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Bristol to Plymouth

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1 suggested route to go from Bristol to Plymouth by train, car, bus

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How to travel from Bristol to Plymouth ?

Trip Bristol Plymouth

Modes of transportcarpooling, bus, train
Distance100 mi
Direct lineYes

You're planning a trip from Bristol to Plymouth and like many travellers you are looking for the best and the cheapest mode of transport to travel between Bristol Plymouth? Browsing several websites to get a simple information and book your trip is always very tedious.

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. Finally, use the filters and sorting options to refine the results.

You'll mainly use the trains, carpooling and buses of First Great Western, National Express, CrossCountry, Blablacar or MegaBus to reach Plymouth.

If you have any preferences for a particular mode of transport, get more information on these sections:

Bristol to Plymouth bus

There is a direct connection by intercity coach between Bristol and Plymouth.

Going by bus from Bristol to Plymouth may not be so obvious to you. Here are some reasons that may encourage you to take the bus to Plymouth.

  • Very low prices! On the Bristol Plymouth line, carrier fares are often unbeatable compared to other modes of transport: carpooling or train.
  • These are professional drivers who will drive you to Plymouth safely and confidently.
  • During the summer, forget the heat wave thanks to the air-conditioning almost all of the Bristol Plymouth coaches are equipped with.
  • A Wi-Fi connection is available to travellers in most coaches, which is an important asset for a 100 mi trip.

Coach companies on the Bristol Plymouth trip

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

MegaBus Bristol PlymouthNational Express Bristol Plymouth

Bus stops in Bristol

Depending on the company, it is requested to be present at the bus stop in Bristol from 15 to 30 minutes before the indicated departure time. To make sure of the bus destination, look at the front, 'Plymouth' must be mentioned. Before boarding, show your ticket to the driver, put your luggage in the hold and then sit at your seat.

  • Bristol

Arrival bus stations in Plymouth

When you arrive in Plymouth, make sure you don't forget anything at your seat and in the hold.

  • Plymouth

Train Bristol to Plymouth

Is there a direct train for the Bristol-Plymouth route?

Yes, it is possible to go from Bristol to Plymouth by train without making any changes. Be aware that depending the day of the week, the schedule can change and direct trains may not operate every days. To check prices and availabilities, launch now a search for a Bristol-Plymouth train ticket on Vivanoda.

Intercity train Bristol Plymouth

The railway station bewteen Bristol and Plymouth are served by intercity trains which are faster than regional trains.

Bristol Plymouth railways companies

These are the 2 railways companies that you may take during your trip to Plymouth: CrossCountry and First Great Western.
CrossCountry Bristol PlymouthFirst Great Western Bristol Plymouth

Railway stations from Bristol

  • Bristol Temple Meads

Railway stations in Plymouth

  • Plymouth

Carpool from Bristol to Plymouth

Carpooling is a recent way to travel by sharing your journey Bristol-Plymouth with other travellers looking for the same route. Instead of driving alone the car from Bristol to Plymouth, it allows drivers to share the travel costs with other passengers.

The important difference between carsharing and the other modes of transport is that it has not a scheduled timetable. This means that when looking for Bristol-Plymouth rides, you'll be more likely to find ones if you search only three days in advance (and not two months). Good option for lastminute stay in Plymouth!

When you are about to book a Bristol-Plymouth ride, you can message the driver if you need any other details (pickup location, time, luggage...). The payment is done on our partner's site; this avoids to talk about money with the driver.

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