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Train Information from Bordeaux to Edinburgh

distanceDistance774 miles (1249 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Bordeaux to Edinburgh cover the 774 miles (1249 km) long journey with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Bordeaux Saint-Jean and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

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FAQs
Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains to Edinburgh from Bordeaux?

Travel between Bordeaux, France and Edinburgh, United Kingdom by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into United Kingdom from France?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Bordeaux?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 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
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Edinburgh, United Kingdom?

When travelling in United Kingdom, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 15/10/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Bordeaux and Edinburgh before travelling.

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

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

Is my return train into Bordeaux 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 France from Edinburgh?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • 7-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required
  • Health declaration required

What are the safety rules to follow in Bordeaux, France?

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

  • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 15/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Bordeaux from Edinburgh closer to your date of departure here.

What is the distance between Bordeaux and Edinburgh via train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Bordeaux to Edinburgh via train to be approximately 774 miles (1249 km).
What station does the Bordeaux to Edinburgh train leave from? Which Edinburgh train station do I come into from Bordeaux?

Some of the Bordeaux train stations to Edinburgh you can start your journey from include Bordeaux Saint-Jean, Bordeaux-Benauge and Bordeaux. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Edinburgh include Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Haymarket and Edinburgh Gateway.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Bordeaux Saint-Jean   and arriving in Edinburgh Waverley.

Where is the train station in Bordeaux to go to Edinburgh? Where is the train station in Edinburgh located?

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Bordeaux Saint-Jean and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 2 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 mile (s) / 0 km from this train station to the city centre.

How many train services per day are there to Edinburgh from Bordeaux?
On average, there is 1 train a day from Bordeaux to Edinburgh. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Bordeaux
Edinburgh
Bordeaux Saint-Jean is the most popular Bordeaux 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 Bordeaux for your journey to Edinburgh.
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LockersLockers
ParkingParking
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Mon - Sun: 09: 00 - 19: 00
Connections to/from station
Tram lines: C
Train lines: TGV, Intercités, TER 6P, TER 16, TER 17, TER 24, TER 26, TER 32, TER 33, TER 40, TER 47, TER 61
Bus lines: 1, 9, 10, 11, Aéroport Navette