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Overview: Train from Rome to Edinburgh

distanceDistance1195 miles (1928 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersTrenitalia Frecce or ItaloTreno

Trains from Rome to Edinburgh cover the 1195 miles (1928 km) long route taking on average 25 h 40 min with our travel partners like Trenitalia Frecce or ItaloTreno. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Roma Termini and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

Train companies: Frecciarossa and Italo from Rome to Edinburgh trains

You can travel by train to Edinburgh from Rome with Frecciarossa and Italo. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.


Italo is a brand of high-speed trains from the Italian train company Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori (NTV) offering regular services to popular cities around Italy, such as Rome, Naples, Florence and Milan. Among its fleet of trains are the Italo AGV 575, the premier high-speed service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), and the Italo EVO, an eco-friendly train that can reach speeds up to 150 mph (250 km/h). You can choose from the following Italo ticket types when purchasing tickets between Rome and Edinburgh: Low Cost, Economy, and Flex. Italo offers four different class options: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Standard services in all Italo trains include bathrooms, free WiFi, power outlets, reclining leather seats, footrests, snack machines and Italo Live (free onboard entertainment featuring a selection of films, music and games). While some amenities may differ based on the class option booked, each train car is modernly equipped with a high level of comfort.

Rome to Edinburgh train information with Italo:

  • Average Duration: 25 h 1 min
  • Italo frequency: 1 a day

There’s no need to fly between Italian hotspots when you can simply take a Frecciarossa train to reach your destination in just a few hours. Frecciarossa is the premier high-speed train service from Trenitalia, Italy’s national railroad company, with around 200 connections made across Italy per day. These trains reach speeds up to 186 mph (300 kmh), making them one of the fastest in the world. You can expect to travel 1195 miles (1928 km) to Edinburgh from Rome on a Frecciarossa high-speed train. All Frecciarossa classes provide free WiFi access, power outlets, air conditioning, bathrooms, luggage storage, onboard entertainment, and restaurant and bar services to passengers.

You can find the best deals on cheap Frecciarossa train tickets right here. As an official travel partner of Trenitalia, Omio shows you all travel information for the Rome to Edinburgh journey, such as departure and arrival times, stops, train stations, journey times, and cheap fares. Once you’re ready, buy your Rome to Edinburgh train ticket on Omio and enjoy traveling in full comfort on a Frecciarossa train!

Train information from Rome to Edinburgh with Frecciarossa:

  • Average Duration: 26 h 20 min
  • Frecciarossa frequency: 1 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Rome to Edinburgh

Travel Tips: Travel by train to Edinburgh easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Rome to Edinburgh.

Travel between Rome, Italy and Edinburgh, United Kingdom by train is: Unrestricted.

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

International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Rome?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

The information above was last checked on 11/6/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Rome and Edinburgh before traveling.

The restriction level for your return train to Rome, Italy from Edinburgh is: Unrestricted.

Is my return train into Rome from Edinburgh restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Rome, Italy?

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

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

Last checked on 11/17/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Rome from Edinburgh closer to your date of departure here here.

When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Edinburgh from Rome by train to be approximately 1195 miles (1928 km).
The train time between Rome and Edinburgh is on average 25 h 40 min  for the 1195 miles (1928 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Rome and Edinburgh by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

When departing from Rome, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Roma Termini, Roma Tiburtina and Roma Ostiense. When arriving in Edinburgh, you can end your journey in train stations like Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Gateway and Edinburgh Park.

Omio customers book a train from Roma Termini   to Edinburgh Waverley   most frequently for this route.

You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Roma Termini, located approximately 1.6 miles (2.6 km) from the city center of Rome. The most popular arrival train station in Edinburgh, called Edinburgh Waverley, is located around 0.4 miles (660 m) away from its city center.

Take the Rome to Edinburgh train with Trenitalia Frecce or ItaloTreno. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route from Rome to Edinburgh as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
The average number of trains departing Rome for Edinburgh is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train departing from Rome to Edinburgh leaves at 11: 40 AM. The last train departing from Rome to Edinburgh leaves at 8: 40 PM. You can find the latest Rome to Edinburgh train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

Important Stations and Airports in Rome and Edinburgh

Roma Termini is the most popular Rome 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 Rome for your trip to Edinburgh.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+39 064745421
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 30 - 22: 00
Public transit options for Roma Termini
Metro lines: A (red), B (blue)
Bus lines: 5, H, 38, 40 Express, 50 Express, 64, 66, 70, 75, 82, 90 Express, 92, 105, 150F, 223, 310, 590, 714, 910, C2, C3
Tram lines: 5, 14
Train lines: Italo, FR, FA, FB, IC, ICN, EN, CNL, R, Leonardo Express
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+39 892021
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 35 - 20: 20
Public transit options for Roma Tiburtina
Metro lines: LB
Bus lines: 62, 71, 111, 111F, 120F, 135, 163, 168, 211, 309, 409, n409, n041, C2, C3, Airport Shuttle
Train lines: FR, FA, IC, REG, FL1, FL2, FL3

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