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from Rome to Edinburgh

You can get from Rome to Edinburgh by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Rome to Edinburgh on 21 Sep we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

12:20Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport4h50 16:10Edinburgh Airport
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12:20Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport4h50 16:10Edinburgh Airport
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06:25Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport10h45 16:10Edinburgh Airport
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15:35Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport25h35 16:10Edinburgh Airport
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17:25Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport5h10 21:35Edinburgh Airport
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Travel Information to Edinburgh from Rome

distanceDistance1195 miles (1928 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • £95 • 3 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesKLM

Take a flight to travel 1195 miles (1928 km) from Rome to Edinburgh. KLM is the main travel provider operating this trip. Travellers can even take a direct from Rome to Edinburgh.

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Travel from Rome to Edinburgh
Travel 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 Rome to Edinburgh.
Is cross-border travel to Edinburgh, United Kingdom from Rome, Italy currently allowed?

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

Can travellers from Italy enter United Kingdom?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Edinburgh from Rome?

Conditions of entry into United Kingdom:

  • 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

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Edinburgh, United Kingdom?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of United Kingdom has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 19/09/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip between Rome and Edinburgh.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Rome, Italy from Edinburgh, United Kingdom due to COVID-19?

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

Is my journey back to Rome from Edinburgh restricted?

Entry into Italy is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Rome from Edinburgh?

Conditions of reentry into Italy:

  • 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 coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Rome, Italy?

You should observe these safety measures in Italy as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Italy was last checked on 20/09/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Rome from Edinburgh closer to your date of departure here.

How do I go from Rome to Edinburgh?

You can travel between Rome and Edinburgh by flight.

What is the quickest way from Rome to Edinburgh?

Going by flight is the quickest way from Rome to Edinburgh with an average travel time of 3 h 5 min.

How far is it from Rome to Edinburgh?

The Rome to Edinburgh distance is approximately 1195 miles (1928 km).

When going from Rome to Edinburgh, where do I depart from Rome and where do I arrive in Edinburgh?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Rome to Edinburgh:

  • Flights most often depart from Rome at Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport and arrive in Edinburgh at Edinburgh Airport.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Rome to Edinburgh?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Rome to Edinburgh, then we'll help you find the best value travel company for you:

  • Travel with KLM to go to Edinburgh by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find KLM Rome to Edinburgh tickets on Omio for £95.
Where should I go next after I travel from Rome to Edinburgh?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Rome to Edinburgh often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Glasgow or Manchester. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Rome and Edinburgh itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Edinburgh and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I purchase Rome to Edinburgh tickets online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Rome to Edinburgh, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a plane ticket for this route is on average £95 one way.

But we recommend booking Rome to Edinburgh tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.


Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Roma Ostiense
Roma Termini

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