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Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Plymouth to Birmingham by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.
Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.
The graph above shows the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the train ticket is booked. Purchasing your train from Plymouth to Birmingham in advance can enable you to save money for your journey.
Tickets are available from £45 when buying your seat 15 days in advance which is 28% cheaper than the best fare we found when booking on the day you're travelling.
We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Plymouth and Birmingham by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Birmingham to Plymouth and find the best deal for your outbound journey.
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The most efficient way to spend less on your Plymouth Birmingham 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.
How much can I save with a railcard?
When buying a railcard, you aim to break even after several trips. But is it really profitable when taking the train from Plymouth to Birmingham? Use your calculator, taking into account:
A = the railcard cost (i.e.: £30)
B = average price cut with the railcard (i.e.: 34%)
C = average cost for a Plymouth Birmingham ticket (i.e.: £50.00)(1)
The first step is to divide A by B: this will show you the budget from which the card will be efficient. You can now divide that number by C. It will give you the approximate number of trips needed across the year to start saving money.
In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£50.00 = 1.76. Your railcard will be profitable if you're doing around 2 trips from Plymouth to Birmingham (one way journey).
What is the cost of a railcard?
The price to purchase a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to get the 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to save 34% off most train fares for an entire year.
(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 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|
|Plymouth to Birmingham train||£50.00||£33.33||£16.67||1.76|
(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way
(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare
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