The Channel Tunnel a marvel engineering feet that runs a 52klm rail tunnel beneath the English Channel with about 39klm of the rail under the water , in the earth beneath the bottom of the sea .
Eurostar trains terminals at London or Ashford and disembark at Calais – Fre’thun ,Lille or Paris on the French side of the Channel, Eurostar Cruises at speeds of 300klm . The journey from London to Paris takes about Two and a half hours or to Lille, two hours . There are up to twenty four departures daily from London to Paris . There is also a special weekly Eurostar services direct to Disneyland Resort (Daily during school holidays ) and in winter two trains weekly from London direct to the Ski resorts of the French Alps . Pre – booking tickets is advised and often entails lower prices on tickets and fares