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There are 10 ways to get from Paris to Scotland by train, bus, night 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.

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Train

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

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Night bus, bus

  1. Take the night bus from Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport to London - Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Hamilton, Scotland

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Manchester
  2. Take the bus from Shudehill Interchange to Buchanan Bus Station

Drive, Eurotunnel

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

Drive, car ferry

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

Fly Paris Charles de Gaulle to Edinburgh

  1. Fly from Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) to Edinburgh (EDI)

Fly Paris Orly to Edinburgh

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

Fly Paris Charles de Gaulle to Glasgow

  1. Fly from Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) to Glasgow (GLA)

Fly Paris Orly to Glasgow

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Glasgow (GLA)

Train to Beauvais, fly to Edinburgh

  1. Take the train from Gare du Nord to Beauvais
  2. Fly from Beauvais (BVA) to Edinburgh (EDI)
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Scotland is 111.

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Scotland is to night bus and bus which costs €35 - €60 and takes 21h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Scotland is to fly which costs €60 - €270 and takes 4h 51m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Scotland station. However, there are services departing from Paris and arriving at Buchanan Bus Station via Shudehill Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 35m.

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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 46m.

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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 46m and costs €290 - €1000.

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It takes approximately 7h 46m to get from Paris to Scotland, including transfers.

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Paris to Scotland bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Paris 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 46m and costs €290 - €1000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €55 - €75 and takes 20h 35m, you could also fly, which costs €70 - €240 and takes 4h 59m.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Scotland.
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  • Distance: 613.7 miles
  • Duration: 7h 46m

What companies run services between Paris, France and Scotland?

You can take a train from Magenta to Glasgow via London St Pancras Intl, King's Cross St. Pancras station, Euston station, and London Euston in around 7h 46m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Paris Bercy to Glasgow via Shudehill Interchange in around 20h 35m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Edinburgh via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £480
Flights from Paris Orly to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
£55 - £900
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Glasgow via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £650
Flights from Paris Orly to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
£40 - £320
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £320
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Edinburgh via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£55 - £320
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Edinburgh via Bristol
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£55 - £320
Flights from Paris Orly to Edinburgh via Bristol
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£80 - £370
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £380
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Glasgow via Bristol
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
£60 - £380
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Glasgow via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £380
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£60 - £380
Flights from Paris Orly to Glasgow via Bristol
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£85 - £360
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £280
Flights from Paris Orly to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£35 - £280
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£90 - £480
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Edinburgh via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£150 - £550
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Glasgow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
£150 - £700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Edinburgh via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£90 - £450
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Glasgow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£85 - £550
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
£55 - £900
Flights from Paris Orly to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
£40 - £320
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Edinburgh via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£160 - £650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Beauvais to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£23 - £180
Train operators
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Eurotunnel
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare du Nord to Beauvais
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £23
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
£9 - £14
Rail 1st Class
£15 - £23
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris to Manchester
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£35 - £45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Manchester to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£16 - £20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Megabus UK
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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Night bus from Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport to London - Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£13 - £17
Website
Blablabus
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 Hamilton, Scotland
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£13 - £18
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
£80 - £140
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
£84
Standard Car - Premium
£134

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The quickest flight from Paris Charles de Gaulle 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 12:30 AM in Paris and 11:30 PM in Scotland.

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

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Air France, Lufthansa, Brussels Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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Book your Paris to Scotland bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 64+ hotels available in Scotland. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport is to train which takes 34 min and costs €5 - €8.

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