There are 12 ways to get from France to Scotland 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 Glasgow  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Glasgow (GLA) CDG - GLA

$75 - $236

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Fly Nice to Edinburgh  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Edinburgh (EDI) NCE - EDI

$61 - $314

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Fly Paris CDG to Edinburgh  •  4 h 59 min

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

$71 - $229

Fly Nantes to Edinburgh  •  4 h 45 min

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

$91 - $329

Fly Paris CDG to Aberdeen  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Aberdeen (ABZ) CDG - ABZ

$97 - $237

Fly Paris Orly to Edinburgh  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Edinburgh (EDI) ORY - EDI

$67 - $321

Fly Paris CDG to Newcastle, train  •  6 h 37 min

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

$120 - $362

Train  •  8 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Glasgow Central

$306 - $602

Bus FlixBus  •  19 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to London 700
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Glasgow National Express / ...

$77 - $162

Bus Ouibus  •  20 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris Centre - Bercy to London Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Hamilton, Scotland National Express

$64 - $89

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  10 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Calais
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to Glasgow

$312 - $380

Drive, carferry  •  12 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Calais
  2. Take the carferry from Calais to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to Glasgow

$163 - $241

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No, there is no direct bus from France to Scotland. However, there are services departing from Petit Pont and arriving at Glasgow via Paris, Paris and London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct train from France to Scotland. However, there are services departing from Saint-Michel-Notre-Dame and arriving at Glasgow Central via Paris Nord Eurostar and London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 37 min.

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The distance between France and Scotland is 1204 km.

The best way to get from France to Scotland without a car is to train which takes 8 h 37 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 51 min to get from France to Scotland, including transfers.

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

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France to Scotland train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from Paris Nord Eurostar station.

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The best way to get from France to Scotland is to fly which takes 4 h 51 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 8 h 37 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 19 h 6 min.

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Glasgow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 min.

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France to Scotland bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Hamilton, Scotland station.

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Map of how to get from France to Scotland.
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  • Distance: 752.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 51 min

What companies run services between France and Scotland?

easyJet, Flybe and four other airlines fly from Paris to Paisley every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Paris to Glasgow via Paris Nord, Paris Nord Eurostar, London St. Pancras International, and London Euston in around 8 h 37 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Glasgow via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Flights from Paris CDG to Edinburgh via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $420
Flights from Nantes to Edinburgh via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Paris CDG to Aberdeen via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from Nice to Edinburgh via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Flights from Nice to Edinburgh via London City
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Flights from Paris Orly to Edinburgh via London City
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Flights from Paris CDG to Newcastle via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Glasgow via Southampton
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from Paris CDG to Glasgow via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Flights from Paris CDG to Glasgow via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from Paris CDG to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Paris CDG to Edinburgh via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Nantes to Edinburgh via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Paris CDG to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Paris CDG to Aberdeen via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Flights from Paris CDG to Aberdeen via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Flights from Paris CDG to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $440
Flights from Paris CDG to Glasgow via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $440
Flights from Paris CDG to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from Paris CDG to Edinburgh via Bristol
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from Paris CDG to Edinburgh via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from Nantes to Edinburgh via Bristol
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Nantes to Edinburgh via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Paris CDG to Aberdeen via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Flights from Nice to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $550
Flights from Nice to Edinburgh via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $550
Flights from Nice to Edinburgh via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $550
Flights from Nice to Edinburgh via Bristol
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $550
Flights from Nice to Edinburgh via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Glasgow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Paris CDG to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Paris CDG to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Nice to Edinburgh via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Paris CDG to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Glasgow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Paris CDG to Edinburgh via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Paris CDG to Aberdeen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Nice to Edinburgh via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Paris CDG to Newcastle via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Nantes to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Nantes to Edinburgh via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $390
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Edinburgh via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Nantes to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Newcastle via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Train operators
Eurostar
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris, Paris to London
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Hamilton, Scotland
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
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 Centre - Bercy to London
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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Scotland is 1 h behind France. It is currently 9:29 AM in France and 8:29 AM in Scotland.

France to Scotland train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at Glasgow Central station.

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Air France, easyJet, KLM and two other airlines offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Glasgow Airport.

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There are 142+ hotels available in Scotland. Prices start at $91 USD per night.

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

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