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There are 8 ways to get from Paris to Edinburgh by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry or plane

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Recommended option

Train  •  7 h 27 min

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

$138 - $326

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Bus  •  21 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to London Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Edinburgh National Express

$64 - $85

6 alternative options

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  11 h 1 min

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

$300 - $367

Drive, car ferry  •  12 h 16 min

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

$158 - $231

Fly Paris CDG to Edinburgh  •  5 h 4 min

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

$71 - $229

Fly Paris CDG to Glasgow, train  •  6 h 38 min

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

$96 - $260

Fly Paris Orly to Glasgow, train  •  8 h 45 min

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

$114 - $388

Fly Paris CDG to Newcastle, train  •  6 h 47 min

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

$120 - $362

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Edinburgh is to bus which costs 55€ - 75€ and takes 21 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Edinburgh is to fly which costs 60€ - 200€ and takes 5 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Edinburgh. However, there are services departing from Paris City Centre - Bercy and arriving at Edinburgh via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Edinburgh. However, there are services departing from Paris Nord Eurostar and arriving at Edinburgh via London Kings Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 27 min.

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The distance between Paris and Edinburgh is 873 km.

The best way to get from Paris to Edinburgh without a car is to train which takes 7 h 27 min and costs 120€ - 290€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 27 min to get from Paris to Edinburgh, including transfers.

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Paris to Edinburgh bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Paris City Centre - Bercy station.

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

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The best way to get from Paris to Edinburgh is to train which takes 7 h 27 min and costs 120€ - 290€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 55€ - 75€ and takes 21 h 10 min, you could also fly, which costs 60€ - 200€ and takes 5 h 4 min.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Edinburgh.
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  • Distance: 545.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 27 min

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

You can take a train from Paris to Edinburgh via London St. Pancras International and London Kings Cross in around 7 h 27 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Paris to Edinburgh via London and London Victoria Coach Station in around 21 h 10 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from Paris CDG to Edinburgh via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from Paris CDG to Edinburgh via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from Paris CDG to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $440
Flights from Paris CDG to Glasgow via London Luton
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$75 - $440
Flights from Paris CDG to Glasgow via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $440
Flights from Paris CDG to Glasgow via Bristol
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $440
Flights from Paris Orly to Glasgow via Venice
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $290
Flights from Paris Orly to Glasgow via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $290
Flights from Paris Orly to Glasgow via Marseille
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$80 - $290
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Edinburgh via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $420
Flights from Paris CDG to Glasgow via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Flights from Paris CDG to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Paris Orly to Glasgow via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from Paris Orly to Glasgow via London City, Dublin
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from Paris CDG to Newcastle via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Edinburgh via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Paris CDG to Edinburgh via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Paris CDG to Glasgow via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from Paris CDG to Glasgow via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from Paris CDG to Glasgow via Southampton
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from Paris CDG to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Paris CDG to Newcastle via Southampton
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Paris CDG to Newcastle via Exeter
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Paris CDG to Glasgow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Paris CDG to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Edinburgh via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Paris CDG to Glasgow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Paris CDG to Newcastle via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Edinburgh via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Paris CDG to Newcastle via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $2,000
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Glasgow via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $490
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Newcastle via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $2,000
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Newcastle via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Train operators
Eurostar
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $170
Train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
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
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
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 Paris City Centre - Bercy to London
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
National Express
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Edinburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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

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Edinburgh is 1 h behind Paris. It is currently 4:39 AM in Paris and 3:39 AM in Edinburgh.

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

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Lufthansa, KLM, Air France and three other airlines offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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There are 2299+ hotels available in Edinburgh. Prices start at $78 USD 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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