How to get from Edinburgh to Plymouth

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Travel Information between Edinburgh and Plymouth

distanceDistance386 miles (623 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£69 - £144
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £69 • 16 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £110 • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet, National Express or London North Eastern Railway

Take a flight, coach or train to travel 386 miles (623 km) to Plymouth from Edinburgh. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £69. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are easyJet, National Express or London North Eastern Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Edinburgh to Plymouth.

Travel Tips: Travel from Edinburgh to Plymouth

Travel 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 Edinburgh to Plymouth.

There are 3 ways to get from Edinburgh to Plymouth: flight, coach or train.

The cheapest way from Edinburgh to Plymouth is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £69 compared to other travel options to Plymouth:

A coach is £41 less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Edinburgh to Plymouth costing on average £110.

A coach is £75 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Edinburgh to Plymouth costing on average £144.

The fastest way to get to Plymouth from Edinburgh is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 20 min.

There are alternative travel options to Plymouth that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Plymouth by coach can take on average 16 h 5 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 8 h 36 min   of travel time.

The distance between Edinburgh and Plymouth is around 386 miles (623 km).

The average frequency per day from Edinburgh to Plymouth is:

  • 7 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Edinburgh and Plymouth as scheduled services by flight, coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Edinburgh to Plymouth:

  • Most travellers who purchase a coach ticket from Edinburgh to Plymouth depart from Edinburgh, Elder Street to Plymouth, Coach Station.
  • Most travellers catch their train from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Plymouth.

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

  • You can go to Plymouth from Edinburgh by plane with easyJet. You'll see cheap plane tickets for £110 with easyJet from Edinburgh to Plymouth on Omio.
  • You can travel by coach to Plymouth from Edinburgh with National Express, and you can find National Express Edinburgh to Plymouth tickets for £69 on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Edinburgh to Plymouth with London North Eastern Railway. Cheap tickets can be found for £144 with London North Eastern Railway from Edinburgh to Plymouth.
Omio customers who travel from Edinburgh to Plymouth often also extend their holiday to go to London, Bristol or Birmingham. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Plymouth and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • The price of a plane ticket is on average £110 one way for this route.
  • The price of a coach ticket for this route is £69 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket for this route is £144 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Edinburgh to Plymouth 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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