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Train Information from Edinburgh to Zurich

distanceDistance774 miles (1248 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Edinburgh to Zurich cover the 774 miles (1248 km) long route taking on average 22 h 36 min 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 Zürich HB.

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FAQs
What are the travel restrictions for Zurich, Switzerland if I'm coming from Edinburgh, United Kingdom by train?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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

The information above was last checked on 15/10/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Zurich from Edinburgh before travelling.

Are there restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from Switzerland by train?

Return travel from Switzerland to United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Edinburgh from Zurich?

Entry into United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

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

Requirements for reentering:

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

Last checked on 15/10/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Edinburgh from Zurich.

How many miles is it from Edinburgh to Zurich by train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Edinburgh and Zurich via train to be approximately 774 miles (1248 km).
How long is the train between Edinburgh and Zurich?
On average the Edinburgh to Zurich train time is 22 h 36 min  covering the 774 miles (1248 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
When travelling by train from Edinburgh to Zurich, which train station in Edinburgh do I depart from and which train station in Zurich do I arrive in?

When taking the train between Edinburgh and Zurich, you can choose to depart from train stations like Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Haymarket and Edinburgh Gateway. Your route can end in train stations such as Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich, Central Bus Station.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Edinburgh Waverley   and arrive in Zürich HB.

Where do I find the Edinburgh train station to Zurich? Where is the Zurich 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 Zürich HB, located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre.

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

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.
Amenities at station
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LockersLockers
ParkingParking
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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