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Transport operators from Edinburgh to Oxford
The following table lists the various transport operators serving the route Edinburgh to Oxford.
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Many trains run from Edinburgh to Oxford, but there are also near stations served like for instance:
Travel information for your train journey
Route Edinburgh to Oxford
|Arrival city||Oxford, England|
|Departure city||Edinburgh, Scotland|
|Lowest train ticket price||from £48.00|
Search for your ticket on gopili to identify the different companies for your train from Edinburgh (Eastern Scotland) to Oxford (South East England). The services on board can vary depending on the rail operator.
On average, the journey takes around 6h02m by train because of the 301 miles to go to Oxford from Edinburgh. The train duration will change depending if your train is direct or with changes.
We found tickets from £48.00 to travel in the next month. Fares will vary depending on the travel date as well as how long in advance you buy your ticket.
And if you change?
Other alternatives of transport exist to travel from Edinburgh to Oxford:
Departure and arrival for your train travel
Edinburgh Waverley train station
Oxford train station
Price of the ticket when booking in advance or at the last minute
The cost for train tickets Edinburgh to Oxford are increasing as the date gets closer. According to our data, if you book your ticket 1 month in advance, the price of the ticket starts at £57 while when buying your ticket on the day you're travelling, you will have to pay a minimum of £114 for your trip. Thus, you will save 50% on the cost of your ticket by purchasing your seat 1 month in advance instead of on the day you're travelling.
The data are based on the best fares found in the last 6 months when booking in advance versus at the last minute.
Willing to travel for cheap? Many railcards and tricks can be obtained to spend less for your Edinburgh Oxford train ticket and make even more savings on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are several types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.
A = the cost of the railcard (i.e.: £30)
B = average price cut with the railcard (i.e.: 34%)
C = average price for a Edinburgh Oxford ticket (i.e.: £88.70)(1)
Start by dividing A by B: this will show you the budget from which the card will be worthwile. You can now divide that number by C. The result is the approximate number of trips needed throughout the duration of the railcard's validity to be profitable.
In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£88.70 = 0.99. Your railcard will be worth the investment if you're doing on average 1 trips from Edinburgh to Oxford (one way journey).
(1)Average prices observed over the last 3 months for one way journey
|Train Journey||Average price without railcard(1)||With a railcard 34% off(2)||Saving based on a one-way trip||Number of return trips to pay off the cost|
|Edinburgh to Oxford train||£88.70||£59.13||£29.57||0.99|
(1)Average price observed over the last 3 months for one way
(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare
Main train ticket types in United Kingdom
There are three main rail tickets types in UK, Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime tickets. Each ticket types gives different prices and travel flexibility. But other tickets types exist such as Season tickets, Super-Off-Peak tickets or Rover and Rangers tickets for instance. Let's see the different types of train ticket from Edinburgh to Oxford below:
If you want to purchase the cheapest available ticket, Advance tickets are perfect for you. These tickets are released 12 weeks before travel and offer biggest reductions. The earlier you buy, the cheaper the train prices are! But you can't annul your advance train ticket, they are non-refundable, and they are sold as singles.
Off-Peak and Super Off-peak tickets are available on many trains outside of peak travel times. Thanks to these tickets you make your journey at Off-Peak time, so don't have to pay the fare of a completely flexible Anytime ticket. You can be reimbursed if you decide not to travel.
Anytime tickets is perfect for you, if you want a fully flexible ticket with no restrictions to travel. They allow the greatest flexibility in your time of travel. But they are not recommended if you want the cheapest type of ticket Edinburgh to Oxford.
Season tickets are ideal for you if you make the same route more than three or four times a week. In this case, Season Tickets offer better value for money compared to buying daily tickets.
If you're searching for cheap train tickets Edinburgh to Oxford, you may be in luck. Here we share with you some tips to get cheap train tickets.
When is the best time to book my ticket?
Getting your ticket in advance rather than leaving it until the day before will help you to spend less. Advance tickets usually go on sale 90 days before the date of departure. On many routes you can save as much as 80% by buying your ticket 3 months in advance. We advise you to purchase your ticket as soon as it is available.
When should I take my train?
The peak times to travel are during the morning commute time and in the late afternoon for your train ticket Edinburgh to Oxford. Train fares are more expensive during this period so you will save money by travelling very early, mid day or late in the evening.
Are two singles cheaper than a return?
If you already know at what time you want to come back, we suggest you to verify the price of 2 single tickets as they may work out cheaper than a return. You need to get the exact train you purchased.
How does split ticketing work?
Splitting your ticket for your journey to Oxford is another money saving trick. It is entirely legal to split your ticket into multiple tickets covering the different stages of your journey, as long as the train you're using stops at the stations you've bought your tickets from.
Price barometer for train tickets covering this trip
The gopili price barometer gives the prices for a Edinburgh to Oxford train and helps you to know whether you are getting a good deal:
Average prices over the last 9 months based on user searches
We compare train ticket prices for all major companies to travel from Edinburgh to Oxford by train and find the best price for you. Here are the best prices selected for the coming days to go to Oxford. Your Edinburgh to Oxford train ticket is just few clicks away!
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Things to do in Oxford
We have selected for you a list of 6 things that you can do in Oxford.
As travel specialists, we understand that trying to organize a trip and gathering all the information regarding a specific destination can last for hours. We would like to help you by providing some things to do, whether you are visiting for a small break or for longer.
Every year, many travellers are visiting Oxford. If you would like visit one of the most touristic landmark of the city, you need to go to Oxford Castle. If you have the time, we will also suggest you to visit Christ Church or Oxford University Museum of Natural History to complete your trip.
Another interesting area that you may want to discover is Modern Art Oxford if you want to know more about the city.
Radcliffe Camera is also a point of interest that we will suggest you to visit if you have spare time during your stay.
Finally, if you're still looking to find out more about Oxford, Museum of Oxford can be the final step of your trip. While travellers may not consider it as the most interesting thing to do, it will enable you to get a complete view of the city and its history.
You can book your Edinburgh to Oxford train ticket in three different ways:
By using our fast and simple search engine, you are be able to compare hundreds of train fares from all major train providers. Gopili aims to help you find cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Oxford! Please note, train tickets Oxford to Edinburgh are also available for your return trip.