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London to Plymouth by bus

The journey from London to Plymouth by bus is 193.38 mi and takes 6 hrs 9 mins. There are 84 connections per day, with the first departure at 00:50 and the last at 23:59. It is possible to travel from London to Plymouth by bus for as little as £9.39 or as much as £69.49. The best price for this journey is £9.39.

Lowest Price£9.39
Journey Duration6 hrs 9 mins
Connection per Day84
Lowest Price£9.39
Highest Price£69.49
First Departure00:50
Last Departure23:59
Distance193.38 mi
DepartureLondon
ArrivalPlymouth
CarriersFlixBus, Megabus

London to Plymouth Bus Times

Departure date
Thursday, 25 Jul 2024

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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 London 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 can I find the cheapest bus tickets to get from London to Plymouth?

The prices for bus tickets from London 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 London to Plymouth will cost £9.39. The average bus ticket price is approximately £32.22. 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.
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The prices for bus tickets from London 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. The average bus ticket price is approximately £32.22. 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.

How long is the journey from London to Plymouth by bus?

The average journey time is 6 hrs 9 mins. This is how long it takes to cross the 193.38 mi from London to Plymouth. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from London to Plymouth to take longer than 6 hrs 9 mins. In order to get from London to Plymouth faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between London and Plymouth will complete the journey in 4 hrs 30 mins.On average, it will take you about 6 hrs 9 mins to travel the 193.38 mi between London and Plymouth.

How many times a day do journeys run from London to Plymouth?

On average, there are 84 daily departures from London 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 47 departures from London which travel directly to Plymouth. There are 37 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from London 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 London to Plymouth
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from London to Plymouth.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from London 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 London 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 London to Plymouth travel

Virail Pro Tip ✌: Booking 10 days in advance save 10% on average

Price as departure date approaches

Bus companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around £8.89 to £23.61 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 62% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from London to Plymouth

The cheapest London - Plymouth bus tickets can be found for as low as £11.91 if you’re lucky, or £14.31 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as £18.45.

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.

Megabus is a low-cost intercity bus service that operates in North America, Canada, and Europe. It was founded in 2003 and is owned by Stagecoach Group, a multinational transport company. Megabus retains its own brand in Britain and North America, but in Continental Europe, including France, Germany, Belgium, Spain, Italy, and the Netherlands, its services have been rebranded as Flixbus since the acquisition by a German company in June 2016.

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

Ecology
Train
21.78kg
Bus
23.34kg
Flight
62.24kg
Car
49.79kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from London to Plymouth?
A bus ticket from London to Plymouth is £32.22. 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 £9.39.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from London to Plymouth?
The cheapest ticket you can get from London to Plymouth is £9.39. 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 London and Plymouth by bus?
London to Plymouth is 193.38 mi.
How long does the bus between London and Plymouth take?
London to Plymouth is on average 6 hrs 9 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 4 hrs 30 mins.
Which companies operate from London to Plymouth?
The bus journey from London to Plymouth is covered by 2 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: FlixBus, Megabus and National Express.
How many bus connections per day go from London to Plymouth?
London to Plymouth has 84 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from London to Plymouth leave?
The earliest bus from London to Plymouth departs at 00:50. 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 London to Plymouth depart?
The latest bus from London to Plymouth departs at 23:59. 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 London 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 £9.39 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 London to Plymouth?
There are on average 47 direct connection(s) from London to go to Plymouth.
What's the fastest journey time between London to Plymouth by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between London and Plymouth is 4 hrs 30 mins.
Is there a direct bus from London to Plymouth?
Yes, there is a direct bus between London and Plymouth.
What are the CO2 emissions for London to Plymouth by bus?
The bus journey from London to Plymouth creates 23.34kg of CO2 emissions.

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