Eurotunnel Le Shuttle is the car and train service linking Folkestone, England, with Calais, France, via the channel tunnel. Being the fastest and most popular method of travelling between the UK and France with your car, the Euro tunnel crossing time is just 35 minutes, with up to four departures an hour at peak times. With up to 62 crossings running per day, there is no shortage of journeys to choose from on the essential connection Eurotunnel Folkestone to Calais.
Where is the Eurotunnel?
The UK Eurotunnel Folkestone terminal is based near Folkestone, Kent, with a dedicated motorway exit at Junction 11A of the M20, so it’s very easy to reach from almost anywhere in England. Make sure to not follow a satnav route that includes “Terminal Service Rd”. The French Eurotunnel terminal is located just outside Calais, off Junction 42 of the A16 motorway. To find the right Eurotunnel Calais address you have to follow the sign “Terminal tourisme” when leaving the A16.
Prices for the Eurotunnel can greatly vary, depending on what time of year you are travelling, and how you are travelling, but getting cheap Eurotunnel tickets has never been easier, especially using our easy fare booking tool. Find and book the best Eurotunnel to France tickets here with Direct Ferries.
How to Make a Eurotunnel Booking
Regarding the Eurotunnel booking process it is worth noting that Eurotunnel check-in times are usually at least 45 minutes and no more than 2 hours before your departure. This gives you time for security checks and to use the terminal facilities which include restaurants, cash machines, a bureau de change, toilets and a 24-hour information desk, while your pets can be exercised in the designated area.
You will need your booking reference number as well as the credit or debit card used when checking in. It has never been easier to book Eurotunnel Calais to Eurotunnel Folkestone tickets as well as Eurotunnel Le Shuttle tickets, with easy access here at Direct Ferries to all the Eurotunnel bookings that you could want, and a variety of different ticket prices to choose from.
Not only is it the Eurotunnel car travel selection the quickest option, it is also the most hassle-free way to travel, with no fuel supplements or luggage restrictions, and offering flexible timetables. Moreover, you have the ability to make Eurotunnel bookings up to 11 months in advance, allowing plenty of time for any last-minute changes to your trip as well as finding the best Eurotunnel prices.
Do you need a passport for the Eurotunnel to France?
Yes, if you want to use Eurotunnel Le Shuttle to travel abroad you need a passport as you will be leaving and entering the country. Prior to your departure customs officials will check your passport.
Eurotunnel Folkestone Terminal
The Eurotunnel Folkestone terminal is located on the south east coast of England just outside of Newington. Passengers embarking on Le Shuttle can expect to find a range of facilities including a Starbucks, WHSmith, self check-in, LEON restaurant, AA Travel Shop, WiFi and TV lounges. There is also a Changing Places facility available where passengers can freshen up with flexible wash basins and showers. This is free to use and does not require booking. Please visit the Customer Service and Ticket Desk to gain access at www.changing-places.org.