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Cheap train tickets and times from Exeter to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for Jun 17

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

7 h 26 m

Average

8 h 23 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

582 km

Cheap train tickets from Exeter to start from $164 with an average ticket price of $236.

The fastest train from Exeter to takes 7h 26m in comparison to an average duration of 8h 23m and covers a distance of 582 km.

5 trains that leave Exeter for every day with 5 travelling directly.

London North Eastern Railway
09:23AM8h00
Exeter
05:23PMEdinburgh
$1641One-way
0 transfers
London North Eastern Railway
07:07AM9h09
Exeter
04:16PMEdinburgh
$1961One-way
0 transfers
London North Eastern Railway
07:20AM8h56
Exeter
04:16PMEdinburgh
$1961One-way
0 transfers
London North Eastern Railway
09:52AM8h24
Exeter
06:16PMEdinburgh
$2781One-way
0 transfers
Transpennine Express
10:14AM7h26
Exeter
05:40PMEdinburgh
$3471One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Exeter to Edinburgh

distanceDistance360 miles (581 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 55 min
priceAverage train ticket price$195 (€171)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCrossCountry, East Coast, Virgin Trains or Lumo

Trains from Exeter to Edinburgh cover the 360 miles (581 km) long trip taking on average 6 h 55 min with our travel partners like CrossCountry, East Coast, Virgin Trains or Lumo. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $195 (€171), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $108 (€94). Travelers depart most frequently from Exeter St Davids and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

Train providers: CrossCountry, East Coast and Virgin Trains from Exeter to Edinburgh trains

Travel to Edinburgh from Exeter from $191 (€167) with Omio’s train partners CrossCountry, East Coast and Virgin Trains! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable route for you.

Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains from Exeter to Edinburgh. They offer a range of services, from express services to local services, and have a variety of ticket types to suit different needs. Their express services, such as the CrossCountry Voyager and CrossCountry XC Trains, offer a fast and comfortable journey, with onboard facilities such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. Their local services, such as the CrossCountry Regional and CrossCountry Regional Express, provide a more leisurely journey, with stops at smaller stations along the way. They also offer a range of ticket types, such as Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak tickets, to suit different budgets and travel needs. The most popular routes for Cross Country trains include London to Birmingham, Manchester to Edinburgh, and Bristol to Reading.

Exeter to Edinburgh train information with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 6 h 51 min
  • Cheapest Price: $724
  • CrossCountry frequency: 11 a day

FAQs: Trains from Exeter to Edinburgh

FAQs: Travel by train from Exeter to Edinburgh 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 Exeter to Edinburgh.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Exeter to Edinburgh can start from as little as $108 (€94) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Exeter to Edinburgh is $195 (€171); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time between Exeter and Edinburgh is on average 6 h 55 min   for the 360 mile (581 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Exeter and Edinburgh by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Exeter to Edinburgh leaves at 6: 20 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Exeter to Edinburgh leaves at 7: 40 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Exeter to Edinburgh without having to change trains with CrossCountry. There are 7 direct trains from Exeter to Edinburgh each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
For the route from Exeter to Edinburgh you can take a train with CrossCountry, East Coast, Virgin Trains or Lumo. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Exeter and Edinburgh on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 7: 40 PM.

When departing from Exeter, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Exeter St Davids, Exeter Central and Exeter St Thomas. When arriving in Edinburgh, you can end your route in train stations like Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Park and Edinburgh Gateway.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Exeter St Davids, which is located around 1.9 miles (3 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Edinburgh Waverley, located 0.4 miles (727 m) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a train from Exeter to Edinburgh is January.
You have options as you can travel between Exeter and Edinburgh 3 different ways: train, bus or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Exeter and Edinburgh

Exeter
Edinburgh
Exeter St Davids is the most popular Exeter 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 Exeter for your trip to Edinburgh.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3451652030
Public transit options for Exeter St Davids
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Front of the station
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3451652030
Public transit options for Exeter Central
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Bus stop at the front of the station on Queens Street
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transit options for Exeter St Thomas
Location for Rail Replacement Services: To Exeter St Davids: Cowick Street bus stop by shopping precint. To Newton Abbot: Cowick Street bus stop outside the station

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