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from Exeter to Edinburgh

You can get from Exeter to Edinburgh by train, bus or flight.

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Travel Information between Exeter and Edinburgh

distanceDistance360 miles (581 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£50 - £236
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £50 • 13 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £236 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, Loganair or London North Eastern Railway

Travel 360 miles (581 km) by coach, flight or train between Exeter and Edinburgh. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £50. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are National Express, Loganair or London North Eastern Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Exeter to Edinburgh.

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FAQs

What are my travel options from Exeter to Edinburgh?

There are 3 ways to travel to Edinburgh from Exeter including taking a coach, flight or train.

How do I get from Exeter to Edinburgh the cheapest way?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Exeter to Edinburgh. Tickets for a coach cost on average £50.

This is compared to other travel options to Edinburgh:

A coach is generally £185 less than a flight for the same route. A flight costs on average £236 from Exeter to Edinburgh.

A coach is generally £63 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £113 from Exeter to Edinburgh.

What is the fastest way from Exeter to Edinburgh?

The quickest way to travel between Exeter and Edinburgh is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 10 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Edinburgh by coach can take on average 13 h 45 min.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 8 h 6 min.

How many miles from Exeter to Edinburgh would I travel?

You should expect to travel around 360 miles (581 km) from Exeter to Edinburgh.

How many services a day are there to Edinburgh from Exeter?

The average frequency per day from Exeter to Edinburgh is:

  • 8 trains a day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Exeter to Edinburgh?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Exeter to Edinburgh:

  • Coaches from Exeter to Edinburgh most often leave from Exeter, Sidwell Street (City Centre) and arrive in Edinburgh, Elder Street.
  • Flights from Exeter to Edinburgh most often leave from Exeter International Airport and arrive in Edinburgh Airport.
  • Trains mostly leave from Exeter St Davids and tend to arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

Who can get me from Exeter to Edinburgh?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Exeter to Edinburgh:

  • You can go to Edinburgh from Exeter by coach with National Express. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £50 with National Express from Exeter to Edinburgh on Omio.
  • You can travel from Exeter to Edinburgh by flight with Loganair. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £236 with Loganair from Exeter to Edinburgh.
  • You can travel to Edinburgh from Exeter by train with London North Eastern Railway. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £113 with London North Eastern Railway from Exeter to Edinburgh.

Where should I go next after I travel from Exeter to Edinburgh?

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!

How early should I purchase tickets from Exeter to Edinburgh online for the best deals?

Before travelling from Exeter to Edinburgh, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this route is on average £50 one way.
  • The price of a plane ticket is on average £236 one way for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £113 one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Exeter to Edinburgh tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.