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from Glasgow to Plymouth

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Travel Information between Glasgow and Plymouth

distanceDistance378 miles (610 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$39 - $357
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $39 (€33) • 14 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $41 (€34) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, easyJet or Great Western Railway

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 378 miles (610 km) from Glasgow to Plymouth. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $39 (€33). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are National Express, easyJet or Great Western Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct train from Glasgow to Plymouth.

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FAQs

How do I travel from Glasgow to Plymouth?

There are 3 ways that you can travel between Glasgow and Plymouth. You can take a bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Plymouth?

The cheapest way to travel between Glasgow and Plymouth is by taking a bus with an average price of $39 (€33).

This is compared to other travel options to Plymouth:

Taking a bus is about $2 (€2) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $41 (€34) for this journey.

Taking a bus is usually $318 (€265) less than taking a train to Plymouth, which costs on average $357 (€298) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to get from Glasgow to Plymouth?

The fastest way to get to Plymouth from Glasgow is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 10 min.

Other travel options to Plymouth can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 14 h 50 min   on average.

In comparison, going by train can take 8 h 5 min   on average.

How many miles from Glasgow to Plymouth would I travel?

The distance is approximately 378 miles (610 km) from Glasgow to Plymouth.

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

The average frequency per day from Glasgow to Plymouth is:

  • Around 2 trains per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Glasgow to Plymouth?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Glasgow to Plymouth:

  • Buses most often depart from Glasgow at Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and arrive in Plymouth at Plymouth.
  • Trains most often depart from Glasgow at Glasgow Central and arrive in Plymouth at Plymouth.

Which travel operators can get me to Plymouth from Glasgow?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Glasgow to Plymouth:

  • You can go to Plymouth from Glasgow by bus with National Express. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $39 (€33) with National Express from Glasgow to Plymouth on Omio.
  • You can travel by plane from Glasgow to Plymouth with easyJet, and you can find easyJet Glasgow to Plymouth tickets for $41 (€34) on Omio.
  • You can go to Plymouth from Glasgow by train with Great Western Railway. You'll see cheap train tickets for $357 (€298) with Great Western Railway from Glasgow to Plymouth on Omio.

Can I travel directly to Plymouth from Glasgow?

Yes, there are direct routes from Glasgow to Plymouth with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 2 direct trains per day to Plymouth with.

Direct services to Plymouth tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Glasgow to Plymouth?

Looking to extend your trip from Glasgow to Plymouth? Many Omio customers who go from Glasgow to Plymouth usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Bristol or Birmingham. If you're looking to explore London, Bristol or Birmingham from Plymouth, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

How far in advance should I book tickets to Plymouth from Glasgow online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Glasgow to Plymouth, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost $39 (€33) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $41 (€34) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $357 (€298) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Glasgow to Plymouth online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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