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friend stuck @gatwick. needs train london to venice.

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friend stuck @gatwick. needs train london to venice.

hi tripadvisor. a friend is stuck at this very moment in the gatwick airport. she should be flying to venice but french air traffic controllers are on strike, so they can't fly in french airspace. flights are being cancelled right and left she doesn't have internet access due to having an international phone and the line for the airport computer is apparently a very long wait.

I'm trying to get her on a train from london to venice but i can't seem to do that without a million connections. i can get her on the eurostar to paris but then I'm stuck. I've read the posts on trip advisor, but can't find tickets for today or tomorrow. maybe its just that they are all sold out?

any advice is greatly appreciated. I'm also going to post this on the london forum.

thanks!

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1. Re: friend stuck @gatwick. needs train london to venice.

Posted reply in your London posting.

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2. Re: friend stuck @gatwick. needs train london to venice.

Is price no object? Prices from France to Italy are not cheap last minute.

London-Paris: Eurostar

Paris-Milan: SNCF - availability tomorrow

Milan-Venice: Trenitlia

Alternately: There's no way she could make it to Paris in time to catch the night train tonight, but there's availability on Thello.com for tomorrow night.

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There seem to be planes running some are delayed but they are going......

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How long is this strike, maybe best to stay put , flying is the best option,

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Delays to all planes from all UK airports travelling via French airspace reported on Travel News BBC but flights are running. Your friend must just be patient and wait.

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6. Re: friend stuck @gatwick. needs train london to venice.

thank you everyone. she will stay at the airport thanks to your advice. all good phew! thank you thank you.

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7. Re: friend stuck @gatwick. needs train london to venice.

Thanks for updating!

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