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Overview: Train from Berlin to Edinburgh

distanceDistance707 miles (1141 km)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day

Trains from Berlin to Edinburgh cover the 707 miles (1141 km) long trip taking on average 19 h 28 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

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FAQs

What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train from Berlin to Edinburgh?

Travel by train between Berlin, Germany and Edinburgh, United Kingdom is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Edinburgh from Berlin restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Berlin?

Entry Requirements:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine 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: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

The above information was last checked on 17/05/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Berlin and Edinburgh closer to your date of departure here.

What restrictions are there on reentering Germany from Edinburgh, United Kingdom?

The restriction level for your return train to Berlin, Germany from Edinburgh is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Berlin from Edinburgh restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Edinburgh?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 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 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Berlin, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 17/05/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Berlin from Edinburgh closer to your date of departure here.

How many miles is it from Berlin to Edinburgh by train?

The Berlin to Edinburgh train distance is approximately 707 miles (1141 km).

How long is the train to Edinburgh from Berlin?

The train time between Berlin and Edinburgh is on average 19 h 28 min  for the 707 miles (1141 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Berlin to Edinburgh by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

What is the departure train station in Berlin and arrival train station in Edinburgh?

When departing from Berlin, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Berlin Hbf, Berlin Spandau and Berlin Südkreuz. When arriving in Edinburgh, you can end your route in train stations like Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Gateway and Edinburgh Park.

Omio customers book a train from Berlin Hbf   to Edinburgh Waverley   most frequently for this route.

Where is the departure train station in Berlin located? Where is the arrival train station in Edinburgh located?

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Berlin Hbf and need to travel around 3.5 miles (5.6 km) from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Edinburgh most often arrive at Edinburgh Waverley and need to travel around 0.4 miles (659 m) from this train station to the city centre.

How many train services are there from Berlin to Edinburgh a day?

On average, there are 3 trains a day from Berlin to Edinburgh. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Berlin
Edinburgh
Berlin Hbf is the most popular Berlin railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Berlin for your journey to Edinburgh.
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Mon - Sat: 07: 00 - 22: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 00
Public transport options for Berlin Hbf
U-Bahn lines: U5
S-Bahn lines: S3, S5, S7, S9
Bus lines: 120, 123, 142, 147, 245, M41, M85, N20, N40, N5
Tram lines: M5, M6, M8, M10
Train lines: ICE, EC, IC, FEX, HBX, IRE, RB10, RB14, RB21, RB22, RE1, RE2, RE3, RE4, RE5, RE7