How to travel from Oxford to Edinburgh

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from Oxford to Edinburgh

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

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To get from Oxford to Edinburgh on Dec 05 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:10PMBirmingham International Airport1h10 10:20PMEdinburgh Airport
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09:10PMBirmingham International Airport1h10 10:20PMEdinburgh Airport
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07:15AMBirmingham International Airport1h20 08:35AMEdinburgh Airport
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05:55PMLondon Luton Airport1h15 07:10PMEdinburgh Airport
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08:30PMLondon Luton Airport1h15 09:45PMEdinburgh Airport
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Travel Information to Edinburgh from Oxford

distanceDistance299 miles (483 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$32 - $105
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $32 (€29) • 10 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $48 (€44) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, easyJet or London North Eastern Railway

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 299 miles (483 km) to Edinburgh from Oxford. 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 $32 (€29). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express, easyJet or London North Eastern Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Oxford to Edinburgh.

Travel Tips: Travel from Oxford to Edinburgh

Travel Tips: 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.
FAQs

You can travel from Oxford to Edinburgh 4 different ways: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Edinburgh from Oxford is by taking a bus, which costs on average $32 (€29).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Edinburgh:

A bus is generally $16 (€15) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $48 (€44) from Oxford to Edinburgh.

Taking a bus is usually $73 (€67) less than taking a train to Edinburgh, which costs on average $105 (€96) for the same trip.

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

Other travel options to Edinburgh can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 10 h 20 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by train can take 5 h 38 min   on average.

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

The average frequency per day from Oxford to Edinburgh is:

  • 9 trains a day.

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

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

  • Buses from Oxford to Edinburgh most often leave from Oxford, St Aldate's and arrive in Edinburgh, Elder Street.
  • Trains from Oxford to Edinburgh most often leave 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 bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with National Express from Oxford to Edinburgh for $32 (€29) 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 $48 (€44).
  • Travel with London North Eastern Railway for trains to Edinburgh. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for London North Eastern Railway Oxford to Edinburgh tickets on Omio for $105 (€96).

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

  • You'll find direct buses with.
  • You can book a direct flight with easyJet, Flybe or BA Cityflyer.
  • You can book a 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 transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Oxford to Edinburgh.

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.

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:

  • Bus tickets cost on average $32 (€29) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing $48 (€44) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average $105 (€96) one way.

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.

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