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There is 1 way to get from Scotland to Timbuktu by car or car train

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Drive, Eurotunnel  •  6 days 10h

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

$1,670 - $2,415

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The cheapest way to get from Scotland to Timbuktu is to drive and Eurotunnel which costs £1,200 - £1,900 and takes 6 days 10h.

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The quickest way to get from Scotland to Timbuktu is to drive and Eurotunnel which costs £1,200 - £1,900 and takes 6 days 10h.

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The distance between Scotland and Timbuktu is 2781 miles.

It takes approximately 6 days 10h to get from Scotland to Timbuktu, including transfers.

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Timbuktu is 1h behind Scotland. It is currently 7:59 PM in Scotland and 6:59 PM in Timbuktu.

Map of how to get from Scotland to Timbuktu.
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  • Distance: 2781.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 days 10h

What companies run services between Scotland and Timbuktu, Mali?

There is no direct connection from Glasgow to Timbuktu. However, you can take the drive to Folkestone, take the Eurotunnel to Calais-Fréthun, then take the drive to Timbuktu.

Train operators
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com

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