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How to get from London to Plymouth?

Planning to travel to London from Plymouth and looking for the best transportation options for your trip? We know that it is often difficult to choose the best way of transportation for a trip from London to Plymouth, whether it is for price, time or convenience reasons. Vivanoda will help you to find all the transportation solutions to travel between London and Plymouth, be it by plane, train, bus or carpool.

With detailed information about each mode of transportation and about the transport companies (First Great Western, South West Trains, CrossCountry, FlixBus or National Express), you will be able to easily compare fares, timetables and travel times, in order to choose the option that best suits your needs.

Whether you're a budget traveler or looking for a quick and convenient way to get from London to Plymouth, we've got all the information you need to plan an unforgettable London Plymouth trip.

For your trip from London to Plymouth, you have several transportation options

Bus tickets from London to Plymouth

Buses are often the most economical choice for travel from London to Plymouth, offering direct travel options or with intermediate stops.

London to Plymouth train tickets

If you like to travel more ecologically and economically, the London Plymouth train is ideal and meets your expectations.

London to Plymouth cheap flights

Many flights connect London to Plymouth every day, offering a fast and convenient option for travelers. If you are in a hurry, flying is the fastest way to get to Plymouth in record time.

Carpooling London Plymouth

Carpooling from London to Plymouth is perfect if you want to travel to Plymouth in good company and reduce transportation costs. But there may be limited flexibility in terms of schedules and pickup points in either London or Plymouth.

Whichever way you choose, our price comparison tool will help you find the London to Plymouth transportation option that best suits your needs and budget.

London Plymouth Travel Information

Departure city
London
United Kingdom
England
Destination city
Plymouth
United Kingdom
England
Distance
191 mi
Direct connection
Yes, direct connection by bus, carpooling and train
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Plan your trip from London to Plymouth easily with Vivanoda

Plan your trip from London to Plymouth easily with Vivanoda

With Vivanoda you can easily compare all available transportation options like flights, trains, buses and carpools according to your preferences and budget. You can also filter the results by price, travel time, schedule and comfort options. Thanks to its ease of use and clarity, Vivanoda allows you to find in a few clicks the tickets between London and Plymouth that best suit your needs. Vivanoda also displays all the special offers and promotions of different airlines like First Great Western, South West Trains, CrossCountry, FlixBus or National Express to help you save on your tickets. So don't hesitate and use Vivanoda now to prepare your trip between London and Plymouth with peace of mind!

Comparison of the different ways to travel between London and Plymouth

Advantages and disadvantages of flying from London to Plymouth?
Speed Flying between London and Plymouth is the fastest way to travel the 191 mi between London and Plymouth.
Choice of airlines There are many airlines operating flights from London to Plymouth, both direct and with a stopover, giving travelers a wide choice.
Environmental disadvantages Flights from London to Plymouth have a negative impact on the environment due to greenhouse gas emissions, as flying is one of the most polluting modes of transportation.
Prices Airline tickets from London to Plymouth can be more expensive than train or bus tickets, especially during busy periods (vacations, weekends, etc.).
Security Checks Travelers to Plymouth often have to arrive at London airport early due to strict security checks.
Advantages and disadvantages of traveling by train from London to Plymouth?
Accessibility The train stations in London or Plymouth are located in the city center, making it easy to access other means of transportation to get to the city center.
Landscapes Trains between London and Plymouth often provide breathtaking scenery during the journey.
Environmentally friendly The London Plymouth train is considered a more environmentally friendly way to travel than flying or driving alone.
Cost London Plymouth train tickets can be more expensive than bus or carpool tickets, especially on high-speed trains.
Flexibility London Plymouth train schedules can be limited and it may be more difficult to change trains when needed.
Advantages and disadvantages of a carpooling trip from London to Plymouth?
Friendliness Carpooling from London to Plymouth is often more pleasant and friendly than other modes of transportation, especially if you share the ride with nice people.
Flexible Carpooling from London to Plymouth is often more flexible than other modes of transportation.
Environmentally friendly By sharing a car with someone else you reduce the environmental impact of a trip from London to Plymouth.
Reliability You have to rely on the punctuality and reliability of the driver for your London Plymouth trip. He is not always on time.
Feeling insecure It may happen that you feel unsafe in the car with the driver, because of his attitude or the way he drives.
Comfort You have to share the space of the car with the other passengers during the whole trip between London and Plymouth.
Advantages and disadvantages of a bus trip from London to Plymouth?
On-board services Modern buses that travel between London and Plymouth are usually equipped with comfortable seats, air conditioning, free Wi-Fi, power outlets and toilets.
Price The price of bus tickets from London to Plymouth are often much cheaper than train or plane tickets to Plymouth (and sometimes cheaper than carpooling as well), making it an affordable option for budget-conscious travelers.
Flexibility Bus companies offer many schedule options for travel between London and Plymouth, which can be convenient if you have specific time constraints.
Comfort London-Plymouth buses can be less comfortable than trains, due to reduced legroom and suspension quality.
Travel time Buses from London to Plymouth are mostly much slower than trains to Plymouth to cover the 191 mi distance of the trip.

