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Cologne to Edinburgh by train
Fastest journey10hr 20m
Trains per day11
Avg. journey time15hr 32m
Travelling from Cologne to Edinburgh by train
Fast trains from Cologne to Edinburgh take around 10 hours and 20 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 873 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cologne and Edinburgh.
1. Are there direct trains from Cologne to Edinburgh?
Journeys between Cologne and Edinburgh usually involve 2 changes of train.
We usually find around 11 departures on the route from Cologne to Edinburgh every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 13 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Cologne to Edinburgh?
The Cologne to Edinburgh train travel time is normally about 10 hours and 20 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Cologne to Edinburgh train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Edinburgh is usually scheduled to depart Cologne around 07:42 and the last train is around 19:43. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cologne around 07:19, and the last at 21:43.
When to book Cologne to Edinburgh train tickets?
Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 and a half months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Cologne to Edinburgh by train.
Which train companies operate between Cologne and Edinburgh?
More than one train company operates on the route from Cologne to Edinburgh, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Caledonian Sleeper
- East Coast
- Intercity-Express (ICE)
- London North Eastern Railway
- London Underground
- Serco Caledonian Sleeper
- UK Rail Connections
- Virgin Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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