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from London to Plymouth

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

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May 23
$61Great Western Railway
$10Flixbus
$198Eastern Airways
Tue
May 24
$78Great Western Railway
$19National Express
$165Eastern Airways
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May 25
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$30Megabus
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Thu
May 26
$78Great Western Railway
$9Flixbus
$136Eastern Airways
Fri
May 27
$83Great Western Railway
$10Flixbus
$185Eastern Airways
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May 28
$72Great Western Railway
$13Flixbus
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Sun
May 29
$78Great Western Railway
$16Flixbus
$151Eastern Airways
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May 30
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$10Flixbus
$137Eastern Airways
Tue
May 31
$78Great Western Railway
$13National Express
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Wed
Jun 1
$78Great Western Railway
$10Flixbus
$137Eastern Airways
Thu
Jun 2
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$13National Express
$137Eastern Airways
Fri
Jun 3
$89Great Western Railway
$13Flixbus
$137Eastern Airways
Sat
Jun 4
$66Great Western Railway
$13Flixbus
$136Eastern Airways
Sun
Jun 5
$89Great Western Railway
$16Flixbus
$137Eastern Airways
Mon
Jun 6
$89Great Western Railway
$9Flixbus
$137Eastern Airways
Tue
Jun 7
$72Great Western Railway
$11National Express
$53Eastern Airways
Wed
Jun 8
$72Great Western Railway
$11National Express
$73Eastern Airways
Thu
Jun 9
$72Great Western Railway
$9Flixbus
$137Eastern Airways
Fri
Jun 10
$66Great Western Railway
$9Flixbus
$136Eastern Airways
Sat
Jun 11
$61Great Western Railway
$10Flixbus
$73Eastern Airways

Travel Information to Plymouth from London

distanceDistance191 miles (308 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$26 - $80
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $26 (€23) • 5 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $80 (€71) • 3 h 4 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or Great Western Railway

Take a bus or train to travel 191 miles (308 km) to Plymouth from London. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 4 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $26 (€23). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Megabus or Great Western Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from London to Plymouth.

How to get from London to Plymouth

The Best Way According to our Users

If you want to travel from London to Plymouth there are several options available to you. For this route, however, 56,41% of our customers choose the bus as their preferred method of transportation. Nowadays, traveling by bus is a relaxing and entertaining experience. Most bus companies offer different on-board services; ranging from "welcome drinks" to free wi-fi or personal entertainment. For this reason, the bus is often chosen as the best way to get from London to Plymouth. Bus companies normally offer comfortable journeys for reasonable prices, and if you choose to travel on a night bus you can even save the money of one night in a hotel. For that reason, the bus is most likely the cheapest way to get to your destination.

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Travel Tips: Travel from London to Plymouth

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FAQs

What are the ways to get from London to Plymouth?

There are 2 ways to get from London to Plymouth: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from London to Plymouth?

The cheapest way to travel between London and Plymouth is by taking a bus with an average price of $26 (€23).

This is compared to other travel options to Plymouth:

A bus is generally $54 (€48) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $80 (€71) from London to Plymouth.

What is the quickest way from London to Plymouth?

The fastest way to get to Plymouth from London is by train with an average travel time of 3 h 4 min.

Other travel options to Plymouth can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 5 h 15 min   of travel time.

What is the distance from London to Plymouth?

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

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

The average frequency per day from London to Plymouth is:

  • 12 trains a day.

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

When traveling between London and Plymouth, what are the departure and arrival points in London and Plymouth?

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

  • Trains most often depart from London at London Victoria and arrive in Plymouth at Plymouth.

Which travel companies can take me from London to Plymouth?

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

  • You can take a bus from London to Plymouth with Megabus. Cheap tickets can be found for $26 (€23) with Megabus from London to Plymouth.
  • You can travel between London and Plymouth by train with Great Western Railway. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $80 (€71) with Great Western Railway from London to Plymouth.

Is there a direct service from London to Plymouth?

Yes, there are direct services available from London to Plymouth with the following travel companies:

  • You can travel directly by train with with 12 direct trains per day.

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

Where else should I travel to after my journey from London to Plymouth ends?

Your trip from London to Plymouth doesn't have to end in Plymouth. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Bristol, Birmingham or Exeter. If you’d like to add Bristol, Birmingham or Exeter to your London to Plymouth tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Plymouth today!

How far in advance should I purchase tickets between London and Plymouth online to get the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $26 (€23) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $80 (€71) one way on average.

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