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Find cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Paris

Thanks to Gopili, compare train ticket prices and find the best price to travel from Edinburgh to Paris by train. Our service is dedicated to helping you find the cheapest Edinburgh to Paris train ticket and gives you practical information: booking, next departures, timetables, fares, and good deals.

Cheap train calendar from Edinburgh to Paris

Find cheapest tickets to travel from Edinburgh to Paris by train, bus, ride sharing and plane. With the calendar below, choose the day you want to travel and easily find the cheapest price.

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Find the best prices for train tickets Edinburgh to Paris

from £169.00 MORE 8h09m
Other modes of transport available to travel from Edinburgh to Paris
Coach
from £37.00 MORE 20h38m
Flight
from £36.63 MORE 9h49m

Travel information for your train journey

Edinburgh Paris train

Route Edinburgh to Paris

Edinburgh Paris train map

Train duration 9h14m
Arrival city Paris, France
Departure city Edinburgh, Scotland
Distance 543 Miles
Lowest train ticket price from £169.00
Train operators for Edinburgh to Paris Cross Country

There are a lot of rail operators across the country & Europe but the trains between Edinburgh in Scotland to Paris in France are operated by Cross Country.

There are 543 miles between both cities and the average train duration connecting Edinburgh to Paris is normally 9h14m. Taking the train is most of the time the quickest option to get to Paris from Edinburgh, and it's also more environmentally friendly than taking your car or using the plane.

We found trains from £169.00 to travel in the next month. Prices will change depending on the travel date or how long in advance you buy your ticket.

Where to find cheap train tickets

Cross Country

Cross Country, the rail travel company, runs between Edinburgh and Paris from £248, allowing you to travel without breaking the bank.

Main train ticket types in United Kingdom

There are three principal train tickets types in UK, Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime tickets. Each ticket types provides different prices and travel flexibility. But other tickets types are available like Season tickets, Super-Off-Peak tickets or Rover and Rangers tickets for instance. Take a look at the different types of rail ticket from Edinburgh to Paris below:

If you want to book the lowest available ticket, Advance tickets are ideal for you. These tickets are available 12 weeks before travel and offer biggest discounts. The earlier you purchase, the cheaper the train fares are! But you can't cancel your advance train ticket, they are non-refundable, and they are sold as singles.

Off-Peak and Super Off-peak tickets are available on numerous trains outside of peak travel hours. Thanks to these tickets you make your journey at Off-Peak time, so don't have to pay the fare of a completely flexible Anytime ticket. You can be refunded if you decide not to travel.

Anytime tickets is convenient for you, if you want a completely flexible ticket with no restrictions to travel. They offer the best flexibility in your time of travel. But they are not advised if you want the lowest type of ticket Edinburgh to Paris.

Season tickets are perfect for you if you make the same journey more than three or four times a week. In this case, Season Tickets offer better value for money compared to buying daily tickets.

Transport operators from Edinburgh to Paris

The following table lists the various transport operators serving the route Edinburgh to Paris.

Transport operators Departure Arrival
Cross Country Edinburgh Paris

How to find cheap train tickets Edinburgh to Paris ?

Finding cheap train tickets is not easy as travelling by train can cost a lot. Therefore we decided to give our tricks in order to get cheap train tickets Edinburgh to Paris.

  • The earlier you book the cheaper it is. You are able to save up to 80% on your train ticket by booking 3 months in advance. Why? Because train operators usually release advance tickets up to 3 months in advance and it is often at this time that you will get the cheapest price.
  • In order to get cheap train tickets, you need to avoid the busy peak travel times between 06:30 to 09:30 and 15:30 to 18:30. Consider different times and your train ticket Edinburgh to Paris will be cheaper.
  • It's quite often that two singles cost less than a return ticket, that's why you should have a look at both tickets for your journey to spend less.
  • Split-ticketing for your journey to Paris is another way to pay less. It is totally legal to split your ticket into 2 or more tickets covering the different stages of your journey, the only rule is that the train you're on stops at the stations you've bought your tickets from.

And if you change?

Other alternatives of transport exist to travel from Edinburgh to Paris:

Bus from Edinburgh to Paris

Book cheap train from Edinburgh to Paris

Edinburgh to Paris train ticket can be booked via different options:

  • By booking your train tickets online, you can quickly compare the timetables and prices to save money. The rail operators and online ticket specialists give the ability to do so. Once your ticket is bought, you will get a confirmation email along with your collection number that you will need with your card to have your ticket at the station before you travel.
  • If you don't want to purchase your ticket at the station or online, you are able to reach the rail companies by telephone. Most of them offer this service.
  • Depending on the station, you are able to either book your train ticket at the travel centre or via a ticket vending machine available at many stations. We suggest you to check beforehand if the station offers these services and the office hours.

The smartest way to find cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Paris is to compare online the prices from all rail providers. Gopili enables you to do so by comparing in one search the times and fares across all existing offers. If you need to make a journey back to Edinburgh afterwards, train tickets Paris to Edinburgh are also available on gopili.

Best price found for train ticket from Edinburgh to Paris

We compare train ticket prices for all major companies to travel from Edinburgh to Paris by train and find the best price for you. Here are the best prices selected for the coming days to go to Paris. Your Edinburgh to Paris train ticket is just few clicks away!

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Paris
Nord
£169.00 01/01/2018 11:30 Multiple companies 16 days ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Paris
Nord
£169.00 01/01/2018 12:30 Multiple companies 16 days ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Paris
Nord
£169.00 01/01/2018 13:30 Multiple companies 16 days ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Paris
Nord
£178.00 01/01/2018 09:30 Multiple companies 16 days ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Paris
Nord
£191.00 01/01/2018 10:00 Multiple companies 16 days ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Paris
Nord
£191.00 27/12/2017 13:30 Multiple companies 16 days ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Paris
Nord
£206.00 01/01/2018 08:30 Multiple companies 16 days ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Paris
Nord
£238.00 27/12/2017 10:30 Multiple companies 16 days ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Paris
Nord
£238.00 27/12/2017 12:30 Multiple companies 16 days ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Paris
Nord
£247.50 01/01/2018 07:07 Cross Country 16 days ago

Best price found for Edinburgh to Paris train ticket for the next 30 days.

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Edinburgh - Paris: the best time to book cheap trains

Cost of the train when booking in advance or at the last minute

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£117

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£165

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£172

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£211

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£223

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Days before Departure

The cost for train tickets Edinburgh to Paris are increasing as the date gets closer. If we look at our data, if you buy your train 15 days in advance, the price of the ticket starts at £117 whereas when buying your ticket on the day you're travelling, you will need to pay a minimum of £223 for your trip. Thus, you can save 48% on the cost of your train by purchasing your seat 15 days in advance as opposed to on the day you're travelling.

The figures are based on the cheapest fares found over the past 6 months when booking in advance or at the last minute.