European Channel Crossing
Eurotunnel Channel Crossing Operators
Folkestone to Calais and
Calais to Folkestone.
Eurotunnel has been transporting people and goods
since 1994 through the Channel Tunnel between the United Kingdom
and France. The Eurotunnel Group operates a fleet of 25 shuttle
trains which carry cars, coaches and trucks. It is a transport
system unequalled for speed, reliability and frequency.
Eurotunnel manages the infrastructure of the Channel
Tunnel and receives toll revenues from train operating companies
whose trains pass through the Tunnel. The British and French governments
have granted Eurotunnel a concession to operate the Channel Tunnel
until the year 2086.
Eurotunnel maintaines the infrastructure of the
Channel Tunnel and operates accompanied truck shuttle and passenger
services between Folkestone, UK and Calais/Coquelles, France.
Eurotunnel also earns toll revenue from train operators (Eurostar
for rail passengers, and EWS and SNCF for rail freight) which
use the Tunnel.
Eurotunnel Passenger Information
There are no hidden costs for travelling with
Eurotunnel. You pay for your vehicle, irrespective of the number
of passengers you are carrying. There are no extra costs for taxes
or excess baggage. So you can load up your car with skis, golf
equipment, cycles, windsurfers.
All Eurotunnel ask is that you let them know when
you book if your car and your equipment are more than 1.85m high,
so that they can allocate space for you in the single deck carriages.
These carriages are twice as high inside as the double decks so
have plenty of room for anything that you can legally and safely
put onto your vehicle. There is no extra charge for this.