Oxford to Edinburgh train

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Cheap train tickets and times from Oxford to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for Apr 16


Fastest Journey

5 h 40 m


6 h 7 m

Trains per day



484 km

Cheap train tickets from Oxford to start from $154 with an average ticket price of $180.

The fastest train from Oxford to takes 5h 40m in comparison to an average duration of 6h 7m and covers a distance of 484 km.

6 trains that leave Oxford for every day with It's difficult to get from Oxford to Edinburgh without transferring at least once. travelling directly.

Oxford station (OXF)
03:11PMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
2 transfers
Avanti West Coast
Oxford station (OXF)
03:37PMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
2 transfers
Cross Country
Oxford station (OXF)
04:06PMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
1 transfer
London North Eastern Railway
Oxford station (OXF)
03:09PMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
2 transfers
Avanti West Coast
Oxford station (OXF)
02:19PMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
1 transfer

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Overview: Train from Oxford to Edinburgh

distanceDistance299 miles (483 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 38 min
priceAverage train ticket price$140 (€123)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesEast Coast, Virgin Trains, CrossCountry, TransPennine Express or Lumo

Trains from Oxford to Edinburgh cover the 299 miles (483 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 38 min with our travel partners like East Coast, Virgin Trains, CrossCountry, TransPennine Express or Lumo. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $140 (€123), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $118 (€104). Travelers depart most frequently from Oxford and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

Train providers: East Coast, Virgin Trains and CrossCountry from Oxford to Edinburgh trains

Buy your official East Coast, Virgin Trains and CrossCountry train tickets between Oxford and Edinburgh from $99 (€87) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable journey.

Avanti West Coast is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates high-speed trains between London and major cities in the UK, including Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow and Edinburgh. The company offers a range of ticket types, including Standard, First Class and Advance tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of food and drinks. The most popular routes for Avanti West Coast are London to Birmingham, London to Manchester and London to Glasgow. The company operates a fleet of Pendolino and Super Voyager trains, which offer a smooth and comfortable journey.

Oxford to Edinburgh train information with Virgin Trains:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 38 min
  • Cheapest Price: $140

FAQs: Trains from Oxford to Edinburgh

FAQs: Travel by train from Oxford 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.
Cheap train tickets from Oxford to Edinburgh can start from as little as $118 (€104) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Oxford to Edinburgh is $140 (€123); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time to Edinburgh from Oxford is on average 5 h 38 min   for the 299 mile (483 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Edinburgh from Oxford by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Oxford to Edinburgh leaves at 6: 48 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Oxford to Edinburgh leaves at 6: 32 PM.
There are 10 trains a day from Oxford to Edinburgh which require at least one change with East Coast, Virgin Trains, CrossCountry, TransPennine Express or Lumo. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the best Oxford to Edinburgh train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with East Coast, Virgin Trains, CrossCountry, TransPennine Express or Lumo. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between Oxford and Edinburgh to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 6: 32 PM.

When departing from Oxford, you have various train station options to start your route from including Oxford, Oxford Parkway and Oxford, Magdalen Road. When arriving in Edinburgh, you can end your journey in train stations like Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Gateway and Edinburgh Park.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Oxford, which is located around 1.2 miles (1.9 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Edinburgh Waverley, located 0.4 miles (727 m) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Oxford to Edinburgh by train is November.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel between Oxford and Edinburgh including taking a train, bus or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Oxford and Edinburgh

Oxford is the most popular railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in for your trip to.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+44 3451652030
Public transit options for Oxford
Location for Rail Replacement Services: From station forecourt in front of station
Oxford ParkwayWifiParkingATMAccessibility
Amenities at station
Public transit options for Oxford Parkway
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement buses depart from the front of the station or from the Park & Ride bus stop.
Oxford, Magdalen Road
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