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Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Plymouth

Showing times and prices for May 23

Cheapest

$169

Average

$198

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 Birmingham to Plymouth will cost around $ 198 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 169.

Cheapest
10:12AMBirmingham New Street4h20 02:32PMPlymouth
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$1691One-way
11:12AMBirmingham New Street3h36 02:48PMPlymouth
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$1981One-way
01:12PMBirmingham New Street3h36 04:48PMPlymouth
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$1981One-way
12:12PMBirmingham New Street3h35 03:47PMPlymouth
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$1981One-way
08:12AMBirmingham New Street3h36 11:48AMPlymouth
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$2101One-way

Train schedule from Birmingham to Plymouth

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08:12AMBirmingham New Street3h36 11:48AMPlymouth
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09:12AMBirmingham New Street3h45 12:57PMPlymouth
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10:12AMBirmingham New Street4h20 02:32PMPlymouth
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11:12AMBirmingham New Street3h36 02:48PMPlymouth
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12:12PMBirmingham New Street3h35 03:47PMPlymouth
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01:12PMBirmingham New Street3h36 04:48PMPlymouth
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Mon
May 23
$169Great Western Railway
$18Flixbus
Tue
May 24
$201Cross Country
$14National Express
Thu
May 26
$76Cross Country
$20Flixbus
Fri
May 27
$170Cross Country
$20Flixbus
Sat
May 28
$170Cross Country
$23Flixbus
Sun
May 29
$169Cross Country
$26National Express
Mon
May 30
$199Cross Country
$18Flixbus
Thu
Jun 2
$198Cross Country
$22Flixbus
Fri
Jun 3
$200Cross Country
$26National Express
Sat
Jun 4
$200Cross Country
$26National Express
Mon
Jun 6
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$17National Express
Tue
Jun 7
$199Cross Country
$23National Express
Wed
Jun 8
$202Cross Country
$17National Express
Sat
Jun 11
$201Cross Country
$20National Express

Fastest train times from Birmingham to Plymouth

Showing times and prices for May 23

Fastest Journey

3 h 35 m

Average

3 h 44 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

281 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Birmingham for Plymouth every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 281 km distance in an average of 3 h 44 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 3 h 35 m .

The slowest trains will take 4 h 20 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
12:12PMBirmingham New Street3h35 03:47PMPlymouth
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$1981One-way
11:12AMBirmingham New Street3h36 02:48PMPlymouth
0 changes
$1981One-way
01:12PMBirmingham New Street3h36 04:48PMPlymouth
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$1981One-way
08:12AMBirmingham New Street3h36 11:48AMPlymouth
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$2101One-way
09:12AMBirmingham New Street3h45 12:57PMPlymouth
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$2121One-way

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Overview: Train from Birmingham to Plymouth

distanceDistance174 miles (281 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 36 min
priceAverage train ticket price$159 (€142)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesGreat Western Railway or Cross Country

Trains from Birmingham to Plymouth cover the 174 miles (281 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 36 min with our travel partners like Great Western Railway or Cross Country. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $159 (€142), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $76 (€68). Travelers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Plymouth.

Train companies: CrossCountry from Birmingham to Plymouth trains

Find the best trains to Plymouth from Birmingham with Omio's travel partners CrossCountry from $76 (€68). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

CrossCountry

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train between Birmingham and Plymouth you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

If you’re looking for a smooth and easy train to Plymouth from Birmingham, check Omio for CrossCountry trains offering this route. Whether you are looking for the fastest, earliest or cheapest train to take for this 174 miles (281 km) journey to Plymouth from Birmingham, Omio makes it easier than ever to find CrossCountry trains at affordable prices, and you can also quickly book train tickets online. Check the current CrossCountry train schedules for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route between Birmingham and Plymouth as well as relevant ticket information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), and book your CrossCountry train on Omio. If you search for trains to Plymouth from Birmingham in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the CrossCountry tickets are mobile tickets, making it convenient for you to go paperless when traveling. With prices for CrossCountry trains between Birmingham and Plymouth starting at $76 (€68), buy your official CrossCountry tickets with Omio online quickly and easily!

CrossCountry from Birmingham to Plymouth train information:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 30 min
  • Average Price: $76
  • CrossCountry frequency: 8 a day

Please follow the recommendations outlined by CrossCountry when booking your train tickets to Plymouth from Birmingham due to the coronavirus:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips: Trains from Birmingham to Plymouth

Travel by train to Plymouth easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Birmingham to Plymouth.
FAQs

How much do cheap train tickets between Birmingham and Plymouth cost?

Train tickets from Birmingham to Plymouth for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $76 (€68)  one way in the next 7 days.

How much is a train ticket between Birmingham and Plymouth?

If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Birmingham to Plymouth train price to come in at an average of $159 (€142)  one way.

What is the distance from Birmingham to Plymouth by train?

The Birmingham to Plymouth train distance is approximately 174 miles (281 km).

How many hours is the train time from Birmingham to Plymouth?

The train time between Birmingham and Plymouth is on average 3 h 36 min  for the 174 miles (281 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Birmingham to Plymouth by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

What train station in Birmingham goes to Plymouth? What train station do I come into Plymouth from Birmingham?

When taking a train from Birmingham, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Birmingham New Street, Birmingham Moor Street and Birmingham International. When you arrive in Plymouth, your train can arrive in train stations including Plymouth and Plymouth.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Birmingham New Street   to Plymouth.

Where do I find the Birmingham train station to Plymouth? Where is the Plymouth train station?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Birmingham New Street, is located 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the city center of Birmingham.

The most popular arrival train station, Plymouth, is located 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city center of Plymouth.

Which train providers can get me from Birmingham to Plymouth?

For the best Birmingham to Plymouth train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Great Western Railway or Cross Country. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from Birmingham to Plymouth to compare what amenities they may offer.

Are there any direct trains from Birmingham to Plymouth?

Yes, there are 12 direct trains from Birmingham to Plymouth per day with Cross Country  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you buy your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.

How many train services are there between Birmingham and Plymouth a day?

The average number of trains departing Birmingham for Plymouth is 12 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

What are the first and last departure train times from Birmingham to Plymouth?

The earliest train departing from Birmingham to Plymouth leaves at 7: 12 AM. The last train departing from Birmingham to Plymouth leaves at 10: 12 PM. You can find the latest Birmingham to Plymouth train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

How far in advance should I buy train tickets to Plymouth from Birmingham for the best deals?

If you purchase a train ticket from Birmingham to Plymouth within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $159 (€142) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Birmingham and Plymouth are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Birmingham
Plymouth
Birmingham New Street is the most popular Birmingham railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Birmingham for your trip to Plymouth.
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