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You can go to a variety of locations from London St Pancras (Picture: Getty)
The Eurostar announced a new sleeper train to Berlin from London this week – here are all the international locations you can now get to from London.
While flying might be the cheapest option, many travellers love to visit Europe using a more scenic route.
The Eurostar, which can boarded from St Pancras International, gives easy access across the Channel into France and beyond.
The company has now confirmed passengers can go direct to another location in just a few months time.
Sleeper trains will begin running to Berlin on an overnight train from London, due to launch on May 25, 2023.
Eurostar has announced a new route to Berlin (Picture: Getty Images)
Here is a list of everywhere you can travel to direct from London via the ease of the Eurostar.
Where can you travel to on the Eurostar from London?
Passengers will be able to get to Berlin in less than 16 hours by train from May (Picture: Thomas Trutschel/Photothek via Getty Images)
A new service has been launched by Dutch-Belgian rail company European Sleeper to Berlin, which begins later this year.
But is not actually a direct service.
Customers will board St Pancras Station on a Friday afternoon, have a short changeover in Brussels around two hours into the trip, and arrive in Berlin the following morning.
A return train then runs on late Sunday evening, meaning passengers will arrive back to London by mid-morning on Monday.
It sounds great fun too, as you’ll be offered breakfast in bed while on board and the whole thing takes less than 16 hours.
Places to visit in the German capital include the Memorial of the Berlin Wall, The Reichstag Building, Berlin Zoo and Mauerpark – one of the biggest and busiest Sunday flea markets in Berlin.
You can already visit the city of Cologne in the west of Germany from London via a quick change at Brussels-Midi/Zuid, but your ticket will cover the entire journey.
Paris is the most popular choice for Eurostar travellers from London (Picture: Bruno Thevenin/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)
Travellers can get to three different train stations in France directly from London, which all offer a host of connecting services.
These are Paris (Gard Du Nord), Marne-la-Vallée for Disneyland, and Lille.
The Eurostar can take a maximum of 2hrs 37mins to get to the French capital, however, most trains will take you to Paris in a speedy 2hrs 16mins.
Disneyland has long been a favourite destination to travel to by train from London, and takes you right up to the park’s gates in just 2 hours 49 minutes.
The good news is, families can enjoy the magic of Disney anytime with Eurostar, including during popular times including school holidays and bank holidays.
However, this direct route is set to stop in June this year, meaning you will have to soon connect via Lille or Paris.
Elsewhere, you can use connecting trains to get to Nantes, Avignon, Lyon and Marseille.
Brussels is known for its stunning architecture (Picture: Nicolas Economou/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
Brussels is one of the most popular destinations to travel to via Eurostar.
It’s no surprise why, as it takes just hour 53 minutes to be in the centre of the Belgian capital.
With its rich history, stunning architecture, and delicious food, this city definitely has a lot to offer tourists.
You can visit the likes of The Grand Palace, The Atomium and the Royal Palace of Brussels during your stay.
Alternatively, you can change once you arrive at Brussels and travel to the likes of Ghent (around 30 minutes away), Bruges or Antwerp.
You can travel to Amsterdam in under 4 hours (Picture: Farouk Batiche/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)
The Eurostar offers to direct routes to two of best European cities around in the Netherlands – Rotterdam and Amsterdam.
It’ll take you around 3hrs 13 mins to get to Rotterdam, whilst Amsterdam is slightly longer – with a journey time of 3hrs 52 mins.
You can chill right out in Amsterdam, as there are over 1,500 bars, cafés and clubs to relax in, as well as 600+ shops and markets.
Recommended regions to book a stay include the Centrum district, Nieuw West and Leidseplein/Jordaan.
Meanwhile, Rotterdam is full of confusing history as it dates back to 1270 – but it was practically obliterated in World War II.
This means much of the architecture is more in-line with the likes of New York than with a traditional Dutch city.
Rotterdam is a vibrant university town, with a cracking nightlife and great shopping, so there’s no shortage of things to do.