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Overview: Train from Galway to Edinburgh

distanceDistance298 miles (480 km)
changesDirect trainYes

Trains from Galway to Edinburgh cover the 298 miles (480 km) long journey with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Galway Railway Station and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

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FAQs

Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Galway and Edinburgh?

Travel by train between Galway, Ireland and Edinburgh, United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Edinburgh from Galway restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Ireland

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 1 for vaccinated travellers
  • 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 required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

The above information was last checked on 1/16/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Galway and Edinburgh closer to your date of departure here

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Galway, Ireland from Edinburgh, United Kingdom?

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

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

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

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

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Galway, Ireland?

The government of Ireland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last checked on 1/13/22. 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 Galway from Edinburgh here.

How many miles is it from Galway to Edinburgh by train?

You should expect to travel around 298 miles (480 km)  between Galway and Edinburgh by train.

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

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Galway Railway Station   and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

Where is the Galway train station located? Where is the Edinburgh train station located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Galway Railway Station, is located 0.1 miles (212 m) from the city center of Galway.

The most popular arrival train station, Edinburgh Waverley, is located 0.2 miles (429 m) away from the city center of Edinburgh.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Galway
Edinburgh
The major railway station for departures from Galway is Galway Railway Station. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Galway Railway Station for your journey to Edinburgh from Galway.

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