Edinburgh to Exeter train

Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Exeter

Showing times and prices for Sep 26

Cheapest

148

Average

251

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
08:30AMEdinburgh Waverley8h25 04:55PMSt James' Park
3 transfers
1481One-way
Cheapest
09:00AMEdinburgh Waverley8h21 05:21PMSt James' Park
3 transfers
1481One-way
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08:30AMEdinburgh Waverley8h03 04:33PMExeter St Thomas
3 transfers
1481One-way
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09:00AMEdinburgh Waverley8h18 05:18PMExeter Central
3 transfers
1481One-way
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09:30AMEdinburgh Waverley8h04 05:34PMExeter St Thomas
3 transfers
1481One-way

Train schedule from Edinburgh to Exeter

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, September 26
08:06AMEdinburgh Waverley7h59 04:05PMExeter Central
1 transfer
08:06AMEdinburgh Waverley7h54 04:00PMExeter St Thomas
1 transfer
08:06AMEdinburgh Waverley8h15 04:21PMSt James' Park
1 transfer
08:30AMEdinburgh Waverley8h25 04:55PMSt James' Park
3 transfers
08:30AMEdinburgh Waverley8h03 04:33PMExeter St Thomas
3 transfers
08:52AMEdinburgh Waverley7h08 04:00PMExeter St Thomas
3 transfers
08:52AMEdinburgh Waverley7h13 04:05PMExeter Central
3 transfers
08:52AMEdinburgh Waverley7h29 04:21PMSt James' Park
3 transfers
09:00AMEdinburgh Waverley8h21 05:21PMSt James' Park
3 transfers
09:00AMEdinburgh Waverley8h18 05:18PMExeter Central
3 transfers
09:05AMEdinburgh Waverley8h02 05:07PMExeter Central
1 transfer
09:05AMEdinburgh Waverley8h16 05:21PMSt James' Park
1 transfer
09:05AMEdinburgh Waverley8h01 05:06PMExeter St Thomas
1 transfer
09:30AMEdinburgh Waverley8h04 05:34PMExeter St Thomas
3 transfers
10:03AMEdinburgh Waverley7h59 06:02PMExeter St Thomas
1 transfer

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Fastest train times from Edinburgh to Exeter

Showing times and prices for Sep 26

Fastest Journey

7 h 8 m

Average

7 h 57 m

Trains per day

15

Distance

582 km

It's difficult to get from Edinburgh to Exeter without transferring at least once.

Fastest
08:52AMEdinburgh Waverley7h08 04:00PMExeter St Thomas
3 transfers
3051One-way
08:52AMEdinburgh Waverley7h13 04:05PMExeter Central
3 transfers
3051One-way
08:52AMEdinburgh Waverley7h29 04:21PMSt James' Park
3 transfers
3051One-way
08:06AMEdinburgh Waverley7h54 04:00PMExeter St Thomas
1 transfer
3051One-way
08:06AMEdinburgh Waverley7h59 04:05PMExeter Central
1 transfer
3051One-way

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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Exeter

distanceDistance360 miles (581 km)
durationAverage train duration8 h 22 min
priceAverage train ticket price$136 (€132)
frequencyTrain frequency11 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersLondon North Eastern Railway, Cross Country or Avanti West Coast

Trains from Edinburgh to Exeter cover the 360 miles (581 km) long trip taking on average 8 h 22 min with our travel partners like London North Eastern Railway, Cross Country or Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 11 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $135 (€132), but the average price of train tickets is $136 (€132). Travelers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Exeter St Davids.

Train companies: CrossCountry from Edinburgh to Exeter trains

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CrossCountry

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Find cheap tickets for CrossCountry trains between Edinburgh and Exeter on Omio. Omio can help you find the best train deals and prices all in one place by showing you the most up-to-date Edinburgh to Exeter train schedule from CrossCountry, the latest train ticket offers available and other travel information for the 360 miles (581 km) route from Edinburgh to Exeter, including information on baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard depending on the class fare you pick and choose. If you search for trains from Edinburgh to Exeter in the Omio app, you can check to see if the CrossCountry trains available are mobile tickets, which makes it even more convenient for you to go paperless when traveling. Check the CrossCountry train schedule for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route available to get to Exeter from Edinburgh and then book a cheap train with ease. Sit back and enjoy your upcoming train from Edinburgh to Exeter with CrossCountry!

Train information from Edinburgh to Exeter with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 7 h 38 min
  • CrossCountry frequency: 7 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Edinburgh to Exeter

Travel by train to Exeter easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Edinburgh to Exeter.
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Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Edinburgh to Exeter to cost as little as $135 (€132)  in the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Edinburgh to Exeter train price to come in at an average of $136 (€132)  one way.
You should expect to travel around 360 miles (581 km)  between Edinburgh and Exeter by train.
On average the Edinburgh to Exeter train time is 8 h 22 min  covering the 360 miles (581 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

Some of the Edinburgh train stations to Exeter you can start your journey from include Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Gateway and Edinburgh Park. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Exeter include Exeter St Davids, Exeter Central and Exeter St Thomas.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley   and arriving in Exeter St Davids.

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Edinburgh Waverley, is located 0.4 miles (660 m) from the city center of Edinburgh.

The most popular arrival train station, Exeter St Davids, is located 1.9 miles (3 km) away from the city center of Exeter.

When taking a train from Edinburgh to Exeter, you can count on London North Eastern Railway, Cross Country or Avanti West Coast for the best way to get you to Exeter. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service to Exeter from Edinburgh and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
On average, there are 11 trains a day from Edinburgh to Exeter. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
You can take the first train from Edinburgh to Exeter at 4: 40 AM. The last train from Edinburgh to Exeter that you can take departs at 5: 00 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Edinburgh to Exeter schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this route and save money. If you purchase train tickets between Edinburgh and Exeter within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $136 (€132) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Edinburgh to Exeter a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Edinburgh
Exeter
Edinburgh Waverley is the most popular Edinburgh railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Edinburgh for your trip to Exeter.
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Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59 | Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59
Public transit options for Edinburgh Waverley
Bus lines: 22, 30, 33, X22, X25, X37
Train lines: Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry, LNER, ScotRail, Transpennine Express
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off on Waterloo Place, pick up across from Apex Hotel and drop off outside the Apex Hotel.
Metro: No metro available.
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Public transit options for Edinburgh Gateway
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from the bus stops outside the station
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ParkingParking
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Public transit options for Edinburgh Park
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from Platform 2 bus stop, adjacent to Herminston Gate

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