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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 23 Jan we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:30Rome Ciampino Airport3h15 08:45Edinburgh Airport
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06:30Rome Ciampino Airport3h15 08:45Edinburgh Airport
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07:30Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport5h20 11:50Edinburgh Airport
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06:10Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport5h45 10:55Edinburgh Airport
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06:10Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport6h00 11:10Edinburgh Airport
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Travel Information from Rome to Edinburgh

distanceDistance1195 miles (1928 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • £143 • 3 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesKLM

Travel 1195 miles (1928 km) by flight between Rome and Edinburgh. KLM is the main travel provider operating this journey. Travellers can even take a direct flight from Rome to Edinburgh.

Travel Tips: 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.

What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Edinburgh, United Kingdom if I’m coming from Rome, Italy?

International travel from Rome, Italy to Edinburgh, United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Can I enter United Kingdom if coming from Italy?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Edinburgh if travelling from Rome?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 1 for vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What measures do I need to follow in Edinburgh, United Kingdom due to the pandemic?

All travellers in United Kingdom must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 21/01/2022; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Edinburgh from Rome.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Rome, Italy from Edinburgh, United Kingdom?

Return travel to Rome, Italy from United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Italy from United Kingdom?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Italy from United Kingdom?

Requirements for reentering Italy:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 48 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Italy?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Italy to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Rome, Italy was last verified on 21/01/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Rome from Edinburgh.

What are my Rome to Edinburgh travel options?

You can travel to Edinburgh from Rome by flight.

What is the fastest way to get from Rome to Edinburgh?

Going by flight is the quickest way from Rome to Edinburgh with an average travel time of 3 h 15 min.

How many miles from Rome to Edinburgh would I travel?

The distance between Rome and Edinburgh is around 1195 miles (1928 km).

Where do I depart from Rome? Where do I arrive in Edinburgh?

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

  • Most travellers board their plane from Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport and arrive in Edinburgh Airport.

Who can get me 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 for flights to Edinburgh. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for KLM Rome to Edinburgh tickets on Omio for £143.

Can I find a direct route between Rome and Edinburgh?

Yes, there is a direct service from Rome to Edinburgh:

  • You can check for a direct flight to Edinburgh with.

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 route.

Where else should I travel to after my journey between Rome and Edinburgh ends?

Omio customers who travel from Rome to Edinburgh often also extend their holiday to go to London, Glasgow or Manchester. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Edinburgh and these popular destinations at a great price.

How far in advance should I book my Rome to Edinburgh ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • The price of a plane ticket for this trip is on average £143 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.