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from Plymouth to Birmingham

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

Our recommendation

To get from Plymouth to Birmingham on Oct 26 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

03:30PMPlymouth5h50 09:20PMBirmingham, Coach Station
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$291One-way
Cheapest
03:30PMPlymouth5h50 09:20PMBirmingham, Coach Station
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$291One-way
Other options
05:45AMPlymouth5h15 11:00AMBirmingham, Coach Station
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$381One-way
09:10AMPlymouth5h50 03:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station
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$381One-way
10:00AMPlymouth7h00 05:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station
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$291One-way

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Tue
Oct 26
$81Cross Country
$29National Express
Wed
Oct 27
$81Cross Country
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Thu
Oct 28
$81Cross Country
$29National Express
Fri
Oct 29
$102Cross Country
$10National Express
Sat
Oct 30
$102Cross Country
$29National Express
Sun
Oct 31
$207Cross Country
$6National Express
Wed
Nov 3
$81Cross Country
$25National Express
Fri
Nov 5
$102Cross Country
$10National Express
Sat
Nov 6
$102Cross Country
$25National Express
Sun
Nov 7
$102Cross Country
$6National Express
Mon
Nov 8
$101Cross Country
$20National Express
Tue
Nov 9
$81Cross Country
$25National Express
Fri
Nov 12
$102Cross Country
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Sat
Nov 13
$102Cross Country
$12National Express
Sun
Nov 14
$102Cross Country
$6National Express

Travel Information from Plymouth to Birmingham

distanceDistance174 miles (281 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$20 - $66
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $20 (€16) • 5 h
fastestFastest modeTrain • $66 (€54) • 3 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Cross Country

Travel 174 miles (281 km) by bus or train between Plymouth and Birmingham. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 25 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $20 (€16). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express or Cross Country among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Plymouth to Birmingham.

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FAQs
How do I go from Plymouth to Birmingham?

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

What is the cheapest way from Plymouth to Birmingham?

The cheapest way to travel between Plymouth and Birmingham is by taking a bus with an average price of $20 (€16).

This is compared to other travel options to Birmingham:

A bus is $46 (€38) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Plymouth to Birmingham costing on average $66 (€54).

What is the fastest way from Plymouth to Birmingham?

The fastest way to get to Birmingham from Plymouth is by train with an average travel time of 3 h 25 min.

Other travel options to Birmingham can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Birmingham by bus can take on average 5 h.

How far is Birmingham from Plymouth?

You should expect to travel around 174 miles (281 km) between Plymouth and Birmingham.

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

The average frequency per day from Plymouth to Birmingham is:

  • 10 trains a day.

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

Where do I depart from Plymouth? Where do I arrive in Birmingham?

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

  • Buses mostly depart from Plymouth, Viaduct and arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.
  • Trains from Plymouth to Birmingham most often leave from Plymouth and arrive in Birmingham New Street.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Plymouth to Birmingham?

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

  • You can go to Birmingham from Plymouth by bus with National Express. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $20 (€16) with National Express from Plymouth to Birmingham on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Plymouth to Birmingham with Cross Country. Cheap tickets can be found for $66 (€54) with Cross Country from Plymouth to Birmingham.
Where should I go next after I travel from Plymouth to Birmingham?
Omio customers who travel from Plymouth to Birmingham often also extend their vacation to go to London, Manchester or Glasgow. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Birmingham and these popular destinations at a great price.
How far in advance should I buy tickets to Birmingham from Plymouth online to get the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket for this route costs on average $20 (€16) one way.
  • A train ticket costs $66 (€54) one way on average for this journey.

But we recommend booking Plymouth to Birmingham 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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