Eurostar to London » Travelling with children

  • Children must have a valid passport in their own name.
  • They have all the required visas or other immigration documents for the countries they are travelling through.
  • Children travelling alone or with an adult who is not their parent or legal guardian must present written evidence that their parents give consent to the journey.
    • In the attachment you will find the Unaccompanied Minors form for you to download and complete. 
  • There are special fares for children aged up to 11. Children aged 12 and over pay a regular fare.
Aged up to 11
  • Children are not allowed to travel without supervision. Supervision can be provided by the following people:
    • A parent or legal guardian.
    • A young person aged at least 16 who is in possession of written permission from the child's parent or legal guardian (see the attachment).
  • Supervised children aged up to 3 travel for free provided they do not occupy a seat of their own and are not taking any luggage. If they wish to have a seat of their own, they travel at the children's fare.
  • Each adult may take one child aged up to 3 with them for free.
  • Children aged 4 to 11 travel at the children's fare.
  • There are baby-changing facilities on all Eurostar to London trains.
  • Snacks, meals and drinks are available in the bar coach.
    • Please note: Although baby food is not sold, this can be heated up if brought with you.
Aged 12 to 15
  • Young people aged between 12 and 15 travel with a ticket at a regular fare without any age-related discount.
  • On Eurostar trains between London and the Netherlands (direct connection) in both directions, they must at all times be accompanied by a responsible fellow passenger aged at least 16.
  • On Eurostar trains between Brussels and London in both directions, unaccompanied minors of between 12 and 15 years of age can travel on Eurostar to London as long as:
    • Their parent / guardian has completed an unaccompanied minors form to provide their consent to let the child travel alone.
    • The minor is accompanied to the station by a responsible adult of 18 years or over who will stay at the station until the train has departed.
    • The minor has the completed unaccompanied minors form and can present it to Eurostar to London staff when asked.
16 and over
  • Young people aged 16 and over can travel on Eurostar to London unaccompanied with the travel documents normally required. 
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