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Manchester to Plymouth

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

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How to travel from Manchester to Plymouth ?

Trip Manchester Plymouth

Modes of transportplane, carpooling, bus, train
Distance229 mi
Direct lineYes

You've chosen Plymouth as a destination for your next holidays or weekend but you don't know how to get there from Manchester and how to find the best Manchester to Plymouth transport deals? 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, trains and flights to get to Plymouth. Just enter your travel dates to Plymouth then Vivanoda will do the rest. Finally, use the filters and sorting options to refine the results.

To travel from Manchester, flights, trains, carpooling or buses of First Great Western, National Express, Blablacar, CrossCountry, MegaBus, Arriva Trains Wales, FlyBE and Aurigny Air Services will carry you to Plymouth.

Read more information about each means of transport:

Manchester to Plymouth bus

There is a direct connection by intercity coach between Manchester and 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.

  • Very low prices! On the Manchester Plymouth line, carrier fares are often unbeatable compared to other modes of transport: carpooling or train.
  • You are driven to Plymouth by professional and experienced drivers which inspires confidence and security!
  • During the summer, forget the heat wave thanks to the air-conditioning almost all of the Manchester Plymouth coaches are equipped with.
  • A Wi-Fi connection is available to travellers in most coaches, which is an important asset for a 229 mi trip.

Coach companies on the Manchester Plymouth trip

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

National Express Manchester PlymouthMegaBus Manchester Plymouth

Bus stops in Manchester

You will have to arrive at your Manchester stop between 15 minutes and 30 minutes, depending on the bus company, before the departure time indicated on your ticket. The name of the destination 'Plymouth' is always mentioned on the front of the bus. Then, all you have to do is to validate your ticket with the driver of MegaBus or National Express, to deposit your luggage in the trunk and to find your seat.

  • Manchester

Arrival bus stations in Plymouth

As soon as the coach stops at Plymouth, make sure that you leave nothing in your seat or forget your hold luggage.

  • Plymouth

Train Manchester to Plymouth

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

Yes, the Manchester to Plymouth route is served by a direct train. The schedule may vary along the week, and direct trains may only operate on certain days. To find the cheapest Manchester-Plymouth train ticket, we advise you to launch a search on Vivanoda with your travel dates.

Intercity train Manchester Plymouth

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

Manchester Plymouth railways companies

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

Railway stations from Manchester

  • Manchester Piccadilly

Railway stations in Plymouth

  • Plymouth

Cheap flights from Manchester to Plymouth

Which airlines fly between Manchester and Plymouth ?

FlyBE and Aurigny Air Services are the 0 airlines to serve the air route Manchester Plymouth in direct flight.
FlyBE Manchester PlymouthAurigny Air Services Manchester Plymouth

Departure airport in Manchester

  • MAN Manchester International

Carpool from Manchester to Plymouth

The practice of carsharing has greatly expanded in the recent years, so you may have a chance to find a Manchester-Plymouth ride. This has a very positive environmental impact since it optimizes the capacity of the car and it also allows saving money.

Carpooling differs from the other means of transport because of an undefined timetable. So, you have more probabilities to find Manchester-Plymouth rides five days before your date of travel than three months. Good option for lastminute stay in Plymouth!

When you book a ride between Manchester Plymouth, you'll set directly with the driver how he can pick you up. You can pay online, so you don't need to give any money to your driver.

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