The cheapest trains from London to Plymouth

Showing times and prices for 26 Oct

Cheapest

£68

Average

£78

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 London to Plymouth will cost around £ 78 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 68.

Cheapest
12:04London Paddington3h06 15:10Plymouth
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£681One-way
Cheapest
14:36London Paddington3h32 18:08Plymouth
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£681One-way
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11:04London Paddington3h08 14:12Plymouth
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£681One-way
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14:04London Paddington3h09 17:13Plymouth
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£681One-way
Cheapest
13:04London Paddington3h08 16:12Plymouth
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£681One-way

Timetable London to Plymouth

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tue, 26 Oct
08:04London Paddington3h04 11:08Plymouth
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09:04London Paddington3h10 12:14Plymouth
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10:04London Paddington3h07 13:11Plymouth
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11:04London Paddington3h08 14:12Plymouth
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12:04London Paddington3h06 15:10Plymouth
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13:04London Paddington3h08 16:12Plymouth
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14:04London Paddington3h09 17:13Plymouth
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14:36London Paddington3h32 18:08Plymouth
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Mon
25 Oct
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£15Megabus
Tue
26 Oct
£68Great Western Railway
£14Megabus
Wed
27 Oct
£68Great Western Railway
£14Megabus
Thu
28 Oct
£68Great Western Railway
£11Megabus
Fri
29 Oct
£68Great Western Railway
£11Megabus
Sat
30 Oct
£68Great Western Railway
£11Megabus

The fastest trains from London to Plymouth

Showing times and prices for 26 Oct

Fastest Journey

3 h 4 m

Average

3 h 10 m

Trains per day

8

Distance

309 km

Of the 8 trains that leave London for Plymouth every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 309 km distance in an average of 3 h 10 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 3 h 4 m .

The slowest trains will take 3 h 32 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
08:04London Paddington3h04 11:08Plymouth
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£951One-way
12:04London Paddington3h06 15:10Plymouth
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£681One-way
10:04London Paddington3h07 13:11Plymouth
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£951One-way
11:04London Paddington3h08 14:12Plymouth
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£681One-way
13:04London Paddington3h08 16:12Plymouth
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£681One-way

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Train Information from London to Plymouth

distanceDistance191 miles (308 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 7 min
priceAverage train ticket price£68 (€77)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesGreat Western Railway

Trains from London to Plymouth cover the 191 miles (308 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 7 min with our travel partners like Great Western Railway. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £68, but the average price of train tickets is £68. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Plymouth.

Trains from London to Plymouth

Trains travelling from London to Plymouth depart regularly and offer a comfortable way to travel between the 2 cities. Services are operated by Great Western Railways and CrossCountry railways. Most routes are direct and take an average of 3 to 3 hours and 30 minutes to reach the end destination. In general, trains leave once per hour and the last train departs the station at 11:45 p.m.

What is the departure and arrival station for trains from London to Plymouth?

Departure Station: Trains travelling from London to Plymouth depart from London Paddington Station. The station is readily accessible as it is situated in the North-West section of Central London. Travellers arriving at Heathrow station can access the station via the Heathrow Express and Heathrow-Connect trains.

Arrival Station: The arrival station for lines from London to Plymouth is Plymouth railway station, located on the Northern Edge of the city centre. The city centre can be accessed from the station via bus or taxi and there is also a parking area for those being picked up by car.

Travel Tips

Trains from London 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 London to Plymouth.
FAQs
What is the cost of cheap trains between London and Plymouth?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from London to Plymouth for as low as £68  for the next 7 days.
How much does the train from London to Plymouth cost on average?
If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the London to Plymouth train price to come in at an average of £68  one way.
How many miles is it from London to Plymouth by train?
The train distance from London to Plymouth is around 191 miles (308 km).
How long is the train journey to Plymouth from London?
The train time to Plymouth from London is on average 3 h 7 min  for the 191 miles (308 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between London and Plymouth by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
When travelling by train from London to Plymouth, which train station in London do I depart from and which train station in Plymouth do I arrive in?

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from London Victoria   and arrive in Plymouth.

Where is the London train station located? Where is the Plymouth train station located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, London Victoria, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of London. The most popular arrival train station in Plymouth, called Plymouth, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city centre.

What train providers offer a service to Plymouth from London?
Take the London to Plymouth train with Great Western Railway. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the trip between London and Plymouth as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Are there any London to Plymouth direct trains?
Yes, there are 12 direct trains a day from London to Plymouth. If you’re looking for a direct train from London to Plymouth, consider travelling with Great Western Railway. Non-stop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
How many trains are there between London and Plymouth a day?
On average, there are 12 trains a day from London to Plymouth. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What time is the earliest train from London to Plymouth? What time is the last train from London to Plymouth?
The earliest train for this route departs from London at 08: 04. The last train leaves from London at 11: 04. Check Omio for the latest train times from London to Plymouth and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How early should I purchase train tickets between London and Plymouth to score the best deals?
If you book London to Plymouth train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £68. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Plymouth from London. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Plymouth
The major railway station for departures from London is London Victoria. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at London Victoria for your trip between London and Plymouth.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
Connections to/from station
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
44401
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 326, 139
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar