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Train Information between Edinburgh and Bordeaux

distanceDistance774 miles (1249 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day

Trains from Edinburgh to Bordeaux cover the 774 miles (1249 km) long trip with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Bordeaux Saint-Jean.

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FAQs
Is travel by train currently allowed from Edinburgh, United Kingdom to Bordeaux, France?

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

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

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

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in France from Edinburgh?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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?

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

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

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 to Bordeaux from Edinburgh before travelling.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to United Kingdom from Bordeaux, France?

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

Is my return train into Edinburgh from Bordeaux restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • 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:

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

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

What is the distance by train from Edinburgh to Bordeaux?
The Edinburgh to Bordeaux train distance is approximately 774 miles (1249 km).
Which train station from Edinburgh to Bordeaux do I depart from? Which Bordeaux train station from Edinburgh do I arrive in?

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

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

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

Passengers board the train most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Bordeaux Saint-Jean, located 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from the city centre.

How many trains per day are there between Edinburgh and Bordeaux?
On average, there are 2 trains a day from Edinburgh to Bordeaux. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Edinburgh
Bordeaux
Edinburgh Waverley is the most popular Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh for your journey to Bordeaux.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
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