London to Plymouth

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Trip London Plymouth

Modes of transportplane, carpooling, bus, train
Distance191 mi
Direct lineYes

How to go from London to Plymouth ?

Plymouth is your next holiday destination but you're wondering how to go there and how it is possible to get the cheapest London to Plymouth transport offers? 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, trains and flights to get to Plymouth. Simply enter your travel date to Plymouth and Vivanoda does the rest. Sorting options and filters are at your disposal to refine your search.

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

All modes of transport London-Plymouth

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

London to Plymouth bus

This coach route is operated without any change between London to Plymouth

Departure bus stations in London

Depending on the company, it is requested to be present at the bus stop in London from 15 to 30 minutes before the indicated departure time. In general, the destination 'Plymouth' is displayed at the front of the bus with the other cities served. Then, all you have to do is to validate your ticket with the driver of National Express or MegaBus, to deposit your luggage in the trunk and to find your seat.

  • London Victoria Coach Station

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

You may still have doubts to get to Plymouth by bus. That's why we give you some arguments that might convince you to board a bus to Plymouth.

  • You are driven to Plymouth by professional and experienced drivers which inspires confidence and security!
  • A Wi-Fi connection is available to travellers in most coaches, which is an important asset for a 191 mi trip.
  • During the trip London Plymouth, no need to worry about the autonomy of your smartphone or computer: electrical outlets in your seat (and USB ports) will prevent you from battery failure.

What are the bus companies operating the London Plymouth ?

Several bus companies serve the cities of London and Plymouth with direct bus line: MegaBus and National Express.

MegaBus London PlymouthNational Express London Plymouth

Train London to Plymouth

London Plymouth railways companies

There is only one rail company for this journey: First Great Western.
First Great Western London Plymouth

Intercity Train London Plymouth

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

Railway stations from London

  • London Paddington
  • London Waterloo

Arrival train stations in Plymouth

  • Plymouth

Is London connected to Plymouth with a direct train?

Yes, it is possible to go from London to Plymouth by train without making any changes. Be careful, as this may depend on the date of your trip to Plymouth and there may be fewer direct trains from London on certain days. To check prices and availabilities, launch now a search for a London-Plymouth train ticket on Vivanoda.

Carpool from London to Plymouth

Before you book your London-Plymouth ride, you have the possibility to get in touch with the driver to set all the details and conditions of the journey. The payment is done on our partner's site; this avoids to talk about money with the driver.

The practice of carsharing has greatly expanded in the recent years, so you may have a chance to find a London-Plymouth ride. This helps reduce travel costs for both the driver and the passenger, and also reduces the impact on the environment.

Which carriers to travel between London and Plymouth?

Bus companies
The bus company MegaBus operates the intercity service from the bus station of London Victoria Coach Station in London and to the one of Plymouth (England United Kingdom)
National Express is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line between the city of London (serving London Victoria Coach Station bus station at 1.1 mi from centre) and the city of Plymouth where the coach will drop you off at Plymouth station situated at about 0.9 mi from Plymouth city centre.
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride London-Plymouth (191.4 mi)
Railway companies
First Great Western provides a rail connection London-Plymouth with the train from London Paddington railway station (2.5 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Plymouth at arrival (0.7 mi from centre)
South West Trains transports passengers on a rail line from London to Exeter with the train which leaves London Waterloo station to arrive at Exeter Central railway station (England United Kingdom)
CrossCountry operates the train journey Exeter-Plymouth with the train from Exeter St Davids railway station (0.7 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Plymouth at arrival (0.7 mi from centre)
FlyBE carries out a flight from London City LCY airport situated 8.1 mi away from the city centre of London to Exeter (arrival at Exeter EXT airport)
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