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Train Information from Nice to Edinburgh

distanceDistance962 miles (1551 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Nice to Edinburgh cover the 962 miles (1551 km) long route taking on average 20 h 14 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Nice Ville and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel by train from Nice, France to Edinburgh, United Kingdom?

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

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

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

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

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 26/10/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Nice and Edinburgh before travelling.

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

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

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

Entry into France 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?

Requirements for reentering:

  • 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 Nice, France?

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

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

Last checked on 27/10/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Nice from Edinburgh.

How far is it from Nice to Edinburgh by train?
The Nice to Edinburgh train distance is approximately 962 miles (1551 km).
How long is the train from Nice to Edinburgh?
On average the Nice to Edinburgh train time is 20 h 14 min  covering the 962 miles (1551 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
Which train station in Nice goes to Edinburgh? Which train station do I come into Edinburgh from Nice?

There are a few train stations in Nice to start your trip from including Nice Ville, Gare de Nice-Ville and Nice Saint-Augustin. 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 Nice Ville   and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

Where is the train station in Nice? Where is the train station in Edinburgh?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Nice Ville, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Nice.

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

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Nice
Edinburgh
Nice Ville is the most popular Nice 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 Nice for your journey to Edinburgh.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
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TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sun: 08: 30 - 15: 30
Connections to/from station
Tram lines: 1
Bus lines: Ligne d'Azur
Train lines: TGV, OUIGO, Intercités, TER PACA 3, TER PACA 4, TER PACA 5, TER PACA 6, Russian Railways