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There are 9 ways to get from Edinburgh to Cortina d'Ampezzo by plane, bus, train, shuttle, bus and ferry, night train, car, car train or car ferry

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Recommended option

Fly to Venice, bus  •  8h 12m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Venice (VCE) EDI - VCE
  2. Take the bus from Venice to Cortina d'Ampezzo

€82 - €259

Cheapest option

Fly to Venice Treviso, bus  •  8h 18m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Venice Treviso (TSF) EDI - TSF
  2. Take the bus from Treviso Autostazione to Cortina d'Ampezzo

€52 - €199

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Fly to Verona, train, bus  •  10h 47m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Verona (VRN) EDI - VRN
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia Mestre
  3. Take the bus from Treviso Autostazione to Cortina d'Ampezzo

€96 - €528

Fly to Milan Bergamo, shuttle, bus  •  11h 8m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) EDI - BGY
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Orio al Serio Airport to Treviso
  3. Take the bus from Treviso Autostazione to Cortina d'Ampezzo

€75 - €487

Train  •  22h 42m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord Eil
  3. Take the train from Paris l'Est to Muenchen Hbf Tgv
  4. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Fortezza/Franzensfes Ecb
  5. Take the train from Fortezza/Franzensfes to Dobbiaco Toblach Re

€330 - €1027

Bus, bus and ferry  •  39h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London to München
  3. Take the bus from Munich central bus station to Sterzing 095
  4. Take the bus from Vipiteno to Dobbiaco

€113 - €164

Train, night train  •  30h 18m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Amsterdam Centraal Eil
  3. Take the night train from Amsterdam Centraal to Innsbruck Hbf En
  4. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Fortezza/Franzensfes Ecb / ...
  5. Take the train from Fortezza/Franzensfes to Dobbiaco Toblach Re

€297 - €1040

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  20h 7m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Cortina d'Ampezzo

€380 - €485

Drive, car ferry  •  21h 13m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Cortina d'Ampezzo

€250 - €364

Edinburgh to Cortina d'Ampezzo by train, walk and bus

The journey time between Edinburgh and Cortina d'Ampezzo is around 39h 47m and covers a distance of around 2247 km. The fastest journey normally takes 28h 25m. Operated by LNER, Eurostar, TGV inOui and others, the Edinburgh to Cortina d'Ampezzo service departs from Edinburgh and arrives in Cortina. Typically six services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
39h 47m
Fastest journey time:
28h 25m
Journey distance:
2247 km
Services per week:
6
Cheapest price:
€331
Carbon emissions:
120 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:30
Last service departs at:
19:36

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Edinburgh to Cortina d'Ampezzo train, walk and bus schedules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Cortina d'Ampezzo is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Cortina d'Ampezzo is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Cortina d'Ampezzo is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

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Last updated: 20 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Cortina d'Ampezzo is to fly and bus which costs £40 - £180 and takes 8h 18m.

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The fastest way to get from Edinburgh to Cortina d'Ampezzo is to fly and bus which takes 8h 12m and costs £70 - £230.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Cortina d'Ampezzo. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Cortina via London, Munich central bus station, Via Lent, Vipiteno and Dobbiaco - Autostazione. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39h 55m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Cortina d'Ampezzo is 1489 km.

The best way to get from Edinburgh to Cortina d'Ampezzo without a car is to train which takes 22h 42m and costs £280 - £900.

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It takes approximately 8h 12m to get from Edinburgh to Cortina d'Ampezzo, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Cortina d'Ampezzo bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Edinburgh station.

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Venice Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 35m.

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Edinburgh to Cortina d'Ampezzo bus services, operated by Alto Adige Bus, arrive at Dobbiaco station.

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Cortina d'Ampezzo is 1h ahead of Edinburgh. It is currently 6:23 PM in Edinburgh and 7:23 PM in Cortina d'Ampezzo.

Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Cortina d'Ampezzo.
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  • Distance: 1488.7 km
  • Duration: 8h 12m

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy?

You can take a train from Edinburgh to Cortina d'Ampezzo via London Kings Cross, London St Pancras Eurostar, Paris Nord, Paris l'Est, Muenchen Hbf, Fortezza/Franzensfes, Dobbiaco Toblach, and Dobbiaco - Stazione in around 22h 42m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€30 - €170
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€19 - €100
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Bergamo via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€19 - €100
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Bergamo via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€24 - €120
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Bergamo via Bratislava
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€25 - €120
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Bergamo via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€26 - €120
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Venice
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€65 - €240
Flights from Edinburgh to Venice via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€65 - €240
Flights from Edinburgh to Venice via Bristol
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€65 - €250
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Venice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €350
Flights from Edinburgh to Verona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €400
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Venice via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€80 - €370
Flights from Edinburgh to Verona via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €420
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €550
Flights from Edinburgh to Verona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €650
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Verona
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€60 - €410
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Verona via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€100 - €430
Train operators
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €16
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€14 - €16
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €50
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€12 - €17
Base Standard
€27 - €40
Base Premium
€30 - €50
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €40
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€15 - €22
Smart Low Cost
€13 - €18
Smart Flex
€28 - €40
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €65
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Fortezza/Franzensfes
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Fortezza/Franzensfes
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€13 - €19
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€60 - €450
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
€60 - €85
Anytime Day Single
€200 - €280
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€310 - €450
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€110 - €350
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€310 - €350
Standard
€110 - €140
Standard Premier
€160 - €210
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€130 - €360
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€310 - €360
Standard
€130 - €170
Standard Premier
€180 - €240
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris l'Est to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€120 - €170
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€120 - €140
1st Class
€140 - €170
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Fortezza/Franzensfes to Dobbiaco Toblach
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €14
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Fortezza/Franzensfes
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€13 - €18
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Night train from Amsterdam Centraal to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
13h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€80 - €190
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€80 - €120
1st Class
€130 - €190
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Fortezza/Franzensfes
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€15 - €23
Website
Railjet
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€153
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Venice to Cortina d'Ampezzo
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€10 - €12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich central bus station to Sterzing
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Orio al Serio Airport to Treviso
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€35 - €360
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
€39 - €42
Private
€200 - €360
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Edinburgh to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€16 - €21
Website
National Express
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to München
Ave. Duration
20h 23m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Ferry operators

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British Airways, Lufthansa, KLM and easyJet offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to Venice Airport.

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There are 233+ hotels available in Cortina d'Ampezzo. Prices start at €75 per night.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Edinburgh Airport is to tram which takes 32 min and costs £6.

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