Where to start from in London? Where do I arrive in Plymouth?

London Departure Bus Stations

London Victoria Coach Station
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Heathrow Airport Terminal 4
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Departure stations in London

London Paddington
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London Waterloo
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Clapham Junction
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Departure airports in London

London City
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Plymouth arrival bus stations

Plymouth
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Plymouth Arrival Stations

Plymouth
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St Budeaux Ferry Road
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Devonport
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Dockyard (Plymouth)
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Keyham
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St Budeaux Victoria Road
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3 tips for cheaper travel from London to Plymouth

Have you decided to travel from London to Plymouth and are looking for ways to save money on your travel ticket? We present you with 3 useful tips to save money on your trip. Whether you choose to take a bus, train, flights or carpooling, these tips will help you find the best rates for your London to Plymouth trip.

  • 1. Compare prices
    Using Vivanoda is a great way to find the best prices for your London-Plymouth trip. It allows you to compare fares of different transportation providers in one search and find the best price for your stay in Plymouth.
  • 2. Compare modes of transportation
    It may be a good idea to compare the different modes of transportation available to save money on your trip from London to Plymouth. While flying or taking the train may seem like the quickest option to get to Plymouth, carpooling or taking the bus can often be cheaper alternatives. Also consider the travel time and route to find the most economical solution that best suits your needs.
  • 3. Travel light
    If you're traveling between London and Plymouth with a company that charges extra for checked luggage, as they often do, it may be a good idea to keep your luggage to a minimum to save money. Try to pack only the essentials and be sure to check the airline's baggage policies before you leave for Plymouth.

Bus London Plymouth

Cancellation and modification policies may vary depending on the bus company, so it is important to check the terms and conditions when making a reservation. Most of the time, cancelling or changing your London-Plymouth bus ticket will incur additional costs.

The frequency of departures to London from Plymouth varies depending on the carrier, the time period and the day of the week. To get a complete overview of all bus departures to Plymouth, please specify your departure date and start a search on Vivanoda.

Most carriers allow you to book seats online for an London-Plymouth bus. There is often a charge for this service.

Passengers are generally allowed to take luggage on the London-Plymouth bus, but it is important to check the weight and size limits with the carrier. The number of pieces of luggage is also very often limited.

The average price of a bus ticket for the trip London-Plymouth varies depending on the carrier and the time of booking. On certain busy dates, prices can double! Compare all London-Plymouth bus prices on Vivanoda.

The duration of the bus trip between London and Plymouth usually varies depending on the traffic conditions and possible stops along the way. Vivanoda will allow you to see in real time all the buses traveling to Plymouth for your travel date.

Bus companies London Plymouth

FlixBus
FlixBus
National Express
National Express
MegaBus
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Trains London Plymouth

Train tickets from London to Plymouth can be refunded or exchanged but are usually more expensive. The cheapest tickets are non-refundable and non-exchangeable.

Of course passengers can take luggage with them on the train from London to Plymouth. There is no weight limit, but some train companies limit the amount of luggage you can take and require you to pay a supplement. On the other hand, the size of the luggage should be reasonable due to the often limited space inside the trains.

Trains between London and Plymouth are equipped with power outlets and free Wi-Fi for passengers. Power outlets are available in most cars, while the Wi-Fi connection may be unstable in some areas.

There may be a price difference depending on the time of day you travel by train from London to Plymouth. Tickets purchased during off-peak hours are cheaper than those purchased during peak hours. To get a detailed overview of all prices, Vivanoda compares all modes of transportation between London and Plymouth.

It is recommended to book your train ticket from London to Plymouth at least a few weeks in advance to get the best price.

Trains between London and Plymouth are equipped with ramps and reserved seating for passengers in wheelchairs or with reduced mobility. Travelers with disabilities are encouraged to contact the assistance service prior to travel for additional assistance and optimal care in London.

Train companies between London and Plymouth

First Great Western
First Great Western
South West Trains
South West Trains
CrossCountry
CrossCountry
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Flights London Plymouth

Airlines London Plymouth

FlyBE
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Carpool London Plymouth

On Vivanoda, our platform for comparing transportation modes between London and Plymouth, you will have access to all available carpooling offers with price, estimated duration and pickup locations.

Carpooling is generally considered a safe option for traveling between London and Plymouth. However, it is important to check driver reviews and ratings before booking a trip. It is also recommended that you only share your personal details with people you trust.

The duration of a carpool trip between London and Plymouth also depends on the traffic conditions and the route taken by the driver. By starting a price search on Vivanoda now, you will get the estimated duration of each available carpool offer.

Carpool drivers often have restrictions on large luggage due to the limited space in the vehicle. It is therefore recommended that you contact the driver prior to your London Plymouth trip to discuss these issues.

It is possible to book a carpool at the last minute, but this depends on the availability of drivers and the demand for the trip. It is recommended that you book your ride in advance to guarantee your trip.

Carpooling is considered a greener option than other modes of transportation, as it reduces CO2 emissions by reducing the number of cars on the road. However, this depends on the number of people sharing the same vehicle and the fuel consumption of the vehicle.

Carpooling platform London Plymouth

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