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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 30 Nov we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:30Edinburgh Waverley6h12 15:42Oxford
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£1141One-way
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09:30Edinburgh Waverley6h12 15:42Oxford
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£1141One-way
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10:30Edinburgh Waverley6h13 16:43Oxford
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£1141One-way
08:30Edinburgh Waverley6h13 14:43Oxford
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£1141One-way
08:52Edinburgh Waverley5h21 14:13Oxford
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£1951One-way

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Tue
30 Nov
£114London North Eastern Railway
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Wed
1 Dec
£83London North Eastern Railway
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£69easyJet
Thu
2 Dec
£83London North Eastern Railway
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£38easyJet
Fri
3 Dec
£195Avanti West Coast
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£45easyJet
Sat
4 Dec
£182Avanti West Coast
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£50easyJet
Sun
5 Dec
£90Cross Country
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£74easyJet
Mon
6 Dec
£82London North Eastern Railway
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Tue
7 Dec
£83London North Eastern Railway
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£32easyJet
Wed
8 Dec
£83London North Eastern Railway
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£30easyJet
Thu
9 Dec
£92Cross Country
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£30easyJet
Fri
10 Dec
£92Cross Country
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£39easyJet
Sat
11 Dec
£92Avanti West Coast
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£50easyJet
Sun
12 Dec
£83London North Eastern Railway
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£62easyJet
Tue
14 Dec
£179Avanti West Coast
£29National Express
£40British Airways
Wed
15 Dec
£155London North Eastern Railway
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Thu
16 Dec
£90Cross Country
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£31easyJet
Fri
17 Dec
£92Cross Country
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£33easyJet
Sat
18 Dec
£55London North Eastern Railway
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£35easyJet
Sun
19 Dec
£82London North Eastern Railway
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£51easyJet

Travel Information between Edinburgh and 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

Travel 299 miles (483 km) by coach, flight or train from Edinburgh to 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 journey are National Express, easyJet or First Transpennine Express among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach from Edinburgh to Oxford.

Travel Tips

Travel from Edinburgh to Oxford
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 Edinburgh to Oxford travel options?

There are 3 ways that you can travel between Edinburgh and Oxford. You can take a coach, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way from Edinburgh to Oxford?

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 journey is usually £50 less than a journey to Oxford by plane, which costs on average £82 for the same trip.

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

What is the fastest way to Oxford from Edinburgh?

The fastest way from Edinburgh to Oxford is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 15 min.

Other travel options to Oxford from Edinburgh can usually take longer:

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

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

How far is Oxford from Edinburgh?

The distance between Edinburgh and Oxford is around 299 miles (483 km).

How many services a day are there between Edinburgh and Oxford?

The average frequency per day from Edinburgh to Oxford is:

  • 10 trains per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Edinburgh to Oxford?

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

  • Most travellers who purchase a coach ticket from Edinburgh to Oxford depart from Edinburgh, Elder Street to Oxford, St Giles (Stop C5).
  • Most travellers board their train from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Oxford.
Which travel companies can take 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 go to Oxford from Edinburgh by coach with National Express. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £32 with National Express from Edinburgh to Oxford on Omio.
  • You can travel to Oxford from Edinburgh by flight with easyJet. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £82 with easyJet from Edinburgh to Oxford.
  • You can take a train from Edinburgh to Oxford with First Transpennine Express. Cheap tickets can be found for £180 with First Transpennine Express from Edinburgh to Oxford.
Is it possible to travel directly from Edinburgh to Oxford?

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

  • You can check for a direct coach 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 buy tickets for this trip.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Edinburgh to Oxford?
Many of our customers travelling from Edinburgh to Oxford don't make Oxford their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are London, Luton or Bristol, either of which you could add to your Edinburgh and Oxford trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Oxford to any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I purchase tickets to Oxford from Edinburgh online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip between Edinburgh and Oxford, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost £32 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average £82 one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average £180 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Oxford from Edinburgh online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.