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|Avg. Bus Duration:|
1 hours 11 minutes
|Coach Ticket Price:||£8|
|Buses depart from:||Exeter|
|Bus arrives in:||Plymouth|
|Bus Companies:||National Express|
Buses from Exeter to Plymouth are provided by both Stagecoach UK and National Express Coach Services. Both services are direct and operate 7 days a week, with a journey time of approximately 1.5 hours. There are ten Stagecoach departures a day starting at just after 5:00 a.m. until around 7:00 p.m. The first National Express coach leaves just before 1:30 a.m., then there are six further departures until around 10:30 p.m. Fares stay roughly at the same low level, although, with a bit of shopping around it's possible to find lower prices, especially when booking in advance.
Return journeys on buses from Plymouth to Exeter are also available.
Exeter Bus and Coach Station is the main terminus from which buses from Exeter to Plymouth set off from. It is just a few minutes walk from the city centre with its shops and the cathedral. Local buses operated by Stagecoach Devon arrive at the bus station from the city and surrounding areas. Bus services run late into the evening but not throughout the night. Taxis are available outside the station.
Plymouth sits on an impressive natural harbour and is home to the Royal Dockyards. Also home to the British Navy, it is the largest naval base in Europe. The historic heart of the city is The Barbican. Among its narrow streets are shops, cafes, restaurants and galleries. A short distance away is Smeaton's Tower, which originally stood on the Eddystone Reef. A climb to the top is rewarded with stunning views.
It is just a short walk from Plymouth Bretonside Bus and Coach Station to the waterfront, The Barbican and Plymouth Hoe, where Sir Francis Drake awaited the Spanish Armada. There are regular local bus services covering the city centre and suburbs, as well as the Devon countryside and local region. There are late evening buses but no night services. There is a taxi rank at the station.