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Train Information to Edinburgh from Cork

distanceDistance352 miles (567 km)
changesDirect trainYes

Trains from Cork to Edinburgh cover the 352 miles (567 km) long route with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Cork City and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

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FAQs
Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Cork and Edinburgh?

Travel between Cork, Ireland and Edinburgh, United Kingdom by train is: Fully open.

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

International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Ireland

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival

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 19/10/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Cork and Edinburgh before travelling.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to Ireland from Edinburgh, United Kingdom?

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

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

Entry into Ireland is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14-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
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Cork, Ireland?

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

  • Physical distance requirement: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 15/10/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Cork from Edinburgh.

How many miles is it from Cork to Edinburgh by train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance to Edinburgh from Cork via train to be approximately 352 miles (567 km).
What station does the Cork to Edinburgh train leave from? Which Edinburgh train station do I come into from Cork?

Omio customers book a train from Cork City   to Edinburgh Waverley   most frequently for this route.

Where is the train station in Cork? Where is the train station in Edinburgh?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Cork City and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 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.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Cork
Edinburgh
The major railway station for departures from Cork is Cork City. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Cork City for your trip between Cork and Edinburgh.