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Best price £ 3.10
Journey duration 6 h 36 min
Connections per day 12
First departure 06:00
Last departure 18:45
Distance 174.6 mi

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How can I get the cheapest bus tickets to travel from Birmingham to Plymouth?

The prices for bus tickets from Birmingham to Plymouth vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest bus tickets from Birmingham to Plymouth will cost £ 3.10. The average bus ticket price is approximately £ 33.32. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

Buses from Birmingham to Plymouth

How long does it take to get from Birmingham to Plymouth by bus?

The distance between Birmingham and Plymouth is around 175.2 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 6 h 36 min. However, the fastest routes between Birmingham and Plymouth take 4 h 59 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

When do departures from Birmingham to Plymouth leave?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Birmingham to Plymouth leaving at 06:00. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 18:45.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays.

How many daily journeys are there from Birmingham to Plymouth?

The exact number of journeys from Birmingham to Plymouth can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 12 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including Megabus, National Express and Eurolines CH. On particularly busy days, there can be up to 59 departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Birmingham to Plymouth. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Birmingham to Plymouth varies, but in general, you can expect to find 10 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 2 journeys with one change or more.