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.

Recommended option

Fly Paris CDG to Glasgow  •  4 h 44 min

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

$75 - $236

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus UK  •  17 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris - Roissy CDG Airport to London Lyon > ParisMLV > ParisCDG > Londres
  2. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Buchanan Bus Station M11 / ...

$54 - $123

10 alternative options

Fly Paris CDG to Edinburgh  •  4 h 54 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 13 min

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

$95 - $236

Fly Paris Orly to Edinburgh  •  4 h 58 min

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

$68 - $322

Fly Nice to Edinburgh  •  5 h 27 min

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

$61 - $314

Train to Geneva, fly to Edinburgh  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Edinburgh (EDI) GVA - EDI

$98 - $276

Train  •  8 h 56 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

$321 - $642

Bus National Express  •  19 h 46 min

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

$59 - $99

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

$323 - $391

Drive, car ferry  •  11 h 52 min

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

$165 - $246

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 RER, Paris Nord Eurostar, London St. Pancras International, and London Euston in around 8 h 56 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 Glasgow via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Flights from Paris CDG to Edinburgh via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 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 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 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 Geneva to Edinburgh via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Geneva to Edinburgh via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
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, 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 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 and Friday
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
Flights from Nice to Edinburgh via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Flights from Geneva to Edinburgh via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Flights from Geneva to Edinburgh via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Flights from Geneva to Edinburgh via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $330
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 Geneva to Edinburgh via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $450
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Glasgow via Southampton
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from Paris CDG to Glasgow via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Flights from Paris CDG to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Paris CDG to Edinburgh via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Nantes to Edinburgh via Southampton
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 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 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
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
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
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
Flights from Nice to Edinburgh via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Geneva to Edinburgh via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $390
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Nantes to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Nantes to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$300 - $550
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Geneva to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Edinburgh via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Train operators
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$60 - $75
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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
$184
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Paris - Roissy CDG Airport to London
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
Ouibus
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Hamilton, Scotland
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
nationalexpress.com
FlixBus
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 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from France to Scotland?

The distance between France and Scotland is 1204 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from France to Scotland?

The cheapest way to get from France to Scotland is to bus which costs 40€ - 100€ and takes 17 h 5 min.

What is the fastest way to get from France to Scotland?

The quickest way to get from France to Scotland is to fly which takes 4 h 44 min and costs 60€ - 200€.

Is there a direct train between France and Scotland?

No, there is no direct train from France to Scotland. However, there are services departing from Paris St-Michel and arriving at Glasgow Central via Paris Nord Eurostar and London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 56 min.

Is there a direct bus between France and Scotland?

No, there is no direct bus from France to Scotland. However, there are services departing from Petit Pont and arriving at Buchanan Bus Station via Paris City Center - Bercy, Paris - Roissy CDG Airport and Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 5 min.

How long does it take to get from France to Scotland?

It takes approximately 4 h 44 min to get from France to Scotland, including transfers.