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Travel Information from Paris to Edinburgh

distanceDistance541 miles (873 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or coach
priceTicket price range£42 - £53
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £42 • 1 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £42 • 1 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesTransavia France or Flixbus

Travel 541 miles (873 km) by flight or coach between Paris and Edinburgh. 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 £42. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Transavia France or Flixbus among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight or coach from Paris to Edinburgh.

Travel Tips: Travel from Paris to Edinburgh

Travel 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.

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

Can I enter United Kingdom if coming from France?

Entry into United Kingdom is currently allowed for: Entry is fully 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:

  • There are no current restrictions

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: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 28/06/2022; 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.

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

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering France from United Kingdom?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into France from United Kingdom?

Requirements for reentering 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

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in France?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in France to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The above information about your return travel to Paris, France was last verified on 28/06/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Paris from Edinburgh.

There are 2 ways to get from Paris to Edinburgh: flight or coach.

A flight service offers the cheapest way to travel from Paris to Edinburgh, which costs on average £42.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Edinburgh:

A flight journey is usually £11 less than a journey to Edinburgh by coach, which costs on average £53 for the same trip.

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

Other travel options between Paris and Edinburgh can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Edinburgh by coach can take on average 19 h 45 min.

The Paris to Edinburgh distance is approximately 541 miles (873 km).

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

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

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

  • Travel with Transavia France to go to Edinburgh by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Transavia France Paris to Edinburgh tickets on Omio for £42.
  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Edinburgh by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Paris to Edinburgh tickets on Omio for £53.

Yes, there are direct routes from Paris to Edinburgh with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find direct flight services to Edinburgh with easyJet, Ryanair or Air France.
  • You can check for a direct coach to Edinburgh with.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Edinburgh tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this trip.

Many of our customers travelling from Paris to Edinburgh don't make Edinburgh their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are London, Glasgow or Manchester, either of which you could add to your Paris and Edinburgh trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Edinburgh to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Plane tickets cost on average £42 one way.
  • Coach tickets are costing on average £53 one way.

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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