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Train Information to Frankfurt am Main from Edinburgh

distanceDistance634 miles (1023 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day

Trains from Edinburgh to Frankfurt am Main cover the 634 miles (1023 km) long journey taking on average 17 h 26 min 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 Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel by train between Edinburgh, United Kingdom and Frankfurt am Main, Germany allowed?

Travel between Edinburgh, United Kingdom and Frankfurt am Main, Germany by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Germany 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 Germany from Edinburgh?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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 Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

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

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

The information above was last checked on 17/10/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Edinburgh to Frankfurt am Main before travelling.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to United Kingdom from Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

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

Is my return train into Edinburgh from Frankfurt am Main restricted?

International entry 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 Frankfurt am Main?

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 17/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Edinburgh from Frankfurt am Main closer to your date of departure here.

What is the distance by train from Edinburgh to Frankfurt am Main?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Edinburgh and Frankfurt am Main via train to be approximately 634 miles (1023 km).
How many hours does it take from Edinburgh to Frankfurt am Main by train?
On average the Edinburgh to Frankfurt am Main train time is 17 h 26 min  covering the 634 miles (1023 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
Which train station in Edinburgh goes to Frankfurt am Main? Which train station do I come into Frankfurt am Main from Edinburgh?

Some of the Edinburgh train stations to Frankfurt am Main you can start your journey from include Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Haymarket and Edinburgh Gateway. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Frankfurt am Main include Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen, Frankfurt Main Ost and Frankfurt am Main - Stadion.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley   and arriving in Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen.

Where is the train station in Edinburgh? Where is the train station in Frankfurt am Main?

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 Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen, located 6 mile (s) / 10 km away from the city centre.

How many trains per day are there between Edinburgh and Frankfurt am Main?
The average number of trains departing Edinburgh for Frankfurt am Main is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Edinburgh
Frankfurt am Main
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 Frankfurt am Main.
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