How to get from Rome to Edinburgh

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from Rome to Edinburgh

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

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To get from Rome to Edinburgh on 30 Jun we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:50Rome Ciampino Airport3h05 12:55Edinburgh Airport
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£1861One-way
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10:50Rome Ciampino Airport3h05 12:55Edinburgh Airport
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23:10Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport11h45 09:55Edinburgh Airport
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£2561One-way
12:40Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport20h45 08:25Edinburgh Airport
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£3771One-way
10:20Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport23h05 08:25Edinburgh Airport
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£3771One-way

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Travel Information to Edinburgh from Rome

distanceDistance1195 miles (1928 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • £34 • 3 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMalta Air

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 1195 miles (1928 km) to Edinburgh from Rome. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Malta Air among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight from Rome to Edinburgh.

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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.
FAQs

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

Can travellers from Italy enter United Kingdom?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is fully 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:

  • There are no current restrictions

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: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

This information was last checked on 28/06/2022. 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 from Rome to Edinburgh.

The current restriction level for returning to Rome, Italy from United Kingdom is: Fully open.

Am I allowed to reenter Rome, Italy from Edinburgh, United Kingdom?

Reentering Italy is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Rome from Edinburgh?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Rome, Italy regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Italy must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 27/06/2022. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Rome from Edinburgh here.

There are 4 travel options from Rome to Edinburgh: coach, flight, ferry or train.

A ferry service offers the cheapest way to travel from Rome to Edinburgh, which costs on average £1.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Edinburgh:

A ferry is generally £31 less than a coach for the same route. A coach costs on average £31 from Rome to Edinburgh.

A ferry is £34 less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Rome to Edinburgh costing on average £34.

A ferry is £2 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Rome to Edinburgh costing on average £2.

The fastest way from Rome to Edinburgh is by flight with an average journey time of 3 h 5 min.

Other travel options from Rome to Edinburgh can usually take longer:

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In comparison, taking a train requires on average 26 h 12 min   of travel time.

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

The average frequency per day from Rome to Edinburgh is:

  • 2 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Rome to Edinburgh as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Rome to Edinburgh:

  • Most travellers who purchase a coach ticket from Rome to Edinburgh depart from Rome, Termini to Edinburgh, Elder Street.
  • Most travellers who book a plane ticket from Rome to Edinburgh depart from Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport to Edinburgh Airport.
  • Most travellers catch their train from Roma Termini and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

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 companies for you:

  • Malta Air can get you to Edinburgh by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Malta Air from Rome to Edinburgh for £34 on Omio.

Yes, there are direct routes from Rome to Edinburgh with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find direct flight services to Edinburgh with Ryanair.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Edinburgh tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this journey.

Your journey from Rome to Edinburgh doesn't have to end in Edinburgh. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like London, Glasgow or Manchester. If you’d like to add London, Glasgow or Manchester to your Rome to Edinburgh trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Edinburgh today!

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 coach ticket is £31 one way on average for this journey.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this journey is on average £34 one way.
  • The price of a ferry ticket is on average £1 one way for this trip.
  • The price of a train ticket for this route is £2 one way on average.

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.

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