Cheap bus tickets from London to Plymouth

Showing times and prices for Jan 22

Cheapest

$19

Average

$30

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from London to Plymouth will cost around $ 30 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 19.

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12:30PMLondon6h00 06:30PMPlymouth
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$191One-way
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11:59PMLondon5h41 05:40AMPlymouth
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$191One-way
2nd Cheapest
11:00PMLondon7h05 06:05AMPlymouth
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$211One-way
01:15PMLondon, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 35h15 06:30PMPlymouth
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$271One-way
12:45AMLondon, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 34h55 05:40AMPlymouth
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$271One-way

Bus schedule from London to Plymouth

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12:45AMLondon, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 34h55 05:40AMPlymouth
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08:30AMLondon5h35 02:05PMPlymouth
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09:30AMLondon6h35 04:05PMPlymouth
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11:30AMLondon7h05 06:35PMPlymouth
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12:30PMLondon6h00 06:30PMPlymouth
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01:15PMLondon, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 35h15 06:30PMPlymouth
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01:30PMLondon6h20 07:50PMPlymouth
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02:00PMLondon6h45 08:45PMPlymouth
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03:30PMLondon6h05 09:35PMPlymouth
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06:00PMLondon5h30 11:30PMPlymouth
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11:00PMLondon6h05 05:05AMPlymouth
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11:00PMLondon7h05 06:05AMPlymouth
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11:59PMLondon5h41 05:40AMPlymouth
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Jan 22
$93Great Western Railway
$19Megabus
Sun
Jan 23
$93Great Western Railway
$19Megabus
Mon
Jan 24
$76Great Western Railway
$16Megabus
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Jan 25
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$12National Express
Wed
Jan 26
$94Great Western Railway
$14National Express
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Jan 27
$93Great Western Railway
$16Megabus
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Jan 28
$93Great Western Railway
$14National Express
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Jan 29
$82Great Western Railway
$14National Express
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Jan 30
$52Great Western Railway
$16Megabus
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Jan 31
$59Great Western Railway
$12National Express
Tue
Feb 1
$52Great Western Railway
$12National Express
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Feb 3
$59Great Western Railway
$14National Express
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Feb 4
$58Great Western Railway
$14National Express
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Feb 5
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$14National Express
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Feb 6
$59Great Western Railway
$14National Express
Mon
Feb 7
$58Great Western Railway
$12National Express
Tue
Feb 8
$52Great Western Railway
$12National Express
Thu
Feb 10
$76Great Western Railway
$12National Express

Bus times from London to Plymouth

Showing times and prices for Jan 22

Fastest Journey

4 h 55 m

Average

6 h 4 m

Buses per day

13

Distance

309 km

Of the 13 buses that leave London for Plymouth every day 9 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 309 km distance in an average of 6 h 4 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 4 h 55 m .

The slowest buses will take 7 h 5 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
12:45AMLondon, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 34h55 05:40AMPlymouth
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$271One-way
2nd Fastest
01:15PMLondon, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 35h15 06:30PMPlymouth
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$271One-way
06:00PMLondon5h30 11:30PMPlymouth
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$291One-way
08:30AMLondon5h35 02:05PMPlymouth
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$291One-way
11:59PMLondon5h41 05:40AMPlymouth
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$191One-way

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Overview: Bus from London to Plymouth

distanceDistance191 miles (308 km)
durationAverage bus duration5 h 15 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$16 (€14)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersNational Express or Megabus

Buses from London to Plymouth cover the 191 miles (308 km) long trip taking on average 5 h 15 min with our travel partners like National Express or Megabus. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $12 (€10), but the average price of bus tickets is $16 (€14). Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Plymouth.

Bus providers: National Express from London to Plymouth

National Express buses will get you between London and Plymouth from $12 (€10). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best bus times and tickets for your trip.

National Express

National Express is the leading bus company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 buses a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express buses are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most buses are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the London - Plymouth bus: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

  • Average Price: $12

When purchasing your National Express bus tickets between London and Plymouth, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
    • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
    • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
    • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
    • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

Buses from London to Plymouth

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.

Which bus companies travel from London to Plymouth?

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.

How long is the bus from London to Plymouth?

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.

How many buses are there from London to Plymouth?

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.

What are the departure and arrival stations for buses from London to Plymouth?

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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FAQs

How much do cheap buses to Plymouth from London cost?

Omio customers have found cheap bus tickets from London to Plymouth for as low as $12 (€10)  for the next 7 days.

What is the cost of a bus from London to Plymouth?

If you’re looking to buy your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the London to Plymouth bus price to come in at an average of $16 (€14)  one way.

How far is it from London to Plymouth by bus?

The bus distance from London to Plymouth is around 191 miles (308 km).

How long is a bus to Plymouth from London on average?

On average the London to Plymouth bus time is 5 h 15 min  covering the 191 miles (308 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

What bus station in London goes to Plymouth? What bus station do I come into Plymouth from London?

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from London Victoria   and arriving in Plymouth.

Where is the bus station in London? Where is the bus station in Plymouth?

Passengers board the bus most frequently from London Victoria, which is located around 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Plymouth, located 0.3 miles (504 m) away from the city center.

What bus providers go from London to Plymouth?

For the route from London to Plymouth you can take a bus with National Express or Megabus. Be sure to check out all possible bus providers that offer services from London to Plymouth on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

Are there any nonstop bus services from London to Plymouth?

Yes, you can look for direct buses from London to Plymouth with National Express or Megabus  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct bus tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this trip.

What are the first and last departure bus times from London to Plymouth?

You can take the first bus from London to Plymouth at 8: 30 AM. The last bus from London to Plymouth that you can take departs at 11: 00 PM. Omio shows you the latest bus from London to Plymouth schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.

When should I buy the London to Plymouth bus for the best deals on tickets?

The price of a one way bus ticket from London to Plymouth is on average $16 (€14) if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for buses from all possible bus companies offering this trip. In general, you can find bus tickets between London and Plymouth available a few months in advance.