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There are 7 ways to get from Paris to Scotland by train, bus, night bus, car, car train, car ferry or plane

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Recommended option

Train  •  7h 38m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Glasgow Central

£252 - £850

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Fly to Edinburgh  •  5h 2m

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

£46 - £233

5 alternative options

Bus, night bus  •  18h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Paris Bercy to London Victoria
  2. Take the night bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Buchanan Bus Station M11

£61 - £79

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  10h 51m

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

£227 - £279

Drive, car ferry  •  12h 8m

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

£116 - £176

Fly to Glasgow  •  5h 34m

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

£67 - £220

Fly to Aberdeen  •  7h 11m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Aberdeen (ABZ) CDG - ABZ

£57 - £211

Paris to Scotland by train and subway

The journey time between Paris and Scotland is around 8h 40m and covers a distance of around 683 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 7h 48m. Operated by Eurostar, London Underground (Tube) and Avanti West Coast, the Paris to Scotland service departs from Paris Nord and arrives in Glasgow Central. Typically 14 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
8h 40m
Fastest journey time:
7h 48m
Services per week:
14
Cheapest price:
£252
Carbon emissions:
57 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
09:11
Last service departs at:
18:17

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Paris to Scotland train and subway schedules

France → United Kingdom
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
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This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Ireland, Jersey, Guernsey and Isle of Man
  • Before departure, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include a COVID-19 test to be taken on day 2
This applies to arrivals from Australia, Brunei, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, Gibraltar, Iceland, Israel, New Zealand, Saint Helena, Singapore and South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Scotland is 111.

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

The social distance requirement in Scotland is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 111.

No, but conditions apply when returning to France from United Kingdom.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Scotland is to bus and night bus which costs 70€ - 95€ and takes 18h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Scotland is to fly which costs 50€ - 280€ and takes 5h 2m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Scotland station. However, there are services departing from Paris Bercy and arriving at Buchanan Bus Station via Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 42m.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Scotland. However, there are services departing from Paris Nord and arriving at Glasgow Central via King's Cross St. Pancras station and London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 38m.

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The distance between Paris and Scotland is 614 miles.

The best way to get from Paris to Scotland without a car is to train which takes 7h 38m and costs 290€ - 1000€.

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It takes approximately 7h 38m to get from Paris to Scotland, including transfers.

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Paris to Scotland bus services, operated by Traveleuro Tours & Travels, depart from Paris Bercy station.

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

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The best way to get from Paris to Scotland is to train which takes 7h 38m and costs 290€ - 1000€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 50€ - 280€ and takes 5h 2m.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Scotland.
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  • Distance: 613.7 miles
  • Duration: 7h 38m

What companies run services between Paris, France and Scotland?

You can take a train from Paris to Glasgow via London St Pancras Eurostar, King's Cross St. Pancras station, Euston station, and London Euston in around 7h 38m. Alternatively, easyJet, Air France and KLM fly from Paris to Edinburgh every 4 hours.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £160
Flights from Paris CDG to Edinburgh via London Luton
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
£40 - £160
Flights from Paris CDG to Edinburgh via Bristol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday
Estimated price
£40 - £160
Flights from Paris CDG to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £120
Flights from Paris CDG to Glasgow via Bristol
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £120
Flights from Paris CDG to Glasgow via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£60 - £120
Flights from Paris CDG to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£60 - £120
Flights from Paris CDG to Aberdeen via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £200
Flights from Paris CDG to Aberdeen via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £200
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Edinburgh via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£80 - £250
Flights from Paris CDG to Glasgow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£80 - £210
Flights from Paris CDG to Aberdeen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £320
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£90 - £270
Flights from Paris CDG to Glasgow via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£95 - £210
Flights from Paris CDG to Aberdeen via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £310
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £230
Flights from Paris CDG to Glasgow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£80 - £210
Flights from Paris CDG to Aberdeen via Bergen
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £340
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£90 - £270
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Glasgow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£140 - £290
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Aberdeen via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£90 - £410
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Aberdeen via Riga
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
£130 - £420
Train operators
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
Bus operators
Traveleuro Tours & Travels
Phone
07710115044
Email
info@traveleuro.co.uk
Website
traveleuro.co.uk
Bus from Paris Bercy to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£39
Schedules at
traveleuro.co.uk
Megabus UK
Ferry operators

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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 Scotland bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Buchanan Bus Station.

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Scotland is 1h behind Paris. It is currently 9:40 AM in Paris and 8:40 AM in Scotland.

Paris to Scotland train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at Glasgow Central station.

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

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There are 66+ hotels available in Scotland. 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 33 min and costs 5€ - 9€.

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