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Train Information from Edinburgh to Dresden

distanceDistance769 miles (1241 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Edinburgh to Dresden cover the 769 miles (1241 km) long route with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Dresden Hauptbahnhof.

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FAQs
Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains between Edinburgh and Dresden?

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

Is international entry into Dresden 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?

Entry Requirements:

  • 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 Dresden, Germany?

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

  • Physical distance required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 28/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Edinburgh to Dresden closer to your date of departure here.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to United Kingdom from Dresden, Germany?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Dresden to Edinburgh is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from Germany?

Reentry to United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

What are the entry requirements?

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

Last verified on 28/10/2021. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Dresden to Edinburgh train here.

What is the distance between Edinburgh and Dresden via train?
The train distance from Edinburgh to Dresden is around 769 miles (1241 km).
Which train station from Edinburgh to Dresden do I depart from? Which Dresden train station from Edinburgh do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Edinburgh to start your trip from including Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Haymarket and Edinburgh Gateway. In Dresden you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Dresden Hauptbahnhof and Dresden-Neustadt.

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

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

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 Dresden Hauptbahnhof, located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre.

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

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Edinburgh
Dresden
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 Dresden.
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

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