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Train Information between Frankfurt am Main and Edinburgh

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

Trains from Frankfurt am Main to Edinburgh cover the 634 miles (1023 km) long journey taking on average 15 h 56 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

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FAQs
What are the travel restrictions for Edinburgh, United Kingdom if I'm coming from Frankfurt am Main, Germany by train?

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

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

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Frankfurt am Main?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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?

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

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

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 from Frankfurt am Main to Edinburgh before travelling.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Frankfurt am Main, Germany from Edinburgh, United Kingdom?

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

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • 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?

The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 15/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Frankfurt am Main from Edinburgh closer to your date of departure here.

How many miles is it from Frankfurt am Main to Edinburgh by train?
The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Edinburgh by train is approximately 634 miles (1023 km).
How long is the train to Edinburgh from Frankfurt am Main?
The Frankfurt am Main to Edinburgh train duration is on average 15 h 56 min, which is to be expected when travelling 634 miles (1023 km) between Frankfurt am Main and Edinburgh. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
When travelling by train from Frankfurt am Main to Edinburgh, which train station in Frankfurt am Main do I depart from and which train station in Edinburgh do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Frankfurt am Main to start your journey from including Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen, Frankfurt Main Ost and Frankfurt am Main - Stadion. In Edinburgh you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Haymarket and Edinburgh Gateway.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen   and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

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

Passengers board the train most frequently from Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen, which is located around 6 mile (s) / 10 km away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Edinburgh Waverley, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre.

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

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Frankfurt am Main
Edinburgh
Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen is the most popular Frankfurt am Main 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 Frankfurt am Main for your journey to Edinburgh.