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Train Information between Lyon and Edinburgh

distanceDistance784 miles (1265 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Lyon to Edinburgh cover the 784 miles (1265 km) long trip taking on average 12 h 30 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

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Trains from Lyon to Edinburgh
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FAQs
Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains between Lyon and Edinburgh?

Travel between Lyon, France and Edinburgh, United Kingdom by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter United Kingdom from France?

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

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

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?

All travellers in United Kingdom must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 16/10/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Lyon to Edinburgh as this information can change.

What restrictions are there on reentering France from Edinburgh, United Kingdom?

The restriction level for your return train to Lyon, France from Edinburgh is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Lyon 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 France from Edinburgh?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • 7-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required
  • Health declaration required

What are the safety rules to follow in Lyon, France?

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

  • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 16/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Lyon from Edinburgh closer to your date of departure here.

How many miles is it from Lyon to Edinburgh by train?
The Lyon to Edinburgh train distance is approximately 784 miles (1265 km).
How long is the train from Lyon to Edinburgh?
The Lyon to Edinburgh train duration is on average 12 h 30 min, which is to be expected when travelling 784 miles (1265 km) to Edinburgh from Lyon. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
What is the departure train station in Lyon and arrival train station in Edinburgh?

Some of the Lyon train stations to Edinburgh you can start your journey from include Lyon Part Dieu, Lyon-Perrache and Lyon Part-Dieu Gare routière. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Edinburgh include Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Haymarket and Edinburgh Gateway.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu   and arriving in Edinburgh Waverley.

Where is the departure train station in Lyon located? Where is the arrival train station in Edinburgh located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Lyon Part Dieu, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of Lyon.

The most popular arrival train station, Edinburgh Waverley, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre of Edinburgh.

How many train services are there between Lyon and Edinburgh a day?
The average number of trains departing Lyon for Edinburgh is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Lyon
Edinburgh
Lyon Part Dieu is the most popular Lyon 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 Lyon for your journey to Edinburgh.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Wed: 05: 00 - 20: 45 | Sun: 06: 45 - 21: 45 | Thu - Sat: 05: 00 - 21: 45
Connections to/from station
Train lines: TGV, TGV Lyria, TGV INOUI, OUIGO, TER, Intercités, Eurostar, AVE
Bus lines: 2960, C2, C3, C6, C9
Tram lines: T4, K240, T3, K100
Metro lines: A, B, C, D
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Fri: 10: 00 - 18: 00
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 8, 31, 46, 49, 55, 60, 63, S1, C19, C21, C22
Train lines: TGV, TGV INOUI, OUIGO, TER Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Intercités
Tram lines: 1, 2
Metro lines: A, B, C, D