Trains from Bristol to Plymouth

Bristol to Plymouth train information

Bristol Plymouth train map

Train duration 2h20m
Arrival Plymouth, England
Departure Bristol, England
Distance 101 Miles
Train operators Great Western Railway, Cross Country
Lowest train price from £16.75
Average train price £23.00
  • The trip between Bristol, located in England and Plymouth, situated in England is well connected by trains. The trains are run by the following train operators: Great Western Railway, Cross Country.
  • On average, the journey takes normally 2h20m by train to cover the 101 miles to go to Plymouth from Bristol. The train duration can vary depending if your train is direct or with changes.
  • Looking at our data, the best fare to travel by train in the next month is £16.75. This price is based on an adult ticket and does not include the money you can save with a railcard.

Best prices for Bristol to Plymouth train tickets

from £16.75 MORE 2h54m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £6.60 MORE 2h57m
from £4.89 MORE 3h22m

Bristol - Plymouth prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Bristol to Plymouth by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Bristol - Plymouth: the best time to book cheap trains

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Days before Departure

The Prices for train tickets Bristol to Plymouth are increasing if you don't book early. According to our data, if you buy your train 1 month in advance, you can find tickets from £16 whereas when purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £28 for your train. Thus, you may save 45% on the price of your ticket by booking 1 month in advance instead of on the day you're travelling.

The figures are based on the best fares found over the past 6 months when buying in advance versus at the last minute.

Best prices for Bristol to Plymouth trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Bristol and Plymouth by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Plymouth to Bristol and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Bristol
Temple Meads
Plymouth
St Budeaux Victoria Road
£16.75 15/10/2019 10:45 Cross Country 12 hours ago
Bristol
Temple Meads
Plymouth
St Budeaux Victoria Road
£19.35 15/10/2019 18:45 Cross Country 12 hours ago
Bristol
Temple Meads
Plymouth
St Budeaux Victoria Road
£19.35 15/10/2019 18:45 Cross Country 12 hours ago
Bristol
Temple Meads
Plymouth
St Budeaux Ferry Road
£21.30 15/10/2019 14:45 Cross Country 12 hours ago
Bristol
Temple Meads
Plymouth
St Budeaux Ferry Road
£21.30 15/10/2019 14:45 Cross Country 12 hours ago
Bristol
Temple Meads
Plymouth
St Budeaux Victoria Road
£21.85 15/10/2019 12:45 Cross Country 12 hours ago
Bristol
Temple Meads
Plymouth
St Budeaux Victoria Road
£21.85 15/10/2019 12:45 Cross Country 12 hours ago
Bristol
Temple Meads
Plymouth
St Budeaux Ferry Road
£21.85 15/10/2019 13:45 Cross Country 12 hours ago
Bristol
Temple Meads
Plymouth
St Budeaux Ferry Road
£21.85 15/10/2019 13:45 Cross Country 12 hours ago
Bristol
Temple Meads
Plymouth
St Budeaux Ferry Road
£22.45 15/10/2019 17:45 Cross Country 12 hours ago

Best prices for the next 30 days.

Bristol Plymouth train

Discount Bristol - Plymouth train tickets

National Railcards can bring you great savings if you're taking the train. Depending on your age and your situation, you might want to get one of the five existing railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can help you make great savings for your Bristol Plymouth train ticket.

  • In order to understand the benefits of a railcard, you can evaluate how many trips you need to break even. You will see that usually only a few trips are needed.

    For your assessment, you have to include the railcard cost, for instance £30, your savings on each trip (i.e.: 34%) and the cost of your ticket. The average price of a Bristol Plymouth ticket is £22.64 (1).

    Divide the railcard cost by the saving: £30/34%= £88. Now divide £88 by £22.64: £88/£22.64 = 3.89. It will take you about 4 trips from Plymouth to Bristol (one way journey) with your railcard to break even.

  • Railcards enable you to get a third off most train fares for a year. The Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the 5 other railcards £30.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 3 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Bristol to Plymouth train £22.64 £15.09 £7.55 3.9

(1)Average price observed over the last 3 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare

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