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from Penzance to Plymouth

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Travel Information to Plymouth from Penzance

distanceDistance64 miles (103 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$10 - $12
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $10 (€9) • 3 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $12 (€10) • 1 h 52 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Great Western Railway

Travel 64 miles (103 km) by bus or train between Penzance and Plymouth. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 52 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $10 (€9). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express or Great Western Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Penzance to Plymouth.

Travel Tips: Travel from Penzance to Plymouth

Travel 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 Penzance to Plymouth.

How do I travel from Penzance to Plymouth?

There are 2 ways that you can travel to Plymouth from Penzance. You can take a bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to travel from Penzance to Plymouth is by taking a bus with an average price of $10 (€9).

This is compared to other travel options to Plymouth:

Taking a bus is usually $1 (€1) less than taking a train to Plymouth, which costs on average $12 (€10) for the same trip.

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

The fastest way to get to Plymouth from Penzance is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 52 min.

Other travel options to Plymouth can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 3 h 10 min.

How far is it from Penzance to Plymouth?

The distance is approximately 64 miles (103 km) from Penzance to Plymouth.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Penzance to Plymouth?

The average frequency per day from Penzance to Plymouth is:

  • Around 25 trains per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Penzance and in Plymouth?

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

  • Most travelers who purchase a bus ticket from Penzance to Plymouth depart from Penzance, Station Road to Plymouth.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Penzance and arrive in Plymouth.

Which travel companies can take me from Penzance to Plymouth?

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

  • National Express can take you to Plymouth by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for National Express from Penzance to Plymouth for $10 (€9).
  • Travel with Great Western Railway to go to Plymouth by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Great Western Railway Penzance to Plymouth tickets on Omio for $12 (€10).

Is there a way to travel directly from Penzance to Plymouth?

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

  • You can find around 25 direct trains per day and travel with Cross Country or Great Western Railway.

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 to Plymouth from Penzance.

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

Omio customers who travel from Penzance 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.

How early should I buy tickets to Plymouth from Penzance online for the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket for this route is costing $10 (€9) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this trip costs on average $12 (€10) one way.

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

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