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Recommended option

Fly Edinburgh to Naples, train  •  8h 58m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Naples (NAP) EDI - NAP
  2. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Formia-Gaeta

€34 - €114

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Fly Edinburgh to Rome Ciampino, train  •  9h 11m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Rome Ciampino (CIA) EDI - CIA
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Formia-Gaeta

€29 - €166

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Fly Edinburgh to Rome, train  •  11h 13m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Rome (FCO) EDI - FCO
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Formia-Gaeta

€74 - €202

Train to Glasgow, fly to Naples, train  •  10h 31m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Naples (NAP) GLA - NAP
  3. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Formia-Gaeta

€125 - €332

Train to Glasgow, fly to Rome, train  •  11h 6m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Rome (FCO) GLA - FCO
  3. Take the train from Roma Termini to Formia-Gaeta

€104 - €270

Train, bus  •  27h 19m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Marne La Vallee Chessy Eil
  3. Take the train from Marne-la-Vallée-Chessy TGV to Lyon Perrache Tgv / ...
  4. Take the bus from Lyon Perrache to Turin
  5. Take the train from Torino Lingotto to Formia-Gaeta Ic

€313 - €976

Train, night train  •  31h 33m

  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 night train from Muenchen Hbf to Roma Termini Nj
  5. Take the train from Roma Termini to Formia-Gaeta Re / ...

€386 - €1109

Train, bus and ferry, night train  •  43h 4m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London to Salzburg
  3. Take the night train from Salzburg Hbf to Roma Termini Nj
  4. Take the train from Roma Termini to Formia-Gaeta Re / ...

€188 - €637

Bus, bus and ferry  •  46h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London to Ulm
  3. Take the bus from Ulm ZOB to Pescara
  4. Take the bus from Pescara to Cassino 558

€145 - €184

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  25h 27m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Gaeta

€453 - €598

Drive, car ferry  •  26h 34m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Gaeta

€322 - €477

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Gaeta is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Gaeta is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Gaeta 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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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Gaeta is to fly and train which costs £24 - £150 and takes 9h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Gaeta is to fly and train which costs £28 - £100 and takes 8h 58m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Gaeta. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Gaeta via London, Ulm ZOB, Pescara and Cassino. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 46h 41m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Gaeta is 2040 km.

The best way to get from Edinburgh to Gaeta without a car is to train and bus which takes 27h 19m and costs £260 - £850.

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It takes approximately 8h 58m to get from Edinburgh to Gaeta, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Gaeta bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Edinburgh station.

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Naples Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 15m.

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Edinburgh to Gaeta bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Cassino station.

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Gaeta is 1h ahead of Edinburgh. It is currently 4:35 PM in Edinburgh and 5:35 PM in Gaeta.

Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Gaeta.
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  • Distance: 2039.6 km
  • Duration: 8h 58m

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Gaeta, Lazio, Italy?

There is no direct connection from Edinburgh to Gaeta. However, you can take the tram to Edinburgh Airport, take the walk to Edinburgh airport, fly to Naples, take the walk to Napoli - Capodichino Aeroporto, take the bus to Naples - Piazza Garibaldi, take the walk to Napoli Centrale, take the train to Formia-Gaeta, take the walk to Formia Station, then take the bus to Gaeta. Alternatively, you can take the tram to Edinburgh Airport, take the walk to Edinburgh airport, fly to Rome Ciampino, take the walk to Rome Ciampino Airport, take the bus to Ciampino Station, take the walk to Ciampino, take the train to Roma Termini, take the train to Formia-Gaeta, take the walk to Formia Station, then take the bus to Gaeta.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Naples via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€130 - €290
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€110 - €400
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome via London City
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €400
Flights from Glasgow to Naples via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€100 - €440
Flights from Glasgow to Rome via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€230 - €320
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Naples via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€200 - €800
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €310
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €310
Flights from Glasgow to Naples via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €700
Flights from Glasgow to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €450
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Naples
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€24 - €140
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€15 - €200
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome Ciampino via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€15 - €200
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome Ciampino via Krakow
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
€15 - €200
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome Ciampino via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€15 - €200
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome Ciampino via Weeze
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€15 - €200
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €330
Flights from Glasgow to Rome via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€270 - €410
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Naples
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €290
Flights from Edinburgh to Naples via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€85 - €290
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€65 - €230
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome via Geneva
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
€65 - €230
Flights from Glasgow to Naples via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€95 - €320
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Naples
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€90 - €240
Flights from Glasgow to Naples
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€100 - €270
Flights from Glasgow to Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€80 - €220
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Naples via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €330
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €230
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€190 - €420
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Naples via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €330
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €230
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €380
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome via Oslo
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€75 - €210
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €320
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome via Athens
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
€100 - €320
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €420
Train operators
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Centrale to Formia-Gaeta
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€6 - €10
Train from Roma Termini to Formia-Gaeta
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€9 - €13
Train from Torino Lingotto to Formia-Gaeta
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€45 - €65
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 Napoli Centrale to Formia-Gaeta
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €13
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€11 - €13
Train from Roma Termini to Formia-Gaeta
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €18
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€16 - €18
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€12 - €35
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
€12 - €18
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€27 - €35
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 - €290
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€320 - €450
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Marne La Vallee Chessy
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€120 - €350
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€310 - €350
Standard
€120 - €150
Standard Premier
€170 - €220
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
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 Marne-la-Vallée-Chessy TGV to Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€110 - €210
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Marne La Vallee Chessy to Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€70 - €90
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€70 - €85
1st Class
€75 - €90
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
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Muenchen Hbf to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Website
Nightjet
Night train from Salzburg Hbf to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
11h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€70 - €100
Website
Nightjet
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
€154
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 Lyon Perrache to Turin
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Pescara to Cassino
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
22h 27m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to Ulm
Ave. Duration
18h 14m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
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 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€16 - €21
Website
National Express
Ferry operators

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Ryanair, Jet2.com, British Airways and three other airlines offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to Naples Airport.

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There are 158+ hotels available in Gaeta. Prices start at €87 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 £1 - £6.

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