There are 11 ways to get from Edinburgh to Banbury by train, bus, car, plane or subway

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Haymarket to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham Moor Street to Banbury

$196 - $302

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to Stratford-upon-Avon National Express
  2. Take the bus from Stratford-upon-Avon, British Home Stores to Banbury Town Centre, Horse Fair (Banbury Cross) 6 / ...

$41 - $48

9 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Banbury

$125 - $253

Train CrossCountry #2  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Haymarket to Banbury

$140 - $220

Drive  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Banbury 336.2 miles

$70 - $110

Fly Edinburgh to Birmingham, train  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Birmingham (BHX) EDI - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham International to Banbury

$85 - $241

Fly Edinburgh to London Heathrow, bus  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Heathrow (LHR) EDI - LHR
  2. Take the bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to Banbury

$70 - $231

Train to Glasgow, fly to Birmingham, train  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Birmingham (BHX) GLA - BHX
  3. Take the train from Birmingham International to Banbury

$99 - $242

Fly Edinburgh to London Luton, train  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Luton (LTN) EDI - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to West Hampstead Thameslink
  3. Take the train from London Marylebone to Banbury

$98 - $221

Fly Edinburgh to London Stansted, Tube, train  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Stansted (STN) EDI - STN
  2. Take the Tube from Liverpool Street Underground Station to Baker Street Underground Station
  3. Take the train from London Marylebone to Banbury

$91 - $205

Fly Edinburgh to East Midlands, train  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to East Midlands (EMA) EDI - EMA
  2. Take the train from Derby to Banbury

$93 - $255

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Banbury is to bus which costs £31 - £37 and takes 11 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Banbury is to fly and train which costs £60 - £190 and takes 4 h 15 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Banbury is 281 miles. The road distance is 336.2 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 5 h 25 min to get from Edinburgh to Banbury, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Banbury. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Banbury Town Centre, Horse Fair (Banbury Cross) via Stratford-upon-Avon, British Home Stores. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 38 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Haymarket and arriving at Banbury. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 6 h 24 min.

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What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Banbury, England?

You can take a train from Edinburgh to Banbury via Birmingham New Street and Birmingham Moor Street in around 5 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Edinburgh to Banbury via Stratford-upon-Avon and Stratford-upon-Avon, British Home Stores in around 11 h 38 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Edinburgh to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Edinburgh to East Midlands via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $240
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from Birmingham Moor Street to Banbury
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
Train from London Marylebone to Banbury
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Newcastle to Banbury
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$60 - $95
Anytime Single
$100 - $160
Off-Peak Single
$100 - $160
Train from Haymarket to Banbury
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $220
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$85 - $130
Anytime Single
$140 - $220
Off-Peak Single
$160 - $240
Train from Birmingham International to Banbury
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Train from Derby to Banbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $19
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to West Hampstead Thameslink
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Edinburgh to Stratford-upon-Avon
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to Banbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Stratford-upon-Avon, British Home Stores to Banbury Town Centre, Horse Fair (Banbury Cross)
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Johnson's Excelbus
Phone
01564 797 070
Email
businfo@johnsonscoaches.co.uk
Website
johnsonscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Stratford-upon-Avon, British Home Stores to Banbury Town Centre, High Street (outside Post Office)
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
johnsonscoaches.co.uk

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