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Train Information between Riga and Edinburgh

distanceDistance1035 miles (1670 km)
changesDirect trainYes

Trains from Riga to Edinburgh cover the 1035 miles (1670 km) long journey with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available.

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FAQs
Is travel by train currently allowed from Riga, Latvia to Edinburgh, United Kingdom?

Travel between Riga, Latvia and Edinburgh, United Kingdom by train is: Partially open.

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

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

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

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 25/10/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Riga and Edinburgh before travelling.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Latvia from Edinburgh, United Kingdom?

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

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

Entry into Latvia is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • 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)
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Riga, Latvia?

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

  • Physical distance requirement: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 23/10/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Riga from Edinburgh.

How many miles is it from Riga to Edinburgh by train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Riga and Edinburgh via train to be approximately 1035 miles (1670 km).

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Riga
Edinburgh
The major railway station for departures from Riga is. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at for your trip from Riga to Edinburgh.

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