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from Oxford to Edinburgh

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Travel Information to Edinburgh from Oxford

distanceDistance299 miles (483 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£58 - £154
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £58 • 11 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £61 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet, National Express or London North Eastern Railway

Take a flight, coach or train to travel 299 miles (483 km) between Oxford and Edinburgh. 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 £58. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are easyJet, National Express or London North Eastern Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct train from Oxford to Edinburgh.

Travel Tips: Travel from Oxford to Edinburgh

Travel to Edinburgh 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 Oxford to Edinburgh.

How do I travel between Oxford and Edinburgh?

There are 3 ways to get from Oxford to Edinburgh: flight, coach or train.

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

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Oxford to Edinburgh. Tickets for a coach cost on average £58.

This is compared to other travel options to Edinburgh:

A coach is generally £3 less than a flight for the same journey. A flight costs on average £61 from Oxford to Edinburgh.

A coach journey is usually £96 less than a journey to Edinburgh by train, which costs on average £154 for the same trip.

What is the quickest way from Oxford to Edinburgh?

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

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

In comparison, getting to Edinburgh by coach can take on average 11 h 45 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 5 h 39 min   of travel time.

How many miles from Oxford to Edinburgh would I travel?

You should expect to travel around 299 miles (483 km) from Oxford to Edinburgh.

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

The average frequency per day from Oxford to Edinburgh is:

  • 6 trains per day.

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

Where do I depart from Oxford? Where do I arrive in Edinburgh?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Oxford to Edinburgh:

  • Coaches from Oxford to Edinburgh most often leave from Oxford, St Giles (Stop C5) and arrive in Edinburgh, Elder Street.
  • Trains mostly leave from Oxford and tend to arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

Which travel companies can take me from Oxford to Edinburgh?

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

  • You can travel by plane from Oxford to Edinburgh with easyJet, and you can find easyJet Oxford to Edinburgh tickets for £61 on Omio.
  • You can go to Edinburgh from Oxford by coach with National Express. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £58 with National Express from Oxford to Edinburgh on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Oxford to Edinburgh with London North Eastern Railway. Cheap tickets can be found for £154 with London North Eastern Railway from Oxford to Edinburgh.

Is there a way to travel directly from Oxford to Edinburgh?

Yes, there are direct services available to Edinburgh from Oxford with the following travel operators:

  • You can find around 6 direct trains per day and book this direct train with.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Edinburgh as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Oxford to Edinburgh.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Oxford to Edinburgh?

Omio customers who travel from Oxford to Edinburgh often also extend their holiday to go to London, Glasgow or Manchester. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Edinburgh and these popular destinations at a great price.

When should I purchase a ticket from Oxford to Edinburgh online to score the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets cost on average £61 one way.
  • Coach tickets are costing on average £58 one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average £154 one way.

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