Take advantage of discounted train tickets up to 15 minutes prior to departure, when you purchase Advance tickets.
Kick back and relax on your journey from Edinburgh to Exeter with CrossCountry. When you travel on one of our trains, you'll get excellent service and a great travel experience. Travelling around the country has never been so comfortable.
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Travelling to Exeter
First CrossCountry train - 06:06
Last CrossCountry train - 15:08
Travelling from Edinburgh to Exeter
From activities for the kids to nightlife for the grown-ups, Exeter has you covered. CrossCountry runs direct trains to Exeter, so you'll arrive ready to explore. However long you decide to stay, you'll find Exeter ready for you, and CrossCountry ready to take you there.
Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Exeter?
Yes, regular direct trains run between Edinburgh and Exeter with CrossCountry.
What amenities are available onboard trains from Edinburgh to Exeter?
As you would expect from CrossCountry, our service from Edinburgh to Exeter has lots of amenities to enjoy. Take advantage of the at-seat service providing drinks and a selection of snacks, as well as plentiful seating choices and charge points (subject to availability). We have everything you need onboard to have a great train journey.
Is WiFi available on trains from Edinburgh to Exeter?
Yes! Surf the web as you would at home with our free on-board WiFi on all our trains from Edinburgh to Exeter.
T&Cs apply. Visit our WiFi On-Board page for more information.
Can I reserve a seat on trains from Edinburgh to Exeter?
In most cases, if you have an Anytime or Off-Peak ticket, you can reserve a seat using our ten minute reservation service. The good news is that this service is available in both Standard and First Class, and it's also available to season ticket holders! Check out our Ten Minute Reservation page for more!
Where can I find cheap tickets from Edinburgh to Exeter?
We want to help you travel as cheaply as possible to connect you with the people and places you love. There are lots of ways to find cheaper tickets - from being flexible with timing to booking ahead. Keep an eye on our special offers page and check out our guide to finding cheap tickets for more tips.
Can I use my railcard on trains from Edinburgh to Exeter?
If you're a railcard holder, you're in luck - there's a good chance you'll be able to save up to 1/3 on your ticket from Edinburgh to Exeter. We accept railcards on most of our services, so check out our Railcards page for more information about your specific railcard.
For full information about Exeter station, check out our station guide.
Once you have arrived in Exeter
Whether you're looking to have a fun day out or are planning a longer stay, our destination guide can help you plan the perfect trip!