Find a train from Plymouth to London

These train, bus and flight companies trust us

Find the cheapest ticket for your trip

Help rental companies move cars and get £1 rental!, (no hidden charges)

Journey details

Best price £ 20.06
Journey duration 4 h 26 min
Connections per day 39
First departure 06:52
Last departure 22:32
Distance 193.2 mi

Your journey from Plymouth to London with Virail

Planning to travel from Plymouth to London? Sometimes it can be hard to know where to start - but that's where Virail comes in. Our powerful search engine will explore all the options available for your trip, combing through more than 2000 transport companies all over the globe. All you have to do is enter your travel dates. In an instant, we'll show you a thorough list of possible routes, with all the information you need to make your decision. Choose from buses, trains, and more, connecting or direct, one-way or round trip - whatever you prefer. When you see your results, select your chosen option and Virail will redirect you to the provider's website, where you can complete your booking. Let us do the legwork for you, and you can just sit back and enjoy your trip.

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

When you're traveling from Plymouth to London, you can expect to pay an average of approximately £ 60.40. You might be able to find prices as low as £ 20.06, but it all depends on how you travel. 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 train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train 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 train 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.

Trains from Plymouth to London

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

The journey between Plymouth and London by train usually takes 4 h 26 min to cover a distance of 193.2 mi. The shortest journey from Plymouth to London will take you 3 h 7 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 London 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.

When do the first and last departures from Plymouth to London leave?

The first daily departure from Plymouth to London leaves at 06:52, while the last journey of the day sets out at 22:32. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Plymouth and London. 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.

Which stations can I use to travel from Plymouth to London?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Plymouth and London. You can start your journey in Plymouth at stations such as Plymouth [ PLY ] and Plymouth. These connect to stations including London Paddington [ PAD ], London Paddington, Vauxhall and London Waterloo in London. 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 Plymouth to London.

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

On average, there are 39 daily departures from Plymouth to London. 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 56 departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include Nationalrail and Great Western Railway, 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 12 departures from Plymouth which travel directly to London. There are 27 journeys with one change or more.