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Train Information between Düsseldorf and Edinburgh

distanceDistance521 miles (841 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Düsseldorf to Edinburgh cover the 521 miles (841 km) long journey taking on average 14 h 53 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Düsseldorf Hbf and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

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

Travel between Düsseldorf, Germany and Edinburgh, United Kingdom by train is: Partially open.

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

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

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

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

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Edinburgh, United Kingdom to Düsseldorf, Germany?

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

Is my return train into Düsseldorf 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:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Düsseldorf, 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 19/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Düsseldorf from Edinburgh closer to your date of departure here.

What is the distance by train from Düsseldorf to Edinburgh?
The Düsseldorf to Edinburgh train distance is approximately 521 miles (841 km).
How long does it take from Düsseldorf to Edinburgh by train?
The train time to Edinburgh from Düsseldorf is on average 14 h 53 min  for the 521 miles (841 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Düsseldorf to Edinburgh by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Düsseldorf and arrival train station in Edinburgh?

When taking a train from Düsseldorf, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Düsseldorf Hbf, Düsseldorf Flughafen Terminal and Düsseldorf-Benrath. When you arrive in Edinburgh, your train can arrive in train stations including Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Haymarket and Edinburgh Gateway.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Düsseldorf Hbf   to Edinburgh Waverley.

Where do I find the Düsseldorf train station to Edinburgh? Where is the Edinburgh train station?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Düsseldorf Hbf, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of Düsseldorf.

The most popular arrival train station, Edinburgh Waverley, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre of Edinburgh.

How many trains are there between Düsseldorf and Edinburgh a day?
The average number of trains departing Düsseldorf for Edinburgh is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Düsseldorf
Edinburgh
Düsseldorf Hbf is the most popular Düsseldorf 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 Düsseldorf for your journey to Edinburgh.