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There are 8 ways to get from Edinburgh to Oswestry by train, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 42m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Warrington Bank Quay

£103 - £319

Cheapest option

Fly Edinburgh to Liverpool, train  •  8h 7m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Liverpool (LPL) EDI - LPL
  2. Take the train from Liverpool South Parkway to Chester
  3. Take the train from Chester to Gobowen

£45 - £191

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Train via Manchester  •  7h 19m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Chester

£87 - £144

Drive  •  4h 36m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Oswestry 263.1 miles

£40 - £60

Fly Edinburgh to Birmingham, train  •  6h 15m

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

£57 - £151

Train to Glasgow, fly to Birmingham, train  •  7h 38m

  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 Gobowen

£64 - £208

Fly Edinburgh to Bristol, train  •  8h 12m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Bristol (BRS) EDI - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Gobowen

£106 - £328

Fly Edinburgh to London Luton, train  •  8h 54m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Luton (LTN) EDI - LTN
  2. Take the train from Milton Keynes Central to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Gobowen

£81 - £324

Edinburgh to Oswestry by train and bus

The journey time between Edinburgh and Oswestry is around 7h 1m and covers a distance of around 264 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 25m. Operated by Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales, Northern Rail and others, the Edinburgh to Oswestry service departs from Edinburgh and arrives in Oswestry, Bus Station. Typically 39 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
7h 1m
Fastest journey time:
4h 25m
Journey distance:
264 miles
Services per week:
39
Cheapest price:
£103
Carbon emissions:
22 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:52
Last service departs at:
18:52

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Edinburgh to Oswestry train and bus schedules

Edinburgh → Oswestry
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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Oswestry is to drive which costs £40 - £60 and takes 4h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Oswestry is to drive which costs £40 - £60 and takes 4h 36m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Oswestry is 215 miles. The road distance is 263.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Oswestry without a car is to train which takes 5h 42m and costs £100 - £320.

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It takes approximately 5h 42m to get from Edinburgh to Oswestry, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Birmingham Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Oswestry is 263 miles. It takes approximately 4h 36m to drive from Edinburgh to Oswestry.

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Aer Lingus and easyJet offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to Birmingham Airport.

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There are 167+ hotels available in Oswestry. Prices start at £75 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 £1 - £6.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Oswestry.
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  • Distance: 214.8 miles
  • Duration: 5h 42m

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

Avanti West Coast operates a train from Edinburgh to Warrington Bank Quay every 4 hours. Tickets cost £80 - £280 and the journey takes 2h 46m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £150
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
£35 - £150
Flights from Edinburgh to Liverpool via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£80 - £300
Flights from Edinburgh to Liverpool via Birmingham, Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£80 - £300
Flights from Edinburgh to Liverpool via London Gatwick, Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£80 - £300
Flights from Edinburgh to Liverpool via London Luton, Jersey
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£80 - £300
Flights from Edinburgh to Liverpool via London Stansted, Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£80 - £300
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £140
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£35 - £140
Flights from Edinburgh to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £180
Flights from Edinburgh to Bristol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £200
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £200
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Liverpool via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£10 - £130
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£19 - £120
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£140 - £440
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Edinburgh to Liverpool via Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £350
Train operators
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Warrington Bank Quay
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£80 - £280
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£80 - £110
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£210 - £280
Train from Milton Keynes Central to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£23 - £85
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£23 - £35
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£60 - £85
TransPennine Express Service
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Chester
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£24 - £35
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Birmingham International to Gobowen
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£35 - £55
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Liverpool South Parkway to Chester
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£16 - £24
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Chester to Gobowen
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £14
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Birmingham New Street to Gobowen
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£30 - £50
Website
tfw.wales
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £30
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£23 - £30
London Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from Milton Keynes Central to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£23 - £27
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£6 - £9
Anytime Day Single
£23 - £27

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