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There are 12 ways to get from Edinburgh to Oxford, Shelley Road by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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Train  •  6h 19m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Wolverhampton
  2. Take the train from Wolverhampton to Oxford

£154 - £515

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Bus  •  10h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane Oxf

£25 - £34

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Train via Birmingham  •  7h 17m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Oxford

£171 - £579

Train, bus  •  8h 39m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Manchester Airport
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Oxford City Centre, Sightseeing Randolph M34

£81 - £124

Drive  •  6h 13m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Oxford, Shelley Road 362.4 miles

£55 - £80

Fly to London Heathrow, bus  •  4h 49m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Heathrow (LHR) EDI - LHR
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane

£48 - £173

Fly to Birmingham, train  •  5h 4m

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

£54 - £219

Fly to London Gatwick, train  •  5h 49m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Gatwick (LGW) EDI - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
  3. Take the train from Reading to Oxford

£57 - £254

Fly to Bristol, train, bus  •  5h 21m

  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 Didcot Parkway to Oxford
  4. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Railway Station to Oxford, Shelley Road

£59 - £164

Fly to London City, subway, train, bus  •  5h 29m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London City (LCY) EDI - LCY
  2. Take the subway from Bank station to Lancaster Gate station
  3. Take the train from London Paddington to Oxford
  4. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Railway Station to Oxford, Shelley Road

£85 - £237

Fly to Southampton, train  •  5h 30m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Southampton (SOU) EDI - SOU
  2. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Oxford

£118 - £399

Fly to London Luton, train, bus  •  6h 26m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Luton (LTN) EDI - LTN
  2. Take the train from London Marylebone to Oxford
  3. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Railway Station to Oxford, Shelley Road

£62 - £236

Edinburgh to Oxford, Shelley Road by train and bus

The journey time between Edinburgh and Oxford, Shelley Road is around 7h 2m and covers a distance of around 368 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 5h 40m. Services are operated by Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, Oxford Bus Company and others. Typically 47 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
7h 2m
Fastest journey time:
5h 40m
Journey distance:
368 miles
Services per week:
47
Cheapest price:
£154
Carbon emissions:
31 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 Oxford, Shelley Road train and bus schedules

Edinburgh → Oxford, Shelley Road
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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Oxford, Shelley Road is to bus which costs £24 - £35 and takes 10h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Oxford, Shelley Road is to fly and bus which costs £45 - £180 and takes 4h 49m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Oxford, Shelley Road. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Oxford, Shelley Road via Heathrow Central Bus Station and Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 17m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Oxford, Shelley Road is 304 miles. The road distance is 362.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Oxford, Shelley Road without a car is to train which takes 6h 19m and costs £150 - £550.

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It takes approximately 6h 19m to get from Edinburgh to Oxford, Shelley Road, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Oxford, Shelley Road bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Edinburgh station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Oxford, Shelley Road is to train which takes 6h 19m and costs £150 - £550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £24 - £35 and takes 10h 17m.

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Edinburgh to Oxford, Shelley Road bus services, operated by Oxford Bus Company, arrive at Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane station.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Oxford, Shelley Road.
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  • Distance: 303.6 miles
  • Duration: 6h 19m

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Oxford, Shelley Road, England?

You can take a train from Edinburgh to Oxford, Shelley Road via Wolverhampton, Oxford, Oxford City Centre, Railway Station, Oxford City Centre, Westgate, and Oxford City Centre, St Aldates in around 6h 19m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Edinburgh to Oxford, Shelley Road via Heathrow Airport London T2,3, Heathrow Central Bus Station, and Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane in around 10h 17m.

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 18m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£35 - £150
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £170
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £170
Flights from Edinburgh to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
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 16m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £200
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £240
Flights from Edinburgh to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £290
Flights from Edinburgh to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £420
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£170 - £650
Flights from Edinburgh to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£140 - £400
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£140 - £550
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£90 - £390
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£140 - £430
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£16 - £130
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£22 - £170
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£19 - £120
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £350
Flights from Edinburgh to Southampton via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £350
Train operators
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Wolverhampton
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£100 - £360
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£100 - £140
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£270 - £360
Train from Edinburgh to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£130 - £440
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£130 - £170
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£330 - £440
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Wolverhampton to Oxford
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £150
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£45 - £60
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £150
Train from Edinburgh to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£140 - £360
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£140 - £180
Anytime Day 1st Class
£250 - £360
Train from Birmingham New Street to Oxford
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£40 - £50
Anytime Day 1st Class
£95 - £140
Train from Birmingham International to Oxford
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £130
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£35 - £50
Anytime Day 1st Class
£90 - £130
Train from Reading to Oxford
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£25 - £110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£25 - £30
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £110
Train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Oxford
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£40 - £140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£40 - £50
Anytime Day 1st Class
£95 - £140
TransPennine Express Service
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£20 - £25
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£20 - £25
Anytime Day 1st Class
£35 - £50
Train from Reading to Oxford
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£11 - £15
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£11 - £15
Anytime Day 1st Class
£20 - £27
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Didcot Parkway
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£24 - £30
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£24 - £30
Anytime Day 1st Class
£40 - £60
Train from Didcot Parkway to Oxford
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£6 - £8
Anytime Day 1st Class
£10 - £14
Train from London Paddington to Oxford
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£24 - £30
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£24 - £30
Anytime Day 1st Class
£40 - £55
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Bank station to Lancaster Gate station
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Oxford City Centre, Sightseeing Randolph
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£12 - £20
Website
Megabus UK
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 Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£13 - £17
Website
National Express
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Railway Station to Oxford, Shelley Road
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£1 - £3
Website
Stagecoach Oxfordshire

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Oxford, Shelley Road is 362 miles. It takes approximately 6h 13m to drive from Edinburgh to Oxford, Shelley Road.

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

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There are 280+ hotels available in Oxford, Shelley Road. 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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