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There are 8 ways to get from Glasgow to Île-de-France by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry or plane

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Train via London  •  8h 5m

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

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Train to Glasgow, fly to Paris CDG  •  5h 14m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Paisley Gilmour Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Paris CDG (CDG) GLA - CDG

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Train  •  9h 25m

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

Bus  •  18h 9m

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

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  11h

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

Drive, car ferry  •  12h 10m

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

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Paris CDG  •  5h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Paris CDG (CDG) EDI - CDG

Fly Glasgow to Paris Orly  •  7h 24m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Paris Orly (ORY) GLA - ORY
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes
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  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
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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
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Île-de-France is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Île-de-France is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Île-de-France 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 Sep 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Île-de-France is to bus which costs £55 - £80 and takes 18h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Île-de-France is to train and fly which costs £45 - £160 and takes 5h 14m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow to Île-de-France. However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at Notre-Dame - Quai De Montebello via London Victoria and Gare De Bercy. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 9m.

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No, there is no direct train from Glasgow to Île-de-France. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Saint-Michel-Notre-Dame via Euston station, London St Pancras Eurostar and Paris Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 5m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Île-de-France is 933 km.

The best way to get from Glasgow to Île-de-France without a car is to train via London which takes 8h 5m and costs £240 - £850.

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It takes approximately 8h 5m to get from Glasgow to Île-de-France, including transfers.

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Glasgow to Île-de-France bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Glasgow station.

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Glasgow to Île-de-France train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Île-de-France is to train via London which takes 8h 5m and costs £240 - £850. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £55 - £80 and takes 18h 9m, you could also fly, which costs £60 - £130 and takes 7h 24m.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Île-de-France.
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  • Distance: 933 km
  • Duration: 8h 5m

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Île-de-France, France?

You can take a train from Glasgow to Paris via London Euston, Euston station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St Pancras Eurostar, and Paris Nord in around 8h 5m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow to Paris via London Victoria Coach Station, London Victoria, and Gare De Bercy in around 18h 9m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€40 - €250
Flights from Glasgow to Paris CDG via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €250
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €260
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €260
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€45 - €260
Flights from Glasgow to Paris Orly via Bristol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday
Estimated price
€75 - €180
Flights from Glasgow to Paris Orly via Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€75 - €180
Flights from Glasgow to Paris Orly via Geneva
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€75 - €180
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Paris CDG via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €460
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €450
Flights from Glasgow to Paris Orly via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€70 - €230
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Glasgow to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €350
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €360
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €320
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Glasgow to Paris Orly via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €360
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Glasgow to Paris Orly via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€75 - €180
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Glasgow to Paris Orly via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€75 - €180
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€65 - €500
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
€65 - €95
Anytime Day Single
€220 - €320
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€350 - €500
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€153
Website
Eurotunnel
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Paisley Gilmour Street
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€2 - €6
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
€2 - €4
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€4 - €6
Bus operators
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 Glasgow to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€16 - €22
Website
National Express
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
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Scottish Citylink
Ferry operators

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

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Glasgow to Île-de-France bus services, operated by Traveleuro Tours & Travels, arrive at Paris Bercy station.

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Île-de-France is 1h ahead of Glasgow. It is currently 12:51 PM in Glasgow and 1:51 PM in Île-de-France.

Glasgow to Île-de-France train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at Paris Nord station.

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

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There are 112+ hotels available in Île-de-France. Prices start at €87 per night.

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