Edinburgh to Berlin by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    14hr 25m
  • Distance
    1,141 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    24hr 4m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Edinburgh to Berlin by train

Fast trains from Edinburgh to Berlin take around 14 hours and 25 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 1,141 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Edinburgh and Berlin.

1. Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Berlin?

Journeys between Edinburgh and Berlin usually involve 3 changes of train.

We usually find around 21 departures on the route from Edinburgh to Berlin every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 14 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Edinburgh to Berlin?

The Edinburgh to Berlin train travel time is normally about 14 hours and 25 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Edinburgh to Berlin train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Berlin is usually scheduled to depart Edinburgh around 05:40 and the last train is around 23:40. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Edinburgh around 05:48, and the last at 23:21.

When to book Edinburgh to Berlin 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 Edinburgh to Berlin by train.

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Which train companies operate between Edinburgh and Berlin?

More than one train company operates on the route from Edinburgh to Berlin, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Caledonian Sleeper
  • East Coast
  • Eurostar
  • ICE
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • Serco Caledonian Sleeper
  • TGV
  • Train De Nuit
  • UK Rail Connections

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.