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There are 9 ways to get from Edinburgh to Devon by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  8 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Wolverhampton
  2. Take the train from Wolverhampton to Exeter St Davids

$248 - $381

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Bus  •  15 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to Exeter National Express

$40 - $50

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Train  •  9 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Exeter St Davids

$180 - $280

Train, night train  •  12 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the night train from Manchester Piccadilly to Cardiff Central
  3. Take the night train from Cardiff Central to Exeter St Davids

$214 - $332

Drive  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Devon 456.7 miles

$95 - $150

Fly Edinburgh to Exeter, train  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Exeter (EXT) EDI - EXT
  2. Take the train from Exeter Central to Yeoford

$75 - $217

Train to Glasgow, fly to Exeter, train  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Exeter (EXT) GLA - EXT
  3. Take the train from Exeter Central to Yeoford

$85 - $229

Fly Edinburgh to Bristol, train  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Bristol (BRS) EDI - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
  3. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Yeoford

$96 - $244

Train to Newcastle, fly to Exeter  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Exeter (EXT) NCL - EXT

$79 - $338

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Devon is to bus which costs £30 - £40 and takes 15 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Devon is to fly and train which costs £55 - £170 and takes 5 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Devon. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Cheriton Cross, Coach House via Exeter City Centre, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Edinburgh to Devon. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Yeoford via Wolverhampton and Exeter St Davids. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 46 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Devon is 362 miles. The road distance is 456.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Devon without a car is to train which takes 8 h 46 min and costs £190 - £300.

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It takes approximately 8 h 46 min to get from Edinburgh to Devon, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Devon bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Edinburgh station.

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Edinburgh to Devon train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from Edinburgh station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Devon is to train which takes 8 h 46 min and costs £190 - £300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £40 and takes 15 h 24 min.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Devon.
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  • Distance: 362.3 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 46 min

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Devon, England?

You can take a train from Edinburgh to Devon via Wolverhampton and Exeter St Davids in around 8 h 46 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Edinburgh to Devon once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $50 and the journey takes 14 h 5 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Flights from Edinburgh to Exeter via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Flights from Edinburgh to Exeter via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Flights from Edinburgh to Exeter via London City
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Flights from Glasgow to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Glasgow to Exeter via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Newcastle to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Edinburgh to Bristol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Wolverhampton to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $75
Anytime Single
$80 - $120
Off-Peak Single
$75 - $120
Train from Edinburgh to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
7 h 39 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$180 - $280
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$100 - $160
Anytime Single
$180 - $280
Off-Peak Single
$210 - $310
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $50
Off-Peak Day Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $130
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Night train from Manchester Piccadilly to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
First Anytime Day Single
$100 - $160
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Night train from Cardiff Central to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $110
Train from Exeter Central to Yeoford
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$6 - $10
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $11
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Exeter St Davids to Yeoford
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $11
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$6 - $10
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $11
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Edinburgh to Exeter
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
nationalexpress.com

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Exeter Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Edinburgh to Devon bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Exeter station.

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Edinburgh to Devon train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Exeter St Davids station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Devon is 457 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 44 min to drive from Edinburgh to Devon.

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Flybe offers flights from Edinburgh Airport to Exeter Airport.

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There are 410+ hotels available in Devon. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Edinburgh Airport is to tram which takes 32 min and costs £3 - £5.

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