Plymouth is a coastal city in South Devon, England, well-known for its boats trips and marine attractions. From quaint cobbled streets, popular quayside attractions and beaches to the best shopping opportunities in Devon, Plymouth has it all.
Exeter Airport (EXT) is the city's closest international airport link. Bus and coach links to Plymouth are available alongside rail links from the nearby city of Exeter. Exeter provides flights to destinations all across Europe including Austria, Cyprus, France, Italy, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey and domestic destinations in the UK. Flybe, Thomas Cook and Thomson Airways provide the most commonly scheduled flights.
Plymouth train station is in the north of the city and the largest of six stations in the area. Plymouth is located on the main First Great Western line from London to Penzance with several trains terminating in the city. Many trains cover the Cornish Main Line route including the Cornish Riviera service, a high-speed connection between London and Penzance. Many CrossCountry trains from Bristol, Northern England and Scotland terminate here. Taxis and buses are available outside the station's main entrance and offer services to and from the city centre.
Bus services are primarily provided by National Express, Plymouth CityBus and FirstGroup. The city's main bus station is called Bretonside and it is located in central Plymouth with taxi ranks, drop-off points, pick-up points for coaches and car parking facilities.
First Group provides many of the local trains and buses to Plymouth and the surrounding area. The city centre is pedestrianised making it inaccessible to cars. Taxis can be frequently used with a number of taxi ranks based in the area.