Exeter to Edinburgh train

Cheap train tickets from Exeter to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for 15 Aug

Cheapest

£113

Average

£206

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
07:50Exeter8h24 16:14Edinburgh
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£1131One-way
Transpennine Express
09:04Exeter7h35 16:39Edinburgh
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£2501One-way
Transpennine Express
08:49Exeter7h50 16:39Edinburgh
0 changes
£2541One-way

Train schedule Exeter to Edinburgh

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, 15 August
London North Eastern Railway
07:50Exeter8h24 16:14Edinburgh
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Transpennine Express
08:49Exeter7h50 16:39Edinburgh
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Transpennine Express
09:04Exeter7h35 16:39Edinburgh
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Fastest train times from Exeter to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for 15 Aug

Fastest Journey

7 h 35 m

Average

7 h 56 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

582 km

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

Transpennine Express
09:04Exeter7h35 16:39Edinburgh
0 changes
£2501One-way
Transpennine Express
08:49Exeter7h50 16:39Edinburgh
0 changes
£2541One-way
London North Eastern Railway
07:50Exeter8h24 16:14Edinburgh
0 changes
£1131One-way

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Overview: Train from Exeter to Edinburgh

distanceDistance360 miles
durationAverage train duration8 h 18 min
priceAverage train ticket price£145 (€164)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersLondon North Eastern Railway, Cross Country or First Great Western Service

Trains from Exeter to Edinburgh cover the 360 miles long route taking on average 8 h 18 min with our travel partners like London North Eastern Railway, Cross Country or First Great Western Service. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £145, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £98. Travellers depart most frequently from Exeter St Davids and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

Train providers: Great Western Rail and CrossCountry trains Exeter to Edinburgh

Travel from Exeter to Edinburgh from £98 with Omio’s train partners Great Western Rail and CrossCountry! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.

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Great Western Rail

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

Omio helps you compare and book the perfect train with CrossCountry from Exeter to Edinburgh for a smooth and relaxing journey. Check the latest CrossCountry train timetables for the ideal departure and arrival times, take a look at the travel information for the Exeter to Edinburgh train with CrossCountry (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), compare the best connections for your Exeter - Edinburgh trip and then book a cheap train ticket with ease. The distance between Exeter and Edinburgh by train is 360 miles (581 km). You can book tickets for this CrossCountry train for as low as £250 one-way if you book in advance. When you search for CrossCountry tickets to Edinburgh from Exeter in the Omio app, you can also check whether they are mobile tickets quickly and easily. If they are mobile tickets, then you can go paperless when taking a train. Book that perfect CrossCountry Exeter - Edinburgh train ticket online and enjoy your trip!

CrossCountry from Exeter to Edinburgh train information:

  • Average Duration: 7 h 39 min
  • Average Price: £250
  • CrossCountry frequency: 6 a day

Enjoy a smooth and easy route from Exeter to Edinburgh with Great Western Rail! As an official travel partner of Great Western Rail, Omio can help you search current train timetables from Great Western Rail, compare the best routes to Edinburgh from 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 Great Western Rail Exeter to Edinburgh train ticket available today. If you search for Great Western Rail 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 from Exeter to Edinburgh 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) trip to Edinburgh from Exeter with ease and comfort on a train with Great Western Rail.

Great Western Rail from Exeter to Edinburgh train information:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 14 min
  • Great Western Rail frequency: 1 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Exeter to Edinburgh

Travel by train 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.
FAQs
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Exeter to Edinburgh for the next 7 days starting from £98  one way.
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Exeter to Edinburgh train to cost on average £145  one way.
You should expect to travel around 360 miles  to Edinburgh from Exeter by train.
While the time it takes to travel 360 miles from Exeter to Edinburgh can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Exeter to Edinburgh is on average 8 h 18 min.

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

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

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Exeter St Davids, is located 1.9 miles (3 km) from the city centre of Exeter.

The most popular arrival train station, Edinburgh Waverley, is located 0.4 miles (659 m) away from the city centre of Edinburgh.

Take the Exeter to Edinburgh train with London North Eastern Railway, Cross Country or First Great Western Service. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the route between Exeter and Edinburgh as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
The first Exeter to Edinburgh train departs at 05: 40   and the last train from Exeter to Edinburgh leaves at 23: 44. Check out the most up-to-date Exeter to Edinburgh train times on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
You can find a train to Edinburgh from Exeter to cost on average £145 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 journey. You’ll see tickets for the Exeter to Edinburgh train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Exeter
Edinburgh
Exeter St Davids is the most popular Exeter 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 Exeter for your journey to Edinburgh.
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Phone Number
+44 3451652030
Public transport options for Exeter St Davids
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Front of the station
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WifiWifi
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ParkingParking
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Phone Number
+44 3451652030
Public transport options for Exeter Central
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Bus stop at the front of the station on Queens Street
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Public transport options for Exeter St Thomas
Location for Rail Replacement Services: To Exeter St Davids: Cowick Street bus stop by shopping precint. To Newton Abbot: Cowick Street bus stop outside the station

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