The cheapest buses from Oxford to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for 26 Sep

Cheapest

£40

Average

£56

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Oxford to Edinburgh will cost around £ 56 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 40.

Cheapest
19:55Oxford11h45 07:40Edinburgh
1 changes
£401One-way
2nd Cheapest
20:00Oxford12h05 08:05Edinburgh
1 changes
£541One-way
07:00Oxford12h10 19:10Edinburgh
1 changes
£631One-way
01:10Oxford16h05 17:15Edinburgh
1 changes
£661One-way

Timetable Oxford to Edinburgh

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01:10Oxford16h05 17:15Edinburgh
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07:00Oxford12h10 19:10Edinburgh
0 changes
19:55Oxford11h45 07:40Edinburgh
0 changes
20:00Oxford12h05 08:05Edinburgh
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Sat
25 Sep
£180First Transpennine Express
£40National Express
£106easyJet
Sun
26 Sep
£180First Transpennine Express
£40National Express
£76easyJet
Mon
27 Sep
£114London North Eastern Railway
£32National Express
£83BA Cityflyer
Wed
29 Sep
£114London North Eastern Railway
£39National Express
£42easyJet
Thu
30 Sep
£114London North Eastern Railway
£40National Express
£50easyJet
Fri
1 Oct
£180First Transpennine Express
£40National Express
£59easyJet
Sat
2 Oct
£92Avanti West Coast
£32National Express
£59easyJet
Sun
3 Oct
£180Avanti West Coast
£28National Express
£33easyJet
Mon
4 Oct
£96London North Eastern Railway
£32National Express
£38easyJet
Tue
5 Oct
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£29National Express
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Wed
6 Oct
£91Avanti West Coast
£32National Express
£33easyJet
Thu
7 Oct
£91Avanti West Coast
£32National Express
£33easyJet
Fri
8 Oct
£97London North Eastern Railway
£40National Express
£47easyJet
Sat
9 Oct
£92Avanti West Coast
£32National Express
£42easyJet
Sun
10 Oct
£155Avanti West Coast
£32National Express
£34easyJet
Mon
11 Oct
£96London North Eastern Railway
£32National Express
£33easyJet
Tue
12 Oct
£114London North Eastern Railway
£29National Express
£34easyJet
Wed
13 Oct
£114London North Eastern Railway
£28National Express
£34easyJet
Thu
14 Oct
£115London North Eastern Railway
£27National Express
£36easyJet
Fri
15 Oct
£97London North Eastern Railway
£32National Express
£54easyJet

The fastest buses from Oxford to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for 26 Sep

Fastest Journey

11 h 45 m

Average

13 h 1 m

Buses per day

4

Distance

484 km

It's difficult to get from Oxford to Edinburgh without changing at least once.

Fastest
19:55Oxford11h45 07:40Edinburgh
1 changes
£401One-way
2nd Fastest
20:00Oxford12h05 08:05Edinburgh
1 changes
£541One-way
07:00Oxford12h10 19:10Edinburgh
1 changes
£631One-way
01:10Oxford16h05 17:15Edinburgh
1 changes
£661One-way

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Coach Information between Oxford and Edinburgh

distanceDistance299 miles (483 km)
durationAverage coach duration11 h 45 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£38 (€43)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Oxford to Edinburgh cover the 299 miles (483 km) long route taking on average 11 h 45 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this route for as low as £32, but the average price of coach tickets is £38. Travellers depart most frequently from Oxford and arrive in Edinburgh, Elder Street.

Coach companies

Coach from Oxford to Edinburgh with National Express

Find the best coaches from Oxford to Edinburgh with Omio's travel partners National Express from £32. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

National Express

Enjoy a comfortable coach ride from Oxford to Edinburgh with National Express, the UK’s leading long-distance coach operator. National Express connects hundreds of cities and towns throughout the country and even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol at affordable prices for the budget traveller in mind. All National Express coaches are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi access and onboard entertainment. Most coaches are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so charging your phone or laptop won’t be a problem.

Omio shows you the National Express coach timetable for the Oxford to Edinburgh route, so you can select the best times for your upcoming journey. You can take a coach with National Express for the 299 miles (483 km) journey from Oxford to Edinburgh with prices starting as low as £32. Select from three different ticket options: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily. Once you’ve picked your preferred ticket, book a cheap coach between Oxford and Edinburgh on Omio today!

National Express has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your National Express tickets between Oxford and Edinburgh and when travelling by coach:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
    • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
    • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
    • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
    • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

Buses from Oxford to Edinburgh

National Express provides direct and indirect buses from Oxford to Edinburgh. There are two daily direct departures, leaving in the late morning for daytime journeys or in mid evening for overnight travel. Additional indirect services require a change at Birmingham Coach Station or Milton Keynes Coachway. The fastest journey is the daytime service, taking a little over 10 hours to reach Edinburgh. Buses from Oxford to Edinburgh depart from the city bus station, located on the west side of the centre. Most buses arrive at Edinburgh St. Andrews Bus Station in the centre of the Scottish capital, although some early morning arrivals stop on the nearby St. Andrews Square.

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Buses from Oxford to Edinburgh
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FAQs
How much do cheap coach tickets between Oxford and Edinburgh cost?
Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest coach to Edinburgh from Oxford for the next 7 days starting from £32  one way.
What is the average cost of a coach from Oxford to Edinburgh?
The Oxford to Edinburgh coach ticket price is on average £38  if you are looking to book your tickets for this route in the next week.
How many miles is it from Oxford to Edinburgh by coach?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance to Edinburgh from Oxford via coach to be approximately 299 miles (483 km).
What is the average Oxford to Edinburgh coach duration?
On average the coach from Oxford to Edinburgh duration is 11 h 45 min  for the 299 miles (483 km) long trip, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
What station does the Oxford to Edinburgh coach leave from? Which Edinburgh coach station do I come into from Oxford?

Some of the Oxford coach stations to Edinburgh you can start your journey from include Oxford, St Giles (Stop C5), Oxford, Bus Station, Gloucester Green and Oxford, Railway Station (Stop R4). Similarly, some of the arrival coach stations in Edinburgh include Edinburgh, Elder Street, Edinburgh, North Bridge and Edinburgh.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Oxford   and arriving in Edinburgh, Elder Street.

Where do I find the Oxford coach station to Edinburgh? Where is the Edinburgh coach station?

The most popular departure coach station with passengers for this route, called Oxford, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Oxford.

The most popular arrival coach station, Edinburgh, Elder Street, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre of Edinburgh.

Which coach companies should I travel with from Oxford to Edinburgh?
Take the Oxford to Edinburgh coach with National Express. However, it's always good to check out all possible coach companies for the journey to Edinburgh from Oxford as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
When does the first coach depart from Oxford to Edinburgh? When does the last coach depart from Oxford to Edinburgh?
The earliest coach departing from Oxford to Edinburgh leaves at 18: 45. The last coach departing from Oxford to Edinburgh leaves at 18: 55. You can find the latest Oxford to Edinburgh coach times on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How early should I book coach tickets to Edinburgh from Oxford to score the best deals?
The price of a one way coach ticket from Oxford to Edinburgh is on average £38 if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for coaches from all possible coach companies offering this trip. In general, you can find coach tickets from Oxford to Edinburgh available a few months in advance.
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Oxford
Edinburgh
Oxford
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