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Paris to London railpass rates

When ordering a train from Paris to London on Eurostar, railpass owners get a discount. How do I find out the rate for railpass holders, also, is the rate valid if all 4 days of my railpass have been used, but has not expired yet?
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  • Hi Jimmy,

    You are correct that you would still be able to receive a discount for a ticket on the Eurostar from Paris to London by purchasing a rail pass. You would purchase tickets at the Passholder rate on the Eurostar by clicking on 'Book your Rail Pass Reservations' on the homepage of our website, just as you would to purchase regular reservations on other trains.

    This would actually not use up a day of rail travel on your pass, so you would still be able to receive the Passholder rate on the Eurostar, even if you have already used up all the days on your pass. With that said, your travel on the Eurostar would still have to fall within the validity period of your pass.

    Most reservable trains in Europe can only be booked within 60 or 90 days of an intended date of departure, but the Eurostar train can generally be booked up 6 to 9 months in advance of a departure. The Passholder fares sell out quickly, so it would be recommended that the Eurostar tickets be purchased as soon as possible, along with any reservations for other train that you might need.
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  • Thanks Jeff. When I checked the passholder rates when making a reservation from Paris to London, it is still more expensive ($230-240) than when I book directly from eurostar's website ($200). Raileurope lists the fare as passholder fare. I just want to make sure I'm seeing the discounted price when I book on raileurope. My travel dates are 9/18 - 9/23.

    Thanks
    • Hi Jimmy,

      To be quoted the Passholder rates, you would just want to be sure to click on 'Book your Rail Pass Reservations' on our homepage, instead of 'Find Fares & Schedules'.

      To verify that you are being quoted the Passholder fares, you would click the 'View' button that is listed with the fare that displays when you pull up the results of your search. After you've clicked on 'View', you would then refer to where it says 'Ticket Flexibility'. Underneath 'Ticket Flexibility', you may see 3 options: 'Non Flexible', 'Semi Flexible' and 'Fully Flexible. You would click 'Read More' next to each of these options until you see the fare titled 'Eurostar Passholder III'. Generally, the Passholder rates rate would be found under the 'Semi Flexible' option.

      If the Eurostar Passholder III rate is sold out, you would then be quoted the Eurostar Passholder II rate. If the Eurostar Passholder II rate is sold out, you would then be quoted the Eurostar Passholder I rate. If the Eurostar Passholder I rate is sold out, you would purchase the tickets at one of the regular rates.

      On the Eurostar, the Passholder III rate is the least expensive of the Passholder discounts with the Passholder I rate being the most expensive.

      We are not able to verify actual price quotes through this forum or through email. If you would like to verify costs shown on our website or availability, then you would have to call us at 1-800-622-8600.
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