The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from London to Plymouth is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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Of the 21 buses that leave London for Plymouth every day 13 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||191 miles (308 km)|
|Average bus duration||6 h 5 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$33 (€29)|
|Bus companies||National Express, Megabus or FlixBus|
Buses from London to Plymouth cover the 191 miles (308 km) long trip taking on average 6 h 5 min with our travel partners like National Express, Megabus or FlixBus. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $33 (€29), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $13 (€11).
Find the best buses to Plymouth from London with Omio's travel partners National Express and FlixBus from $13 (€11). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance bus company operating over 550 buses per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates bus services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express buses have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most buses come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your bus from London to Plymouth, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.
Coaches depart from the heart of London's Westminster to Plymouth 11 times a day. National Express offers a regular, convenient service connecting the capital to the southwesterly Devon city. The 220-mile route can be completed in as little as 5 hours 15 minutes with direct services, while indirect services take upwards of 6 hours 40 minutes.
All buses from London to Plymouth are offered by National Express. On longer journeys such as this, passengers will be grateful for the spacious seating with extra legroom. National Express also provides wifi and charging sockets on all their coaches, so travelers can stream and relax while en route.
The 220-mile route from London Victoria to the coastal town can be completed in as little as 5 hours 15 minutes. The fastest indirect route, involving one change at Bristol, takes 6 hours 40 minutes. Journey times vary slightly, taking into consideration traffic if traveling during peak travel time, or transfer times at Bristol. Passengers must be sure to check their route, to ensure they are on the journey that best suits their schedule.
Whenever passengers decide to travel, they can expect 11 departures per day. Of these buses, 8 are direct services, requiring no change along the way. Indirect services include one transfer at Bristol station. Services begin not long after 8:00 a.m. and continue through until 11:00 p.m. One service leaves London at 1:30 a.m. but requires a lengthy wait at Bristol, taking travel time to over 11 hours.
Departure station: Buses depart from London's busiest coach station, London Victoria, found in the heart of Westminster. Victoria is accessible via the train station, linked to the coach station and clearly signposted, numerous bus routes around the city as well as the District & Circle and Victoria lines of the London Underground.
Arrival station: Passengers will arrive at Plymouth Coach Station on Armada Way. The station can found in the center of the city, less than half a mile from the train station, where passengers can organize onward travel. Station facilities include toilets, real-time information screens, car and bike parking, and refreshments.
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