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Train Information between Edinburgh and Poitiers

distanceDistance663 miles (1069 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Edinburgh to Poitiers cover the 663 miles (1069 km) long trip taking on average 22 h 6 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Gare de Poitiers.

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Is cross-border travel by train between Edinburgh, United Kingdom and Poitiers, France allowed?

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

What is the status of international entry into France 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 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
  • 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 Poitiers, France?

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

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

The information above was last checked on 11/30/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Poitiers from Edinburgh before traveling.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Edinburgh, United Kingdom from Poitiers, France?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Poitiers 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 Poitiers?

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 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 11/30/21. 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 Poitiers here.

How many miles is it from Edinburgh to Poitiers by train?
The train distance from Edinburgh to Poitiers is around 663 miles (1069 km).
How long is the train ride between Edinburgh and Poitiers?
While the time it takes to travel 663 miles (1069 km) from Edinburgh to Poitiers can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Edinburgh to Poitiers train journey time is on average 22 h 6 min.
What train station in Edinburgh goes to Poitiers? What train station do I come into Poitiers from Edinburgh?

When departing from Edinburgh, you have various train station options to start your route from including Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Haymarket and Edinburgh Gateway. When arriving in Poitiers, you can end your journey in train stations like Gare de Poitiers and Poitiers.

Omio customers book a train from Edinburgh Waverley   to Gare de Poitiers   most frequently for this route.

Where do I find the Edinburgh train station to Poitiers? Where is the Poitiers train station?

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Edinburgh Waverley and need to travel around 0.2 miles (429 m) from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Poitiers most often arrive at Gare de Poitiers and need to travel around 0.1 miles (122 m) from this train station to the city center.

How many train services per day are there to Poitiers from Edinburgh?
The average number of trains departing Edinburgh for Poitiers is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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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 Poitiers.
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Bus lines: 22, 30, 33, X22, X25, X37
Train lines: Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry, LNER, ScotRail, Transpennine Express

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