King's CrossAn extraordinary piece of London


International rail

London's gateway to Europe

St Pancras International is home to Eurostar which connects the UK to the continent by high speed rail. There are direct services to Paris, Brussels and Lille. The Eurostar now carries more passengers than all the airlines combined on the same routes.

King's Cross Europe Network MapTravel Times

Paris – 2 hrs 15 mins
Brussels – 1 hr 51 mins
Lille – 1 hr 20 mins
Amsterdam – 4 hr 16 mins

In 2016 these routes will be joined by high speed rail to Germany and the Netherlands on the Inter City Express (ICE) trains.



“I like that you can get on the train after lectures and be in Paris for dinner.”
Madelline SmithCentral Saint Martins