How to get from Plymouth to Birmingham

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from Plymouth to Birmingham

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

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To get from Plymouth to Birmingham on 09 Aug we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

12:25Plymouth5h25 17:50Birmingham, Coach Station
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01:20Plymouth6h40 08:00Birmingham, Coach Station
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09:10Plymouth5h50 15:00Birmingham, Coach Station
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15:30Plymouth5h50 21:20Birmingham, Coach Station
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05:25Plymouth5h35 11:00Birmingham, Coach Station
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Travel Information to Birmingham from Plymouth

distanceDistance174 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£4 - £154
fastestFastest modeTrain • £154 • 3 h 22 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Cross Country

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 174 miles to Birmingham from Plymouth. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are National Express or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Plymouth to Birmingham.

Travel Tips: Travel from Plymouth to Birmingham

Travel to Birmingham 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 Plymouth to Birmingham.

There are 4 ways that you can travel to Birmingham from Plymouth. You can take a coach, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way from Plymouth to Birmingham is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around £4 compared to other travel options to Birmingham:

A flight is £32 less than a coach for this trip with tickets for a coach from Plymouth to Birmingham costing on average £36.

A flight is generally £150 less than a train for the same journey. A train costs on average £154 from Plymouth to Birmingham.

The fastest way to get to Birmingham from Plymouth is by train with an average travel time of 3 h 22 min.

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

In comparison, getting to Birmingham by coach can take on average 5 h 15 min.

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Birmingham is approximately 174 miles away from Plymouth.

The average frequency per day from Plymouth to Birmingham is:

  • Around 10 coaches per day.
  • 13 trains per day.

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

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

  • Coaches from Plymouth to Birmingham most often leave from Plymouth, Coach Station and arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.
  • Trains mostly leave from Plymouth and tend to arrive in Birmingham New Street.

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

  • National Express can take you to Birmingham by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for National Express from Plymouth to Birmingham for £36.
  • Cross Country can take you to Birmingham by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Cross Country from Plymouth to Birmingham for £154.
Looking to extend your trip from Plymouth to Birmingham? Many Omio customers who go from Plymouth to Birmingham usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like London, Manchester or Glasgow. If you're looking to explore London, Manchester or Glasgow from Birmingham, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

Before travelling from Plymouth to Birmingham, 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 on average £36 one way for this route.
  • The price of a plane ticket is £4 one way on average for this route.
  • The price of a train ticket for this route is £154 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Plymouth to Birmingham 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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