Channel Tunnel and international short sea passengers in the UK 1994-2018

This statistic compares the number of passengers using the Channel Tunnel and those making Short Sea journeys in the United Kingdom (UK) between 1994, when the Channel Tunnel opened, and the year 2018. In 2018, number of Short Sea passengers amounted to nearly 19.6 million, while the number of Channel Tunnel passengers reached over 21.5 million.
The number of passengers passing through the Channel Tunnel increased steadily until 2014, but the number of passengers making Short Sea journeys decreased. Since 2016, more people travel by the Channel Tunnel than by Short Sea.

Number of passengers using the Channel Tunnel and international short sea routes in the United Kingdom (UK) from 1994 to 2018

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Release date

January 2020

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

1994 to 2018

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