Trains from Plymouth to London

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Plymouth to London train information

Plymouth London train map

Train duration 3h46m
Arrival London, England
Departure Plymouth, England
Distance 192 Miles
Train operators Cross Country
Lowest train price from £12.00
Average train price £49.00
  • The journey from Plymouth, which is in England and London, located in England is well connected by trains. The trains are operated by the following train companies: Cross Country.
  • Travelling by train is a fast and simple option to travel to London from Plymouth. The average journey duration between Plymouth to London is 3h46m to travel the 192 miles.
  • According to our data, the best price to take the train in the next 30 days is £12.00. This fare is based on an adult ticket and does not include the money you can save with a discount card.

Best prices for Plymouth to London train tickets

from £12.00 MORE 3h53m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £3.40 MORE 6h01m
from £1.50 MORE 6h16m

Plymouth - London prices calendar

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

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Megabus£11

National Express£12

Loco2--

20
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Megabus£10

National Express£8

Loco2£57

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 24 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Train times Plymouth to London

When are the next trains to London?

Departure Arrival Duration Company
Today
Plymouth
14:25
London Paddington
18:07
3h42m Cross Country
Tomorrow
Plymouth
08:30
London Paddington
12:21
3h51m Cross Country
Plymouth
09:05
London Paddington
13:14
4h09m Cross Country
Plymouth
10:05
London Paddington
14:29
4h24m Cross Country
Plymouth
15:25
London Paddington
19:22
3h57m Cross Country
Plymouth
16:05
London Paddington
20:30
4h25m Cross Country
Plymouth
17:05
London Paddington
21:28
4h23m Cross Country
Plymouth
17:25
London Paddington
21:43
4h18m Cross Country
Plymouth
18:05
London Paddington
22:15
4h10m Cross Country
Plymouth
18:25
London Waterloo
00:03
5h38m Cross Country

The table above only shows the remaining services for today and will display a maximum of 10 train departures.

See all departures: Today / Tomorrow

Based on our data, 1 trains from Plymouth to London are being operated today and 9 tomorrow. The first Plymouth London train leaves at 14:25 while the last one departs at 14:25. The first and last departure times can vary from one day to another and there can be fewer trains during weekends as well as bank holidays. Rail companies can also increase or decrease the number of trains during school holidays or depending on the demand.

Plymouth - London: the best time to book cheap trains

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

90

£27

60

£31

30

£39

15

£44

7

£50

3

£50

1

£53

Same day

Days before Departure

The cost for train tickets Plymouth to London are increasing if you don't book early. If we look at our data, if you buy your train 2 months in advance, tickets should be available from £27 while if purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling, you will have to spend a minimum of £53 for your trip. Thus, you may save 50% on the cost of your train by booking 2 months in advance rather than on the day you're travelling.

The data are based on the best fares found over the last six months when buying in advance versus at the last minute.

Best prices for Plymouth to London trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Plymouth
London
Paddington
£12.00 01/02/2018 19:44 3 days ago
Plymouth
London
Paddington
£21.00 31/01/2018 23:54 3 days ago
Plymouth
London
Paddington
£21.00 01/02/2018 18:44 3 days ago
Plymouth
London
Paddington
£21.00 01/02/2018 23:54 3 days ago
Plymouth
London
Paddington
£27.00 11/02/2018 18:45 9 hours ago
Plymouth
London
Paddington
£27.00 11/02/2018 19:30 9 hours ago
Plymouth
London
Paddington
£27.00 31/01/2018 18:44 3 days ago
Plymouth
London
Paddington
£30.00 01/02/2018 18:03 3 days ago
Plymouth
London
Paddington
£32.50 31/01/2018 18:03 3 days ago
Plymouth
London
Paddington
£32.50 31/01/2018 13:56 3 days ago

Best prices for the next 30 days.

Plymouth London train

Discount Plymouth - London train tickets

The best way to spend less on your Plymouth London train ticket is probably to have 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 residents. National railcards available: 16-25 discount card, Senior discount card, Two together discount card, Family and Friends discount card and Disabled persons discount card.

What are the benefits of a railcard?

In order to understand how much you can save with a railcard, you have to estimate the number of trips you need to save money. You will see that most of the time, only a few trips are needed.

For your evaluation, you must 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 Plymouth London ticket is £48.06 (1).

Divide the railcard cost by the discount: £30/34%= £88. Then divide £88 by £48.06: £88/£48.06 = 1.83. You will need to make approximately 2 trips from London to Plymouth (one way trip) with your railcard to start saving money.

How much do I need to pay for a railcard?

The cost to purchase a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to have the 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to get 34% off most rail fares for one year.

(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
Plymouth to London train £48.06 £32.04 £16.02 1.84

(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