Plymouth to Gloucester by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:20
  • Last train
    20:00
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 46m

Travelling from Plymouth to Gloucester by train

The fastest trains from Plymouth to Gloucester take around 2 hours and 46 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 212 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Plymouth and Gloucester.

Journeys between Plymouth and Gloucester usually involve one change of train. We have found some direct departures on this route but these are less frequent than routes requiring a change.

We usually find around 17 departures on the route from Plymouth to Gloucester every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 19 departures. The duration is normally about 2 hours and 46 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest train to Gloucester is usually scheduled to depart Plymouth around 05:20 and the last train is around 19:44. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Plymouth around 05:25, and the last at 20:00.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Plymouth to Gloucester 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 Plymouth to Gloucester by train.

Which trains operate between Plymouth and Gloucester?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • CrossCountry
  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway

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

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Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

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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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