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There are 8 ways to get from Edinburgh to Tavistock by train, car, plane or bus

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Train  •  10h 2m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Plymouth

£234 - £533

Cheapest option

Fly Edinburgh to Bristol, train  •  7h 10m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Bristol (BRS) EDI - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth

£83 - £380

6 alternative options

Train via Manchester  •  13h 16m

  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 Plymouth

£198 - £288

Drive  •  8h 8m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Tavistock 482.2 miles

£70 - £110

Fly Edinburgh to Exeter, train, bus, line 1 bus  •  6h 44m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Exeter (EXT) EDI - EXT
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Plymouth
  3. Take the bus from Plymouth, station to Derriford Hospital
  4. Take the line 1 bus from Derriford Hospital to Tavistock, Bus Station

£98 - £437

Train to Glasgow, fly to Exeter, train  •  8h 4m

  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 St Davids to Plymouth

£116 - £429

Train to Glasgow, fly to Bristol, train  •  8h 30m

  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 Plymouth

£98 - £402

Fly Edinburgh to Newquay, train, bus  •  8h 34m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Newquay (NQY) EDI - NQY
  2. Take the train from Newquay to Par
  3. Take the bus from Bodmin Parkway Station to Tavistock, Bus Station

Edinburgh to Tavistock by train and bus

The journey time between Edinburgh and Tavistock is around 12h 14m and covers a distance of around 578 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 9h 55m. Operated by CrossCountry, Stagecoach South West and Plymouth Citybus, the Edinburgh to Tavistock service departs from Edinburgh and arrives in Tavistock, Bus Station. Typically 38 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
12h 14m
Fastest journey time:
9h 55m
Journey distance:
578 miles
Services per week:
38
Cheapest price:
£234
Carbon emissions:
50 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:06
Last service departs at:
15:08

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Edinburgh to Tavistock train and bus schedules

Edinburgh → Tavistock
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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Tavistock is to drive which costs £70 - £110 and takes 8h 8m.

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The fastest way to get from Edinburgh to Tavistock is to fly and train and bus and line 1 bus which takes 6h 44m and costs £95 - £440.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Tavistock is 378 miles. The road distance is 482.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Tavistock without a car is to train which takes 10h 2m and costs £230 - £550.

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It takes approximately 10h 2m to get from Edinburgh to Tavistock, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Exeter Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Tavistock is 482 miles. It takes approximately 8h 8m to drive from Edinburgh to Tavistock.

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Loganair offers flights from Edinburgh Airport to Exeter Airport.

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There are 326+ hotels available in Tavistock. Prices start at £75 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 £1 - £6.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Tavistock.
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  • Distance: 377.5 miles
  • Duration: 10h 2m

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Edinburgh to Plymouth 5 times a day. Tickets cost £230 - £550 and the journey takes 8h 42m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £220
Flights from Glasgow to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £160
Flights from Glasgow to Bristol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£35 - £160
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Edinburgh to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £340
Flights from Edinburgh to Exeter via Norwich
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£130 - £340
Flights from Glasgow to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £550
Flights from Edinburgh to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £430
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Newquay via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£190 - £350
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Exeter via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£70 - £340
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
8h 42m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£230 - £550
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£230 - £280
Anytime Day 1st Class
£380 - £550
Train from Exeter St Davids to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£35 - £120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£35 - £45
Anytime Day 1st Class
£85 - £120
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£60 - £180
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£60 - £75
Anytime Day 1st Class
£130 - £180
TransPennine Express Service
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£55 - £75
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£55 - £75
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £140
Train from Exeter St Davids to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£20 - £25
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£20 - £25
Anytime Day 1st Class
£30 - £50
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£45 - £60
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£45 - £60
Anytime Day 1st Class
£75 - £110
Train from Newquay to Par
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£9 - £12
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£9 - £12
Anytime Day 1st Class
£16 - £21
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £30
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£23 - £30
Bus operators
Stagecoach South West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Plymouth, station to Derriford Hospital
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
Stagecoach South West
Bus from Derriford Hospital to Tavistock, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Stagecoach South West
Plymouth Citybus
Phone
01752 662271
Email
customer.services@plymouthbus.co.uk
Website
plymouthbus.co.uk
Bus from Plymouth, station to Derriford Hospital
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
Plymouth Citybus
Tavistock Country Bus
Phone
07580 260683
Website
tavistockcountrybus.co.uk
Bus from Bodmin Parkway Station to Tavistock, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Website
Tavistock Country Bus

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