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Overview: Train from Zurich to Edinburgh

distanceDistance774 miles (1248 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Zurich to Edinburgh cover the 774 miles (1248 km) long journey taking on average 25 h 35 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

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FAQs

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

Travel by train between Zurich, Switzerland and Edinburgh, United Kingdom is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Edinburgh from Zurich restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

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

Entry Requirements:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine 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: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

The above information was last checked on 5/18/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Zurich and Edinburgh closer to your date of departure here

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Zurich, Switzerland from Edinburgh, United Kingdom?

The restriction level for your return train to Zurich, Switzerland from Edinburgh is: Fully open.

Is my return train into Zurich from Edinburgh restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

What are the safety rules to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

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

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

Last checked on 5/9/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Zurich from Edinburgh closer to your date of departure here here.

What is the distance to Edinburgh from Zurich by train?

The Zurich to Edinburgh train distance is approximately 774 miles (1248 km).

How long is the train to Edinburgh from Zurich?

While the time it takes to travel 774 miles (1248 km) from Zurich to Edinburgh can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Zurich to Edinburgh train journey time is on average 25 h 35 min.

When traveling by train from Zurich to Edinburgh, which train station in Zurich do I depart from and which train station in Edinburgh do I arrive in?

Some of the Zurich train stations to Edinburgh you can start your journey from include Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich Oerlikon. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Edinburgh include Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Gateway and Edinburgh Park.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Zürich HB   and arriving in Edinburgh Waverley.

Where is the departure train station in Zurich located? Where is the arrival train station in Edinburgh located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Zürich HB and travel around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Edinburgh Waverley and need to travel approximately 0.4 miles (659 m) from the train station to the city center in Edinburgh.

How many trains per day are there between Zurich and Edinburgh?

The average number of trains departing Zurich for Edinburgh is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Zurich
Edinburgh
Zürich HB is the most popular Zurich 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 Zurich for your trip to Edinburgh.