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London to Plymouth by bus

The journey from London to Plymouth by bus is 193.38 mi and takes 5 hrs 58 mins. There are 70 connections per day, with the first departure at 08:20 and the last at 23:40. It is possible to travel from London to Plymouth by bus for as little as £9.86 or as much as £62.91. The best price for this journey is £9.86.

Lowest Price£9.86
Journey Duration5 hrs 58 mins
Connection per Day70
Lowest Price£9.86
Highest Price£62.91
First Departure08:20
Last Departure23:40
Distance193.38 mi
DepartureLondon
ArrivalPlymouth
CarriersNational Express

London to Plymouth Bus Times

Departure date
Wednesday, 28 Feb 2024

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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 £9.86. The average bus ticket price is approximately £26.30. 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 £26.30. 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 5 hrs 58 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 5 hrs 58 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 5 hrs 58 mins to travel the 193.38 mi between London and Plymouth.

At what time of the day can I travel from London to Plymouth?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave London at 08:20, and the last departure will leave at 23:40. 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 London 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 London to Plymouth leaves at 08:20, while the last journey sets out at 23:40. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between London 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 journeys run from London to Plymouth?

On average, there are 70 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 40 departures from London which travel directly to Plymouth. There are 30 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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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.

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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.

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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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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!

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London to Plymouth CO2 Emissions by Bus

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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 £26.30. 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 £9.86.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from London to Plymouth?
The cheapest ticket you can get from London to Plymouth is £9.86. 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 5 hrs 58 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 4 hrs 30 mins.
How many bus connections per day go from London to Plymouth?
London to Plymouth has 70 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 08:20. 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 23:40. 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 £9.86 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.
From which stations can I leave from London to Plymouth?
There are 19 station(s) that you can depart from London to go to Plymouth. You can go from London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Luton Airport , London Waterloo, Stansted Airport, London Victoria, London Stratford, London Paddington, London Southend Airport, London Bridge, Waterloo, London Premier Inn Heathrow Terminal 5, London Euston, Gatwick Airport, London Charing Cross, London St Pancras, London City Airport, Southend Airport, London Heathrow Airport and London Hyde Park and you can arrive at Plymouth salt rd, St Budeaux Victoria Road and Keyham.
How many direct connections depart from London to Plymouth?
There are on average 40 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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