Ashford International Station is in Kent and dedicated solely to Eurostar convenient for those who are dwelling in the south east like Hampshire, south-east London, Essex, Sussex and Surrey. The terminal built glimpses fine art and offers many things for the comfort of the passengers. 14 Eurostar trains call daily at the terminal at Ashford International offer great ease to the passenger’s gateway from Kent. The Ashford International station serves train to Disneyland, Paris, Calais, Brussels, Lille, Bourg, Avignon, Moutiers, Bourg St Maurice, Netherland and Belgium etc.
Intercontinental train services from the Ashford International train station provided to the passengers are from the platforms 3 and 4, while local trains service the primary platforms 1 and 2, and the newly built platforms 5 and 6, which were build when the Channel Tunnel was launched. All the railways track here are electrically operated with 750V-DC except 3-6 platform which are electrically operated with 25kV 50 Hz AC.
The current Eurostar Ashford International Station was launched on December 1, 1842 which is now operated by domestic train facilities from Kent and East Sussex endowed by Southeastern and southern railway.
Ashford Eurostar station Facilities
1. The station has a bar, café, convenience store etc.
2. Eurostar ticket office and e-ticket collection machines are installed at various places in the station.
3. Distinct area for children to play.
4. Toilets and baby changing facilities.
5. Check-in and customs.
6. Currency exchange facility.
7. Car hire.
8. Clubhouse lounge with telephone/fax, photocopier and staff serving including Gold and silver membership for thee frequent travellers.
9. Departure concourse with luggage trolleys, bar and cafe.
Ashford has international transport on the high-speed passenger rail line between UK, Belgium and France. Time takes to travel between Ashford International station and St Pancras International is around 37 minutes. Eurostar has started its services for the public from Ashford International on 8th January 1996.
Some of the facilities provided on the Ashford International station are really admirable like if you lost some of your belonging then can complain going to lost property counter. There is also an alternative to use the e-tickets machine for quick and easy e-tickets on the station itself.
Ashford International station can be reached using your car as there is better car parking facility there. Coming Ashford with Eurostar not only provide you ease in travelling but as well prove to be home to many amazing attractions like Godinton House and Gardens, First world war tank which was gifted to the city in July 1919 and the Willesborough Windmill.
For further details about train stoppage can be seen in the map which is available on the station counter and on its website online. Information about some cheap deals and offers etc can be easily obtained visiting Eurostar website. So explore Ashford city and save money and time.