Edinburgh to Plymouth train

Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Plymouth

Showing times and prices for 19 Aug

Cheapest

£141

Average

£228

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
08:30Edinburgh8h46 17:16Plymouth
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£1411One-way
Cross Country
09:03Edinburgh8h44 17:47Plymouth
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£2711One-way
Cross Country
09:52Edinburgh7h55 17:47Plymouth
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£2721One-way

Train schedule Edinburgh to Plymouth

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, 19 August
London North Eastern Railway
08:30Edinburgh8h46 17:16Plymouth
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Cross Country
09:03Edinburgh8h44 17:47Plymouth
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Cross Country
09:52Edinburgh7h55 17:47Plymouth
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Fastest train times from Edinburgh to Plymouth

Showing times and prices for 19 Aug

Fastest Journey

7 h 55 m

Average

8 h 28 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

624 km

Of the 3 trains that leave Edinburgh for Plymouth every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Cross Country
09:52Edinburgh7h55 17:47Plymouth
0 changes
£2721One-way
Cross Country
09:03Edinburgh8h44 17:47Plymouth
0 changes
£2711One-way
London North Eastern Railway
08:30Edinburgh8h46 17:16Plymouth
0 changes
£1411One-way

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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Plymouth

distanceDistance386 miles
durationAverage train duration8 h 39 min
priceAverage train ticket price£273 (€310)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCross Country, Avanti West Coast, London North Eastern Railway or TransPennine Express Service

Trains from Edinburgh to Plymouth cover the 386 miles long trip taking on average 8 h 39 min with our travel partners like Cross Country, Avanti West Coast, London North Eastern Railway or TransPennine Express Service. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £273, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £273. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Plymouth.

Train companies: CrossCountry and Great Western Rail trains Edinburgh to Plymouth

Travel to Plymouth from Edinburgh from £273 with Omio’s train partners CrossCountry and Great Western Rail! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.

CrossCountry
Great Western Rail

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

If you're looking for cheap CrossCountry tickets to Plymouth from Edinburgh, check out Omio! With one-way Edinburgh to Plymouth train ticket prices starting as low as £273 when you book in advance, we'll help you get to Plymouth from Edinburgh by showing you the latest CrossCountry offers, train timetables and tickets for this 386 miles (623 km) route. You can also review relevant ticket information for each class fare available on this trip, such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard with CrossCountry. If you search for CrossCountry tickets between Edinburgh and Plymouth in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can go paperless when taking the train. Whether you're looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train between Edinburgh and Plymouth on offer, Omio makes it easier than ever for you to find that perfect train with CrossCountry so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey.

CrossCountry from Edinburgh to Plymouth train information:

  • Average Duration: 10 h 11 min
  • Average Price: £273
  • CrossCountry frequency: 4 a day

Save time and money by searching for and booking your Great Western Rail train to Plymouth from Edinburgh online with Omio! If you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest Great Western Rail train to Plymouth from Edinburgh, Omio can help you out every step of the way. Check current Great Western Rail train timetables for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best connections for the 386 miles (623 km) journey between Edinburgh and Plymouth as well as ticket information for the train (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard), and then book a cheap train ticket – all in one convenient place. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains between Edinburgh and Plymouth, you can check straight away if the Great Western Rail ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when travelling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Buy your official Great Western Rail Edinburgh to Plymouth train tickets online on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy the travel experience!

Train information from Edinburgh to Plymouth with Great Western Rail:

  • Average Duration: 11 h 52 min
  • Great Western Rail frequency: 2 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Edinburgh to Plymouth

Travel by train to Plymouth 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 Plymouth.
FAQs
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Edinburgh and Plymouth for as low as £273  for the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Edinburgh to Plymouth train price to come in at an average of £273  one way.
The train distance from Edinburgh to Plymouth is around 386 miles.
On average the Edinburgh to Plymouth train time is 8 h 39 min  covering the 386 miles long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

There are a few train stations in Edinburgh to start your journey from including Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Gateway and Edinburgh Park. In Plymouth you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Plymouth and Plymouth.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley   and arrive in Plymouth.

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Edinburgh Waverley, located approximately 0.4 miles (659 m) from the city centre of Edinburgh. The most popular arrival train station in Plymouth, called Plymouth, is located around 1 mile (1.6 km) away from its city centre.

When taking a train from Edinburgh to Plymouth, you can count on Cross Country, Avanti West Coast, London North Eastern Railway or TransPennine Express Service for the best way to get you to Plymouth. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Edinburgh to Plymouth and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
On average, there are 10 trains a day from Edinburgh to Plymouth. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The first train from Edinburgh to Plymouth leaves at 07: 07   and the last train for this leaves at 10: 20. Omio shows you the latest train from Edinburgh to Plymouth schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
You can find a train to Plymouth from Edinburgh to cost on average £273 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Edinburgh to Plymouth train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Edinburgh
Plymouth
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 Plymouth.
Amenities at station
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LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
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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.
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ParkingParking
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Public transport options for Edinburgh Gateway
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from the bus stops outside the station
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WifiWifi
ParkingParking
ATMATM
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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

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