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from London to Plymouth

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

Our recommendation

To get from London to Plymouth on 18 May we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:30London5h25 13:55Plymouth, Marsh Mills
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£261One-way
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18:00London5h40 23:40Plymouth, Marsh Mills
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£211One-way
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08:30London5h35 14:05Plymouth
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£261One-way
18:00London5h45 23:45Plymouth
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£211One-way
13:30London6h25 19:55Plymouth, Marsh Mills
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£281One-way

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Wed
18 May
£70Great Western Railway
£21National Express
£156Eastern Airways
Thu
19 May
£61Great Western Railway
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Fri
20 May
£66Great Western Railway
£8Flixbus
£146Eastern Airways
Sat
21 May
£52Great Western Railway
£8Flixbus
£108Eastern Airways
Sun
22 May
£70Great Western Railway
£8Flixbus
£108Eastern Airways
Mon
23 May
£61Great Western Railway
£8Flixbus
£107Eastern Airways
Tue
24 May
£61Great Western Railway
£13National Express
£107Eastern Airways
Wed
25 May
£61Great Western Railway
£13National Express
£58Eastern Airways
Thu
26 May
£61Great Western Railway
£7Flixbus
£107Eastern Airways
Fri
27 May
£61Great Western Railway
£9Flixbus
£129Eastern Airways
Sat
28 May
£57Great Western Railway
£10Flixbus
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Sun
29 May
£61Great Western Railway
£12Flixbus
£108Eastern Airways
Mon
30 May
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£9Flixbus
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Tue
31 May
£62Great Western Railway
£10National Express
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Wed
1 Jun
£57Great Western Railway
£23Megabus
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Thu
2 Jun
£70Great Western Railway
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Fri
3 Jun
£70Great Western Railway
£11Flixbus
£108Eastern Airways
Sat
4 Jun
£52Great Western Railway
£10Flixbus
£108Eastern Airways
Sun
5 Jun
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£13National Express
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Mon
6 Jun
£65Great Western Railway
£7Flixbus
£57Eastern Airways

Travel Information to Plymouth from London

distanceDistance191 miles (308 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£20 - £63
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £20 • 5 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £63 • 3 h 4 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or Great Western Railway

Travel 191 miles (308 km) by coach or train from London to Plymouth. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 4 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £20. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Megabus or Great Western Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from London to Plymouth.

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FAQs

What are my London to Plymouth travel options?

There are 2 ways to travel between London and Plymouth including taking a coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to go to Plymouth from London?

The cheapest way from London to Plymouth is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £20 compared to other travel options to Plymouth:

A coach is generally £42 less than a train for the same route. A train costs on average £63 from London to Plymouth.

What is the fastest way to get from London to Plymouth?

The fastest way from London to Plymouth is by train with an average journey time of 3 h 4 min.

Other travel options from London to Plymouth can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 5 h 15 min.

How many miles are between London and Plymouth

The distance from London to Plymouth is approximately 191 miles (308 km).

How many services a day are there between London and Plymouth?

The average frequency per day from London to Plymouth is:

  • Around 12 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from London to Plymouth as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from London to Plymouth?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from London to Plymouth:

  • Trains from London to Plymouth most often leave from London Victoria and arrive in Plymouth.

Which travel operators can get me from London to Plymouth?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from London to Plymouth, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Megabus for coaches to Plymouth. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Megabus London to Plymouth tickets on Omio for £20.
  • Travel with Great Western Railway to go to Plymouth by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Great Western Railway London to Plymouth tickets on Omio for £63.

Can I find a direct route to Plymouth from London?

Yes, there are direct services available between London and Plymouth with the following travel operators:

  • You'll find direct coaches per day with National Express.
  • You can find around 12 direct trains per day and book this direct train with.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Plymouth as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from London to Plymouth.

Where else should I travel to after my journey from London to Plymouth ends?

Many of our customers travelling from London to Plymouth don't make Plymouth their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Bristol, Birmingham or Exeter, either of which you could add to your London and Plymouth trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Plymouth to any of these top destinations today!

When should I purchase a ticket to Plymouth from London online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from London 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 coach ticket is £20 one way on average for this trip.
  • The price of a train ticket for this trip is on average £63 one way.

But we recommend booking London to Plymouth tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.