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Best price 0.17 £
Journey duration 4 h 9 min
Connections per day 29
First departure 06:35
Last departure 23:13
Distance 311 km

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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 train tickets to get from London to Plymouth?

On average, a train ticket from London to Plymouth will cost you 61.62 £. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as 0.17 £. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest train tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

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Trains from London to Plymouth

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

The journey between London and Plymouth by train usually takes 4 h 9 min to cover a distance of 311. The shortest journey from London to Plymouth will take you 2 h 57 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.

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

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from London to Plymouth leaving at 06:35. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 23:13.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.

Which stations are used when traveling from London to Plymouth?

You can depart from London at stations such as London Paddington [ PAD ], London Paddington, London Waterloo, London Victoria and Vauxhall. At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Plymouth at the following stations: Plymouth [ PLY ] and Plymouth. Some of these stations may only be served by particular travel providers. Because of this, there may not be a direct connection between all the stations in London and Plymouth. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

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

The route from London to Plymouth is served by providers including Nationalrail and Great Western Railway. From this list of transport providers, there are up to 34 departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from London 29 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from London to Plymouth, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 16 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 13 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors.