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London to Plymouth train information

London Plymouth train map

Train duration 3h34m
Arrival Plymouth, England
Departure London, England
Distance 192 Miles
Lowest train price from £21.00
Average train price £58.00

There are many rail companies across the country & Europe. By searching for your ticket on gopili, you can see the trains from London in England to Plymouth in England as well as the rail company for this route.

There are 192 miles between the two cities and the average duration between London to Plymouth is around 3h34m. Train travel is most of the time the fastest way to travel to Plymouth from London, and it's also a greener option than driving or taking the plane.

The lowest ticket price we've found for the next 30 days is £21.00 one way.

Best prices for London to Plymouth train tickets

from £21.00 MORE 4h42m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £8.00 MORE 6h00m
from £4.83 MORE 6h15m

London - Plymouth prices calendar

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

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Megabus£10

National Express£19

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National Express£16

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

London - Plymouth: the best time to book cheap trains

Cost of the train when booking in advance or at the last minute

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£36

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£39

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£51

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£51

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£55

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£55

Same day

Days before Departure

The table above is based on the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the train is bought. Purchasing your train from London to Plymouth in advance should enable you to spend less for your trip.

We found tickets available from £36 when booking your ticket 1 month in advance which is 36% cheaper than the best ticket we found when buying your ticket 1 day in advance.

Best prices for London to Plymouth trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
London
Paddington
Plymouth
St Budeaux Victoria Road
£28.00 09/01/2019 13:03 1 day ago
London
Paddington
Plymouth
St Budeaux Victoria Road
£28.00 09/01/2019 13:03 1 day ago
London
Paddington
Plymouth
St Budeaux Victoria Road
£28.00 10/01/2019 13:03 1 day ago
London
Paddington
Plymouth
St Budeaux Victoria Road
£28.00 10/01/2019 13:03 1 day ago
London
Paddington
Plymouth
St Budeaux Victoria Road
£33.50 09/01/2019 09:03 1 day ago
London
Paddington
Plymouth
St Budeaux Victoria Road
£33.50 10/01/2019 09:03 1 day ago
London
Paddington
Plymouth
St Budeaux Victoria Road
£39.50 09/01/2019 23:45 1 day ago
London
Paddington
Plymouth
St Budeaux Victoria Road
£39.50 11/01/2019 23:45 1 day ago
London
Paddington
Plymouth
St Budeaux Ferry Road
£45.00 09/01/2019 12:03 1 day ago
London
Paddington
Plymouth
St Budeaux Victoria Road
£45.00 09/01/2019 11:03 1 day ago

Best prices for the next 30 days.

London Plymouth train

Discount London - Plymouth train tickets

The most efficient way to spend less on your London Plymouth train ticket may be to get a railcard. While regional railcards can be obtained in some areas, National railcards enable you to save money on most rail fares across the country. Everyone is eligible to at least 1 of the railcard, even non-UK citizens. National railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Senior discount card, Two together railcard, Family and Friends discount card and Disabled persons railcard.

  • In order to understand the benefits of a railcard, you can calculate 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 London Plymouth ticket is £57.59 (1).

    Divide the railcard cost by the saving: £30/34%= £88. Now divide £88 by £57.59: £88/£57.59 = 1.53. It will take you about 2 trips from Plymouth to London (one way journey) with your railcard to break even.

  • Railcards enable you to save 34% off most rail fares for 12 months. A Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the five other ones £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
London to Plymouth train £57.59 £38.39 £19.20 1.53

(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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