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There are 11 ways to get from Glasgow to Vichy by train, night bus, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  13h 11m

  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 Paris Gare de Lyon to Vichy Ic

€390 - €1125

Cheapest option

Fly Glasgow to Lyon, train  •  10h 20m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Lyon (LYS) GLA - LYS
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Vichy

€70 - €291

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Train via Lyon  •  14h

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Marne La Vallee Chessy Eil
  3. Take the train from Marne-la-Vallée-Chessy TGV to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Vichy Ter / ...

€386 - €1068

Night bus, bus, train  •  21h 37m

  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 train from Paris Bercy to Vichy

€112 - €174

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  14h 31m

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

€305 - €381

Drive, car ferry  •  15h 48m

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

€175 - €261

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Clermont-Ferrand, train  •  8h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Clermont-Ferrand (CFE) EDI - CFE
  3. Take the train from Clermont Ferrand to Vichy

€105 - €321

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Lyon, train  •  8h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Lyon (LYS) EDI - LYS
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Vichy

€75 - €247

Fly Glasgow to Clermont-Ferrand, train  •  10h 52m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Clermont-Ferrand (CFE) GLA - CFE
  2. Take the train from Clermont Ferrand to Vichy

€105 - €335

Fly Glasgow to Geneva, train  •  11h 6m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Geneva (GVA) GLA - GVA
  2. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Vichy

€133 - €265

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Geneva, train  •  11h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Geneva (GVA) EDI - GVA
  3. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
  4. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Vichy

€118 - €301

Glasgow to Vichy by train and bus

The journey time between Glasgow and Vichy is around 21h 6m and covers a distance of around 1462 km. The fastest journey normally takes 13h 3m. Operated by Avanti West Coast, London Buses, Eurostar and others, the Glasgow to Vichy service departs from Glasgow Central and arrives in Vichy. Typically four services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
21h 6m
Fastest journey time:
13h 3m
Services per week:
4
Cheapest price:
€390
Carbon emissions:
77 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:32
Last service departs at:
18:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow to Vichy train and bus schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Vichy is 800 130 000.

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

The social distance requirement in Vichy is 1 metre.

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The cost-effective way to get from Glasgow to Vichy is to bus and fly and train, which costs £60 - £220 and takes 8h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Vichy is to bus and fly and train which costs £90 - £280 and takes 8h 18m.

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No, there is no direct train from Glasgow to Vichy. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Vichy via Euston station, London St Pancras Eurostar, Marne-la-Vallée-Chessy TGV and Lyon Part Dieu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h.

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The distance between Glasgow and Vichy is 1207 km.

The best way to get from Glasgow to Vichy without a car is to train which takes 13h 11m and costs £330 - £1,000.

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It takes approximately 13h 11m to get from Glasgow to Vichy, including transfers.

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

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There is no direct flight from Edinburgh Airport to Clermont-Ferrand Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 55m and has one stopover.

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Vichy is 1h ahead of Glasgow. It is currently 6:31 PM in Glasgow and 7:31 PM in Vichy.

Glasgow to Vichy train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Vichy station.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Vichy.
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  • Distance: 1207.3 km
  • Duration: 13h 11m

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

You can take a train from Glasgow to Vichy via London Euston, Euston Station, St Pancras International, London St Pancras Eurostar, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Paris Gare de Lyon in around 13h 11m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Clermont-Ferrand via Amsterdam Schiphol, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €390
Flights from Edinburgh to Clermont-Ferrand via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €250
Flights from Edinburgh to Lyon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €240
Flights from Glasgow to Clermont-Ferrand via Amsterdam Schiphol, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €350
Flights from Glasgow to Clermont-Ferrand via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €270
Flights from Glasgow to Clermont-Ferrand via London Heathrow, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €410
Flights from Glasgow to Clermont-Ferrand via Bristol, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€70 - €270
Flights from Glasgow to Lyon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €240
Flights from Glasgow to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€200 - €250
Flights from Edinburgh to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €280
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Lyon
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€75 - €260
Flights from Edinburgh to Lyon via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€75 - €260
Flights from Glasgow to Lyon via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €230
Flights from Glasgow to Lyon via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€60 - €230
Flights from Glasgow to Lyon via Belfast (Aldergrove), London Luton
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€60 - €230
Flights from Glasgow to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€55 - €210
Flights from Glasgow to Geneva via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €210
Flights from Glasgow to Geneva via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €210
Flights from Edinburgh to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €190
Flights from Edinburgh to Geneva via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€50 - €190
Flights from Edinburgh to Geneva via Nice
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€60 - €220
Flights from Edinburgh to Geneva via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€65 - €230
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Lyon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€95 - €250
Flights from Glasgow to Lyon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€75 - €350
Flights from Glasgow to Lyon via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €360
Flights from Glasgow to Geneva via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €250
Flights from Glasgow to Geneva via London City
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€130 - €250
Flights from Glasgow to Geneva via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€75 - €330
Flights from Edinburgh to Geneva via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €290
Flights from Edinburgh to Geneva via London City
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €290
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Clermont-Ferrand via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €300
Flights from Edinburgh to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €280
Flights from Glasgow to Clermont-Ferrand via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €270
Flights from Glasgow to Clermont-Ferrand via London Heathrow, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €410
Flights from Glasgow to Clermont-Ferrand via Bristol, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€70 - €270
Flights from Glasgow to Clermont-Ferrand via Amsterdam Schiphol, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €280
Flights from Glasgow to Clermont-Ferrand via Berlin Brandenburg Apt, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €350
Flights from Edinburgh to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €290
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €350
Flights from Glasgow to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €550
Flights from Glasgow to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€100 - €490
Flights from Edinburgh to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €270
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Lyon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €250
Flights from Edinburgh to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €310
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Lyon via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €360
Flights from Glasgow to Geneva via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€75 - €330
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Glasgow to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €310
Flights from Edinburgh to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €290
Train operators
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€110 - €350
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€310 - €350
Standard
€110 - €140
Standard Premier
€160 - €210
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Marne La Vallee Chessy
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€120 - €350
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€310 - €350
Standard
€120 - €150
Standard Premier
€170 - €220
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Vichy
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€100 - €180
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Marne-la-Vallée-Chessy TGV to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€110 - €210
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Vichy
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €75
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Clermont-Ferrand to Vichy
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €90
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Marne La Vallee Chessy to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€70 - €90
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€70 - €85
1st Class
€75 - €90
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €45
1st Class
€35 - €45
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Vichy
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€18 - €35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€18 - €26
Rail 1st Class
€22 - €35
Train from Paris Bercy to Vichy
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €85
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€40 - €65
Rail 1st Class
€55 - €85
Train from Clermont Ferrand to Vichy
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€8 - €12
Rail 1st Class
€15 - €22
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
Bus operators
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
Ferry operators

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