There are 4 ways to get from Edinburgh to Balado by plane, car, train, car ferry or car train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly from Edinburgh, drive  •  15 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Bamako (BKO) EDI - BKO
  2. Drive from Bamako to Balado

Cheapest option

Drive, car ferry  •  7 days 16 h

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Plymouth
  2. Take the car ferry from Plymouth to Santander
  3. Drive from Santander to Balado

$1,594 - $2,660

2 alternative options

Train to Manchester, fly, drive  •  17 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Bamako (BKO) MAN - BKO
  3. Drive from Bamako to Balado

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  7 days 3 h

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants Tgv
  5. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar R1
  6. Drive from Malgrat de Mar to Balado

$1,883 - $2,675

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Balado, Mali?

There is no direct connection from Edinburgh to Balado. However, you can take the tram to Edinburgh Airport (Edinburgh Trams), take the walk to Edinburgh airport, fly to Bamako, then take the drive to Balado. Alternatively, you can take the train to Manchester Airport, take the walk to Manchester airport, fly to Bamako, then take the drive to Balado.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Bamako via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $3,200
Flights from Manchester to Bamako via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $3,300
Royal Air Maroc
Website
royalairmaroc.com
Flights from Manchester to Bamako via Casablanca
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Aigle Azur
Website
aigle-azur.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Bamako via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $650
Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Day Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $140
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$184
Website
eurotunnel.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$70 - $80
1st Class
$100 - $140
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$210 - $240
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$210 - $240
1st Class
$280 - $420
Barcelona Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
900 41 00 41
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Schedules at
renfe.com
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Plymouth to Santander
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$90 - $120
Car
$290 - $410

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Edinburgh to Balado?

The distance between Edinburgh and Balado is 4748 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Balado?

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Balado is to drive and car ferry which costs £1,100 - £1,900 and takes 7 days 16 h.

What is the fastest way to get from Edinburgh to Balado?

The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Balado is to drive and Eurotunnel and train which takes 7 days 3 h and costs £1,300 - £2,000.

How long does it take to get from Edinburgh to Balado?

It takes approximately 15 h 31 min to get from Edinburgh to Balado, including transfers.