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London to Plymouth coach - cost & duration

Cheapest price£17.86
Shortest Duration6h 30m
Trips per day20
Coach lines1
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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from London to Plymouth right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most coach companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, coach companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a coach ticket from London to Plymouth?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, £21.81 was the low point for coach fares from London to Plymouth. Coaches from Plymouth to London are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than £21.81 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most coach companies increase the price as the travel date approaches.

How long is the coach ride?

The coach usually takes around 6 hours and 56 minutes to cover the 192 miles (308 kilometers) from London to Plymouth. However, the fastest coach only takes 6 hours and 30 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the coach. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by coach?

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for coaches, as many passengers take the coach to Plymouth at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Sunday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded coaches to Plymouth, book your ticket for the last day of the week.

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave London?

The first coach leaves at 06:00 and the last coach leaves at 16:00. To see the times for all coaches from London to Plymouth, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coaches are there each day?

There are 20 scheduled coaches that travel from London to Plymouth every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which coach you take, you will have to transfer coaches at least once during your journey.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from London to Plymouth; ticket prices start at £53.63.

What coach companies travel from London to Plymouth?

There is one coach company that operates from London to Plymouth. National Express is the only company that connects the two cities by coach. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled coaches per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.
CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
National Express206h 57m£21.81

Where does the coach leave from in London?

Most coaches depart from the main station in London, London, City of:

  • Kensington Rd
  • St Johns Wood
  • Dunton Rd (Stop WN)
  • Stockwell
  • Finchley Rd & Frognal

Where does the coach arrive in Plymouth?

All coaches from London arrive at one main station in Plymouth, Plymouth:

  • Coach Station

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