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

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  7 h 26 min

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

$193 - $333

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Bus  •  12 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to Stratford-upon-Avon National Express

$29 - $40

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Train CrossCountry  •  8 h 8 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 Foregate Street to Moreton-in-Marsh

$158 - $348

Train, bus  •  8 h 29 min

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

Drive  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Cotswolds 335.3 miles

$70 - $110

Fly Edinburgh to London Heathrow, train  •  5 h 55 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 Birmingham, train  •  6 h 5 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

$104 - $279

Fly Edinburgh to London Luton, bus, train  •  6 h 53 min

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

$91 - $236

Fly Edinburgh to Bristol, train  •  6 h 45 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

$106 - $261

Train to Glasgow, fly to Birmingham, train  •  7 h 26 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 - $281

Fly Edinburgh to East Midlands, train  •  7 h 46 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

$117 - $293

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Cotswolds is to bus which costs £22 - £28 and takes 12 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Cotswolds is to drive which costs £55 - £80 and takes 5 h 47 min.

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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, station via Stratford-upon-Avon, British Home Stores. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 11 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 Wolverhampton, Birmingham New Street and Worcester Shrub Hill. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 26 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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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Cotswolds without a car is to train which takes 7 h 26 min and costs £140 - £260.

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It takes approximately 7 h 26 min to get from Edinburgh to Cotswolds, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Cotswolds bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Edinburgh station.

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Edinburgh to Cotswolds train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from Edinburgh station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Cotswolds is to train which takes 7 h 26 min and costs £140 - £260. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £22 - £28 and takes 12 h 11 min.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Cotswolds.
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  • Distance: 281.4 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 26 min

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

You can take a train from Edinburgh to Cotswolds via Wolverhampton, Birmingham New Street, Worcester Shrub Hill, and Moreton-in-Marsh in around 7 h 26 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Edinburgh to Cotswolds once daily. Tickets cost $29 - $40 and the journey takes 9 h 40 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
3 h
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
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Edinburgh to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Edinburgh to Bristol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 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
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $270
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Wolverhampton
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$160 - $250
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$100 - $150
Anytime Day Single
$160 - $250
Train from Edinburgh to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$190 - $310
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$120 - $180
Anytime Day Single
$190 - $310
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Birmingham New Street to Worcester Shrub Hill
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
Train from Birmingham New Street to Worcester Foregate Street
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Worcester Shrub Hill to Moreton-in-Marsh
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $17
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $28
Train from Worcester Foregate Street to Moreton-in-Marsh
Ave. Duration
40 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
$45 - $90
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$27 - $45
Advanced Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $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
$10 - $17
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
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
$20 - $35
Advanced Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $65
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 59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$75 - $120
Anytime Single
$130 - $200
Off-Peak Single
$140 - $220
Train from Edinburgh to Cheltenham Spa
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 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 Oxford
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $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
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
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
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
$29 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Luton Airport London to London Paddington Rail Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Edinburgh to Cotswolds bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Stratford-upon-Avon station.

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Edinburgh to Cotswolds train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Moreton-in-Marsh station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Cotswolds is 335 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 47 min to drive from Edinburgh to Cotswolds.

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Aer Lingus, Flybe and British Airways offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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There are 606+ hotels available in Cotswolds. Prices start at $93 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Edinburgh Airport is to tram which takes 32 min and costs £3 - £5.

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