Eurostar

Overview
Directly linking the UK to France, Belgium, and the Netherlands, Eurostar providing seamless city centre-to-city centre travel to over 100 destinations across Europe. Eurostar’s success is evinced by the "2016 Eurostar Ashden Award for Sustainable Travel", as well as doubling the number of visitors travelling from London to Paris and Brussels. With a lead-in price from just £29 one way and no additional charges for luggage or seats, Eurostar represents a highly competitive alternative to travelling by plane. Passengers originating from countries other than the UK, France and Belgium have reached 18%, with BRIC countries now accounting for half of this number at 9%. Eurostar is a valuable business travel gateway 31% C-Suite passengers, and 31% of passengers travelling on business. Leisure passengers encompass upmarket professionals taking short city breaks or treating the family to ski holidays, or visits to Disneyland in Paris.
Source: Eurostar 2016
TOTAL PASSENGERS: 10 million
DWELL TIME: 28-38 mins
DESTINATIONS: Paris, Brussels, Lille
JOURNEY TIMES: Paris (2h15m), Brussels (2h), Lille (1h20m)
Source: Eurostar 2017
Passenger Profiles
Gender
Passenger Type
44

Male

44%

56

Female

56%

37

Business

31%

63

Leisure

69%

Source: Eurostar 2015 
Passenger Details
Passenger Numbers
British
35%
French
31%
Belgian
6%
Other
28%
18-24
10%
25-34
27%
35-44
25%
45-54
20%
55-64
11%
65+
7%
UK
48%
France
26%
Belgium
8%
Other
18%
AB
51%
C1
27%
C2
16%
DE
6%
Source: Eurostar Ltd 2015
YearMonthPassengers
2016January 657,382 
2016February 743,805 
2016March 828,031 
2016April894,541
2016May 880,550 
2016June 966,771 
2016July981,393
2016August823,445
2016September772,567
2016October839,859
2016November 760,088
2016December 862,905
TOTAL 10,011,337
Source: Eurostar Ltd 2017
Destinations
Eurostar offers direct links to France, Belgium, Netherlands, Germany and Switzerland, catering to family holidaymakers, business commuters and young globe trotters. It also offers services to the south of France for a sunny relax, and Switzerland or the French Alps for a winter adventure. [/row_fluid
Source: Eurostar 2016
Click here to visit the Eurostar website.