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London to Disneyland® Paris trains

London to Disneyland® Paris trains

Trains tickets to Marne-La-Vallée, best known as the station for Disneyland® Paris, have been released, for travel up until beginning May 2020. This destination has a secret magic for all train travellers though.

Eurostar has just opened up bookings for direct trains  between London and Marne-La-Vallée, for travel until early May 2020. Most people overlook this route thinking it's simply for Buzz, Beauty and Beast fans. You can, however, use this most underrated route to travel not to infinity, but certainly beyond. And if Disney castles aren't your thing, there are plenty more colourful chateaus that await at the end of many adjoining train lines. 

Taking a Eurostar to Marne-La-Vallée means that you can avoid changing stations in Paris, as you can travel directly on high-speed trains from Marne-La-Vallée to Lyon, Bordeaux, Lille, Montpellier, Marseille, Le Man, Angers, Strasbourg, Avignon and Nantes. With tickets available to buy much further in advance than on the more traditional route between London and Paris (bookable six months in advance), this means you can get some great early bird bargains. However, as France's other high-speed trains are only bookable three months in advance, you will need to set a booking alert, so that we can let you know when tickets for your onward journey from Marne-La-Vallée have been released. The same applies for UK trains going to London to catch the Eurostar. 

Note that the train to the land of toys takes a break after Christmas, not surprisingly, with no services between London and Marne-La-Vallée throughout January. For the rest of the time, this route is a little bit of European magic 

Read more about Eurostar services in our Everything you need to know about Eurostar blog.

Images top to bottom: Marseille fireworks 14 July iStock ©nobtis, Lyon at night iStock ©Zab069005

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