Trains from Exeter to Edinburgh

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Exeter to Edinburgh train information

Exeter Edinburgh train map

Train duration 8h11m
Arrival Edinburgh, Scotland
Departure Exeter, England
Distance 362 Miles

Find your ticket on gopili to identify the different operators for your train connecting Exeter (South West England) to Edinburgh (Eastern Scotland). The services on board may vary depending on the rail operator.

On average, the journey takes approximately 8h11m by train covering a distance of 362 miles to get to Edinburgh from Exeter. The duration may vary depending if your train is direct or if you need to make a change.

Prices will vary depending on the day and hour of travel and how far in advance you purchase your ticket.

Best prices for Exeter to Edinburgh train tickets

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Cost of the train when booking in advance or at the last minute

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Booking your train in advance is almost always cheaper than leaving it to the last minute. Yet, as you can notice in the table above, the cost of train tickets Exeter to Edinburgh tend to be stable and cost £100.

Best prices for Exeter to Edinburgh trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Exeter and Edinburgh by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Edinburgh to Exeter and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Exeter
St David's
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£210.50 09/08/2019 13:24 Cross Country 1 month ago
Exeter
St David's
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£210.50 09/08/2019 12:23 Cross Country 1 month ago
Exeter
St David's
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£210.50 09/08/2019 12:23 Cross Country 1 month ago
Exeter
St David's
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£210.50 09/08/2019 13:24 Cross Country 1 month ago
Exeter
St David's
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£210.50 09/08/2019 14:24 Cross Country 1 month ago
Exeter
St David's
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£234.00 09/08/2019 11:55 Great Western Railway 1 month ago
Exeter
St David's
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£234.20 09/08/2019 07:24 Cross Country 1 month ago
Exeter
St David's
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£234.20 09/08/2019 08:24 Cross Country 1 month ago
Exeter
St David's
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£234.20 09/08/2019 09:24 Cross Country 1 month ago
Exeter
St David's
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£234.20 09/08/2019 08:24 Cross Country 1 month ago

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Exeter Edinburgh train

Discount Exeter - Edinburgh train tickets

National Railcards can bring you great savings if you're taking the train. Depending on your age as well as your situation, you might want to get one of the 5 different railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can enable you to make great savings for your Exeter Edinburgh train ticket.

What are the benefits of a railcard?

The main benefit of using a railcard is that you only need a few trips to be profitable.

You will need to purchase at least £88 of train tickets throughout the duration of the railcard's validity for the railcard to be worth the investment. It corresponds to the price of the card, thirty pounds, divided by the saving, thirty four percent. On every train that you buy after that, you will save money.

For instance, train tickets from Exeter to Edinburgh cost on average £50.00 (1). If you're dividing £88 by £50.00 (£88/£50.00 = 1.76), it turns out that after only 2 one way trips from Edinburgh to Exeter, the card will have paid for itself.

How much does a railcard cost?

The price to get a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to buy the 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to save 34% off most rail fares for one year.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 3 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Exeter to Edinburgh train £50.00 £33.33 £16.67 1.76

(1)Average price observed over the last 3 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare