How to get from Edinburgh to Paris

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from Edinburgh to Paris

You can get from Edinburgh to Paris by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation
flight

To get from Edinburgh to Paris on 20 May we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:50Edinburgh Airport2h00 11:50Paris Orly Airport
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£741One-way
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08:50Edinburgh Airport2h00 11:50Paris Orly Airport
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£741One-way
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14:15Edinburgh Airport2h00 17:15Paris Orly Airport
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£781One-way
18:30Edinburgh Airport1h50 21:20Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport
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£1021One-way
13:25Edinburgh Airport1h55 16:20Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport
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£1261One-way

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Travel Information between Edinburgh and Paris

distanceDistance541 miles (873 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or flight
priceTicket price range£32 - £36
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £32 • 1 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £32 • 1 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Transavia France

Travel 541 miles (873 km) by coach or flight from Edinburgh to Paris. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 40 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £32. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus or Transavia France among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Edinburgh to Paris.

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FAQs

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

Can travellers from United Kingdom enter France?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Paris from Edinburgh?

Conditions of entry into France:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health declaration required

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Paris, France?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of France has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 18/05/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip to Paris from Edinburgh.

The current restriction level for returning to Edinburgh, United Kingdom from France is: Fully open.

Am I allowed to reenter Edinburgh, United Kingdom from Paris, France?

Reentering United Kingdom is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Edinburgh from Paris?

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

Which rules do I need to follow in Edinburgh, United Kingdom regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to United Kingdom must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 18/05/2022. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Edinburgh from Paris here.

There are 2 travel options from Edinburgh to Paris: coach or flight.

A flight service offers the cheapest way to travel from Edinburgh to Paris, which costs on average £32.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Paris:

A flight is £4 less than a coach for this trip with tickets for a coach from Edinburgh to Paris costing on average £36.

The fastest way to get to Paris from Edinburgh is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 40 min.

There are alternative travel options to Paris that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Paris by coach can take on average 19 h 40 min.

The distance between Edinburgh and Paris is around 541 miles (873 km).

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Edinburgh to Paris:

  • Coaches from Edinburgh to Paris most often leave from Edinburgh, Elder Street and arrive in Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine).
  • Flights mostly leave from Edinburgh Airport and tend to arrive in Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Edinburgh to Paris, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus for coaches to Paris. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Edinburgh to Paris tickets on Omio for £36.
  • Travel with Transavia France for flights to Paris. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Transavia France Edinburgh to Paris tickets on Omio for £32.
Many of our customers travelling from Edinburgh to Paris don't make Paris their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are London, Barcelona or Amsterdam, either of which you could add to your Edinburgh and Paris trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Paris to any of these top destinations today!

Before travelling from Edinburgh to Paris, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this trip is £36 one way on average.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this journey is on average £32 one way.

But we recommend booking Edinburgh to Paris tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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