Stoke-on-Trent to Plymouth by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 30m
  • Distance
    322 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 54m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Stoke-on-Trent to Plymouth by train

Fast trains from Stoke-on-Trent to Plymouth take around 4 hours and 30 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 322 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Stoke-on-Trent and Plymouth.

1. Are there direct trains from Stoke-on-Trent to Plymouth?

Journeys between Stoke-on-Trent and Plymouth usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 20 departures on the route from Stoke-on-Trent to Plymouth 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 27 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Stoke-on-Trent to Plymouth?

The Stoke-on-Trent to Plymouth train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 30 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Stoke-on-Trent to Plymouth train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Plymouth is usually scheduled to depart Stoke-on-Trent around 06:07 and the last train is around 22:47. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Stoke-on-Trent around 06:06, and the last at 23:20.

When to book Stoke-on-Trent 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 Stoke-on-Trent to Plymouth by train.

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Which train companies operate between Stoke-on-Trent and Plymouth?

More than one train company operates on the route from Stoke-on-Trent 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
  • West Midlands 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 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.