How to get from Plymouth to Stansted

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Travel Information between Plymouth and Stansted

distanceDistance215 miles (347 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • £116 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, Eastern Airways or Great Western Railway

Travel 215 miles (347 km) by coach, flight, ferry or train to Stansted from Plymouth. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express, Eastern Airways or Great Western Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Plymouth to Stansted.

Travel Tips: Travel from Plymouth to Stansted

Travel to Stansted 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 Stansted.
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There are 4 ways to get from Plymouth to Stansted: coach, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way from Plymouth to Stansted is by taking a ferry. You can find average ticket prices around £1 compared to other travel options to Stansted:

A ferry is about £40 less than a coach, which costs on average £40 for this trip.

A ferry is about £116 less than a flight, which costs on average £116 for this route.

A ferry journey is usually £83 less than a journey to Stansted by train, which costs on average £83 for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel from Plymouth to Stansted is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 7 h 45 min   of travel time.

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In comparison, getting to Stansted by train can take on average 3 h 54 min.

Stansted is approximately 215 miles (347 km) away from Plymouth.

The average frequency per day from Plymouth to Stansted is:

  • 3 coaches a day.
  • 11 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Plymouth and Stansted 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 when travelling from Plymouth to Stansted:

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Plymouth, Coach Station and arrive in London, Stansted Airport Coach Station.
  • Most travellers board their train from Plymouth and arrive in Stansted Airport.

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

  • National Express can get you to Stansted by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with National Express from Plymouth to Stansted for £40 on Omio.
  • Eastern Airways can take you to Stansted by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Eastern Airways from Plymouth to Stansted for £116.
  • Great Western Railway can take you to Stansted by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Great Western Railway from Plymouth to Stansted for £83.
Omio customers who travel from Plymouth to Stansted often also extend their holiday to go to London, Peterborough or Birmingham. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Stansted and these popular destinations at a great price.

When planning your trip to Stansted from Plymouth, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing £40 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing £116 one way on average.
  • Ferry tickets are costing £1 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing £83 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Stansted from Plymouth online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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