How to travel from Rome to Edinburgh

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from Rome to Edinburgh

You can get from Rome to Edinburgh by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Rome to Edinburgh on Jun 29 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

11:05AMRome Ciampino Airport3h05 01:10PMEdinburgh Airport
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06:20AMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport14h45 08:05PMEdinburgh Airport
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09:35AMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport11h30 08:05PMEdinburgh Airport
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08:15PMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport13h10 08:25AMEdinburgh Airport
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05:25PMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport5h10 09:35PMEdinburgh Airport
1 transfer

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Travel Information from Rome to Edinburgh

distanceDistance1195 miles (1928 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • $43 (€38) • 3 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMalta Air

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 1195 miles (1928 km) to Edinburgh from Rome. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Malta Air among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight from Rome to Edinburgh.

Travel Tips: Travel from Rome to Edinburgh

Travel 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 is: Fully open.

Can travelers from Italy enter United Kingdom?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Edinburgh from Rome?

Conditions of entry into United Kingdom:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Edinburgh, United Kingdom?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of United Kingdom has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 6/27/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Rome to Edinburgh.

The current restriction level for returning to Rome, Italy from United Kingdom is: Fully open.

Am I allowed to reenter Rome, Italy from Edinburgh, United Kingdom?

Reentering Italy is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Rome from Edinburgh?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Rome, Italy regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Italy must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 6/27/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Rome from Edinburgh here.

You can travel between Rome and Edinburgh 4 different ways: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Edinburgh from Rome is by taking a ferry, which costs on average $1 (€1).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Edinburgh:

Taking a ferry is usually $39 (€35) less than taking a bus to Edinburgh, which costs on average $39 (€35) for the same trip.

A ferry is generally $43 (€38) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $43 (€38) from Rome to Edinburgh.

A ferry is $2 (€2) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Rome to Edinburgh costing on average $2 (€2).

The quickest way to travel from Rome to Edinburgh is by flight, which takes on average 3 h 5 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, taking a ferry requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 26 h 12 min.

The distance from Rome to Edinburgh is approximately 1195 miles (1928 km).

The average frequency per day from Rome to Edinburgh is:

  • 2 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Rome and Edinburgh as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Rome to Edinburgh:

  • Most travelers take a bus from Rome, Termini to Edinburgh, Elder Street.
  • Most travelers board their plane from Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport and arrive in Edinburgh Airport.
  • Most travelers take a train from Roma Termini to Edinburgh Waverley.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Rome to Edinburgh, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Malta Air for flights to Edinburgh. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Malta Air Rome to Edinburgh tickets on Omio for $43 (€38).

Yes, there are direct routes from Rome to Edinburgh with the following travel companies:

  • You can take a direct flight with Ryanair.

Direct services to Edinburgh tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

Your trip from Rome to Edinburgh doesn't have to end in Edinburgh. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Glasgow or Manchester. If you’d like to add London, Glasgow or Manchester to your Rome to Edinburgh tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Edinburgh today!

When planning your trip from Rome to Edinburgh, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $39 (€35) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $43 (€38) one way.
  • Ferry tickets are costing $1 (€1) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $2 (€2) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Rome to Edinburgh online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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