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Train Information to Shannon from Edinburgh

distanceDistance319 miles (514 km)
changesDirect trainYes

Trains from Edinburgh to Shannon cover the 319 miles (514 km) long route with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available.

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FAQs
What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train between Edinburgh and Shannon?

Travel between Edinburgh, United Kingdom and Shannon, 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 Shannon, 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 9/12/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Shannon from Edinburgh before traveling.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to United Kingdom from Shannon, Ireland?

Return travel from Ireland to United Kingdom is: Fully open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Edinburgh from Shannon?

Entry into 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 Shannon?

Requirements for reentering:

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

Last checked on 9/18/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Edinburgh from Shannon.

How far is Shannon from Edinburgh by train?
The Edinburgh to Shannon train distance is approximately 319 miles (514 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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