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Overview: Train from Cologne to Edinburgh

distanceDistance913 miles (1472 km)
changesDirect trainYes

Trains from Cologne to Edinburgh cover the 913 miles (1472 km) long trip with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Cologne and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

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FAQs

Is travel by train currently allowed from Cologne, Italy to Edinburgh, United Kingdom?

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

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

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

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

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 are the safety rules to follow in Edinburgh, United Kingdom?

When traveling in United Kingdom, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 1/27/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Cologne to Edinburgh before traveling.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Cologne, Italy from Edinburgh, United Kingdom?

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

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Cologne from Edinburgh?

Entry into Italy 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?

Requirements for reentering:

  • 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 safety rules to follow in Cologne, Italy?

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

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

Last checked on 1/27/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Cologne from Edinburgh.

What is the distance between Cologne and Edinburgh by train?

You should expect to travel around 913 miles (1472 km)  between Cologne and Edinburgh by train.

What train station in Cologne goes to Edinburgh? What train station do I come into Edinburgh from Cologne?

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

Where is the train station in Cologne? Where is the train station in Edinburgh?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Cologne, is located 0.4 miles (707 m) from the city center of Cologne.

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

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Cologne
Edinburgh
The major railway station for departures from Cologne is Cologne. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Cologne for your journey between Cologne and Edinburgh.

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