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Train Information between Edinburgh and Athens

distanceDistance1750 miles (2823 km)
changesDirect trainYes

Trains from Edinburgh to Athens cover the 1750 miles (2823 km) long trip with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Athens.

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

Travel by train between Edinburgh, United Kingdom and Athens, Greece is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Athens 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 Greece from Edinburgh?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 7 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be asked to self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • 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)
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Athens, Greece?

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

  • Physical distance required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 15/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Edinburgh and Athens closer to your date of departure here.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Edinburgh, United Kingdom from Athens, Greece?

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

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

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

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • 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?

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

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

Last checked on 17/10/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Edinburgh from Athens.

What is the distance from Edinburgh to Athens via train?
The distance from Edinburgh to Athens by train is approximately 1750 miles (2823 km).
What station does the Edinburgh to Athens train leave from? Which Athens train station do I come into from Edinburgh?

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley   and arrive in Athens.

Where is the Edinburgh train station located? Where is the Athens train station located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Edinburgh Waverley, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Edinburgh. The most popular arrival train station in Athens, called Athens, is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from its city centre.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Edinburgh
Athens
The major railway station for departures from Edinburgh is Edinburgh Waverley. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Edinburgh Waverley for your trip to Athens from Edinburgh.
Amenities at station
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LockersLockers
ParkingParking
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TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59 | Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 21, 25, 30, 36, 61, 62, 77, BLQ
Monorail lines: Marconi Express
Train lines: FR, FA, FB, IC, ICN, R, Italo, ÖBB EC, EN