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London to Plymouth bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$22.31
Shortest Duration6h 30m
Trips per day20
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a bus ticket from London to Plymouth cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from London to Plymouth were $27.25.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from London to Plymouth is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches.

How long is the bus ride from London to Plymouth?

The distance between London and Plymouth is approximately 191.57 miles, or 308.22 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 6 hours and 56 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 6 hours and 30 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from London to Plymouth?

The busiest time of the week for travel from London to Plymouth by bus is usually on Sunday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Sunday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

What bus companies travel from London to Plymouth?

On average there are 20 scheduled bus trips per day. National Express has the most regularly scheduled departures from London to Plymouth, with an average of 20 trips per day and 20 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from London to Plymouth. Of the 20 trips there all of the schedules require a connection as there are no direct trips. A connection will generally require disembarking from the bus and boarding another bus to complete your trip.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from London to Plymouth start at $67.00.

1 carriers offer London to Plymouth bus trips

National Express

Book National Express from London to Plymouth from $22.31. There are 20 trips per day offered by National Express from London to Plymouth and you can expect on average to pay $27.25 for a National Express ticket to Plymouth. In London, National Express departs to Plymouth from Stockwell and 4 other stations. In Plymouth, National Express arrives at Coach Station,

An average trip on National Express from London to Plymouth takes 6 hours and 57 minutes, while the fastest available National Express trip will get you to Plymouth in 6 hours and 30 minutes,

On weekends, National Express offers 20 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $27.25 for a weekend trip to Plymouth.

Avg. Time
6h 57m
Avg. Price
$27.25
There are 5 stations you could depart from, depending on the bus line you travel with. Most bus trips to Plymouth will depart from these stations in London:
  • Kensington Rd
  • St Johns Wood
  • Dunton Rd (Stop WN)
  • Stockwell
  • Finchley Rd & Frognal
Buses from London arrive in Plymouth at one main station:
  • Coach Station

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