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from Edinburgh to Plymouth

You can get from Edinburgh to Plymouth by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Edinburgh to Plymouth on Jan 22 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:50PMEdinburgh16h15 02:05PMPlymouth
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$591One-way
Cheapest
09:50PMEdinburgh16h15 02:05PMPlymouth
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$591One-way
Other options
10:45AMEdinburgh18h20 05:05AMPlymouth
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$591One-way

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Travel Information from Edinburgh to Plymouth

distanceDistance386 miles (623 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$29 - $140
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $29 (€24) • 16 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $140 (€116) • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, Loganair or London North Eastern Railway

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 386 miles (623 km) between Edinburgh and Plymouth. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $29 (€24). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express, Loganair or London North Eastern Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Edinburgh to Plymouth.

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FAQs

How do I get from Edinburgh to Plymouth?

There are 3 ways to travel from Edinburgh to Plymouth including taking a bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel to Plymouth from Edinburgh?

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Plymouth is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $29 (€24) compared to other travel options to Plymouth:

Taking a bus is usually $111 (€92) less than taking a flight to Plymouth, which costs on average $140 (€116) for the same trip.

Taking a bus is about $81 (€68) less than taking a train, which costs on average $110 (€92) for this trip.

What is the quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Plymouth?

The quickest way to travel to Plymouth from Edinburgh is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 20 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Plymouth by bus can take on average 16 h 15 min.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 8 h 41 min.

How many miles from Edinburgh to Plymouth would I travel?

The distance is approximately 386 miles (623 km) from Edinburgh to Plymouth.

How many services a day are there from Edinburgh to Plymouth?

The average frequency per day from Edinburgh to Plymouth is:

  • 7 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Edinburgh and Plymouth as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling to Plymouth from Edinburgh, what are the departure and arrival points in Edinburgh and Plymouth?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Edinburgh to Plymouth:

  • Most travelers take a bus from Edinburgh, Elder Street to Plymouth.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Plymouth.

Who can get me from Edinburgh to Plymouth?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Edinburgh to Plymouth, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with National Express for buses to Plymouth. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for National Express Edinburgh to Plymouth tickets on Omio for $29 (€24).
  • Loganair can get you to Plymouth by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Loganair from Edinburgh to Plymouth for $140 (€116) on Omio.
  • Travel with London North Eastern Railway to go to Plymouth by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find London North Eastern Railway Edinburgh to Plymouth tickets on Omio for $110 (€92).

Where should I go next after I travel from Edinburgh to Plymouth?

Omio customers who travel from Edinburgh to Plymouth often also extend their vacation to go to London, Bristol or Birmingham. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Plymouth and these popular destinations at a great price.

When should I book a ticket from Edinburgh to Plymouth online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from Edinburgh to Plymouth, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $29 (€24) one way for this route.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $140 (€116) one way for this trip.
  • A train ticket costs $110 (€92) one way on average for this journey.

But we recommend booking Edinburgh to Plymouth tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.