Eurostar kicks off direct services from London to the south of France

The Eurostar at St. Pancras station.

Eurostar trains at St. Pancras station. Image by Alan Cleaver / CC BY 2.0

The first Eurostar direct services from London to Lyon and the south of France kicked off on Friday 1 May. The services link London St Pancras International station with Lyon in 4 ½ hours, Marseille  in 6 ½ hours and Avignon in just under six hours. Tickets first went on sale back in December 2014. Read more: france24.com

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