How to travel from Exeter to Edinburgh

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Travel Information to Edinburgh from Exeter

distanceDistance360 miles (581 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$57 - $161
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $57 (€53) • 13 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $137 (€127) • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, Loganair or London North Eastern Railway

Travel 360 miles (581 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train from Exeter to Edinburgh. 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 $57 (€53). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are National Express, Loganair or London North Eastern Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Exeter to Edinburgh.

Travel Tips: Travel from Exeter to Edinburgh

Travel 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.

There are 4 ways that you can travel between Exeter and Edinburgh. You can take a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Exeter to Edinburgh is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $57 (€53) compared to other travel options to Edinburgh:

Taking a bus is usually $80 (€74) less than taking a flight to Edinburgh, which costs on average $137 (€127) for the same trip.

A bus is $103 (€96) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Exeter to Edinburgh costing on average $161 (€149).

The quickest way to travel to Edinburgh from Exeter is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 20 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Edinburgh by bus can take on average 13 h 45 min.

In comparison, getting to Edinburgh by train can take on average 7 h 35 min.

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

The average frequency per day from Exeter to Edinburgh is:

  • 9 trains a day.

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

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

  • Buses from Exeter to Edinburgh most often leave from Exeter, Bus Station and arrive in Edinburgh, Elder Street.
  • Flights mostly leave from Exeter International Airport and tend to arrive in Edinburgh Airport.
  • Trains from Exeter to Edinburgh most often leave from Exeter St Davids and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Exeter to Edinburgh:

  • You can take a bus from Exeter to Edinburgh with National Express. Cheap tickets can be found for $57 (€53) with National Express from Exeter to Edinburgh.
  • You can travel by plane between Exeter and Edinburgh with Loganair, and you can find Loganair Exeter to Edinburgh tickets for $137 (€127) on Omio.
  • You can travel between Exeter and Edinburgh by train with London North Eastern Railway. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $161 (€149) with London North Eastern Railway from Exeter to Edinburgh.
Omio customers who travel from Exeter to Edinburgh often also extend their vacation to go to London, Glasgow or Manchester. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Edinburgh and these popular destinations at a great price.

Before traveling from Exeter to Edinburgh, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket costs $57 (€53) one way on average for this trip.
  • A plane ticket for this trip is costing $137 (€127) one way on average.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $161 (€149) one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Exeter to Edinburgh tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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