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Train Information from Edinburgh to Fort William

distanceDistance339 miles (546 km)
changesDirect trainYes

Trains from Edinburgh to Fort William cover the 339 miles (546 km) long trip with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available.

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FAQs
Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains to Fort William from Edinburgh?

Travel between Edinburgh, United Kingdom and Fort William, Ireland by train is: Partially open.

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

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

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Ireland from Edinburgh?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Fort William, Ireland?

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

  • Physical distance requirement: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 9/25/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Edinburgh to Fort William before traveling.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Edinburgh, United Kingdom from Fort William, Ireland?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Fort William to Edinburgh is: Fully open

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

Reentry to United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Ireland

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Fort William?

What are the requirements?

  • Before departure, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include a COVID-19 test to be taken on day 2
  • 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?

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

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

Last checked on 9/25/21. 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 train to Edinburgh from Fort William here.

How far is Edinburgh to Fort William by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Edinburgh to Fort William by train to be approximately 339 miles (546 km).
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Edinburgh
Edinburgh Waverley
Amenities
Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.

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