How much does it cost to cross the Channel Tunnel?
Day trip and overnight tickets from just £31+ per car each way, subject to availability. Whether you are driving to the Continent for business or pleasure, we have a range of channel tunnel tickets and fares to suit your travel needs and budget. All Chunnel ticket prices include your car and up to 9 passengers.
Can you drive through the tunnel to France?
It is not possible to drive a car or motorcycle through the Channel Tunnel . Instead, motorists must drive onto the Eurotunnel Le Shuttle train, which boards at the Channel Tunnel terminals in Folkestone and Calais.
Is Ferry cheaper than Eurotunnel?
Generally speaking the ferry is usually slightly cheaper , but whichever option you choose, make sure to shop around for deals and book well ahead of time to get the best-value fares.
Can you just turn up at Eurotunnel?
Tickets are available at the Eurotunnel Le Shuttle check-in but this is subject to availability. As our prices are based upon the demands of our service, the further ahead you book the cheaper the ticket is likely to be. Tickets purchased at check-in will therefore always be at the highest cost.
Do you stay in your car on the Eurotunnel?
You and your pets stay in your vehicle throughout the journey – sit back and relax to get through the Eurotunnel , it only takes 35 minutes to cross.
What is the cheapest way to cross the Channel?
Dover – Dunkerque ferry Dunkerque is the lesser-known destination from Dover, and it’s frequently the cheapest way to get across the Channel , as the Calais crossing is in higher demand. Dunkerque is about a 40-minute drive from Calais, but don’t forget that the crossing also takes around 30 minutes longer.
How far under the sea is the Eurotunnel?
Are there toilets on Eurotunnel?
We provide award-winning toilet facilities – including disabled toilet facilities – in our passenger terminal buildings which we recommend all passengers take advantage of before travelling. There are no disabled toilets onboard our shuttles.
Is Eurotunnel Flexiplus worth it?
We booked Eurotunnel on a 5 day Flexiplus fare to visit Disneyland Paris with our car. The booking process is easy and quick. Flexiplus tickets suit our needs well as it means we can just turn up and get on the next train with availability and they are also cancellable if needs be.
Which is better ferry or Eurotunnel?
The boarding times for Eurotunnel Le Shuttle are quicker than most ferry crossings. Eurotunnel Le Shuttle have up to four departures an hour, whereas ferries only run between 15-23 times a day based on if you chose to travel with DFDS Seaways or P&O Ferries .
What is the shortest ferry crossing to France?
There are a combined number of 44 ferry crossings each day across a selection of 10 Ferry Routes which are operated by 3 ferry companies including DFDS Seaways, Brittany Ferries & P&O Ferries with the shortest crossing taking around 1 hour 30 minutes ( Dover to Calais ).
Can buses go on the Eurotunnel?
Travelling By Coach On Eurotunnel Le Shuttle. Competitive comprehensive cover for you, your family and your vehicle.
How early do you need to arrive at Eurotunnel?
You should check-in at least 45 minutes before your booked departure time, and no more than 2 hours before. This allows for security checks at the French and British frontier controls, and time to get into the boarding lanes.
Can I bring food on Eurostar?
Can you take food on the Eurostar ? You’re welcome to bring your own food from home. Unlike airlines, there are no restrictions on liquids so you can even bring a bottle of bubbly.
Do I need a passport for the Eurotunnel?
Yes, you will need a passport to use Eurotunnel Le Shuttle to travel abroad. This is a legal requirement if you are leaving and entering the country. Customs officials will check your passport prior to departure.