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from Paris to Edinburgh

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£175KLM
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£101Air France
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£24Vueling
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£157KLM
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£13Ryanair
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£35easyJet
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£15Ryanair
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Travel Information between Paris and Edinburgh

distanceDistance541 miles (873 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or flight
priceTicket price range£14 - £59
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £14 • 1 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £14 • 1 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Ryanair

Travel 541 miles (873 km) by coach or flight to Edinburgh from 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 £14. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus or Ryanair among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Paris to Edinburgh.

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FAQs

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

International travel from Paris, France to Edinburgh, United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Can I enter United Kingdom if coming from France?

Entry into United Kingdom is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Edinburgh if travelling from Paris?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 1 for vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What measures do I need to follow in Edinburgh, United Kingdom due to the pandemic?

All travellers in United Kingdom must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 21/01/2022; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Edinburgh from Paris.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Paris, France from Edinburgh, United Kingdom?

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

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

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

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

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • 10-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine

Which rules do I need to follow in Paris, France regarding COVID-19?

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

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

The information above was last checked on 21/01/2022. 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 Paris from Edinburgh here.

How do you get from Paris to Edinburgh?

There are 2 ways that you can travel from Paris to Edinburgh. You can take a coach or flight.

What is the cheapest way to travel from Paris to Edinburgh?

Flight services offer the cheapest way to get from Paris to Edinburgh. Tickets for a flight cost on average £14.

This is compared to other travel options to Edinburgh:

A flight is about £45 less than a coach, which costs on average £59 for this journey.

What is the quickest way from Paris to Edinburgh?

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

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

In comparison, getting to Edinburgh by coach can take on average 21 h 5 min.

How far is Edinburgh from Paris?

You should expect to travel around 541 miles (873 km) from Paris to Edinburgh.

What are the departure and arrival points in Paris and in Edinburgh?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Paris to Edinburgh:

  • Most travellers board their coach from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) and arrive in Edinburgh, Elder Street.
  • Most travellers take a flight from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

Which travel companies can take me from Paris to Edinburgh?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Paris to Edinburgh:

  • You can go to Edinburgh from Paris by coach with Flixbus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £59 with Flixbus from Paris to Edinburgh on Omio.
  • You can travel by plane to Edinburgh from Paris with Ryanair, and you can find Ryanair Paris to Edinburgh tickets for £14 on Omio.

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Paris to Edinburgh ends?

Omio customers who travel from Paris to Edinburgh often also extend their holiday to go to London, Glasgow or Manchester. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Edinburgh and these popular destinations at a great price.

How early should I book tickets from Paris to Edinburgh online for the best deals?

When planning your trip from Paris to Edinburgh, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost £59 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing £14 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Paris and Edinburgh online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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