The cheapest trains from Paris to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for 26 Jul

Cheapest

£214

Average

£253

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Paris to Edinburgh will cost around £ 253 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 214.

Cheapest
09:11Paris Gare du Nord8h11 16:22Edinburgh Waverley
1 changes
£2141One-way
2nd Cheapest
13:10Paris Gare du Nord8h10 20:20Edinburgh Waverley
1 changes
£2921One-way

Timetable Paris to Edinburgh

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09:11Paris Gare du Nord8h11 16:22Edinburgh Waverley
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13:10Paris Gare du Nord8h10 20:20Edinburgh Waverley
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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Mon
26 Jul
£332Air France
Tue
27 Jul
£75Air France
Wed
28 Jul
£194British Airways
Thu
29 Jul
£75Air France
Fri
30 Jul
£149British Airways
Sat
31 Jul
£155Air France
Sun
1 Aug
£202KLM
Mon
2 Aug
£90HOP!
Tue
3 Aug
£125British Airways
Wed
4 Aug
£102HOP!
Thu
5 Aug
£129British Airways
Fri
6 Aug
£111Air France
Sat
7 Aug
£59easyJet
Sun
8 Aug
£161KLM
Mon
9 Aug
£45easyJet
Tue
10 Aug
£102HOP!
Wed
11 Aug
£128KLM
Thu
12 Aug
£90HOP!
Fri
13 Aug
£82Air France
Sat
14 Aug
£45easyJet

The fastest trains from Paris to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for 26 Jul

Fastest Journey

8 h 10 m

Average

8 h 10 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

874 km

It's difficult to get from Paris to Edinburgh without changing at least once.

Fastest
13:10Paris Gare du Nord8h10 20:20Edinburgh Waverley
1 changes
£2921One-way
2nd Fastest
09:11Paris Gare du Nord8h11 16:22Edinburgh Waverley
1 changes
£2141One-way

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Train Information between Paris and Edinburgh

distanceDistance541 miles (873 km)
changesDirect trainYes
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Trains from Paris to Edinburgh cover the 541 miles (873 km) long route with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

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Trains from Paris to Edinburgh
Travel by train to Edinburgh easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Paris to Edinburgh.
FAQs
Am I allowed to travel by train from Paris, France to Edinburgh, United Kingdom?

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

Is international entry 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?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
  • 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
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • 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:

  • Physical distance required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

The above information was last checked on 24/07/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Edinburgh from Paris closer to your date of departure here.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to France from Edinburgh, United Kingdom?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Edinburgh to Paris is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to France from United Kingdom?

Reentry to France is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

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

What are the entry requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

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

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

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

Last verified on 24/07/2021. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Edinburgh to Paris train here.

What is the distance from Paris to Edinburgh via train?
The train distance from Paris to Edinburgh is around 541 miles (873 km).
What station does the Paris to Edinburgh train leave from? Which Edinburgh train station do I come into from Paris?

When taking the train between Paris and Edinburgh, you can choose to depart from train stations like Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. Your journey can end in train stations such as Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Haymarket and Edinburgh Gateway.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Paris Gare de Lyon   and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

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

Passengers board their train most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Edinburgh Waverley and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city centre in Edinburgh.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Paris
Edinburgh
Gare Saint-Lazare
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Paris Gare Montparnasse
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Paris Gare d'Austerlitz
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Paris Gare de Lyon
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Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines 1, 14<br>Bus lines 29, 57, 61, 91, 20, 24, 63, 65, 87<br>Suburban train lines RER A, D
Paris Gare de l'Est
Amenities
Paris Gare du Nord
Amenities
Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines 4, 5<br>Suburban train lines RER B, D
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.