Which operators can I use?
The route connecting Oxford, which is in England and Edinburgh, located in Scotland is well served by trains. Use our travel search engine to search for your ticket and see the rail company for this journey.
How far is it by train?
On average, the journey takes normally 6h10m by train to cover the 301 miles to go to Edinburgh from Oxford. The train duration can vary depending if your train is direct or with changes.
What is the price of a train ticket for this journey?
Fares can change depending on when you travel or how long in advance you buy your ticket.
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Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Oxford to Edinburgh by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.
Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.
The chart above illustrates the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the ticket is purchased. Purchasing your train from Oxford to Edinburgh in advance will enable you to pay less for your train.
The cheapest tickets we found were from £90 when purchasing your train 1 month in advance which is 33% cheaper than the best price we found when purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling.
We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Oxford and Edinburgh by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Edinburgh to Oxford and find the best deal for your outbound journey.
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The best way to pay less on your Oxford Edinburgh train ticket must be to have a railcard. While regional railcards exist in some areas, National railcards enable you to make savings on most rail fares across the United Kingdom. Everyone is eligible to at least one of the railcard, even non-UK residents. National railcards available: 16-25 discount card, Senior railcard, Two together discount card, Family and Friends railcard and Disabled persons discount card.
What are the benefits of a railcard?
When getting a railcard, the idea is to make savings after several trips. But is it really relevant when taking the train from Oxford to Edinburgh? Grab your calculator, taking into account:
A = the railcard cost (i.e.: £30)
B = average discount offered by the railcard (i.e.: 34%)
C = average fare for a Oxford Edinburgh ticket (i.e.: £50.00)(1)
Start by dividing A by B: this will show you the budget from which the card will be worthwile. Then divide that number by C. You will see the average number of trips needed per year to start saving money.
In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£50.00 = 1.76. Your railcard will be worth the investment after on average 2 trips from Oxford to Edinburgh (one way journey).
How much do I need to pay for a railcard?
All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard that costs £20. Railcards enable you to get 34% off most rail fares, thus you will save 1/3 on most train fares.
(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 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|
|Oxford to Edinburgh train||£50.00||£33.33||£16.67||1.76|
(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way
(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare
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