How to travel from Plymouth to Birmingham

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Travel Information to Birmingham from Plymouth

distanceDistance174 miles (281 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$4 - $189
fastestFastest modeTrain • $189 (€175) • 3 h 22 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Cross Country

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 174 miles (281 km) to Birmingham from Plymouth. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are National Express or Cross Country among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Plymouth to Birmingham.

Travel Tips: Travel from Plymouth to Birmingham

Travel to Birmingham 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 Plymouth to Birmingham.

You can travel to Birmingham from Plymouth 4 different ways: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Plymouth to Birmingham is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around $4 (€4) compared to other travel options to Birmingham:

A flight is generally $40 (€37) less than a bus for the same route. Taking a bus costs on average $44 (€41) from Plymouth to Birmingham.

Taking a flight is usually $184 (€171) less than taking a train to Birmingham, which costs on average $189 (€175) for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel to Birmingham from Plymouth is by train, which takes on average 3 h 22 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 5 h 15 min.

In comparison, getting to Birmingham by flight can take on average 0 h 0 min.

The distance is approximately 174 miles (281 km) from Plymouth to Birmingham.

The average frequency per day from Plymouth to Birmingham is:

  • Around 10 buses per day.
  • 13 trains per day.

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

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

  • Most travelers board their bus from Plymouth, Coach Station and arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Plymouth and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

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

  • National Express can get you to Birmingham by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with National Express from Plymouth to Birmingham for $44 (€41) on Omio.
  • Cross Country can take you to Birmingham by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Cross Country from Plymouth to Birmingham for $189 (€175).
Looking to extend your trip from Plymouth to Birmingham? Many Omio customers who go from Plymouth to Birmingham usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Manchester or Glasgow. If you're looking to explore London, Manchester or Glasgow from Birmingham, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

When planning your trip from Plymouth to Birmingham, 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 $44 (€41) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost $4 (€4) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $189 (€175) one way on average.

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

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