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from Edinburgh to Exeter

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Jan 27
$156London North Eastern Railway
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Travel Information between Edinburgh and Exeter

distanceDistance360 miles (581 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$33 - $373
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $33 (€28) • 15 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $140 (€117) • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, Loganair or Cross Country

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 360 miles (581 km) between Edinburgh and Exeter. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $33 (€28). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are National Express, Loganair or Cross Country among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Edinburgh to Exeter.

Travel Tips: Travel from Edinburgh to Exeter

Travel 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.
FAQs

How do I reach Exeter from Edinburgh?

There are 3 ways to travel between Edinburgh and Exeter including taking a bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way from Edinburgh to Exeter?

The cheapest way to travel to Exeter from Edinburgh is by taking a bus with an average price of $33 (€28).

This is compared to other travel options to Exeter:

Taking a bus is usually $106 (€89) less than taking a flight to Exeter, which costs on average $140 (€117) for the same trip.

Taking a bus is usually $340 (€284) less than taking a train to Exeter, which costs on average $373 (€312) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way from Edinburgh to Exeter?

The fastest way from Edinburgh to Exeter is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 20 min.

There are alternative travel options to Exeter that can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 15 h 30 min.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 7 h 36 min.

How many miles from Edinburgh to Exeter would I travel?

The distance from Edinburgh to Exeter is approximately 360 miles (581 km).

How many services a day are there between Edinburgh and Exeter?

The average frequency per day from Edinburgh to Exeter is:

  • 7 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Exeter from Edinburgh as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do I depart from Edinburgh? Where do I arrive in Exeter?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Edinburgh to Exeter:

  • Buses mostly leave from Edinburgh, Elder Street and tend to arrive in Exeter, Sidwell Street (City Centre).
  • Flights mostly leave from Edinburgh Airport and tend to arrive in Exeter International Airport.
  • Trains most often depart from Edinburgh at Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Exeter at Exeter St Davids.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Edinburgh to Exeter?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Edinburgh to Exeter, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with National Express for buses to Exeter. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for National Express Edinburgh to Exeter tickets on Omio for $33 (€28).
  • Loganair can get you to Exeter by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Loganair from Edinburgh to Exeter for $140 (€117) on Omio.
  • Travel with Cross Country to go to Exeter by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Cross Country Edinburgh to Exeter tickets on Omio for $373 (€312).

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Edinburgh to Exeter?

Many of our customers who book a trip from Edinburgh to Exeter often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like London, Bristol or Plymouth. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Edinburgh and Exeter itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Exeter and any of these top destinations today!

How far in advance should I book tickets from Edinburgh to Exeter online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Edinburgh to Exeter, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost on average $33 (€28) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $140 (€117) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $373 (€312) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Edinburgh to Exeter online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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