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Eurostar Olympics

This year, the Olympic Games are being held in France. Travel to the Olympics with Eurostar through the Channel Tunnel, affordably and swiftly!

The 2024 Olympic Games will be held in France. It commences on Friday, July 26, and concludes on August 11. Eurostar tickets are now available for booking!

Eurostar tickets for the Olympic Games now available!

With the Eurostar train, you can travel from London through the Channel Tunnel to Paris, completing the journey in just 2 hours and 17 minutes. Ticket prices for the Eurostar to Paris start from £39, but the price may vary depending on demand. Considering that prices are likely to soar during the Olympic Games and availability will decrease, it's advisable to book in advance if you want to secure a spot onboard the Eurostar at a reasonable price.

How and where to travel?

From London, you can easily travel to Paris by Eurostar train through the Channel Tunnel. This direct connection takes you straight to Gare du Nord, the central train station in Paris. From there, you can take the metro to various locations where the Olympic events will take place.

Here's an overview of some key venues in Paris where the Olympic events will be held:

  • Bercy Arena: Basketball, Gymnastics, Trampoline
  • Champ-de-Mars Arena: Judo, Wrestling
  • Eiffel Tower Stadium: Beach Volleyball
  • Grand Palais: Fencing, Taekwondo
  • La Chapelle Arena: Badminton, Rhythmic Gymnastics
  • Invalides: Archery, Athletics – Marathon
  • La Concorde Stadium: 3×3 Basketball, BMX Freestyle, Breakdance, Skateboarding
  • Parc Des Princes: Football
  • Pont Alexandre III: Marathon Swimming, Cycling, Triathlon
  • Pont d’Iéna: Cycling, Race Walking
  • Roland Garros Stadium: Boxing, Tennis
  • South Paris Arena: Handball, Table Tennis, Volleyball, Weightlifting

Most of these venues are close to each other and are easily accessible by public transport, especially by metro.

Extra information & tips

  1. Valid Passport: Remember, it's mandatory to have a valid passport for this journey. Make sure to check its expiration date well in advance.
  2. Book in Advance: With the high demand expected during the Olympic Games, it's advisable to book your Eurostar tickets and accommodation well in advance to secure the best prices and availability.
  3. Plan Your Itinerary: Before you travel, plan your itinerary carefully to make the most of your time in Paris. Consider which Olympic events you want to attend and how you'll get to each venue.
  4. Stay Outside the City Centre: Accommodation prices in central Paris can be high, especially during major events like the Olympics. Consider staying in nearby suburbs or neighborhoods where prices may be more affordable.
  5. Use Public Transport: Paris has an extensive public transport network, including buses, trams, and the metro. Purchase a Paris Visite travel pass for unlimited travel within the city, making it easy to get around to all the Olympic venues.
  6. Stay Informed: Keep an eye on travel advisories and updates regarding the Olympic Games, including any changes to transportation schedules or security measures.

By following these tips and planning ahead, you can enjoy a smooth and memorable trip to the Olympic Games in Paris!

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