Edinburgh to Zurich train

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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Zurich

distanceDistance774 miles
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesLNER

Trains from Edinburgh to Zurich cover the 774 miles long journey taking on average 22 h 23 min with our travel partners like LNER. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Zürich HB.

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FAQs

Travel between Edinburgh, United Kingdom and Zurich, Switzerland by train is: Fully open.

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

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

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

  • Physical distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 03/08/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Edinburgh to Zurich before travelling.

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

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

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

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

What are the entry requirements?

  • There are no current restrictions

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 08/08/2022. 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 Zurich to Edinburgh train here.

The Edinburgh to Zurich train distance is approximately 774 miles.
The train time from Edinburgh to Zurich is on average 22 h 23 min  for the 774 miles long journey, but the time it takes to go between Edinburgh and Zurich by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

When departing from Edinburgh, you have various train station options to start your route from including Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Gateway and Edinburgh Park. When arriving in Zurich, you can end your route in train stations like Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich Oerlikon.

Omio customers book a train from Edinburgh Waverley   to Zürich HB   most frequently for this route.

You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Edinburgh Waverley, located approximately 0.4 miles (659 m) from the city centre of Edinburgh. The most popular arrival train station in Zurich, called Zürich HB, is located around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from its city centre.

For the route from Edinburgh to Zurich you can take a train with LNER. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from Edinburgh to Zurich on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
The average number of trains departing Edinburgh for Zurich is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train for this journey departs from Edinburgh at 09: 30. The last train leaves from Edinburgh at 17: 30. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Edinburgh to Zurich and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Edinburgh
Zurich
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 Zurich.
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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
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off on Waterloo Place, pick up across from Apex Hotel and drop off outside the Apex Hotel.
Metro: No metro available.
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Public transport options for Edinburgh Gateway
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from the bus stops outside the station
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Public transport options for Edinburgh Park
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from Platform 2 bus stop, adjacent to Herminston Gate

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