How to get from Oxford to Edinburgh

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from Oxford to Edinburgh

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

Our recommendation

To get from Oxford to Edinburgh on 15 Aug we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

21:35Birmingham International Airport1h15 22:50Edinburgh Airport
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21:35Birmingham International Airport1h15 22:50Edinburgh Airport
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06:45Birmingham International Airport1h20 08:05Edinburgh Airport
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20:55London Stansted Airport1h15 22:10Edinburgh Airport
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14:25Birmingham International Airport1h15 15:40Edinburgh Airport
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Travel Information from Oxford to Edinburgh

distanceDistance299 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£30 - £93
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £30 • 10 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £62 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, easyJet or Cross Country

Travel 299 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train from Oxford to Edinburgh. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £30. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are National Express, easyJet or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct 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.

There are 4 ways that you can travel to Edinburgh from Oxford. You can take a coach, flight, ferry or train.

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Oxford to Edinburgh. Tickets for a coach cost on average £30.

This is compared to other travel options to Edinburgh:

A coach is £32 less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Oxford to Edinburgh costing on average £62.

A coach is generally £63 less than a train for the same journey. A train costs on average £93 from Oxford to Edinburgh.

The fastest way from Oxford to Edinburgh is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 10 min.

Other travel options between Oxford and Edinburgh can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 10 h 20 min   on average.

In comparison, getting to Edinburgh by train can take on average 5 h 39 min.

The distance between Oxford and Edinburgh is around 299 miles.

The average frequency per day from Oxford to Edinburgh is:

  • 9 trains per day.

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

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

  • Most travellers take a coach from Oxford, St Aldate's to Edinburgh, Elder Street.
  • Most travellers board their train from Oxford and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Oxford to Edinburgh, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • National Express can get you to Edinburgh by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with National Express from Oxford to Edinburgh for £30 on Omio.
  • Travel with easyJet for flights to Edinburgh. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for easyJet Oxford to Edinburgh tickets on Omio for £62.
  • Cross Country can take you to Edinburgh by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Cross Country from Oxford to Edinburgh for £93.
Many of our customers who book a trip from Oxford to Edinburgh often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Glasgow or Manchester. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Oxford and Edinburgh itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Edinburgh and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is on average £30 one way.
  • The price of a plane ticket is £62 one way on average for this route.
  • The price of a train ticket for this trip is on average £93 one way.

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

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