Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Plymouth

Showing times and prices for 20 Jan

Cheapest

£150

Average

£154

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Birmingham to Plymouth will cost around £ 154 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 150.

Cheapest
11:12Birmingham New Street3h36 14:48Plymouth
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£1501One-way
Cheapest
13:12Birmingham New Street4h23 17:35Plymouth
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£1501One-way
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12:12Birmingham New Street3h35 15:47Plymouth
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£1501One-way
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10:12Birmingham New Street4h20 14:32Plymouth
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£1501One-way
09:12Birmingham New Street3h45 12:57Plymouth
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£1611One-way

Train schedule Birmingham to Plymouth

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thu, 20 Jan
08:12Birmingham New Street3h36 11:48Plymouth
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09:12Birmingham New Street3h45 12:57Plymouth
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10:12Birmingham New Street4h20 14:32Plymouth
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11:12Birmingham New Street3h36 14:48Plymouth
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12:12Birmingham New Street3h35 15:47Plymouth
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13:12Birmingham New Street4h23 17:35Plymouth
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Thu
20 Jan
£150Great Western Railway
£27National Express
Fri
21 Jan
£128Great Western Railway
£27National Express
Sun
23 Jan
£73Cross Country
£28National Express
Wed
26 Jan
£38Cross Country
£26National Express
Thu
27 Jan
£58Cross Country
£27National Express
Fri
28 Jan
£48Cross Country
£27National Express
Sat
29 Jan
£72Cross Country
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Mon
31 Jan
£149Great Western Railway
£14National Express
Tue
1 Feb
£56Cross Country
£14National Express

Fastest train times from Birmingham to Plymouth

Showing times and prices for 20 Jan

Fastest Journey

3 h 35 m

Average

3 h 52 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

281 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Birmingham for Plymouth every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 281 km distance in an average of 3 h 52 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 3 h 35 m .

The slowest trains will take 4 h 23 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
12:12Birmingham New Street3h35 15:47Plymouth
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£1501One-way
11:12Birmingham New Street3h36 14:48Plymouth
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£1501One-way
08:12Birmingham New Street3h36 11:48Plymouth
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£1611One-way
09:12Birmingham New Street3h45 12:57Plymouth
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£1611One-way
10:12Birmingham New Street4h20 14:32Plymouth
1 changes
£1501One-way

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Overview: Train from Birmingham to Plymouth

distanceDistance174 miles (281 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 28 min
priceAverage train ticket price£125 (€144)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCross Country

Trains from Birmingham to Plymouth cover the 174 miles (281 km) long route taking on average 3 h 28 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £125, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £73. Travellers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Plymouth.

Train companies: CrossCountry trains Birmingham to Plymouth

You can travel by train from Birmingham to Plymouth with CrossCountry for as low as £73. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

CrossCountry

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train from Birmingham to Plymouth you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Book your CrossCountry Birmingham to Plymouth train with Omio and enjoy a smooth and relaxing journey! Check CrossCountry up-to-date train timetables for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Birmingham to Plymouth routes as well as the amenities offered in the class fare you choose and buy the most affordable CrossCountry train tickets online that fit your budget. The distance to Plymouth from Birmingham is 174 miles (281 km), and the best price for a one-way Birmingham - Plymouth CrossCountry train ticket starts at £73 if you book in advance. If you would rather search for your CrossCountry ticket in the Omio app, you can quickly see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when travelling by train. Waiting in a queue at the train station to purchase your train ticket will become yesterday's news. So, book your train tickets online quickly and easily and enjoy your trip with CrossCountry!

Train information from Birmingham to Plymouth with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 32 min
  • Average Price: £73
  • CrossCountry frequency: 9 a day

Please follow the recommendations outlined by CrossCountry when booking your train tickets to Plymouth from Birmingham due to the coronavirus:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips: Trains from Birmingham to Plymouth

Travel by train 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 Birmingham to Plymouth.
FAQs

What is the price of the cheapest train from Birmingham to Plymouth?

Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Plymouth for as low as £73  for the next 7 days.

What is the cost of a train ticket from Birmingham to Plymouth on average?

In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket between Birmingham and Plymouth is £125  one way.

What is the distance to Plymouth from Birmingham by train?

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

How many hours does it take from Birmingham to Plymouth by train?

The train time to Plymouth from Birmingham is on average 3 h 28 min  for the 174 miles (281 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Birmingham and Plymouth by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

Which train station from Birmingham to Plymouth do I depart from? Which Plymouth train station from Birmingham do I arrive in?

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street   and arrive in Plymouth.

Where do I find the Birmingham train station to Plymouth? Where is the Plymouth train station?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Birmingham New Street, located approximately 0.2 miles (399 m) from the city centre of Birmingham. The most popular arrival train station in Plymouth, called Plymouth, is located around 0.5 miles (754 m) away from its city centre.

Which train companies can take me between Birmingham and Plymouth?

If you're looking for trains from Birmingham to Plymouth, you can rely on Cross Country to get you to Plymouth. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Birmingham to Plymouth journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many trains per day are there to Plymouth from Birmingham?

The average number of trains departing Birmingham for Plymouth is 12 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

What time is the earliest train from Birmingham to Plymouth? What time is the last train from Birmingham to Plymouth?

The first train from Birmingham to Plymouth leaves at 08: 12   and the last train for this leaves at 12: 12. Omio shows you the latest train from Birmingham to Plymouth times to help you book the best departure time for this route.

When should I purchase Birmingham Plymouth train tickets to score the best deals?

In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this journey and save money. If you book train tickets from Birmingham to Plymouth within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £125 one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Birmingham to Plymouth a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Birmingham
Plymouth
The major railway station for departures from Birmingham is Birmingham New Street. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Birmingham New Street for your trip from Birmingham to Plymouth.
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Mon - Sat: 05: 15 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 30 - 23: 00
Public transport options for Birmingham New Street
Bus lines: N5, N6, N8, 4, 9, 23, 45, 50, 61, X51, X70
Train lines: West Midlands, CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales