How to get from Plymouth to London

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from Plymouth to London

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

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To get from Plymouth to London on 26 Jun we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

15:30Plymouth5h35 21:05London
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12:10Plymouth6h00 18:10London
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03:35Plymouth5h45 09:20London
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09:15Plymouth6h20 15:35London
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Travel Information between Plymouth and London

distanceDistance191 miles (308 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£29 - £71
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £29 • 5 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £42 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesEastern Airways, National Express or Great Western Railway

Take a flight, coach or train to travel 191 miles (308 km) from Plymouth to London. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £29. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Eastern Airways, National Express or Great Western Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight, coach or train from Plymouth to London.

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There are 3 ways that you can travel to London from Plymouth. You can take a flight, coach or train.

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Plymouth to London, which costs on average £29.

This is compared to other ways of getting to London:

A coach is about £13 less than a flight, which costs on average £42 for this journey.

A coach is about £43 less than a train, which costs on average £71 for this journey.

The fastest way from Plymouth to London is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 15 min.

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

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 5 h 35 min   of travel time.

In comparison, getting to London by train can take on average 3 h 9 min.

You should expect to travel around 191 miles (308 km) from Plymouth to London.

The average frequency per day from Plymouth to London is:

  • Around 17 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Plymouth to London 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 for travellers from Plymouth to London:

  • Trains mostly leave from Plymouth and tend to arrive in London Victoria.

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

  • Eastern Airways can take you to London by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Eastern Airways from Plymouth to London for £42.
  • National Express can take you to London by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for National Express from Plymouth to London for £29.
  • Great Western Railway can take you to London by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Great Western Railway from Plymouth to London for £71.

Yes, there are direct routes from Plymouth to London with the following travel companies:

  • You can find direct flights per day to London with Eastern Airways.
  • You'll find direct coach services to London with Flixbus or National Express with around direct coaches every day.
  • You can find 17 direct trains per day to London with Great Western Railway.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to London tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this route.

Looking to extend your trip from Plymouth to London? Many Omio customers who go from Plymouth to London usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you're looking to explore Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels from London, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • The price of a plane ticket for this journey is on average £42 one way.
  • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is £29 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket for this trip is £71 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Plymouth to London 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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