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Cheap train tickets and times from Birmingham to Plymouth

Showing times and prices for May 29

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

3 h 35 m

Average

3 h 35 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

281 km

Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to start from $241 with an average ticket price of $246.

The fastest train from Birmingham to takes 3h 35m in comparison to an average duration of 3h 35m and covers a distance of 281 km.

6 trains that leave Birmingham for every day with 6 travelling directly.

Cheapest
Cross Country
08:12AM3h35
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
11:47AMPlymouth station (PLY)
$2411One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Cross Country
10:12AM3h37
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
01:49PMPlymouth station (PLY)
$2411One-way
0 transfers
Cross Country
01:12PM3h35
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
04:47PMPlymouth station (PLY)
$2491One-way
0 transfers
Cross Country
11:12AM3h35
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
02:47PMPlymouth station (PLY)
$2491One-way
0 transfers
Cross Country
12:12PM3h37
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
03:49PMPlymouth station (PLY)
$2491One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Birmingham to Plymouth

distanceDistance174 miles (281 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 21 min
priceAverage train ticket price$125 (€108)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCrossCountry or Great Western Rail

Trains from Birmingham to Plymouth cover the 174 miles (281 km) long route taking on average 3 h 21 min with our travel partners like CrossCountry or Great Western Rail. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $125 (€108), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $64 (€56). Travelers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Plymouth.

Train providers: CrossCountry and Great Western Rail from Birmingham to Plymouth trains

Buy your official CrossCountry and Great Western Rail train tickets to Plymouth from Birmingham from $75 (€65) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable route.

Great Western Railway is a train operating company in the United Kingdom. It operates services from London Paddington to the West of England, South Wales and the Cotswolds. It also operates services from London Paddington to Oxford, Reading and Bristol. It offers a range of ticket types, including Advance, Anytime, Off-Peak and Super Off-Peak tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, air conditioning and catering services. The most popular routes for Great Western Railway are London Paddington to Bristol, Reading and Oxford.

    FAQs: Trains from Birmingham to Plymouth

    FAQs: Travel by train from Birmingham 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
    Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Plymouth can start from as little as $64 (€56) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Birmingham to Plymouth is $125 (€108); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
    The average journey time by train from Birmingham to Plymouth is 3 h 21 min   to travel the 174 mile (281 km) long route, with around there are 12 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
    The first train from Birmingham to Plymouth leaves at 7: 12 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
    The last train from Birmingham to Plymouth leaves at 8: 12 PM.
    Yes, it is possible to travel from Birmingham to Plymouth without having to change trains with CrossCountry. There are 10 direct trains from Birmingham to Plymouth each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
    For the best Birmingham to Plymouth train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with CrossCountry or Great Western Rail. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services to Plymouth from Birmingham to compare what amenities they may offer.
    No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 8: 12 PM.

    Passengers board the train most frequently from Birmingham New Street, which is located around 1.7 miles (2.7 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Plymouth, located 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city centre.

    A trip to Plymouth from Birmingham is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 21 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
    The cheapest month to travel from Birmingham to Plymouth by train is March.
    You have options as you can travel from Birmingham to Plymouth 2 different ways: train or bus.

    Important Stations and Airports in Birmingham and Plymouth

    Birmingham
    Plymouth
    The major railway station for departures from Birmingham is Birmingham New Street. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Birmingham New Street for your journey from Birmingham to Plymouth.
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    Mon - Sat: 05: 15 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 30 - 23: 00
    Public transit options for Birmingham New Street
    Bus lines: N5, N6, N8, 4, 9, 23, 45, 50, 61, X51, X70
    Train lines: West Midlands, CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales
    Onward travel information: There are nearby bus stops on Smallbrook Queensway and Hill Street Most buses are wheelchair accessible. ********************************************************************************************************** For information go to the local travel information office by the Stephenson Street entrance. Alternatively, visit Transport for West Midlands, or call 0121 214 7214.
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    Public transit options for Birmingham International
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement coach services can be found at the front of the station opposite the entrance to the long stay car park.
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    Public transit options for Birmingham Moor Street
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: This station is not usually served by rail replacement buses, due to difficult road access. Replacement buses stop at Birmingham Snow Hill station.
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    Location for Rail Replacement Services: In the event of engineering the bus/coach will collect from: Bus Stop SH4, at the front of the station on Colmore Row.
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