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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Nice

distanceDistance962 miles (1551 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day

Trains from Edinburgh to Nice cover the 962 miles (1551 km) long route taking on average 19 h 24 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 Nice Ville.

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FAQs

What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train from Edinburgh to Nice?

Travel between Edinburgh, United Kingdom and Nice, France by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter France 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 France from Edinburgh?

Conditions of entry:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • 7-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
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be placed under state quarantine

What are the safety rules to follow in Nice, France?

All travelers in France must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 12/8/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Edinburgh to Nice as this information can change.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to United Kingdom from Nice, France?

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

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

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

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

What are the requirements?

  • 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 monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 2 for vaccinated travellers
  • 2-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals with a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • 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 12/8/21. 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 Nice here.

How far is Edinburgh to Nice by train?

The distance between Edinburgh and Nice by train is approximately 962 miles (1551 km).

How long is the train between Edinburgh and Nice?

On average the Edinburgh to Nice train travel time is 19 h 24 min  for the 962 miles (1551 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

Which train station from Edinburgh to Nice do I depart from? Which Nice train station from Edinburgh do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Edinburgh to start your journey from including Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Haymarket and Edinburgh Gateway. In Nice you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Nice Ville, Gare de Nice-Ville and Nice Saint-Augustin.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley   and arrive in Nice Ville.

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

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Edinburgh Waverley, is located 0.2 miles (429 m) from the city center of Edinburgh.

The most popular arrival train station, Nice Ville, is located 0.2 miles (378 m) away from the city center of Nice.

How many train services are there to Nice from Edinburgh a day?

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

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Edinburgh
Nice
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 Nice.
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Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59 | Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59
Public transit options for Edinburgh Waverley
Bus lines: 22, 30, 33, X22, X25, X37
Train lines: Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry, LNER, ScotRail, Transpennine Express