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There are 10 ways to get from Glasgow to Paris by train, bus, bus and ferry, night bus, car, car train, car ferry or plane

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Train  •  8h 18m

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

€288 - €943

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  17h 25m

  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 / ...

€40 - €62

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Night bus, bus  •  17h 42m

  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

€72 - €89

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

€265 - €316

Drive, car ferry  •  12h 7m

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

€135 - €201

Train to Glasgow, fly to Paris CDG  •  5h 24m

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

€81 - €268

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Paris CDG  •  5h 30m

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

€61 - €274

Fly Glasgow to Paris Orly  •  7h 31m

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

€62 - €191

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Paris Orly  •  5h 37m

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

€77 - €347

Fly Glasgow to Beauvais, bus  •  12h 35m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Beauvais (BVA) GLA - BVA
  2. Take the bus from Paris Beauvais Airport to Paris Porte Maillot

€51 - €185

Glasgow to Paris by train and subway

The journey time between Glasgow and Paris is around 11h 51m and covers a distance of around 1093 km. The fastest journey normally takes 7h 10m. Operated by Avanti West Coast, London Underground (Tube) and Eurostar, the Glasgow to Paris service departs from Glasgow Central and arrives in Paris Nord. Typically 13 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
11h 51m
Fastest journey time:
7h 10m
Services per week:
13
Cheapest price:
€288
Carbon emissions:
57 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:37
Last service departs at:
18:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow to Paris train and subway schedules

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Domestic travel is restricted

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Paris is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Paris is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Paris is 1 metre.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Paris is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £30 - £55 and takes 17h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Paris is to train and fly which costs £65 - £230 and takes 5h 24m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow to Paris. However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at Paris via Heathrow Airport London T2,3, London and Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Glasgow to Paris. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Paris Nord via Euston station and London St Pancras Eurostar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 18m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Paris is 898 km.

The best way to get from Glasgow to Paris without a car is to train which takes 8h 18m and costs £240 - £850.

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It takes approximately 8h 18m to get from Glasgow to Paris, including transfers.

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

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Glasgow to Paris train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Paris is to train which takes 8h 18m and costs £240 - £850. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs £50 - £170 and takes 7h 31m.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Paris.
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  • Distance: 898.4 km
  • Duration: 8h 18m

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Paris, France?

You can take a train from Glasgow to Paris via London Euston, Euston station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, and London St Pancras Eurostar in around 8h 18m. Alternatively, easyJet, KLM and 10 other airlines fly from Glasgow to Paris every 2 hours.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Paris CDG via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €240
Flights from Glasgow to Paris CDG via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€100 - €310
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €250
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €320
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Glasgow to Paris Orly via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €330
Flights from Glasgow to Paris Orly via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €320
Flights from Glasgow to Paris Orly via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €450
Flights from Glasgow to Paris Orly via Malaga
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€35 - €160
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €290
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €140
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €180
Flights from Glasgow to Paris Orly via Bristol
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€55 - €210
Flights from Glasgow to Paris Orly via Geneva
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€65 - €250
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris Orly via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
€90 - €190
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Beauvais via Dublin
Ave. Duration
10h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€29 - €160
Flights from Glasgow to Beauvais via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€150 - €750
Flights from Glasgow to Beauvais via Amsterdam Schiphol, Dublin
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€190 - €600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Glasgow to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €240
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €290
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Paris CDG via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€100 - €310
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €320
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €260
Flights from Glasgow to Paris Orly via Marseille
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€75 - €270
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Glasgow to Paris Orly via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €290
Flights from Glasgow to Paris Orly via Rome
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€100 - €460
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €370
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Glasgow to Paris Orly via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €220
Train operators
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25 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 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
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
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €13
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
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
Aéroport Paris Beauvais
Phone
0892 68 20 66
Website
aeroportparisbeauvais.com
Bus from Paris Beauvais Airport to Paris Porte Maillot
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€16
Website
Aéroport Paris Beauvais
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 Paris bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Paris station.

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Paris is 1h ahead of Glasgow. It is currently 8:41 PM in Glasgow and 9:41 PM in Paris.

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

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

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