Travel options
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 26 Sep we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

19:55Oxford11h45 07:40Edinburgh
1 changes
£401One-way
Cheapest
19:55Oxford11h45 07:40Edinburgh
1 changes
£401One-way
Other options
20:00Oxford12h05 08:05Edinburgh
1 changes
£541One-way
07:00Oxford12h10 19:10Edinburgh
1 changes
£631One-way
20:25London City Airport1h15 21:40Edinburgh Airport
0 changes
£1931One-way

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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

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
Find prices
£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

Travel Information to Edinburgh from Oxford

distanceDistance299 miles (483 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£40 - £197
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £40 • 11 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £65 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet, National Express or Cross Country

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FAQs
How do I go from Oxford to Edinburgh?

You can travel from Oxford to Edinburgh 3 different ways: flight, coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Oxford to Edinburgh?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Oxford to Edinburgh, which costs on average £40.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Edinburgh:

A coach is generally £24 less than a flight for the same route. A flight costs on average £65 from Oxford to Edinburgh.

A coach journey is usually £156 less than a journey to Edinburgh by train, which costs on average £197 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way from Oxford to Edinburgh?

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

There are alternative travel options to Edinburgh that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 11 h 45 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by train can take 5 h 7 min   on average.

How far is it from Oxford to Edinburgh?

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

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

The average frequency per day from Oxford to Edinburgh is:

  • 6 trains a day.

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

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

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

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

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

  • You can go to Edinburgh from Oxford by plane with easyJet. You'll see cheap plane tickets for £65 with easyJet from Oxford to Edinburgh on Omio.
  • You can go to Edinburgh from Oxford by coach with National Express. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £40 with National Express from Oxford to Edinburgh on Omio.
  • You can travel by train from Oxford to Edinburgh with Cross Country, and you can find Cross Country Oxford to Edinburgh tickets for £197 on Omio.
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 book a ticket between Oxford and Edinburgh online to score the best deals?

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

  • The price of a plane ticket for this trip is £65 one way on average.
  • The price of a coach ticket for this trip is on average £40 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket for this route is on average £197 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.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Oxford
Edinburgh
Oxford
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