There are 11 ways to get from Edinburgh to Devon by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Exeter St Davids

$191 - $281

Cheapest option

Bus  •  14 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to Exeter National Express

$45 - $53

9 alternative options

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Exeter St Davids

$198 - $393

Train via Manchester Piccadilly  •  11 h 49 min

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

$220 - $357

Drive  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Devon 456.7 miles

$95 - $150

Fly Edinburgh to Exeter, train  •  5 h 27 min

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

$80 - $221

Fly Edinburgh to Bristol, train  •  5 h 54 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

$95 - $242

Train to Glasgow, fly to Exeter, train  •  6 h 4 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

$89 - $232

Train to Glasgow, fly to Bristol, train  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Bristol (BRS) GLA - BRS
  3. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids

$109 - $243

Fly Edinburgh to Cardiff, train  •  7 h 25 min

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

$122 - $334

Train to Newcastle, fly to Exeter  •  6 h 43 min

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

$83 - $343

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Devon is to bus which costs £30 - £45 and takes 14 h 29 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Devon is to fly and train which costs £60 - £170 and takes 5 h 27 min.

More details

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

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 8 h 35 min to get from Edinburgh to Devon, including transfers.

More details

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, Paris Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 29 min.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Edinburgh to Devon. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Yeoford via Birmingham New Street and Exeter St Davids. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 35 min.

More details

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Edinburgh to Devon every 4 hours. Tickets cost $180 - $280 and the journey takes 7 h 31 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Edinburgh to Devon twice daily. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 13 h 25 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Flights from Edinburgh to Exeter via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 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 Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Flights from Glasgow to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Glasgow to Exeter via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Edinburgh to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $260
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 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Edinburgh to Bristol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Glasgow to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Glasgow to Bristol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
7 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$180 - $280
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$100 - $160
Anytime Single
$180 - $280
Off-Peak Single
$210 - $310
Train from Edinburgh to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Single
$110 - $180
Off-Peak Single
$120 - $190
Train from Birmingham New Street to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$75 - $120
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $110
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Virgin West Coast Trains
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
$90 - $130
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $50
Off-Peak Day Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $130
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $110
First Anytime Day Single
$110 - $160
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
Train from Exeter Central to Yeoford
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 2 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
59 min
Frequency
Once daily
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $11
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$6 - $10
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $11
Train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
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
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $19
Bus operators

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including How to get from JFK to New York City, Need to know: Jadrolinija and Travelling around the UAE - to help you get the most out of your next trip.