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Best price £ 43.13
Journey duration 4 h 14 min
Connections per day 21
First departure 06:42
Last departure 23:57
Distance 174.6 mi

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Do you know the best way to get from Birmingham to Plymouth? No? Don't worry, Virail knows. Our search tool uses data from thousands of travel providers to show you all the available routes for your chosen travel dates. Whether you want to travel by train, bus, plane, or carpool, we can help. Filter your results to suit your personal needs: decide whether you want a one-way or round trip ticket, look for a direct journey or one with connections, and choose the time of day that you prefer to travel. Take a look at all the information and find the transport option that's right for you. When you've selected your ideal journey, Virail will transfer you to the website of your chosen travel provider, where you can complete your booking. Your adventure is waiting - let Virail help you today.

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

The prices for train 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 train tickets from Birmingham to Plymouth will cost £ 43.13. The average train ticket price is approximately £ 117.46. 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.

Trains from Birmingham to Plymouth

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

The journey between Birmingham and Plymouth by train usually takes 4 h 14 min to cover a distance of 175.2 mi. The shortest journey from Birmingham to Plymouth will take you 3 h 23 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Plymouth quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

What time are the first and last departures from Birmingham to Plymouth?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Birmingham to Plymouth, which usually leaves at 06:42. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 23:57. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

Which stations are used when traveling from Birmingham to Plymouth?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Birmingham and Plymouth. You can start your journey in Birmingham at stations such as Birmingham New Street [ BHM ] and Birmingham Moor Street [ BMO ]. These connect to stations including Plymouth [ PLY ] in Plymouth. There may not be a direct connection between all the stations in the two locations. Some providers will only serve a selection of the stations, and you may have to travel from one station to another in the same city after arrival to reach your ultimate destination. Virail will show you both all direct routes and any connecting services which you can take to get from Birmingham to Plymouth.

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 21 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including Nationalrail. On particularly busy days, there can be up to 24 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 14 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 7 journeys with one change or more.