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Bus to Edinburgh, fly, train  •  7h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Nantes (NTE) EDI - NTE
  3. Take the train from Nantes to La Baule Les Pins

€53 - €154

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Fly from Glasgow, train  •  9h 22m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Nantes (NTE) GLA - NTE
  2. Take the train from Nantes to La Baule Les Pins

€89 - €308

Train  •  13h 8m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord Eil
  3. Take the train from Massy Tgv to La Baule Escoublac Tgv

€367 - €1046

Bus, bus and ferry  •  24h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Paris 802 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to La Baule

€56 - €82

Night bus, bus  •  26h 21m

  1. Take the night bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals M11
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria to Paris Bercy
  3. Take the bus from Paris to Saint-Nazaire

€103 - €125

Drive, car ferry  •  16h 4m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Poole
  2. Take the car ferry from Poole to Cherbourg
  3. Drive from Cherbourg to La Baule-Escoublac

€146 - €249

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  14h 24m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to La Baule-Escoublac

€308 - €385

Glasgow to La Baule-Escoublac by night bus, walk, bus and train

The journey time between Glasgow and La Baule-Escoublac is around 2 days 2h and covers a distance of around 1596 km. The fastest journey normally takes 44h 15m. Operated by Megabus UK, FlixBus, Traveleuro Tours & Travels and others, the Glasgow to La Baule-Escoublac service departs from Buchanan Bus Station and arrives in La Baule Les Pins. Typically two services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2 days 2h
Fastest journey time:
44h 15m
Journey distance:
1596 km
Services per week:
2
Cheapest price:
€97
Carbon emissions:
197 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
22:45
Last service departs at:
22:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow to La Baule-Escoublac night bus, walk, bus and train schedules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in La Baule-Escoublac is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in La Baule-Escoublac is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in La Baule-Escoublac is 1 metre.

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to La Baule-Escoublac is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £45 - £70 and takes 24h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to La Baule-Escoublac is to bus and fly and train which costs £45 - £140 and takes 7h 17m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow to La Baule-Escoublac. However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at La Baule via Heathrow Airport London T2,3, London, Lille and Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24h 21m.

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No, there is no direct train from Glasgow to La Baule-Escoublac. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at La Baule Escoublac via Euston station, London St Pancras Eurostar, Paris Nord and Massy Tgv. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 8m.

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The distance between Glasgow and La Baule-Escoublac is 962 km.

The best way to get from Glasgow to La Baule-Escoublac without a car is to train which takes 13h 8m and costs £310 - £900.

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It takes approximately 7h 17m to get from Glasgow to La Baule-Escoublac, including transfers.

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Glasgow to La Baule-Escoublac bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Glasgow station.

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Glasgow to La Baule-Escoublac train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Nantes Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to La Baule-Escoublac.
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  • Distance: 962.1 km
  • Duration: 7h 17m

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and La Baule-Escoublac, France?

You can take a train from Glasgow to La Baule-Escoublac via London Euston, Euston station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St Pancras Eurostar, Paris Nord, Massy Verrieres, and Massy Tgv in around 13h 8m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Nantes via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€160 - €340
Flights from Glasgow to Nantes via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€130 - €420
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Nantes via Bristol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday
Estimated price
€70 - €270
Flights from Glasgow to Nantes via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €270
Flights from Glasgow to Nantes via Belfast (Aldergrove), London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€75 - €280
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€21 - €90
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €340
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Nantes via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €400
Train operators
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Nantes to La Baule Les Pins
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€11 - €16
Rail 1st Class
€18 - €27
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Massy Tgv to La Baule Escoublac
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€75 - €95
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€75 - €90
1st Class
€80 - €95
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
€154
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
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
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 Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€16 - €21
Website
National Express
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to Lille
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lille to Paris
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Glasgow to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Saint-Nazaire
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€22 - €27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Lille to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to La Baule
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€15 - €19
Website
Blablabus
Megabus UK
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
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Poole to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€27 - €70
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
€27 - €35
Car
€50 - €70

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Glasgow to La Baule-Escoublac bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at La Baule station.

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La Baule-Escoublac is 1h ahead of Glasgow. It is currently 9:59 AM in Glasgow and 10:59 AM in La Baule-Escoublac.

Glasgow to La Baule-Escoublac train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at La Baule Escoublac station.

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Ryanair, KLM and Air France offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to Nantes Airport.

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