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There are 6 ways to get from Edinburgh to Toulouse by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, car, car train or car ferry

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Fly  •  5h 23m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Toulouse (TLS) EDI - TLS

€28 - €219

5 alternative options

Train  •  13h 32m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord Eil
  3. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Toulouse Matabiau Tgv

€282 - €957

Train, bus  •  26h 30m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Euston
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria to Paris Bercy
  3. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Orléans
  4. Take the bus from Orléans to Toulouse

€253 - €682

Bus, bus and ferry  •  27h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Paris 802 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Toulouse 705

€54 - €89

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  17h 12m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Toulouse

€330 - €425

Drive, car ferry  •  18h 29m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Toulouse

€200 - €304

Edinburgh to Toulouse by train, subway and walk

The journey time between Edinburgh and Toulouse is around 20h 12m and covers a distance of around 1878 km. The fastest journey normally takes 12h 42m. Operated by LNER, Eurostar, Paris Metro and others, the Edinburgh to Toulouse service departs from Edinburgh and arrives in Toulouse Matabiau. Typically 16 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
20h 12m
Fastest journey time:
12h 42m
Services per week:
16
Cheapest price:
€282
Carbon emissions:
98 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:30
Last service departs at:
19:36

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Edinburgh to Toulouse train, subway and walk schedules

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering France from United Kingdom.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Toulouse is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Toulouse is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Toulouse is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

No, but conditions apply when returning to United Kingdom from France.

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Last updated: 21 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Toulouse is to fly which costs £24 - £190 and takes 5h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Toulouse is to fly which costs £24 - £190 and takes 5h 23m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Toulouse. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Toulouse via London, Lille and Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Edinburgh to Toulouse. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Toulouse Matabiau via London St Pancras Eurostar, Gare du Nord and Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 32m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Toulouse is 1412 km.

The best way to get from Edinburgh to Toulouse without a car is to train which takes 13h 32m and costs £240 - £850.

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It takes approximately 5h 23m to get from Edinburgh to Toulouse, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Toulouse bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Edinburgh station.

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Edinburgh to Toulouse train services, operated by LNER, depart from Edinburgh station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Toulouse is to fly which takes 5h 23m and costs £24 - £190. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £240 - £850 and takes 13h 32m.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Toulouse.
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  • Distance: 1412.1 km
  • Duration: 5h 23m

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Toulouse, France?

Ryanair, Air France and six other airlines fly from Edinburgh to Toulouse every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Edinburgh to Toulouse via London Kings Cross, London St Pancras Eurostar, Paris Nord, Gare du Nord, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, and Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 in around 13h 32m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Toulouse via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €280
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Toulouse via Basel
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
€70 - €260
Flights from Edinburgh to Toulouse via Bristol
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €240
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Toulouse via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€290 - €600
Flights from Edinburgh to Toulouse via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€290 - €600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Toulouse via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€180 - €250
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€24 - €110
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Toulouse via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €340
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Toulouse via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €380
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Toulouse via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€260 - €700
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€60 - €450
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
€60 - €85
Anytime Day Single
€200 - €280
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€310 - €450
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Toulouse Matabiau
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€110 - €160
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€110 - €140
1st Class
€130 - €160
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€153
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
Traveleuro Tours & Travels
Phone
07710115044
Email
info@traveleuro.co.uk
Website
traveleuro.co.uk
Bus from London Victoria to Paris Bercy
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€46
Schedules at
traveleuro.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Orléans
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Orléans to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€17 - €22
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Lille to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€19 - €25
Website
Blablabus
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Edinburgh to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€16 - €21
Website
National Express
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to Lille
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lille to Paris
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Toulouse Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 20m.

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Edinburgh to Toulouse bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Toulouse station.

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Toulouse is 1h ahead of Edinburgh. It is currently 10:11 PM in Edinburgh and 11:11 PM in Toulouse.

Edinburgh to Toulouse train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Toulouse Matabiau station.

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Ryanair, KLM, Brussels Airlines and five other airlines offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to Toulouse Airport.

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There are 229+ hotels available in Toulouse. Prices start at €75 per night.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Edinburgh Airport is to tram which takes 32 min and costs £1 - £6.

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