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There are 10 ways to get from Glasgow to Paris by 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 33 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

$305 - $592

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Bus  •  17 h 25 min

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

$61 - $132

8 alternative options

Train, bus  •  15 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport Ouibus

$97 - $135

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  10 h 48 min

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

$305 - $370

Drive, car ferry  •  11 h 9 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  •  5 h 10 min

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

$80 - $240

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Paris CDG  •  5 h 35 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

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Paris Orly  •  5 h 32 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

Fly Glasgow to Paris Orly  •  7 h 12 min

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

$101 - $372

Fly Glasgow to Beauvais, train  •  8 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Beauvais (BVA) GLA - BVA
  2. Take the train from Beauvais Gare SNCF to Paris Nord

$79 - $347

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Paris is to bus which costs £45 - £110 and takes 17 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Paris is to fly which costs £60 - £190 and takes 5 h 10 min.

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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, Paris via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 25 min.

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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 Eurostar via London St. Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 33 min.

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The distance between Glasgow and Paris is 561 miles.

The best way to get from Glasgow to Paris without a car is to train which takes 7 h 33 min and costs £230 - £460.

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It takes approximately 7 h 33 min 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 Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Paris is to train which takes 7 h 33 min and costs £230 - £460. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £45 - £110 and takes 17 h 25 min, you could also fly, which costs £60 - £190 and takes 5 h 10 min.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Paris.
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  • Distance: 561.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 33 min

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

You can take a train from Glasgow to Paris via London Euston and London St. Pancras International in around 7 h 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow to Paris via London Victoria Coach Station and London in around 17 h 25 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Paris CDG via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Glasgow to Paris CDG via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $420
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris Orly via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Flights from Glasgow to Paris Orly via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from Glasgow to Paris Orly via Dublin, London City
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $480
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $440
Flights from Glasgow to Paris CDG via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $440
Flights from Glasgow to Paris CDG via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday
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 Paris CDG via Bristol
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris Orly via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Flights from Glasgow to Paris Orly via Venice
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $290
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to Paris CDG via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from Glasgow to Paris CDG via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Glasgow to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Glasgow to Paris CDG via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Glasgow to Paris Orly via Marseille
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$80 - $290
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Beauvais via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Glasgow to Beauvais via Wroclaw
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Paris CDG via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $390
Flights from Glasgow to Paris Orly via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $420
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Glasgow to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Glasgow to Paris Orly via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Train operators
Eurostar
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
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Beauvais Gare SNCF to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $26
1st Class
$23 - $35
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 - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
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
4 times a day
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
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
5 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Scottish Citylink
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 55 min.

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

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Paris is 1 h ahead of Glasgow. It is currently 7:47 AM in Glasgow and 8:47 AM in Paris.

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

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

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There are 5125+ hotels available in Paris. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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

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