Northampton to Plymouth by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:16
  • Last train
    23:35
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 38m

Travelling from Northampton to Plymouth by train

Fast trains from Northampton to Plymouth take around 4 hours and 38 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 306 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Northampton and Plymouth.

Are there direct trains from Northampton to Plymouth?

Journeys between Northampton and Plymouth usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 31 departures on the route from Northampton to Plymouth every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 30 departures.

How long is the train journey from Northampton to Plymouth?

The Northampton to Plymouth train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 38 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Northampton to Plymouth train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Plymouth is usually scheduled to depart Northampton around 04:15 and the last train is around 23:35. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Northampton around 06:16, and the last at 22:55.

When to book Northampton to Plymouth train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Northampton to Plymouth by train.

Which train companies operate between Northampton and Plymouth?

More than one train company operates on the route from Northampton to Plymouth, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • CrossCountry
  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Midland
  • London Underground
  • Virgin Trains

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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