There are 7 ways to get from Oslo to Edinburgh by train, plane, bus, ferry or bus and ferry

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Train, fly to Edinburgh  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Oslo S to Oslo Lufthavn stasjon
  2. Fly from Oslo (OSL) to Edinburgh (EDI) OSL - EDI

$64 - $329

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Train, fly to Glasgow  •  8 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Oslo S to Oslo Lufthavn stasjon
  2. Fly from Oslo (OSL) to Glasgow (GLA) OSL - GLA
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh

$98 - $280

Bus, train  •  36 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Oslo to Paris Gallieni
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est
  3. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh

$316 - $587

Train, bus  •  38 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Oslo S to Göteborg Centralstation 117 / ...
  2. Take the train from Göteborg Centralstation to København H
  3. Take the bus from Copenhagen to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
  4. Take the bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to London 814
  5. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh

$172 - $333

Ferry, train  •  38 h 47 min

  1. Take the ferry from Oslo Hjortneskaien to Kiel Norwegen-Kai
  2. Take the train from Kiel Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Paris Est Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est
  5. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh

$383 - $688

Bus, train via Derby  •  39 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Oslo to Paris Gallieni
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est
  3. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Derby
  4. Take the train from Derby to Edinburgh

$436 - $762

Bus, bus and ferry  •  46 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Oslo to Paris Gallieni
  2. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Lille
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to London Victoria
  4. Take the bus from London Victoria Station to Edinburgh S9

$275 - $431

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Oslo to Edinburgh is to train and fly which costs kr 500 - kr 2700 and takes 4 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Oslo to Edinburgh is to train and fly which costs kr 500 - kr 2700 and takes 4 h 46 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Oslo to Edinburgh. However, there are services departing from Oslo and arriving at Edinburgh via Paris Gallieni, Lille and London Victoria Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 46 h 39 min.

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The distance between Oslo and Edinburgh is 931 km.

The best way to get from Oslo to Edinburgh without a car is to bus and train which takes 36 h 39 min and costs kr 2500 - kr 4800.

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It takes approximately 4 h 46 min to get from Oslo to Edinburgh, including transfers.

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Oslo to Edinburgh bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Oslo station.

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The quickest flight from Oslo Airport to Edinburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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Oslo to Edinburgh bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Edinburgh station.

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Edinburgh is 1 h behind Oslo. It is currently 7:01 PM in Oslo and 6:01 PM in Edinburgh.

Norwegian Air International, KLM and Scandinavian Airlines offer flights from Oslo Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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There are 2302+ hotels available in Edinburgh. Prices start at $98 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Oslo to Edinburgh.
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  • Distance: 581.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 46 min

What companies run services between Oslo, Norway and Edinburgh, Scotland?

There is no direct connection from Oslo to Edinburgh. However, you can take the train to Oslo Lufthavn stasjon, take the walk to Oslo airport, fly to Edinburgh, take the walk to Edinburgh Airport (Edinburgh Trams), then take the tram to Edinburgh. Alternatively, you can take the train to Oslo Lufthavn stasjon, take the walk to Oslo airport, fly to Glasgow, take the walk to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport), take the line 500 bus to Glasgow, Dundas Street (Queen St Station), take the walk to Glasgow Queen Street, then take the train to Edinburgh.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Oslo to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Oslo to Edinburgh via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Oslo to Edinburgh via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Oslo to Edinburgh via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Oslo to Glasgow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $420
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Oslo to Glasgow via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $270
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Oslo to Glasgow via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $170
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Oslo to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Oslo to Glasgow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $290
Train operators
Flytoget AS
Phone
23 15 90 00
Email
flytoget@flytoget.no
Website
flytoget.no
Train from Oslo S to Oslo Lufthavn stasjon
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $22
Schedules at
flytoget.no
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $19
Eurostar
Nsb
Phone
+47 61 05 19 10
Website
nsb.no
Train from Oslo S to Göteborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
Nsb
Öresundståg
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to København H
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to København H
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$30 - $45
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$55 - $75
2nd Class Refundable
$50 - $75
1st Class Refundable
$75 - $110
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kiel Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $200
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Derby
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$29 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $85
Anytime Single
$80 - $120
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Oslo to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
27 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$170 - $260
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from Lille to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Copenhagen to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to London
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to London
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
Ouibus
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Lille
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $20
Schedules at
isilines.com
Ferry operators
Color Line AS
Phone
+45 99 56 19 00
Website
colorline.no
Ferry from Oslo Hjortneskaien to Kiel Norwegen-Kai
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
colorline.no

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