Paris to Edinburgh by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Paris to Edinburgh by train
Fast trains from Paris to Edinburgh take around 7 hours and 5 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 873 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Paris and Edinburgh.
1. Are there direct trains from Paris to Edinburgh?
Journeys between Paris and Edinburgh usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 48 departures on the route from Paris to Edinburgh every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 47 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Paris to Edinburgh?
The Paris to Edinburgh train travel time is normally about 7 hours and 5 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Paris to Edinburgh train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Edinburgh is usually scheduled to depart Paris around 06:34 and the last train is around 21:13.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Paris around 07:04, and the last at 21:13.
What's the Paris to Edinburgh train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Paris to Edinburgh are $97.02.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $187 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $207. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Paris to Edinburgh train tickets?
Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 and a half months in advance.
If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Paris to Edinburgh by train.
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Which train companies operate between Paris and Edinburgh?
More than one train company operates on the route from Paris to Edinburgh, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Caledonian Sleeper
- East Coast
- London North Eastern Railway
- London Underground
- Serco Caledonian Sleeper
- UK Rail Connections
- Virgin Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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