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Train Information to Edinburgh from Rennes

distanceDistance544 miles (877 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day

Trains from Rennes to Edinburgh cover the 544 miles (877 km) long journey taking on average 16 h 5 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Rennes and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

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FAQs
What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train from Rennes to Edinburgh?

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

Is international entry into Edinburgh from Rennes restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

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

The above information was last checked on 20/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Edinburgh from Rennes closer to your date of departure here.

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Edinburgh, United Kingdom to Rennes, France?

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

Is my return train into Rennes 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 Rennes, 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 20/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Rennes from Edinburgh closer to your date of departure here.

What is the distance by train from Rennes to Edinburgh?
You should expect to travel around 544 miles (877 km)  between Rennes and Edinburgh by train.
What is the average Rennes to Edinburgh train duration?
On average the train from Rennes to Edinburgh duration is 16 h 5 min  for the 544 miles (877 km) long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
When travelling by train from Rennes to Edinburgh, which train station in Rennes do I depart from and which train station in Edinburgh do I arrive in?

Some of the Rennes train stations to Edinburgh you can start your journey from include Rennes and Rennes Beaulieu Tourne. 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 Rennes   and arriving in Edinburgh Waverley.

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

Passengers board the train most frequently from Rennes, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 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 trains per day are there between Rennes and Edinburgh?
The average number of trains departing Rennes for Edinburgh is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Rennes
Edinburgh
Rennes is the most popular Rennes 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 Rennes for your journey to Edinburgh.