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There are 7 ways to get from Gare du Nord to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) by plane, train, car, car train or car ferry

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Fly Paris CDG to Edinburgh

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

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Fly Paris Orly to Edinburgh

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

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Fly Paris CDG to Glasgow, train

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

Train via Edinburgh Gateway

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

Train

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to London St Pancras Eurostar
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Haymarket

Drive, Eurotunnel

  1. Drive from Gare du Nord to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to Edinburgh Airport (EDI)

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from Gare du Nord to Calais
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to Edinburgh Airport (EDI)

Gare du Nord to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) by train and tram

33 Weekly Services
7h 48m Average Duration
£150 Cheapest Price
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International entry into United Kingdom from France

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
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Allowed for: All visitors with the below exceptions

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Conditions of entry into United Kingdom from France

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
This applies to arrivals from France
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
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  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 1 for vaccinated travellers
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
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Rules to follow in United Kingdom

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Considerations leaving from France

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • 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 Edinburgh Airport (EDI) is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Edinburgh Airport (EDI) is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Edinburgh Airport (EDI) is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 111.

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

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Last updated: 16 Jan 2022
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Gare du Nord to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) is to fly which costs €35 - €260 and takes 4h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Gare du Nord to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) is to fly which costs €45 - €210 and takes 4h 24m.

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No, there is no direct train from Gare du Nord to Edinburgh Airport (EDI). However, there are services departing from Paris Nord and arriving at Edinburgh Airport via London Kings Cross, Edinburgh and Gogar, Edinburgh Gateway. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 48m.

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The distance between Gare du Nord and Edinburgh Airport (EDI) is 547 miles.

The best way to get from Gare du Nord to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) without a car is to train via Edinburgh Gateway which takes 7h 48m and costs €170 - €850.

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It takes approximately 4h 24m to get from Gare du Nord to Edinburgh Airport (EDI), including transfers.

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Gare du Nord to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from Paris Nord station.

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The best way to get from Gare du Nord to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) is to fly which takes 4h 24m and costs €45 - €210. Alternatively, you can train via Edinburgh Gateway, which costs €170 - €850 and takes 7h 48m.

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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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Edinburgh Airport (EDI) is 1h behind Gare du Nord. It is currently 8:29 PM in Gare du Nord and 7:29 PM in Edinburgh Airport (EDI).

Map of how to get from Gare du Nord to Edinburgh Airport (EDI).
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  • Distance: 547.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 24m

What companies run services between Gare du Nord, Île-de-France, France and Edinburgh Airport (EDI), Scotland?

Air France, easyJet and two other airlines fly from Gare du Nord to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Gare du Nord to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) via London St Pancras Eurostar, London Kings Cross, Edinburgh, Edinburgh Gateway, and Gogar, Edinburgh Gateway in around 7h 48m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Edinburgh via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£95 - £550
Flights from Paris Orly to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£23 - £600
Flights from Paris CDG to Glasgow via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£130 - £600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Edinburgh via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £370
Flights from Paris CDG to Glasgow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£70 - £420
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
£40 - £240
Flights from Paris Orly to Edinburgh via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£55 - £400
Flights from Paris CDG to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
£50 - £330
Flights from Paris CDG to Glasgow via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£50 - £330
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £360
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£21 - £220
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£23 - £600
Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Edinburgh Park
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£8 - £25
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£8 - £13
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£19 - £25
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£50 - £390
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£50 - £75
Anytime Day Single
£170 - £240
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£270 - £390
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£131
Website
Eurotunnel
Ferry operators

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Gare du Nord to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) train services, operated by LNER, arrive at Edinburgh station.

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easyJet, Air France, KLM and British Airways offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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There are 781+ hotels available in Edinburgh Airport (EDI). Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Gare du Nord to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 34 min and costs €5 - €7.

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