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Edinburgh (Waverley) to Oxford by train

It takes an average of 9h 16m to travel from Edinburgh (Waverley) to Oxford by train, over a distance of around 300 miles (483 km). There are normally 37 trains per day traveling from Edinburgh (Waverley) to Oxford and tickets for this journey start from $34.44 when you book in advance.

First train

05:52

Last train

22:00

Departure station

Edinburgh (Waverley)

Arrival station

Oxford

Journey time

From 5h 39m

Distance

300 miles (483 km)

Frequency

37 trains per day

Changes

1 change

Price

From $34.44

Train operators

CrossCountry, Great Western Railway, TransPennine Express, ScotRail, Avanti West Coast, Thameslink, London North Eastern Railway, Lumo

Travel from Edinburgh (Waverley) to Oxford by train in 5 hours 39 minutes

If you want to know more about the journey from Edinburgh (Waverley) to Oxford by train, look no further!

The average journey time from Edinburgh (Waverley) to Oxford by train is 9 hours 16 minutes, although on the fastest services it can take just 5 hours 39 minutes. You'll usually find 37 trains per day traveling the 483 km between these two destinations. You'll need to make 1 change along the way as there are no direct services to Oxford.

Book train tickets from Edinburgh (Waverley) to Oxford in advance instead of buying them on the day and they can start from $34.44. We'll always highlight the cheapest prices when you search in our Journey Planner.

Ready to book? Start your search for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information, including our train schedule where you can view first and last train times, as well as tips on how to find cheap train tickets.

FAQs for Edinburgh (Waverley) to Oxford

Want to know more about your journey from Edinburgh (Waverley) to Oxford? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Edinburgh (Waverley) to Oxford take?

The average journey time by train between Edinburgh (Waverley) and Oxford is 9 hours and 16 minutes, with around 37 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Edinburgh (Waverley) and Oxford by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Edinburgh (Waverley) to Oxford is 5 hours and 39 minutes.

How much does the train from Edinburgh (Waverley) to Oxford cost?

Train tickets from Edinburgh (Waverley) to Oxford can start from as little as $34.44 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Edinburgh (Waverley) to Oxford?

No, there are no direct train services from Edinburgh (Waverley) to Oxford. Travelling from Edinburgh (Waverley) to Oxford by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Edinburgh (Waverley) to Oxford leave?

The first train from Edinburgh (Waverley) to Oxford leaves at 05:52. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Edinburgh (Waverley) to Oxford leave?

The last train from Edinburgh (Waverley) to Oxford leaves at 22:00. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Edinburgh (Waverley) and Oxford by train?

Trains travelling from Edinburgh (Waverley) to Oxford cover a distance of around 300 miles (483 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Oxford to Edinburgh (Waverley).

Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh (Waverley) to Oxford

Train tickets from Edinburgh (Waverley) to Oxford start at $34.44 one way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. As most UK train companies increase their prices as the departure date approaches, we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets.

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