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Train Information from Edinburgh to Vienna

distanceDistance980 miles (1581 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day

Trains from Edinburgh to Vienna cover the 980 miles (1581 km) long route taking on average 29 h 21 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 Wien Westbahnhof.

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FAQs
Is travel by train currently allowed from Edinburgh, United Kingdom to Vienna, Austria?

Travel between Edinburgh, United Kingdom and Vienna, Austria by train is: Partially open.

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine

What are the safety rules to follow in Vienna, Austria?

When travelling in Austria, 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 17/10/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Vienna from Edinburgh before travelling.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to United Kingdom from Vienna, Austria?

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

Is my return train into Edinburgh from Vienna restricted?

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

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

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

How far is it from Edinburgh to Vienna by train?
The Edinburgh to Vienna train distance is approximately 980 miles (1581 km).
What is the average Edinburgh to Vienna train duration?
While the time it takes to travel 980 miles (1581 km) to Vienna from Edinburgh can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Edinburgh to Vienna is on average 29 h 21 min.
Which train station from Edinburgh to Vienna do I depart from? Which Vienna train station from Edinburgh do I arrive in?

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley   and arriving in Wien Westbahnhof.

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

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Edinburgh Waverley and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Vienna most often arrive at Wien Westbahnhof and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 2 km from this train station to the city centre.

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

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Edinburgh
Vienna
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 between Edinburgh and Vienna.
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