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Train Information between Hamburg and Edinburgh

distanceDistance549 miles (886 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day

Trains from Hamburg to Edinburgh cover the 549 miles (886 km) long trip taking on average 20 h 40 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

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

Travel by train between Hamburg, Germany and Edinburgh, United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Edinburgh from Hamburg restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • 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?

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 9/26/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Edinburgh from Hamburg closer to your date of departure here

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Edinburgh, United Kingdom to Hamburg, Germany?

The restriction level for your return train to Hamburg, Germany from Edinburgh is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Hamburg from Edinburgh restricted?

International entry 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?

Conditions of reentry:

  • 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 Hamburg, Germany?

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

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 9/26/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Hamburg from Edinburgh closer to your date of departure here here.

How many miles is it from Hamburg to Edinburgh by train?
The distance between Hamburg and Edinburgh by train is approximately 549 miles (886 km).
How many hours is the train time from Hamburg to Edinburgh?
On average the Hamburg to Edinburgh train time is 20 h 40 min  covering the 549 miles (886 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Hamburg and arrival train station in Edinburgh?

When departing from Hamburg, you have various train station options to start your route from including Hamburg Hbf, Hamburg-Altona and Hamburg-Harburg. When arriving in Edinburgh, you can end your route in train stations like Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Haymarket and Edinburgh Gateway.

Omio customers book a train from Hamburg Hbf   to Edinburgh Waverley   most frequently for this route.

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

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Hamburg Hbf, is located 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city center of Hamburg.

The most popular arrival train station, Edinburgh Waverley, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center of Edinburgh.

How many train services per day are there between Hamburg and Edinburgh?
On average, there are 2 trains a day from Hamburg to Edinburgh. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.