The cheapest trains from Paris to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for Sep 27

Cheapest

$421

Average

$441

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 $ 441 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 421.

Cheapest
09:13AMParis Gare du Nord8h09 04:22PMEdinburgh Waverley
1 changes
$4211One-way
Cheapest
07:43AMParis Gare du Nord7h38 02:21PMEdinburgh Waverley
1 changes
$4211One-way
2nd Cheapest
07:13PMParis Gare du Nord15h09 09:22AMEdinburgh Waverley
2 changes
$4361One-way
01:13PMParis Gare du Nord8h07 08:20PMEdinburgh Waverley
1 changes
$4871One-way

Timetable Paris to Edinburgh

Showing trains for tomorrow, Mon, Sep 27
07:43AMParis Gare du Nord7h38 02:21PMEdinburgh Waverley
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09:13AMParis Gare du Nord8h09 04:22PMEdinburgh Waverley
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01:13PMParis Gare du Nord8h07 08:20PMEdinburgh Waverley
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07:13PMParis Gare du Nord15h09 09:22AMEdinburgh Waverley
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Sun
Sep 26
$108easyJet
Mon
Sep 27
$105easyJet
Tue
Sep 28
$123HOP!
Wed
Sep 29
$273HOP!
Thu
Sep 30
$70easyJet
Fri
Oct 1
$75easyJet
Sat
Oct 2
$96HOP!
Sun
Oct 3
$49easyJet
Mon
Oct 4
$56easyJet
Tue
Oct 5
$112Air France
Wed
Oct 6
$152HOP!
Thu
Oct 7
$88easyJet
Fri
Oct 8
$61easyJet
Sat
Oct 9
$172British Airways
Sun
Oct 10
$52easyJet
Mon
Oct 11
$39easyJet
Tue
Oct 12
$112Air France
Wed
Oct 13
$176KLM
Thu
Oct 14
$152easyJet
Fri
Oct 15
$176KLM
Sat
Oct 16
$176KLM

The fastest trains from Paris to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for Sep 27

Fastest Journey

7 h 38 m

Average

9 h 45 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

874 km

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

Fastest
07:43AMParis Gare du Nord7h38 02:21PMEdinburgh Waverley
1 changes
$4211One-way
2nd Fastest
01:13PMParis Gare du Nord8h07 08:20PMEdinburgh Waverley
1 changes
$4871One-way
09:13AMParis Gare du Nord8h09 04:22PMEdinburgh Waverley
1 changes
$4211One-way
07:13PMParis Gare du Nord15h09 09:22AMEdinburgh Waverley
2 changes
$4361One-way

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Train Information from Paris to Edinburgh

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

Trains from Paris to Edinburgh cover the 541 miles (873 km) long route taking on average 9 h 1 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 4 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers 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
Is cross-border travel by train between Paris, France and Edinburgh, United Kingdom allowed?

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:

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • 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
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • 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 9/25/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Edinburgh from Paris closer to your date of departure here

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Paris, France from Edinburgh, United Kingdom?

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

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Paris from Edinburgh?

Entry into 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?

Requirements for reentering:

  • 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
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required
  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes

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

Last checked on 9/25/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Paris from Edinburgh.

How far is Edinburgh from Paris by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Paris and Edinburgh by train to be approximately 541 miles (873 km).
How long is a train from Paris to Edinburgh on average?
On average the Paris to Edinburgh train time is 9 h 1 min  covering the 541 miles (873 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What train station in Paris goes to Edinburgh? What train station do I come into Edinburgh from Paris?

There are a few train stations in Paris to start your route from including Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. In Edinburgh you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Haymarket and Edinburgh Gateway.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently 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 booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Paris Gare de Lyon and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Edinburgh most often arrive at Edinburgh Waverley and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this train station to the city center.

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