Edinburgh to Exeter train

Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Exeter

Showing times and prices for 25 May

Cheapest

£114

Average

£115

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.

London North Eastern Railway
08:30Edinburgh8h04 16:34Exeter
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£1141One-way
London North Eastern Railway
07:30Edinburgh8h06 15:36Exeter
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£1151One-way
London North Eastern Railway
09:00Edinburgh8h18 17:18Exeter
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£1151One-way
London North Eastern Railway
09:30Edinburgh8h04 17:34Exeter
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£1161One-way

Train schedule Edinburgh to Exeter

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, 25 May
London North Eastern Railway
07:30Edinburgh8h06 15:36Exeter
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London North Eastern Railway
08:30Edinburgh8h04 16:34Exeter
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
09:00Edinburgh8h18 17:18Exeter
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London North Eastern Railway
09:30Edinburgh8h04 17:34Exeter
0 changes

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Fastest train times from Edinburgh to Exeter

Showing times and prices for 25 May

Fastest Journey

8 h 4 m

Average

8 h 8 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

582 km

Of the 4 trains that leave Edinburgh for Exeter every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

London North Eastern Railway
09:30Edinburgh8h04 17:34Exeter
0 changes
£1161One-way
London North Eastern Railway
08:30Edinburgh8h04 16:34Exeter
0 changes
£1141One-way
London North Eastern Railway
07:30Edinburgh8h06 15:36Exeter
0 changes
£1151One-way
London North Eastern Railway
09:00Edinburgh8h18 17:18Exeter
0 changes
£1151One-way

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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Exeter

distanceDistance360 miles (581 km)
durationAverage train duration8 h 4 min
priceAverage train ticket price£115 (€129)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesLondon North Eastern Railway or Cross Country

Trains from Edinburgh to Exeter cover the 360 miles (581 km) long journey taking on average 8 h 4 min with our travel partners like London North Eastern Railway or Cross Country. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £114, but the average price of train tickets is £115. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Exeter St Davids.

Train companies: CrossCountry trains Edinburgh to Exeter

Travel from Edinburgh to Exeter from £114 with Omio’s train partners CrossCountry! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient trip for you.

CrossCountry

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train to Exeter from Edinburgh you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Enjoy a smooth and easy journey from Edinburgh to Exeter with CrossCountry! As an official travel partner of CrossCountry, Omio can help you search current train timetables from CrossCountry, compare the best routes from Edinburgh to Exeter as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on luggage policy and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable CrossCountry Edinburgh to Exeter train ticket available today. If you search for CrossCountry tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a queue at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train between Edinburgh and Exeter on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 360 miles (581 km) journey to Exeter from Edinburgh with ease and comfort on a train with CrossCountry.

CrossCountry from Edinburgh to Exeter train information:

  • Average Duration: 8 h 24 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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Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Edinburgh and Exeter for the next 7 days starting from £114  one way.
The Edinburgh to Exeter train ticket price is on average £115  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next week.
The Edinburgh to Exeter train distance is approximately 360 miles (581 km).
The Edinburgh to Exeter train duration is on average 8 h 4 min, which is to be expected when travelling 360 miles (581 km) from Edinburgh to Exeter. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

There are a few train stations in Edinburgh to start your route from including Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Gateway and Edinburgh Park. In Exeter you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Exeter St Davids, Exeter Central and Exeter St Thomas.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley   and arrive in Exeter St Davids.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley, which is located around 0.4 miles (659 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.

When taking a train from Edinburgh to Exeter, you can count on London North Eastern Railway or Cross Country 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 10 trains a day from Edinburgh to Exeter. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The first train from Edinburgh to Exeter leaves at 06: 30   and the last train for this leaves at 16: 30. Omio shows you the latest train from Edinburgh to Exeter schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
If you book Edinburgh to Exeter train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £115. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Edinburgh to Exeter. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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.
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+44 3457114141
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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

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