There are 10 ways to get from Paris to Edinburgh 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  7 h 33 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

$144 - $348

Cheapest option

Fly Paris Orly to Edinburgh  •  4 h 44 min

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

$64 - $317

8 alternative options

Bus Ouibus  •  17 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris Bercy to Londres Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Station to Edinburgh S9

$66 - $120

Bus FlixBus  •  19 h 15 min

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

$84 - $125

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

$312 - $379

Drive, car ferry  •  12 h 1 min

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

$160 - $236

Fly Paris CDG to Edinburgh  •  4 h 57 min

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

$71 - $229

Fly Paris CDG to Glasgow, train  •  5 h 45 min

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

$97 - $262

Fly Paris Orly to Glasgow, train  •  7 h 57 min

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

$115 - $390

Fly Paris CDG to Newcastle, train  •  6 h 28 min

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

$122 - $307

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 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Paris to Edinburgh via Londres and London Victoria Station in around 17 h 42 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Edinburgh via London Heathrow
Avg. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $420
Flights from Paris Orly to Edinburgh via London City
Avg. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Flights from Paris CDG to Glasgow via London Heathrow
Avg. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Flights from Paris Orly to Glasgow via London City
Avg. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from Paris Orly to Glasgow via Dublin
Avg. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Paris Orly to Glasgow via London City, Dublin
Avg. Duration
8 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from Paris CDG to Newcastle via London Heathrow
Avg. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Edinburgh
Avg. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Paris CDG to Glasgow via Amsterdam
Avg. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Paris CDG to Glasgow via Birmingham
Avg. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Flights from Paris Orly to Glasgow via Lyon, Amsterdam
Avg. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Paris CDG to Newcastle
Avg. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Edinburgh
Avg. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from Paris CDG to Edinburgh via London Luton
Avg. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from Paris CDG to Glasgow
Avg. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $440
Flights from Paris CDG to Glasgow via London Luton
Avg. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$75 - $440
Flights from Paris CDG to Glasgow via London Gatwick
Avg. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $440
Flights from Paris Orly to Glasgow via Berlin Schoenefeld
Avg. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $290
Flights from Paris Orly to Glasgow via Bordeaux
Avg. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $290
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Edinburgh via Manchester
Avg. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Paris CDG to Edinburgh via Birmingham
Avg. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Paris CDG to Glasgow via Manchester
Avg. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from Paris CDG to Glasgow via Birmingham
Avg. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Flights from Paris CDG to Newcastle
Avg. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Edinburgh via Amsterdam
Avg. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Paris CDG to Glasgow via Amsterdam
Avg. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Paris CDG to Newcastle via Amsterdam
Avg. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Edinburgh
Avg. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $390
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Edinburgh via Frankfurt
Avg. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Glasgow via Dublin
Avg. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Newcastle via Dusseldorf
Avg. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $2,000
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Newcastle via Brussels
Avg. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Train operators
Eurostar
Virgin Trains East Coast
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh
Avg. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$60 - $95
1st Class
$120 - $180
Train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
Avg. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$26 - $40
1st Class
$50 - $75
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Avg. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$183
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
Avg. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $20
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris, Paris to London
Avg. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Paris to Edinburgh?

The distance between Paris and Edinburgh is 873 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Paris to Edinburgh?

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Edinburgh is to fly which costs 90€ and takes 4 h 57 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Paris to Edinburgh?

The quickest way to get from Paris to Edinburgh is to fly which takes 4 h 44 min and costs 95€.

Is there a direct train between Paris and Edinburgh?

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 33 min.

Is there a direct bus between Paris and Edinburgh?

No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Edinburgh. However, there are services departing from Paris Bercy and arriving at Edinburgh via London Victoria Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 42 min.

How long does it take to get from Paris to Edinburgh?

It takes approximately 7 h 33 min to get from Paris to Edinburgh, including transfers.