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There are 10 ways to get from Thurso to Paris by train, bus, night train, 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  •  16h 2m

  1. Take the train from Thurso to Inverness
  2. Take the train from Inverness to London Kings Cross
  3. Take the train from London St Pancras Intl to Paris Nord Eil

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Bus  •  27h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Thurso, Sir Georges Street Church to Inverness, Bus Station Stance 2 X99
  2. Take the bus from Inverness to Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station M10
  3. Take the bus from Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station to London Victoria Coach Station M11
  4. Take the bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine 700

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Bus, night train, train  •  19h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Thurso, Bank of Scotland to Inverness, Bus Station Stance 2 X99
  2. Take the night train from Inverness to London Euston
  3. Take the train from London St Pancras Intl to Paris Nord Eil

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  15h 58m

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

Drive, car ferry  •  17h 43m

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

Train to Inverness, fly to Paris CDG  •  11h 53m

  1. Take the train from Thurso to Inverness
  2. Fly from Inverness (INV) to Paris CDG (CDG) INV - CDG

Train to Inverness, fly to Paris Orly  •  11h 52m

  1. Take the train from Thurso to Inverness
  2. Fly from Inverness (INV) to Paris Orly (ORY) INV - ORY

Train, train to Edinburgh, fly to Paris CDG  •  12h 36m

  1. Take the train from Thurso to Inverness
  2. Take the train from Inverness to Edinburgh Gateway
  3. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Paris CDG (CDG) EDI - CDG

Train, train to Glasgow, fly to Paris CDG  •  14h 3m

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

Train, train to Edinburgh, fly to Paris Orly  •  12h 40m

  1. Take the train from Thurso to Inverness
  2. Take the train from Inverness to Edinburgh Gateway
  3. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Paris Orly (ORY) EDI - ORY

Thurso to Paris by train

The train journey time between Thurso and Paris is around 16h 2m and covers a distance of around 1618 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h. Operated by First ScotRail Service, LNER and Eurostar, the Thurso to Paris train service departs from Thurso and arrives in Paris Nord. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

7 Weekly Trains
16h 2m Average Duration
€238 Cheapest Price
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The most affordable way to get from Thurso to Paris is to bus, which costs £65 - £140 and takes 27h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Thurso to Paris is to train and fly which costs £110 - £310 and takes 11h 52m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Thurso to Paris. However, there are services departing from Thurso, Sir Georges Street Church and arriving at Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine via Inverness, Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station and London - Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27h 48m.

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No, there is no direct train from Thurso to Paris. However, there are services departing from Thurso and arriving at Paris Nord via Inverness and London St Pancras Intl. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 2m.

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The distance between Thurso and Paris is 1149 km.

The best way to get from Thurso to Paris without a car is to train which takes 16h 2m and costs £200 - £950.

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It takes approximately 16h 2m to get from Thurso to Paris, including transfers.

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Thurso to Paris bus services, operated by Stagecoach Highlands, depart from Thurso, Sir Georges Street Church station.

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Thurso to Paris train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Thurso station.

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The best way to get from Thurso to Paris is to train which takes 16h 2m and costs £200 - £950. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £65 - £140 and takes 27h 48m.

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Map of how to get from Thurso to Paris.
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  • Distance: 1148.7 km
  • Duration: 16h 2m

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

You can take a train from Thurso to Magenta via Inverness, London Kings Cross, and London St Pancras Intl in around 16h 2m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Thurso to Paris Bercy via Inverness, Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station, and London - Victoria Coach Station in around 27h 48m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Inverness to Paris CDG via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday
Estimated price
€60 - €210
Flights from Inverness to Paris CDG via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€60 - €210
Flights from Inverness to Paris CDG via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€60 - €210
Flights from Inverness to Paris Orly via Bristol
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €280
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €350
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€60 - €350
Flights from Glasgow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €390
Flights from Glasgow to Paris CDG via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €390
Flights from Glasgow to Paris CDG via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€60 - €390
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Inverness to Paris CDG via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €430
Flights from Inverness to Paris Orly via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€55 - €280
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €600
Flights from Glasgow to Paris CDG via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €750
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
€75 - €1100
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Inverness to Paris Orly via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €420
Flights from Inverness to Paris Orly via Stornoway, Glasgow
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€60 - €430
Flights from Inverness to Paris Orly via Kirkwall, Glasgow
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€65 - €450
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €360
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Inverness to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €440
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Inverness to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €440
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €550
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Inverness to Paris Orly via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€55 - €280
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
€75 - €1100
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€200 - €750
Flights from Glasgow to Paris CDG via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€200 - €800
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Inverness to Paris Orly via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€120 - €440
Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Thurso to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €120
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
€35 - €55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€90 - €120
Train from Inverness to Edinburgh Gateway
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €130
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
€40 - €60
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€100 - €130
Train from Inverness to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €140
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
€40 - €65
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€100 - €140
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Inverness to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
7h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€90 - €650
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
€90 - €130
Anytime Day Single
€290 - €410
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€460 - €650
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
Stagecoach Highlands
Phone
01856878014
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Thurso, Sir Georges Street Church to Inverness, Bus Station Stance 2
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Stagecoach Highlands
Bus from Thurso, Bank of Scotland to Inverness, Bus Station Stance 2
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Stagecoach Highlands
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Inverness to Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€14 - €24
Website
Megabus UK
Bus from Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€25 - €45
Website
Megabus UK
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station Stance 3 to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Scottish Citylink
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 Glasgow to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€16 - €21
Website
National Express
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 Glasgow to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Paris
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€25 - €35
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
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
Bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€16 - €21
Website
Blablabus
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Paris Gare de Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
RegioJet
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€100 - €160
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
€100
Standard Car - Premium
€160

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There is no direct flight from Inverness Airport to Paris CDG Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 55m and has one stopover.

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Thurso to Paris bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine station.

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Paris is 1h ahead of Thurso. It is currently 1:00 PM in Thurso and 2:00 PM in Paris.

Thurso to Paris train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at Paris Nord station.

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Air France, KLM, British Airways and easyJet offer flights from Inverness Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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