There are 10 ways to get from Edinburgh to Cotswolds by train, bus, car or plane

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  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Worcester Foregate Street
  3. Take the train from Worcester Shrub Hill to Moreton-in-Marsh

$145 - $311

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12 h 31 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 Moreton-in-Marsh, Railway Station 1 / ...

$43 - $49

8 alternative options

Train, bus  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Cheltenham Spa
  2. Take the bus from Royal Well Bus Station to Moreton-in-Marsh, Railway Station 801

$163 - $237

Drive  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Cotswolds 335.3 miles

$70 - $110

Fly Edinburgh to London Heathrow, train  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Heathrow (LHR) EDI - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Moreton-in-Marsh

$127 - $336

Fly Edinburgh to Birmingham, train  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Birmingham (BHX) EDI - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham International to Oxford
  3. Take the train from Oxford to Moreton-in-Marsh

$105 - $279

Fly Edinburgh to London Luton, train  •  6 h 21 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 Paddington to Moreton-in-Marsh

$109 - $284

Fly Edinburgh to Bristol, train  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Bristol (BRS) EDI - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Didcot Parkway
  3. Take the train from Oxford to Moreton-in-Marsh

$105 - $260

Train to Glasgow, fly to Birmingham, train  •  6 h 43 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 Oxford
  4. Take the train from Oxford to Moreton-in-Marsh

$119 - $280

Fly Edinburgh to East Midlands, train  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to East Midlands (EMA) EDI - EMA
  2. Take the train from Derby to Oxford
  3. Take the train from Oxford to Moreton-in-Marsh

$118 - $299

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

You can take a train from Edinburgh to Cotswolds via Birmingham New Street, Worcester Shrub Hill, and Moreton-in-Marsh in around 7 h 13 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Edinburgh to Cotswolds via Stratford-upon-Avon, Stratford-upon-Avon, British Home Stores, and Moreton-in-Marsh, Railway Station in around 12 h 31 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
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 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
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 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 12 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Edinburgh to Bristol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $270
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
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
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
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Single
$120 - $180
Off-Peak Single
$120 - $190
Train from Edinburgh to Cheltenham Spa
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$150 - $230
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$85 - $140
Anytime Single
$150 - $230
Off-Peak Single
$160 - $250
Train from Birmingham International to Oxford
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to West Hampstead Thameslink
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $24
Train from Derby to Oxford
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $90
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $75
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Worcester Shrub Hill to Moreton-in-Marsh
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $29
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $17
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $29
Train from London Paddington to Moreton-in-Marsh
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$28 - $45
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $90
Train from Oxford to Moreton-in-Marsh
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $17
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $28
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Didcot Parkway
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$21 - $35
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $65
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to West Hampstead Thameslink
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
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
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
Bus operators
Pulhams Coaches
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 Moreton-in-Marsh, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
johnsonscoaches.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Edinburgh and Cotswolds is 450 km. The road distance is 537 km.

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Cotswolds is to bus which costs £31 - £37 and takes 12 h 31 min.

The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Cotswolds is to drive which takes 5 h 47 min and costs £50 - £80.

No, there is no direct train from Edinburgh to Cotswolds. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Moreton-in-Marsh via Birmingham New Street and Worcester Shrub Hill. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 13 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Cotswolds. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Moreton-in-Marsh, Railway Station via Stratford-upon-Avon, British Home Stores. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 31 min.

It takes approximately 7 h 13 min to get from Edinburgh to Cotswolds, including transfers.