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Train Information between Edinburgh and Paris

distanceDistance541 miles (873 km)
frequencyTrain frequency4 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 4 direct trains a day

Trains from Edinburgh to Paris cover the 541 miles (873 km) long route taking on average 9 h 10 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 4 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel by train between Edinburgh, United Kingdom and Paris, France allowed?

Travel between Edinburgh, United Kingdom and Paris, France by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into France from United Kingdom?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in France from Edinburgh?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • 7-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required
  • Health declaration required

What are the safety rules to follow in Paris, France?

When travelling in France, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 21/10/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Edinburgh to Paris before travelling.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to United Kingdom from Paris, France?

The restriction level for your return train to Edinburgh, United Kingdom from Paris is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Edinburgh from Paris restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Paris?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Edinburgh, United Kingdom?

The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

Last checked on 21/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Edinburgh from Paris closer to your date of departure here.

How many miles is it from Edinburgh to Paris by train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Edinburgh and Paris via train to be approximately 541 miles (873 km).
How long does it take from Edinburgh to Paris by train?
On average the train from Edinburgh to Paris duration is 9 h 10 min  for the 541 miles (873 km) long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
When travelling by train from Edinburgh to Paris, which train station in Edinburgh do I depart from and which train station in Paris do I arrive in?

Some of the Edinburgh train stations to Paris you can start your journey from include Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Haymarket and Edinburgh Gateway. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Paris include Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley   and arriving in Paris Gare de Lyon.

Where is the train station in Edinburgh? Where is the train station in Paris?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Edinburgh Waverley, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Edinburgh. The most popular arrival train station in Paris, called Paris Gare de Lyon, is located around 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from its city centre.

How many trains per day are there to Paris from Edinburgh?
On average, there are 4 trains a day from Edinburgh to Paris. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Edinburgh
Paris
Edinburgh Waverley is the most popular Edinburgh railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Edinburgh for your journey to Paris.
Amenities at station
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LockersLockers
ParkingParking
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Ticket office hours
Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59 | Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 21, 25, 30, 36, 61, 62, 77, BLQ
Monorail lines: Marconi Express
Train lines: FR, FA, FB, IC, ICN, R, Italo, ÖBB EC, EN