There are 9 ways to get from Paris to Edinburgh by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry or plane

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Train  •  7h 13m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh

£154 - £699

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Bus  •  19h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Gallieni to London 450
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Edinburgh 809 / ...

£39 - £53

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Bus, train  •  15h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to London - Victoria Coach Station Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine > Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport > Coquelles - France > Coquelles - UK > London - Victoria Coach Station / ...
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Edinburgh

£166 - £570

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  10h 53m

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

£237 - £295

Drive, car ferry  •  12h 48m

  1. Drive from Paris to Dunkirk
  2. Take the car ferry from Dunkirk to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to Edinburgh

£112 - £216

Fly Paris CDG to Edinburgh  •  5h 5m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Edinburgh (EDI) CDG - EDI

£70 - £305

Fly Paris CDG to Glasgow, train  •  6h 2m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Glasgow (GLA) CDG - GLA
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh

£87 - £422

Fly Paris CDG to Newcastle, train  •  6h 29m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Newcastle (NCL) CDG - NCL
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Edinburgh

£82 - £503

Fly Paris Orly to Edinburgh  •  5h 6m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Edinburgh (EDI) ORY - EDI

£77 - £317

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Edinburgh is to bus which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 19h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Edinburgh is to fly which costs 75€ - 350€ and takes 5h 5m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Edinburgh. However, there are services departing from Paris, Gallieni and arriving at Edinburgh via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Edinburgh. However, there are services departing from Paris Nord and arriving at Edinburgh via London Kings Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 13m.

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The distance between Paris and Edinburgh is 546 miles.

The best way to get from Paris to Edinburgh without a car is to train which takes 7h 13m and costs 170€ - 800€.

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It takes approximately 7h 13m to get from Paris to Edinburgh, including transfers.

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Paris to Edinburgh bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Paris, Gallieni station.

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Paris to Edinburgh train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from Paris Nord station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Edinburgh is to train which takes 7h 13m and costs 170€ - 800€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 19h 25m, you could also fly, which costs 75€ - 350€ and takes 5h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Edinburgh.
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  • Distance: 545.9 miles
  • Duration: 7h 13m

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

You can take a train from Paris to Edinburgh via London St Pancras Eurostar and London Kings Cross in around 7h 13m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Paris Gallieni to Edinburgh via London Victoria Coach Station in around 19h 25m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £390
Flights from Paris CDG to Edinburgh via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£65 - £390
Flights from Paris CDG to Edinburgh via Bristol
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£65 - £390
Flights from Paris CDG to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £1,000
Flights from Paris CDG to Glasgow via Bristol
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £1,000
Flights from Paris CDG to Glasgow via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£60 - £1,000
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Edinburgh via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £550
Flights from Paris CDG to Glasgow via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £850
Flights from Paris CDG to Newcastle via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £700
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £550
Flights from Paris CDG to Glasgow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£120 - £1,100
Flights from Paris CDG to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£140 - £700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Edinburgh via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £480
Flights from Paris CDG to Glasgow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£120 - £1,100
Flights from Paris CDG to Newcastle via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £650
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
£160 - £2,200
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Glasgow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£170 - £750
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £330
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£50 - £390
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£50 - £75
Anytime Day Single
£170 - £240
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£270 - £390
Train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £150
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£16 - £23
Anytime Day Single
£65 - £95
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£100 - £150
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
Website
Eurotunnel
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £30
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£23 - £30
TransPennine Express
Bus operators
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 Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to London - Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
Blablabus
Bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£19 - £24
Website
Blablabus
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris, Gallieni to London
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£23 - £35
Website
Eurolines FR
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£15 - £20
Website
National Express
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dunkirk to Dover
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £50
Website
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
£20 - £25
Reclining Seat
£24
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
£6
2-bed inside cabin
£35 - £50

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Edinburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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Paris to Edinburgh bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Edinburgh station.

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Edinburgh is 1h behind Paris. It is currently 3:31 AM in Paris and 2:31 AM in Edinburgh.

Paris to Edinburgh train services, operated by LNER, arrive at Edinburgh station.

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Air France, KLM, British Airways and easyJet offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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There are 2849+ hotels available in Edinburgh. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 38 min and costs 10€.

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