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from Plymouth to Stansted

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

Our recommendation

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

15:30Plymouth8h02 23:32London, Stansted Airport
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23:10Plymouth9h42 08:52London, Stansted Airport
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09:30Plymouth8h45 18:15London, Stansted Airport
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00:25Plymouth8h57 09:22London, Stansted Airport
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06:15Plymouth8h00 14:15London, Stansted Airport
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18 Jan
£129Great Western Railway
£35National Express
20 Jan
£41Great Western Railway
£23National Express
21 Jan
£68Great Western Railway
£30National Express
23 Jan
£73Great Western Railway
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Travel Information from Plymouth to Stansted

distanceDistance215 miles (347 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£23 - £128
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £23 • 8 h 2 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £128 • 4 h 59 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Great Western Railway

Travel 215 miles (347 km) by coach or train between Plymouth and Stansted. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 59 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £23. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are National Express 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.

How do I go from Plymouth to Stansted?

There are 2 ways that you can travel to Stansted from Plymouth. You can take a coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Plymouth to Stansted?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Plymouth to Stansted. Tickets for a coach cost on average £23.

This is compared to other travel options to Stansted:

A coach journey is usually £105 less than a journey to Stansted by train, which costs on average £128 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way from Plymouth to Stansted?

The quickest way to travel from Plymouth to Stansted is by train, which takes on average 4 h 59 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Stansted by coach can take on average 8 h 2 min.

How many miles from Plymouth to Stansted would I travel?

The distance between Plymouth and Stansted is around 215 miles (347 km).

How many services a day are there from Plymouth to Stansted?

The average frequency per day from Plymouth to Stansted is:

  • 8 trains a day.

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

Where do I depart from Plymouth? Where do I arrive in Stansted?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Plymouth to Stansted:

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

Which travel companies can get me from Plymouth to Stansted?

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 £23 on Omio.
  • 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 £128.

Where should I go next after I travel between Plymouth and Stansted?

Many of our customers who book a trip from Plymouth to Stansted often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Peterborough or Birmingham. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Plymouth and Stansted itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Stansted and any of these top destinations today!

How far in advance should I purchase my Plymouth to Stansted ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £23 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £128 one way.

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