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Train Information between Rome and Edinburgh

distanceDistance1195 miles (1928 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Rome to Edinburgh cover the 1195 miles (1928 km) long route taking on average 29 h 41 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Roma Termini and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

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Trains from Rome to Edinburgh
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FAQs
Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains from Rome to Edinburgh?

Travel between Rome, Italy and Edinburgh, United Kingdom by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter United Kingdom from Italy?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
  • 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
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • 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 19/09/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Rome to Edinburgh as this information can change.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Rome, Italy from Edinburgh, United Kingdom?

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

Is my return train into Rome 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 Italy from Edinburgh?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Rome, Italy?

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

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 20/09/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Rome from Edinburgh closer to your date of departure here.

What is the distance from Rome to Edinburgh via train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Rome and Edinburgh via train to be approximately 1195 miles (1928 km).
How many hours does it take from Rome to Edinburgh by train?
While the time it takes to travel 1195 miles (1928 km) from Rome to Edinburgh can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Rome to Edinburgh is on average 29 h 41 min.
What station does the Rome to Edinburgh train leave from? Which Edinburgh train station do I come into from Rome?

When taking the train from Rome to Edinburgh, you can choose to depart from train stations like Roma Termini, Roma Tiburtina and Roma Ostiense. Your trip can end in train stations such as Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Haymarket and Edinburgh Gateway.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Roma Termini   and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

Where is the Rome train station located? Where is the Edinburgh train station located?

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Roma Termini and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 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.

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

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Rome
Edinburgh
Roma Ostiense
Amenities
Roma Termini
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Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
Roma Tiburtina
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