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There are 10 ways to get from Glasgow to France by train, bus, night 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  •  7h 39m

  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 - $594

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Bus  •  18h 4m

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

$64 - $135

8 alternative options

Night bus, bus  •  19h 4m

  1. Take the night bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals M20
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport Ouibus

$74 - $123

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  10h 48m

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

$305 - $370

Drive, car ferry  •  11h 12m

  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  •  5h 5m

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

$80 - $240

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Paris CDG  •  5h 34m

  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

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Nantes  •  5h 27m

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

$98 - $336

Fly Glasgow to Strasbourg  •  8h 28m

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

$112 - $432

Fly Glasgow to Paris Orly  •  8h 6m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Paris Orly (ORY) GLA - ORY

$101 - $372

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to France is to bus which costs £45 - £110 and takes 18h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to France is to fly which costs £60 - £190 and takes 5h 5m.

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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 18h 4m.

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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 7h 39m.

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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 7h 39m and costs £230 - £460.

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It takes approximately 7h 39m 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 7h 39m and costs £230 - £460. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £45 - £110 and takes 18h 4m, you could also fly, which costs £60 - £190 and takes 5h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to France.
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  • Distance: 696.4 miles
  • Duration: 7h 39m

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 7h 39m. 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 18h 4m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $440
Flights from Glasgow to Paris CDG via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $440
Flights from Glasgow to Paris CDG via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $440
Flights from Glasgow to Paris CDG via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $440
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG via Bristol
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from Glasgow to Paris Orly via Venice
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $290
Flights from Glasgow to Paris Orly via Geneva
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $290
Flights from Glasgow to Paris Orly via London Gatwick, Geneva
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $290
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Glasgow to Paris CDG via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Flights from Glasgow to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Glasgow to Strasbourg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Glasgow to Strasbourg via Marseille
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Glasgow to Strasbourg via Manchester, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Glasgow to Strasbourg via London City, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Glasgow to Paris Orly via Marseille
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$80 - $290
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Paris CDG via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Glasgow to Paris CDG via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $420
Flights from Glasgow to Paris Orly via London City
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $480
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Glasgow to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Edinburgh to Nantes via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Flights from Glasgow to Strasbourg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Glasgow to Strasbourg via Manchester, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Glasgow to Strasbourg via London City, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to Paris CDG via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from Glasgow to Paris CDG via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG via Exeter
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Edinburgh to Nantes via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Glasgow to Strasbourg via Amsterdam Schiphol, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Paris CDG via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Glasgow to Strasbourg via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$45 - $260
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Nantes via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Glasgow to Strasbourg via Marseille
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Glasgow to Paris Orly via Marseille
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$80 - $290
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Glasgow to Paris Orly via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Train operators
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
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 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
National Express
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
Megabus UK
Night bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
Megabus UK
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
7h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
Ouibus
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 France bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Paris, Paris station.

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France is 1h ahead of Glasgow. It is currently 6:37 PM in Glasgow and 7:37 PM in France.

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

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Aer Lingus, KLM, Flybe and three other airlines offer flights from Glasgow Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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There are 45+ hotels available in France. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Glasgow Airport is to line 500 bus which takes 18m and costs £7.

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