Eurostar Sunflowers

Eurostar launches third direct daily service between London and Netherlands

Eurostar is launching a third direct daily service from London to Amsterdam today, June 11.

To mark the introduction of the additional service and the opening of Van Gogh’s sunflower exhibition in Amsterdam next week, Eurostar has unveiled a specially commissioned gown made entirely of fresh sunflowers.

Inspired by the iconic Dutch masterpiece, celebrity costume-designer Kate Tabor has created the dress to celebrate the “Van Gogh and the Sunflowers” exhibition, which runs from June 21 – September 1 at the Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam.

Since launch in April 2018, more than 300,000 passengers have travelled on Eurostar’s new route from London to Rotterdam and Amsterdam.

Fares start at £35 one-way, with journey times from 3 hours 13minutes to Rotterdam and 3 hours 52minutes to Amsterdam.

Mike Cooper, chief executive, Eurostar, said: “With environmentally responsible travel rising up the consumer agenda, we’re boosting capacity and offering more flexibility with a third daily service.”

The high-speed rail journey also emits 80% less carbon per passenger than the equivalent flight. The London-Amsterdam route continues to provide travellers with a fast, environmentally friendly alternative to the airlines.

Visit www.eurostar.com to know more.


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