London to Plymouth by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from London to Plymouth by train
Fast trains from London to Plymouth take around 2 hours and 59 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 310 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between London and Plymouth.
1. Are there direct trains from London to Plymouth?
Direct trains from London to Plymouth have been found.
We usually find around 37 direct trains on the route from London to Plymouth every weekday.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 52 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from London to Plymouth?
The London to Plymouth train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 59 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the London to Plymouth train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Plymouth is usually scheduled to depart London around 06:33 and the last train is around 23:45.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves London around 07:02, and the last at 23:50.
What's the London to Plymouth train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from London to Plymouth are $26.74.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $62 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $73. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book London 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 London to Plymouth by train.
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Which train companies operate between London and Plymouth?
More than one train company operates on the route from London to Plymouth, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- 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.
Plymouth to London by train