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Birmingham to Plymouth by bus

The journey from Birmingham to Plymouth by bus is 175.08 mi and takes 6 hrs 20 mins. There are 42 connections per day, with the first departure at 05:30 and the last at 21:00. It is possible to travel from Birmingham to Plymouth by bus for as little as £9.83 or as much as £53.44. The best price for this journey is £9.83.

Lowest Price£9.83
Journey Duration6 hrs 20 mins
Connection per Day42
Lowest Price£9.83
Highest Price£53.44
First Departure05:30
Last Departure21:00
Distance175.08 mi
DepartureBirmingham
ArrivalPlymouth
CarriersNational Express, FlixBus

Birmingham to Plymouth Bus Times

Departure date
Thursday, 25 Jul 2024

Your journey from Birmingham to Plymouth with Virail

Virail helps thousands of travelers plan their journeys every year. How? It's easy. Just enter the dates on which you plan to travel from Birmingham to Plymouth. Our powerful engine will look at the data from thousands of travel providers, then show you all the available routes. You can choose to travel however you want. Decide on the type of transport you want to use, what time of day you'd like to set off and whether you'd like a direct journey or one with connections. When you've found your ideal route, Virail will redirect you to the web page of the provider. There, you can make your booking, then it's time to prepare for your trip.

How much does it cost to get from Birmingham to Plymouth by bus?

Prices will vary when you travel from Birmingham to Plymouth. On average, though, you'll pay about £30.46 for a bus ticket. You can find bus tickets for prices as low as £9.83, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper bus tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest bus tickets.
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When you're traveling from Birmingham to Plymouth, you can expect to pay an average of approximately £30.46. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest bus tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as bus ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper bus tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

How long does the journey from Birmingham to Plymouth take by bus?

With a distance of 175.08 mi between Birmingham and Plymouth, it will usually take 6 hrs 20 mins to complete the journey. This average figure may vary from day to day. Delays could be caused by unexpected weather conditions, roadworks or construction, local events, or other unforeseen circumstances. Remember that your journey may take longer than 6 hrs 20 mins. Make your plans with this in mind to avoid disappointment, particularly if you are traveling on a tight schedule. The distance between Birmingham and Plymouth is around 175.08 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 6 hrs 20 mins. However, the fastest routes between Birmingham and Plymouth take 4 hrs 55 mins. 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.

What time are the departures from Birmingham to Plymouth?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Birmingham at 05:30, and the last departure will leave at 21:00. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Birmingham to Plymouth can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change. The first departure of the night from Birmingham to Plymouth leaves at 05:30, while the last journey sets out at 21:00. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Birmingham and Plymouth. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking.

How many times a day do departures from Birmingham leave for Plymouth?

On average, there are 42 daily departures from Birmingham to Plymouth. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include , and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 32 departures from Birmingham which travel directly to Plymouth. There are 10 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Birmingham to Plymouth. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap bus tickets from Birmingham to Plymouth
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Plymouth.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Birmingham to Plymouth, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Birmingham to Plymouth.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Birmingham to Plymouth

The cheapest Birmingham - Plymouth bus tickets can be found for as low as £9.83 if you’re lucky, or £18.97 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as £29.45.

Find the best day to travel to Plymouth by bus

When travelling to Plymouth by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

FlixBus, a long-distance bus company, operates in both Europe and the United States. Founded in 2013, it has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Europe, connecting over 2,500 destinations in 30 countries. Originating in Germany, FlixBus has expanded quickly to neighboring countries including France, Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Croatia, while also offering regular services to Norway, Spain, and England. With affordable fares and comfortable amenities such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard toilets, FlixBus provides a convenient and enjoyable travel experience.

National Express is a British multinational public transport company that operates bus, and rail services in the UK, Europe, North Africa, and North America. The company was founded in 1972 and has its headquarters in Birmingham, UK. National Express operates a fleet of over 1,600 buses, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. The company also operates rail services in the UK, including the East Anglia franchise.

Services on board National Express, FlixBus and Megabus from Birmingham to Plymouth
Compare services on board when travelling from Birmingham to Plymouth by bus.
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Birmingham to Plymouth CO2 Emissions by Bus

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Train
19.72kg
Bus
21.13kg
Flight
56.35kg
Car
45.08kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Birmingham to Plymouth?
A bus ticket from Birmingham to Plymouth is £30.46. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as £9.83.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Birmingham to Plymouth?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Birmingham to Plymouth is £9.83. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Birmingham and Plymouth by bus?
Birmingham to Plymouth is 175.08 mi.
How long does the bus between Birmingham and Plymouth take?
Birmingham to Plymouth is on average 6 hrs 20 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 4 hrs 55 mins.
Which companies operate from Birmingham to Plymouth?
The bus journey from Birmingham to Plymouth is covered by 2 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: National Express, FlixBus and Megabus.
How many bus connections per day go from Birmingham to Plymouth?
Birmingham to Plymouth has 42 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Birmingham to Plymouth leave?
The earliest bus from Birmingham to Plymouth departs at 05:30. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Birmingham to Plymouth depart?
The latest bus from Birmingham to Plymouth departs at 21:00. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Birmingham to Plymouth in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is £9.83 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Birmingham to Plymouth?
There are on average 32 direct connection(s) from Birmingham to go to Plymouth.
What's the fastest journey time between Birmingham to Plymouth by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Birmingham and Plymouth is 4 hrs 55 mins.
Is there a direct bus from Birmingham to Plymouth?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Birmingham and Plymouth.
What are the CO2 emissions for Birmingham to Plymouth by bus?
The bus journey from Birmingham to Plymouth creates 21.13kg of CO2 emissions.

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