Edinburgh to Exeter train

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Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Exeter

Showing times and prices for 26 Apr

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Edinburgh to Exeter is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

London North Eastern Railway
07:307h51
Edinburgh
15:21Exeter
£1091One-way
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
06:268h05
Edinburgh
14:31Exeter
£1291One-way
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
08:308h03
Edinburgh
16:33Exeter
£1541One-way
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
09:308h04
Edinburgh
17:34Exeter
£1601One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
10:037h59
Edinburgh
18:02Exeter
£2741One-way
0 changes

Train timetableEdinburgh to Exeter

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, 26 April
Cross Country
07:048h27
Edinburgh
15:31Exeter
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
07:307h51
Edinburgh
15:21Exeter
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
09:308h04
Edinburgh
17:34Exeter
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
06:268h05
Edinburgh
14:31Exeter
0 changes
Cross Country
10:037h59
Edinburgh
18:02Exeter
0 changes

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Train times from Edinburgh to Exeter

Showing times and prices for 26 Apr

Fastest Journey

7 h 51 m

Average

8 h 4 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

582 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Edinburgh for Exeter every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

London North Eastern Railway
07:307h51
Edinburgh
15:21Exeter
£1091One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
10:037h59
Edinburgh
18:02Exeter
£2741One-way
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
08:308h03
Edinburgh
16:33Exeter
£1541One-way
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
09:308h04
Edinburgh
17:34Exeter
£1601One-way
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
06:268h05
Edinburgh
14:31Exeter
£1291One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Exeter

distanceDistance360 miles
durationAverage train duration7 h 51 min
priceAverage train ticket price£175 (€193)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 8 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCrossCountry, East Coast, Virgin Trains or Great Western Rail

Trains from Edinburgh to Exeter cover the 360 miles long trip taking on average 7 h 51 min with our travel partners like CrossCountry, East Coast, Virgin Trains or Great Western Rail. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £175, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £109. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Exeter St Davids.

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

Buy your official CrossCountry, East Coast and Virgin Trains train tickets to Exeter from Edinburgh from £152 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable trip.

Avanti West Coast is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates high-speed trains between London and major cities in the UK, including Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow and Edinburgh. The company offers a range of ticket types, including Standard, First Class and Advance tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of food and drinks. The most popular routes for Avanti West Coast are London to Birmingham, London to Manchester and London to Glasgow. The company operates a fleet of Pendolino and Super Voyager trains, which offer a smooth and comfortable journey.

Virgin Trains from Edinburgh to Exeter train information:

  • Average Duration: 6 h 51 min
  • Cheapest Price: £514
  • Virgin Trains frequency: 4 a day

FAQs: Edinburgh to Exeter train

FAQs: Travel by train from Edinburgh 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
Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Exeter can start from as little as £109 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Edinburgh to Exeter is £175; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by train from Edinburgh to Exeter is 7 h 51 min   to travel the 360 mile long journey, with around there are 12 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Edinburgh to Exeter leaves at 06: 26. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Edinburgh to Exeter leaves at 17: 30.
There are 12 trains a day from Edinburgh to Exeter which require at least one change with CrossCountry, East Coast, Virgin Trains or Great Western Rail. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the journey from Edinburgh to Exeter you can take a train with CrossCountry, East Coast, Virgin Trains or Great Western Rail. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between Edinburgh and Exeter on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

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

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

The cheapest month to travel from Edinburgh to Exeter by train is January.
You have options as you can travel to Exeter from Edinburgh 3 different ways: train, coach or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Edinburgh and Exeter

Edinburgh
Exeter
Edinburgh Waverley is the most popular Edinburgh railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Edinburgh for your journey to Exeter.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59 | Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59
Public transport 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.
Edinburgh GatewayWifiParkingAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transport options for Edinburgh Gateway
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from the bus stops outside the station
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transport options for Edinburgh Park
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from Platform 2 bus stop, adjacent to Herminston Gate
Edinburgh, Airport
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