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Train Information from Gothenburg to Edinburgh

distanceDistance583 miles (940 km)
changesDirect trainYes

Trains from Gothenburg to Edinburgh cover the 583 miles (940 km) long journey with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Göteborg, Centralstation and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel by train between Gothenburg, Sweden and Edinburgh, United Kingdom allowed?

Travel between Gothenburg, Sweden and Edinburgh, United Kingdom by train is: Partially open.

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

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

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Gothenburg?

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 19/10/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Gothenburg and Edinburgh before travelling.

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

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

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

Reentry to Sweden is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Sweden from Edinburgh?

What are the entry requirements?

  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
  • 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 providing a negative COVID-19 test

What are the safety rules to follow in Gothenburg, Sweden?

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

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Recommended

Last verified on 11/10/2021. 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 Edinburgh to Gothenburg train here.

How far is it from Gothenburg to Edinburgh by train?
The distance to Edinburgh from Gothenburg by train is approximately 583 miles (940 km).
What station does the Gothenburg to Edinburgh train leave from? Which Edinburgh train station do I come into from Gothenburg?

There are a few train stations in Gothenburg to start your journey from including Göteborg, Centralstation, Göteborg, Nils Ericsonsterminalen and Gothenburg, Göteborg Liseberg. 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 Göteborg, Centralstation   and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

Where is the train station in Gothenburg to go to Edinburgh? Where is the train station in Edinburgh located?

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

Passengers arriving in Edinburgh most often arrive at Edinburgh Waverley and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this train station to the city centre.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Gothenburg
Edinburgh
Göteborg, Centralstation is the most popular Gothenburg 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 Gothenburg for your journey to Edinburgh.
Amenities at station
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Ticket office hours
Mon - Fri: 10: 15 - 18: 30
Connections to/from station
Train lines: 029, FLX, MTRX, SJ Regionaltåg, SJ SJ3000, SJ X2000, Tågab, Västtågen, Öresundståg
Bus lines: 60327, 61327, Flygbussarna
Tram lines: 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 9, 11, 13