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Train Information between Edinburgh and Frankfurt am Main

distanceDistance634 miles (1023 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day

Trains from Edinburgh to Frankfurt am Main cover the 634 miles (1023 km) long journey taking on average 17 h 26 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen.

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FAQs
What are the travel restrictions for Frankfurt am Main, Germany if I'm coming from Edinburgh, United Kingdom by train?

Travel by train between Edinburgh, United Kingdom and Frankfurt am Main, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Frankfurt am Main from Edinburgh restricted?

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Edinburgh?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • 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)
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

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

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

The above information was last checked on 10/16/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Edinburgh to Frankfurt am Main closer to your date of departure here

Are there restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from Germany by train?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Frankfurt am Main to Edinburgh is: Partially open

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

Reentry to United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Frankfurt am Main?

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 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
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • 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 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 10/16/21. 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 Frankfurt am Main here.

How many miles is it from Edinburgh to Frankfurt am Main by train?
You should expect to travel around 634 miles (1023 km)  from Edinburgh to Frankfurt am Main by train.
How long is the train between Edinburgh and Frankfurt am Main?
On average the Edinburgh to Frankfurt am Main train time is 17 h 26 min  covering the 634 miles (1023 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What station does the train from Edinburgh to Frankfurt am Main depart from? Which Frankfurt am Main train station do I come into from Edinburgh?

When departing from Edinburgh, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Haymarket and Edinburgh Gateway. When arriving in Frankfurt am Main, you can end your journey in train stations like Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen, Frankfurt Main Ost and Frankfurt am Main - Stadion.

Omio customers book a train from Edinburgh Waverley   to Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen   most frequently for this route.

Where is the Edinburgh train station located? Where is the Frankfurt am Main train station located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen and need to travel approximately 6 mile (s) / 10 km from the train station to the city center in Frankfurt am Main.

How many train services per day are there from Edinburgh to Frankfurt am Main?
The average number of trains departing Edinburgh for Frankfurt am Main is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Edinburgh
Frankfurt am Main
Edinburgh Waverley is the most popular Edinburgh railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Edinburgh for your trip to Frankfurt am Main.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59 | Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 21, 25, 30, 36, 61, 62, 77, BLQ
Monorail lines: Marconi Express
Train lines: FR, FA, FB, IC, ICN, R, Italo, ÖBB EC, EN