Edinburgh to Exeter by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    06:06
  • Last train
    15:08
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    7hr 31m

Travelling from Edinburgh to Exeter by train

The fastest trains from Edinburgh to Exeter take around 7 hours and 31 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 582 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Edinburgh and Exeter.

Direct trains run between Edinburgh and Exeter.

We usually find around 10 direct trains on the route from Edinburgh to Exeter every weekday.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 12 departures. The duration is normally about 7 hours and 31 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Exeter is usually scheduled to depart Edinburgh around 06:06 and the last train is around 15:08. This is the same at the weekend.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Edinburgh to Exeter train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Edinburgh to Exeter by train.

Which trains operate between Edinburgh and Exeter?

CrossCountry is the rail operator that operates on the route from Edinburgh to Exeter.

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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