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Train Information to Hamburg from Edinburgh

distanceDistance549 miles (886 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day

Trains from Edinburgh to Hamburg cover the 549 miles (886 km) long route taking on average 19 h 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 Hamburg Hbf.

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

Travel between Edinburgh, United Kingdom and Hamburg, Germany by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Germany from United Kingdom?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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 Hamburg, Germany?

All travelers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 10/23/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Edinburgh to Hamburg as this information can change.

What restrictions are there on reentering United Kingdom from Hamburg, Germany?

The restriction level for your return train to Edinburgh, United Kingdom from Hamburg is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Edinburgh from Hamburg restricted?

International entry 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 Hamburg?

Conditions of reentry:

  • 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:

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

Last checked on 10/23/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Edinburgh from Hamburg closer to your date of departure here here.

How far is Edinburgh to Hamburg by train?
You should expect to travel around 549 miles (886 km)  from Edinburgh to Hamburg by train.
How many hours is the train time between Edinburgh and Hamburg?
On average the Edinburgh to Hamburg train time is 19 h  covering the 549 miles (886 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
When traveling by train from Edinburgh to Hamburg, which train station in Edinburgh do I depart from and which train station in Hamburg do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Edinburgh to start your trip from including Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Haymarket and Edinburgh Gateway. In Hamburg you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Hamburg Hbf, Hamburg-Altona and Hamburg-Harburg.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley   and arrive in Hamburg Hbf.

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

Passengers board the train most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at Hamburg Hbf, located 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from the city center.

How many trains are there from Edinburgh to Hamburg a day?
On average, there are 2 trains a day from Edinburgh to Hamburg. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Edinburgh
Hamburg
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 Hamburg.
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