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Train Information from Frankfurt am Main to Edinburgh

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

Trains from Frankfurt am Main to Edinburgh cover the 634 miles (1023 km) long trip taking on average 15 h 56 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

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Trains from Frankfurt am Main to Edinburgh
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FAQs
Is travel by train currently allowed from Frankfurt am Main, Germany to Edinburgh, United Kingdom?

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

What is the status of international entry into United Kingdom from Germany?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 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?

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

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

The information above was last checked on 9/19/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Frankfurt am Main to Edinburgh before traveling.

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

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

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

Reentry to Germany 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?

What are the 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: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last checked on 9/19/21. 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 Frankfurt am Main from Edinburgh here.

How far is Edinburgh from Frankfurt am Main by train?
The train distance from Frankfurt am Main to Edinburgh is around 634 miles (1023 km).
How many hours is the train time from Frankfurt am Main to Edinburgh?
While the time it takes to travel 634 miles (1023 km) from Frankfurt am Main to Edinburgh can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Frankfurt am Main to Edinburgh train journey time is on average 15 h 56 min.
When traveling by train from Frankfurt am Main to Edinburgh, which train station in Frankfurt am Main do I depart from and which train station in Edinburgh do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Frankfurt am Main to start your route from including Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen, Frankfurt Main Ost and Frankfurt am Main - Stadion. In Edinburgh you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Haymarket and Edinburgh Gateway.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen   and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

Where is the train station in Frankfurt am Main to go to Edinburgh? Where is the train station in Edinburgh located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen, which is located around 6 mile (s) / 10 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at Edinburgh Waverley, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center.

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