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Birmingham to Plymouth

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How to travel from Birmingham to Plymouth ?

Trip Birmingham Plymouth

Modes of transportcarpooling, bus, train
Distance174 mi
Direct lineYes

Like many travellers, you're looking for the cheapest transport offers to travel from Birmingham to Plymouth? Usually, this is not an easy task and you'll have to browse multiple sites to compare all deals.

Thanks to your multimodal search engine Vivanoda, you'll find on the same site all fares for buses, carpooling and trains to get to Plymouth. You just have to specify the departure date to Plymouth then let Vivanoda search for you. To refine your search according to your preferences, use the filters and sorting options available.

To reach your destination from Birmingham, you will travel with CrossCountry, First Great Western, Blablacar, MegaBus or National Express by buses, carpooling or trains.

If you've already chosen the mode of transport you'd like to travel with, go directly to the dedicated section:

Birmingham to Plymouth bus

Are you looking for a bus from Birmingham to Plymouth? There is indeed a direct bus line that operates this route.

You may wonder whether it's worth travelling by bus between Birmingham and Plymouth and what the advantages of this mode of transport may be. That's why we give you some arguments that might convince you to board a bus to Plymouth.

  • With very cheap prices, it is almost impossible for train or carpooling companies operating between Birmingham and Plymouth to offer cheaper fares.
  • The new buses used by National Express and MegaBus are greener than the use of carpooling and even more than your personal car. The road Birmingham Plymouth is an already existing infrastructure shared with other vehicles. The landscape balance sheet is therefore neutral.
  • During the summer, forget the heat wave thanks to the air-conditioning almost all of the Birmingham Plymouth coaches are equipped with.
  • The modern buses that you take from Birmingham to Plymouth are all comfortable, with toilets and reclining seats.

Which coach companies to travel between Birmingham and Plymouth?

The coach route Birmingham Plymouth is operated without changes by the bus companies MegaBus and National Express.

MegaBus Birmingham PlymouthNational Express Birmingham Plymouth

Departure bus stations in Birmingham

Remember to arrive at the bus station in Birmingham at least 15 minutes, or even 30 minutes, before the posted departure time. To avoid catching the wrong bus, check in front where the destination 'Plymouth' should be displayed. Finally, present your ticket to the staff of National Express or MegaBus who will allow you to put your suitcases in the trunk and then board.

  • Birmingham

Bus stops at arrival in Plymouth

Once the bus has arrived at Plymouth, check and collect your belongings so as not to forget anything.

  • Plymouth

Train Birmingham to Plymouth

Is there a direct train bound for Plymouth from Birmingham?

Indeed, the cities of Plymouth and Birmingham are linked with a direct train connection. Be careful, as this may depend on the date of your trip to Plymouth and there may be fewer direct trains from Birmingham on certain days. To find the cheapest Birmingham-Plymouth train ticket, we advise you to launch a search on Vivanoda with your travel dates.

Intercity train Birmingham Plymouth

The intercity trains served the main cities of the route between Birmingham and Plymouth with a reduced duration in comparison to regional trains.

Birmingham Plymouth train companies

The train company that operates this journey is CrossCountry.
CrossCountry Birmingham Plymouth

Railway stations from Birmingham

  • Birmingham New Street

Railway stations in Plymouth

  • Plymouth

Carpool from Birmingham to Plymouth

Ridesharing is a new way of travelling allowing people to share Birmingham-Plymouth car journeys with others. This helps reduce travel costs for both the driver and the passenger, and also reduces the impact on the environment.

On the contrary to other means of transportation, carsharing doesn't provide to travellers a defined scheduled. So, you have more probabilities to find Birmingham-Plymouth rides five days before your date of travel than three months. Good option for lastminute stay in Plymouth!

Before you book your Birmingham-Plymouth ride, you have the possibility to get in touch with the driver to set all the details and conditions of the journey. You can pay online, so you don't need to give any money to your driver.

 
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