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Train Information between Santander and Edinburgh

distanceDistance861 miles (1389 km)
changesDirect trainYes

Trains from Santander to Edinburgh cover the 861 miles (1389 km) long trip with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Santander and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel by train between Santander, Spain and Edinburgh, United Kingdom allowed?

Travel between Santander, Spain and Edinburgh, United Kingdom by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter United Kingdom from Spain?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • 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?

All travelers in United Kingdom must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 9/20/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Edinburgh from Santander as this information can change.

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

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

Is my return train into Santander 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 Spain from Edinburgh?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Santander, Spain?

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

How far is Edinburgh from Santander by train?
The Santander to Edinburgh train distance is approximately 861 miles (1389 km).
When traveling by train from Santander to Edinburgh, which train station in Santander do I depart from and which train station in Edinburgh do I arrive in?

When departing from Santander, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Santander and Santander Valdecilla. 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 Santander   to Edinburgh Waverley   most frequently for this route.

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

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Santander, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Santander. The most popular arrival train station in Edinburgh, called Edinburgh Waverley, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city center.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Edinburgh
Edinburgh Waverley
Amenities
Refreshments
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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.