Norwich to Plymouth by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:00
  • Last train
    22:40
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    6hr

Travelling from Norwich to Plymouth by train

Fast trains from Norwich to Plymouth take around 6 hours, covering a distance of approximately 453 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Norwich and Plymouth.

Are there direct trains from Norwich to Plymouth?

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

We usually find around 27 departures on the route from Norwich 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 20 departures.

How long is the train journey from Norwich to Plymouth?

The Norwich to Plymouth train travel time is normally about 6 hours, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Norwich to Plymouth train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Plymouth is usually scheduled to depart Norwich around 05:00 and the last train is around 22:40. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Norwich around 05:37, and the last at 22:40.

When to book Norwich 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 Norwich to Plymouth by train.

Which train companies operate between Norwich and Plymouth?

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

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • CrossCountry
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway
  • Greater Anglia
  • London Underground

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 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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