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.

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Train  •  7 h 12 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

$139 - $296

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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 / ...

$41 - $48

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Train, bus  •  9 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Leamington Spa
  2. Take the bus from Stratford-upon-Avon, British Home Stores to Moreton-in-Marsh, Railway Station 1 / ...

$153 - $219

Drive  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Cotswolds 335.3 miles

$70 - $110

Fly Edinburgh to London Heathrow, train  •  5 h 48 min

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

$120 - $336

Fly Edinburgh to London Luton, bus, train  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Luton (LTN) EDI - LTN
  2. Take the bus from London Luton Airport to London Baker Street Station
  3. Take the train from London Paddington to Moreton-in-Marsh

$92 - $240

Fly Edinburgh to Birmingham, train  •  6 h 7 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

$103 - $278

Fly Edinburgh to Bristol, train  •  6 h 42 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

$97 - $257

Train to Glasgow, fly to Birmingham, train  •  6 h 44 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

$117 - $279

Fly Edinburgh to East Midlands, train  •  7 h 26 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

$116 - $292

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Cotswolds is to bus which costs £32 - £38 and takes 12 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Cotswolds is to drive which costs £55 - £85 and takes 5 h 47 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Cotswolds is 281 miles. The road distance is 335.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 7 h 12 min to get from Edinburgh to Cotswolds, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Cotswolds station. 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.

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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 12 min.

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The nearest airport to Cotswolds is Birmingham (BHX) Airport which is 31.5 miles away. Other nearby airports include London Luton (LTN) (57.4 miles), Bristol (BRS) (61 miles), London Heathrow (LHR) (65.1 miles) and London Stansted (STN) (84.4 miles).

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Edinburgh to Cotswolds bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bournemouth station.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Cotswolds.
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  • Distance: 281.4 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 12 min

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 12 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
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
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
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 Birmingham via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $240
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, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
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
$110 - $170
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $110
Anytime Single
$110 - $170
Off-Peak Single
$120 - $180
Train from Edinburgh to Leamington Spa
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$130 - $210
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$80 - $120
Anytime Single
$130 - $210
Off-Peak Single
$150 - $220
Train from Birmingham International to Oxford
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $45
Train from Derby to Oxford
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Worcester Shrub Hill to Moreton-in-Marsh
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $27
Train from London Paddington to Moreton-in-Marsh
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$26 - $40
Advanced Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $90
Train from Oxford to Moreton-in-Marsh
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $27
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $27
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Didcot Parkway
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $30
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $65
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 - $18
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $18
Bus operators
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
National Express
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
$29 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Luton Airport to London Baker Street Station
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Airport Bus Station to Baker Street Station
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)

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