Quick Answer: Can You Walk Around On The Eurotunnel?

Do you stay in your car on Le Shuttle?

You and your pets stay in your vehicle throughout the journey – sit back and relax to get through the Eurotunnel, it only takes 35 minutes to cross..

Can you travel on Eurotunnel without a car?

People who want to travel with their own vehicle or on a coach can use the Eurotunnel Le Shuttle between Folkestone and Calais. Before travelling with either Eurostar or Eurotunnel you will need to go through security, border and ticket checks before going through the Tunnel.

Do they check passports on Eurotunnel?

Yes, you will need a passport to use Eurotunnel Le Shuttle to travel abroad. This is a legal requirement if you are leaving and entering the country. Customs officials will check your passport prior to departure.

Can cars drive through the Chunnel?

It is not possible to drive a car or motorcycle through the Channel Tunnel. Instead, motorists must drive onto the Eurotunnel Le Shuttle train, which boards at the Channel Tunnel terminals in Folkestone and Calais.

What happens if I arrive early at Eurotunnel?

If you check-in within 2 hours either side of your reserved time, within the validity of your ticket you may be offered a space on the next departure with availability without charge.

Do I have to wear a mask on Eurotunnel?

You must remain in your vehicle throughout the crossing. All customers must have masks or face coverings available in case needed when traveling.

Are there toilets on Eurotunnel?

We provide award-winning toilet facilities – including disabled toilet facilities – in our passenger terminal buildings which we recommend all passengers take advantage of before travelling. … There are no disabled toilets onboard our shuttles.

Does the Eurotunnel go underwater?

The Channel Tunnel is the longest undersea tunnel in the world: its section under the sea is 38km long. It is actually composed of three tunnels, each 50km long, bored at an average 40m below the sea bed. They link Folkestone (Kent) to Coquelles (Pas-de-Calais).

How much does it cost to take a car on the Eurotunnel?

Day trip and overnight tickets from just £31+ per car each way, subject to availability. Whether you are driving to the Continent for business or pleasure, we have a range of channel tunnel tickets and fares to suit your travel needs and budget. All Chunnel ticket prices include your car and up to 9 passengers.

How fast does Le Shuttle go?

The speed limit for trains through the tunnel is 160 km/h (100 mph). The tunnel carries high-speed Eurostar passenger trains, the Eurotunnel Shuttle for road vehicles – the largest such transport in the world – and international freight trains.

Why do you have to open windows on Eurotunnel?

1 Answer. To allow for adequate fire suppression, in the event of a vehicle fire in the tunnel. … This will allow all announcements to be heard and the automatic fire extinguishing system will be effective in case of fire on board your coach.

Can you take dogs on Eurotunnel?

Your pet can stay in the car with you during the crossing. It only takes 35 minutes, but it’s probably best to make sure you schedule a break in our pet exercise area beforehand, just in case! Hopefully, all your questions about travelling with your pets have been answered. It’s so easy with Eurotunnel!