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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 Oct 17 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Sat
Oct 16
$251Avanti West Coast
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$96British Airways
Sun
Oct 17
$216Cross Country
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$76easyJet
Mon
Oct 18
$250First Transpennine Express
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$74easyJet
Tue
Oct 19
$127Avanti West Coast
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$54easyJet
Wed
Oct 20
$126Avanti West Coast
$49National Express
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Thu
Oct 21
$134London North Eastern Railway
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$96easyJet
Fri
Oct 22
$250First Transpennine Express
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$157easyJet
Sat
Oct 23
$250First Transpennine Express
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$183easyJet
Sun
Oct 24
$127Cross Country
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$103easyJet
Mon
Oct 25
$133London North Eastern Railway
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$73easyJet
Tue
Oct 26
$133London North Eastern Railway
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$48easyJet
Wed
Oct 27
$133London North Eastern Railway
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$44easyJet
Thu
Oct 28
$126Avanti West Coast
$56National Express
$58easyJet
Fri
Oct 29
$133London North Eastern Railway
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Travel Information to Edinburgh from Oxford

distanceDistance299 miles (483 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$55 - $267
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $55 (€45) • 11 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $88 (€72) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet, National Express or Cross Country

Take a flight, bus 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 bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $55 (€45). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are easyJet, National Express or Cross Country among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Oxford to Edinburgh.

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FAQs
How do I travel from Oxford to Edinburgh?

You can travel between Oxford and Edinburgh 3 different ways: flight, bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to go to Edinburgh from Oxford is by taking a bus, which costs on average $55 (€45).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Edinburgh:

Taking a bus is about $33 (€27) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $88 (€72) for this journey.

Taking a bus is usually $212 (€173) less than taking a train to Edinburgh, which costs on average $267 (€218) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to get from Oxford to Edinburgh?

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

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

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

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

How far is it from Oxford to Edinburgh?

The distance is approximately 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 a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Oxford and Edinburgh as scheduled services by flight, bus 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 from Oxford to Edinburgh:

  • Buses most often depart from Oxford at Oxford, St Giles (Stop C5) and arrive in Edinburgh at Edinburgh, Elder Street.
  • Trains most often depart from Oxford at Oxford and arrive in Edinburgh at 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 go to Edinburgh from Oxford by plane with easyJet. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $88 (€72) with easyJet from Oxford to Edinburgh on Omio.
  • You can take a bus from Oxford to Edinburgh with National Express. Cheap tickets can be found for $55 (€45) with National Express from Oxford to Edinburgh.
  • You can travel to Edinburgh from Oxford by train with Cross Country. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $267 (€218) with Cross Country from Oxford to Edinburgh.
Where else should I travel to after my journey from Oxford to Edinburgh ends?
Looking to extend your trip from Oxford to Edinburgh? Many Omio customers who go from Oxford to Edinburgh usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Glasgow or Manchester. If you're looking to explore London, Glasgow or Manchester from Edinburgh, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How early should I purchase tickets between Oxford and Edinburgh online for 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 $88 (€72) one way.
  • Bus tickets are costing $55 (€45) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $267 (€218) one way on average.

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

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey