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from Edinburgh to Oxford

You can get from Edinburgh to Oxford by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Edinburgh to Oxford on 18 Sep we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

21:50Edinburgh11h45 09:35Oxford
1 changes
£401One-way
Cheapest
21:50Edinburgh11h45 09:35Oxford
1 changes
£401One-way
Other options
21:10Edinburgh12h20 09:30Oxford
1 changes
£421One-way
10:45Edinburgh11h40 22:25Oxford
1 changes
£541One-way

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Trenitalia
Easyjet
Deutsche Bahn
SNCF

COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Fri
17 Sep
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£40National Express
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Sat
18 Sep
£198Avanti West Coast
£40National Express
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Sun
19 Sep
£96London North Eastern Railway
£39National Express
£59easyJet
Mon
20 Sep
£90Cross Country
£32National Express
£44easyJet
Tue
21 Sep
£50Cross Country
£28National Express
£36easyJet
Wed
22 Sep
£78Cross Country
£32National Express
£95British Airways
Thu
23 Sep
£78Avanti West Coast
£32National Express
£38easyJet
Fri
24 Sep
£91Cross Country
£32National Express
£59easyJet
Sat
25 Sep
£155Avanti West Coast
£34National Express
£81easyJet
Sun
26 Sep
£154Avanti West Coast
£38National Express
£149British Airways
Mon
27 Sep
£90Cross Country
£35National Express
£38easyJet
Tue
28 Sep
£83London North Eastern Railway
£35National Express
£38easyJet
Wed
29 Sep
£70Cross Country
£32National Express
£35easyJet
Thu
30 Sep
£70Cross Country
£32National Express
£36easyJet
Fri
1 Oct
£90Cross Country
£32National Express
£36easyJet
Sat
2 Oct
£91Avanti West Coast
£30National Express
£39easyJet
Sun
3 Oct
£154Avanti West Coast
£32National Express
£50easyJet
Mon
4 Oct
£82London North Eastern Railway
£32National Express
£35easyJet
Tue
5 Oct
£82London North Eastern Railway
£29National Express
£35easyJet
Wed
6 Oct
£83London North Eastern Railway
£25National Express
£36easyJet
Thu
7 Oct
£83London North Eastern Railway
£32National Express
£36easyJet

Travel Information from Edinburgh to Oxford

distanceDistance299 miles (483 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£32 - £180
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £32 • 11 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £82 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, easyJet or First Transpennine Express

Take a coach, flight or train to travel 299 miles (483 km) between Edinburgh and Oxford. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £32. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are National Express, easyJet or First Transpennine Express among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach from Edinburgh to Oxford.

Travel Tips

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Travel to Oxford easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Edinburgh to Oxford.
FAQs
What are my travel options from Edinburgh to Oxford?

There are 3 ways to travel to Oxford from Edinburgh including taking a coach, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to go to Oxford from Edinburgh?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Edinburgh to Oxford, which costs on average £32.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Oxford:

A coach is generally £50 less than a flight for the same journey. A flight costs on average £82 from Edinburgh to Oxford.

A coach is about £148 less than a train, which costs on average £180 for this route.

What is the fastest way to Oxford from Edinburgh?

The quickest way to travel from Edinburgh to Oxford is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by coach can take 11 h 40 min   on average.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 5 h 20 min   of travel time.

How far is Oxford from Edinburgh?

The distance from Edinburgh to Oxford is approximately 299 miles (483 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Edinburgh to Oxford?

The average frequency per day from Edinburgh to Oxford is:

  • 10 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Oxford from Edinburgh as scheduled services by coach, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Edinburgh and in Oxford?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Edinburgh to Oxford:

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Edinburgh, Elder Street and arrive in Oxford, St Giles (Stop C5).
  • Most travellers take a train from Edinburgh Waverley to Oxford.
Which travel operators can get me from Edinburgh to Oxford?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Edinburgh to Oxford:

  • You can travel by coach to Oxford from Edinburgh with National Express, and you can find National Express Edinburgh to Oxford tickets for £32 on Omio.
  • You can take a flight from Edinburgh to Oxford with easyJet. Cheap tickets can be found for £82 with easyJet from Edinburgh to Oxford.
  • You can travel by train from Edinburgh to Oxford with First Transpennine Express, and you can find First Transpennine Express Edinburgh to Oxford tickets for £180 on Omio.
Is there a way to travel directly from Edinburgh to Oxford?

Yes, there are direct routes from Edinburgh to Oxford with the following travel companies:

  • You can find direct coaches to take to Oxford with.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Oxford tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this route.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Edinburgh to Oxford?
Your journey from Edinburgh to Oxford doesn't have to end in Oxford. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like London, Luton or Bristol. If you’d like to add London, Luton or Bristol to your Edinburgh to Oxford trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Oxford today!
How early should I book Edinburgh to Oxford tickets online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Edinburgh to Oxford, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this route is £32 one way on average.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this route is on average £82 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket for this trip is £180 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Edinburgh to Oxford tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Edinburgh
Oxford
Edinburgh
Amenities
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.
Edinburgh Waverley
Amenities
Refreshments
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.