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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Rome

distanceDistance1195 miles (1928 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day

Trains from Edinburgh to Rome cover the 1195 miles (1928 km) long route taking on average 27 h 28 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 Roma Termini.

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FAQs

What are the travel restrictions for Rome, Italy if I'm coming from Edinburgh, United Kingdom by train?

Travel by train between Edinburgh, United Kingdom and Rome, Italy is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Rome 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 Italy from Edinburgh?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
  • 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)

What are the safety rules to follow in Rome, Italy?

The government of Italy 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 16/05/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Edinburgh to Rome closer to your date of departure here.

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

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

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

Reentry to United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

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

What are the entry requirements?

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine 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: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

Last verified on 18/05/2022. 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 Rome to Edinburgh train here.

What is the distance between Edinburgh and Rome via train?

The Edinburgh to Rome train distance is approximately 1195 miles (1928 km).

How long does it take from Edinburgh to Rome by train?

The Edinburgh to Rome train duration is on average 27 h 28 min, which is to be expected when travelling 1195 miles (1928 km) from Edinburgh to Rome. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

Which train station from Edinburgh to Rome do I depart from? Which Rome train station from Edinburgh do I arrive in?

When taking a train from Edinburgh, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Gateway and Edinburgh Park. When you arrive in Rome, your train can arrive in train stations including Roma Termini, Roma Tiburtina and Roma Ostiense.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Edinburgh Waverley   to Roma Termini.

Where is the train station in Edinburgh? Where is the train station in Rome?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Edinburgh Waverley, located approximately 0.4 miles (659 m) from the city centre of Edinburgh. The most popular arrival train station in Rome, called Roma Termini, is located around 1.6 miles (2.6 km) away from its city centre.

How many trains per day are there from Edinburgh to Rome?

The average number of trains departing Edinburgh for Rome is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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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 Rome.
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Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59 | Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59
Public transport options for Edinburgh Waverley
Bus lines: 22, 30, 33, X22, X25, X37
Train lines: Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry, LNER, ScotRail, Transpennine Express