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Trains from Stockholm to Edinburgh
Travel by train to Edinburgh easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Stockholm to Edinburgh.
FAQs
Am I allowed to travel by train from Stockholm, Sweden to Edinburgh, United Kingdom?

Travel between Stockholm, Sweden and Edinburgh, United Kingdom by train is: Partially open.

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

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 2 for vaccinated travellers
  • 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 compulsory quarantine
  • 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 29/11/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Stockholm to Edinburgh before travelling.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to Sweden from Edinburgh, United Kingdom?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Edinburgh to Stockholm is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Sweden from United Kingdom?

Reentry to Sweden is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

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

What are the entry requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test

What are the safety rules to follow in Stockholm, Sweden?

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

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Recommended

Last verified on 29/11/2021. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Edinburgh to Stockholm train here.

How far is it from Stockholm to Edinburgh by train?
You should expect to travel around 814 miles (1313 km)  between Stockholm and Edinburgh by train.
What is the average Stockholm to Edinburgh train duration?
On average the Stockholm to Edinburgh train time is 38 h 33 min  covering the 814 miles (1313 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
What station does the Stockholm to Edinburgh train leave from? Which Edinburgh train station do I come into from Stockholm?

Some of the Stockholm train stations to Edinburgh you can start your journey from include Stockholm Centralstation, Stockholm, Cityterminalen and Stockholm Södra. 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 Stockholm Centralstation   and arriving in Edinburgh Waverley.

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

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Stockholm Centralstation, is located 0.3 miles (502 m) from the city centre of Stockholm.

The most popular arrival train station, Edinburgh Waverley, is located 0.2 miles (429 m) away from the city centre of Edinburgh.

How many trains are there between Stockholm and Edinburgh a day?
On average, there is 1 train a day from Stockholm to Edinburgh. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Stockholm
Edinburgh
Stockholm Centralstation is the most popular Stockholm 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 Stockholm for your journey to Edinburgh.
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Metro lines: 10, 11, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19
Bus lines: 53, 54, 516, 812C, 813C, Flygbussarna
Tram lines: 7
Train lines: Dala Line, Northern Main Line, East Coast Line, SJ X2000, 40, 41, 42X, 43, 43X, 44, Arlanda Express, FLX