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Curious about what a journey through the Channel Tunnel looks like on the Eurostar or Le Shuttle? Check out various Channel Tunnel videos below, for instance, how a car boards the car train.

Travel with Le Shuttle (Eurotunnel)

The fastest way to travel to England by car is through the Channel Tunnel. You drive from Calais to Folkestone on the car train, which takes you to England in 35 minutes.

Travel through the tunnel with Eurostar

If you're heading to Europe without a car, then Eurostar is your fastest and most affordable option. The train departs from London St. Pancras International. In about 4 hours, you'll be in Amsterdam.

How to drive your car onto the train carriage

Other interesting Channel Tunnel videos

The Channel Tunnel is an extraordinary feat of technical innovation and international cooperation. As the world's longest undersea tunnel, it connects the United Kingdom with continental Europe. The construction of the Channel Tunnel is impressive, and below you can find several interesting videos about its construction and other background information.

How the Channel Tunnel was built

The Channel Tunnel is the longest undersea tunnel in the world. Construction began in 1988 and was completed in 1993. This construction process was special and very unique.

Inside the Channel Tunnel

Watch unique footage from the Telegraph, taking a look inside the Channel Tunnel. The video shows what it looks like inside and what they do in case of an evacuation.

Double-decker in the Eurotunnel

A video showing a double-decker being loaded onto the train. The Flixbus to London also goes through the Channel Tunnel.

Channel Tunnel opening with Queen Elizabeth

The Channel Tunnel was opened on May 19, 1994. Queen Elizabeth II traveled to Calais on a Eurostar passenger train from London Waterloo. After a brief opening ceremony, she returned with French President Mitterrand in her Rolls Royce via a vehicle shuttle. The Channel Tunnel was later opened to regular train services in 1994.

Cycling through the Channel Tunnel

Chris Froome became the first man to cycle from the United Kingdom to France via the Eurotunnel. is your comprehensive guide for traveling to England by train through the Channel Tunnel. Whether you're traveling by car, on foot, or simply seeking current information, we provide all the essential details for a smooth crossing via the Channel Tunnel. Learn more about Eurostar train services, the Shuttle for vehicles, current prices, and alternatives such as ferries.

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