premier, Business Premier

  • Passenger types:
    • Adult - 12 years old and more
    • Off Child - from 4 to 11 years old
    • There will no longer be a youth far


  • The group offer is sold by Eurostar. Group booking requests must be submitted via the booking form on
  • The groups team at Eurostar can also receive group requests via :
    • by mail:
    • by phone: 03448 224 800 from 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday. Closed at weekends & Bank Holidays
  • There is no longer a dedicated groups through-fare range, and therefore no longer a Groups through-fare discount. The Eurostar groups department can book the Eurostar segment. SNCF Group Agencies (AGS) and appointed French travel agents who have access to the TGV Group offer will be able to make the TGV part of the booking in ResaRail.
  • The Eurostar group offer is sold by Rail Europe in international markets

Booking horizon

  • Group bookings is available for sale before individual bookings
  • Group bookings is loaded 330 days before travel
  • The opening of sales is by period. Periods to be defined


  • London <> Paris
  • London <> Lille/Brussels
  • London <> Rotterdam/Amsterdam
  • London <> Marne la Vallée (direct) - Please note that our last service will be on 05 June 2023

The group French Provinces range no longer exist, although we hope to develop a new commercial agreement with SNCF in the future.

ON THALYS (travel between France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany)

  • There are special fares for groups:
    • Paris – Brussels: from €29
    • Paris – Amsterdam: from €35
    • Paris – Cologne: from €35
  • Group fares exist in three classes of service: Premium, Comfort and Standard
  • Passenger types:
    • Adult - 26 years old and more
    • Youth: from 12 to 25 years old
    • Child - from 4 to 11 years old

NOTE: Group leaders aged 26 years old or older can benefit from the Group Youth fare – a special discounted rate available to one leader per group of ten young people.


The group offer is not available online. To book a trip for 10 or more passengers, please call our Customer Service Centre, open from 09:00 to 17:00 CET.

  • In France: +33 (0)1 86 26 69 65
  • In Belgium: +32 2 586 18 04
  • In the Netherlands: +31 20 532 15 60
  • In Germany: +49 30 91739258

Alternatively, you can email us at

Booking horizon

  • Group bookings are available for sale before individual bookings
  • Booking horizon is up to 4 months before travel date