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There are 9 ways to get from France to Edinburgh by plane, train, bus, car, car train or car ferry

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

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Fly Paris CDG to Edinburgh  •  5h 6m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Edinburgh (EDI) CDG - EDI

$71 - $229

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Fly Nantes to Edinburgh  •  4h 44m

  1. Fly from Nantes (NTE) to Edinburgh (EDI) NTE - EDI

$91 - $329

Fly Toulouse to Edinburgh  •  5h 19m

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

$71 - $219

Fly Paris CDG to Glasgow, train  •  6h 22m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Glasgow (GLA) CDG - GLA
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh

$96 - $260

Fly Paris CDG to Newcastle, train  •  6h 50m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Newcastle (NCL) CDG - NCL
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Edinburgh

$120 - $362

Train  •  8h 11m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh

$137 - $332

Bus  •  21h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to London Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Station to Edinburgh S9

$71 - $122

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  11h 1m

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

$298 - $365

Drive, car ferry  •  12h 16m

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

$158 - $231

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The cheapest way to get from France to Edinburgh is to fly which costs 60€ - 200€ and takes 5h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from France to Edinburgh is to fly which costs 75€ - 290€ and takes 4h 44m.

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No, there is no direct bus from France to Edinburgh. However, there are services departing from Petit Pont and arriving at Edinburgh via Paris City Centre - Bercy and London Victoria Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 1m.

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The distance between France and Edinburgh is 1097 km.

The best way to get from France to Edinburgh without a car is to train which takes 8h 11m and costs 110€ - 290€.

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It takes approximately 5h 6m to get from France to Edinburgh, including transfers.

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France to Edinburgh bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Paris City Centre - Bercy station.

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The best way to get from France to Edinburgh is to fly which takes 5h 6m and costs 60€ - 200€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 110€ - 290€ and takes 8h 11m, you could also bus, which costs 60€ - 110€ and takes 21h 1m.

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Edinburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 50m.

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France to Edinburgh bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Edinburgh station.

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Map of how to get from France to Edinburgh.
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  • Distance: 685.8 miles
  • Duration: 5h 6m

What companies run services between France and Edinburgh, Scotland?

easyJet, Air France and five other airlines fly from Paris to Edinburgh hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Paris to Edinburgh via Gare du Nord, Paris Nord Eurostar, London St. Pancras International, and London Kings Cross in around 8h 11m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from Paris CDG to Edinburgh via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from Paris CDG to Edinburgh via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from Nantes to Edinburgh via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Toulouse to Edinburgh via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Flights from Toulouse to Edinburgh via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Flights from Toulouse to Edinburgh via Bristol
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Flights from Paris CDG to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $440
Flights from Paris CDG to Glasgow via London Luton
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$75 - $440
Flights from Paris CDG to Glasgow via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $440
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Paris CDG to Edinburgh via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Paris CDG to Edinburgh via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Paris CDG to Glasgow via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Paris CDG to Glasgow via Southampton
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from Paris CDG to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Paris CDG to Newcastle via Southampton
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Paris CDG to Newcastle via Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Edinburgh via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $420
Flights from Toulouse to Edinburgh via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $420
Flights from Paris CDG to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Paris CDG to Glasgow via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Flights from Paris CDG to Newcastle via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Toulouse to Edinburgh via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $460
Flights from Paris CDG to Glasgow via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Flights from Paris CDG to Glasgow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Paris CDG to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Edinburgh via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Nantes to Edinburgh via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Flights from Toulouse to Edinburgh via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Paris CDG to Glasgow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Paris CDG to Newcastle via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Edinburgh via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Toulouse to Edinburgh via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Paris CDG to Newcastle via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $2,000
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Nantes to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Nantes to Edinburgh via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Toulouse to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Nantes to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $550
Flights from Toulouse to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Paris CDG to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Toulouse to Edinburgh via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Flights from Paris CDG to Newcastle via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Newcastle via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $2,000
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $170
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$21 - $30
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $70
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 to London
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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Edinburgh is 1h behind France. It is currently 7:03 AM in France and 6:03 AM in Edinburgh.

Air France, KLM, Lufthansa and three other airlines offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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There are 2363+ hotels available in Edinburgh. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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The best way to get from France to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 40m and costs 10€.

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