How to get from Exeter to Edinburgh

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Travel Information from Exeter to Edinburgh

distanceDistance360 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£47 - £131
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £47 • 13 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £112 • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, Loganair or London North Eastern Railway

Travel 360 miles by coach, 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 coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £47. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are National Express, Loganair or London North Eastern Railway among others. Travellers 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 travel options from Exeter to Edinburgh: coach, flight, ferry or train.

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Exeter to Edinburgh. Tickets for a coach cost on average £47.

This is compared to other travel options to Edinburgh:

A coach is £65 less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Exeter to Edinburgh costing on average £112.

A coach journey is usually £84 less than a journey to Edinburgh by train, which costs on average £131 for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Edinburgh from Exeter is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 20 min.

There are alternative travel options to Edinburgh that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 13 h 45 min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 7 h 35 min   of travel time.

You should expect to travel around 360 miles from Exeter to Edinburgh.

The average frequency per day from Exeter to Edinburgh is:

  • 9 trains per day.

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

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

  • Most travellers who buy a coach ticket from Exeter to Edinburgh depart from Exeter, Bus Station to Edinburgh, Elder Street.
  • Most travellers catch their flight from Exeter International Airport and arrive in Edinburgh Airport.
  • Most travellers who buy a train ticket from Exeter to Edinburgh depart from Exeter St Davids to Edinburgh Waverley.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Exeter to Edinburgh, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • National Express can take you to Edinburgh by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for National Express from Exeter to Edinburgh for £47.
  • Travel with Loganair to go to Edinburgh by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Loganair Exeter to Edinburgh tickets on Omio for £112.
  • Travel with London North Eastern Railway to go to Edinburgh by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find London North Eastern Railway Exeter to Edinburgh tickets on Omio for £131.
Your journey from Exeter to Edinburgh doesn't have to end in Edinburgh. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like London, Glasgow or Manchester. If you’d like to add London, Glasgow or Manchester to your Exeter to Edinburgh trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Edinburgh today!

When planning your trip between Exeter and Edinburgh, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost on average £47 one way.
  • Plane tickets cost £112 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average £131 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Edinburgh from Exeter online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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