There are 11 ways to get from Glasgow to France by train, night train, bus, car, car train, car ferry or plane

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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Train  •  7 h 36 min

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

$306 - $595

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Bus  •  18 h 4 min

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

$65 - $92

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Night train, bus  •  17 h 36 min

  1. Take the night train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris City Centre - Bercy Ouibus

$75 - $105

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  10 h 51 min

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

$306 - $371

Drive, car ferry  •  11 h 12 min

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

$161 - $242

Fly Glasgow to Paris CDG  •  4 h 58 min

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

$80 - $240

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Paris CDG  •  5 h 36 min

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

$78 - $236

Fly Glasgow to Strasbourg  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Strasbourg (SXB) GLA - SXB

$113 - $432

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Nantes  •  5 h 19 min

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

$98 - $336

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Paris Orly  •  5 h 34 min

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

$74 - $328

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Nice  •  6 h 19 min

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

$70 - $328

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to France is to night train and bus which costs £55 - £85 and takes 17 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to France is to fly which costs £60 - £190 and takes 4 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow to France. However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at Notre-Dame - Quai De Montebello via London and Gare De Bercy - Popb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Glasgow to France. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Saint-Michel-Notre-Dame via London St. Pancras International and Paris Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 36 min.

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The distance between Glasgow and France is 696 miles.

The best way to get from Glasgow to France without a car is to train which takes 7 h 36 min and costs £230 - £460.

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It takes approximately 7 h 36 min to get from Glasgow to France, including transfers.

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

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Glasgow to France train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to France is to train which takes 7 h 36 min and costs £230 - £460. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £50 - £75 and takes 18 h 4 min, you could also fly, which costs £60 - £190 and takes 4 h 58 min.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to France.
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  • Distance: 696.4 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 36 min

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and France?

You can take a train from Glasgow to Paris via London Euston, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, and Paris Nord in around 7 h 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow to Paris via London Victoria Coach Station, London, Paris, Paris, and Gare De Bercy - Popb in around 18 h 4 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Paris CDG via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Flights from Glasgow to Paris CDG via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $420
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris Orly via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Flights from Edinburgh to Nice via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Flights from Edinburgh to Nice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Glasgow to Paris CDG via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Glasgow to Strasbourg via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Glasgow to Strasbourg via Birmingham, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Glasgow to Strasbourg via Milan Malpensa, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Edinburgh to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $440
Flights from Glasgow to Paris CDG via Bristol
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $440
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from Edinburgh to Nice
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $550
Flights from Edinburgh to Nice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $550
Flights from Edinburgh to Nice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $550
Flights from Edinburgh to Nice via Bristol
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $550
Flights from Edinburgh to Nice via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $550
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to Paris CDG via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from Glasgow to Paris CDG via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from Glasgow to Paris CDG via Cardiff
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Edinburgh to Nantes via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Edinburgh to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Glasgow to Paris CDG via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Glasgow to Strasbourg via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Glasgow to Strasbourg via Birmingham, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Edinburgh to Nantes via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Edinburgh to Nice via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Paris CDG via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Glasgow to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $8,000
Flights from Edinburgh to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Edinburgh to Nantes via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $390
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Glasgow to Strasbourg via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Glasgow to Strasbourg via Birmingham, Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Glasgow to Strasbourg via Milan Malpensa, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Train operators
Eurostar
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$199
Sleeper Seat
$50 - $75
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$172
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 London to Paris City Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
Ouibus
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
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
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 London to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
flixbus.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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Ferry operators

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

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Glasgow to France bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Paris, Paris station.

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France is 1 h ahead of Glasgow. It is currently 5:37 PM in Glasgow and 6:37 PM in France.

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

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Lufthansa, KLM, easyJet and three other airlines offer flights from Glasgow Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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There are 40+ hotels available in France. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Glasgow Airport is to line 500 bus which takes 19 min and costs £7.

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