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Train to Plymouth

Save up to 75% on a Train to Plymouth with Raileasy

The historic maritime city of Plymouth is set in outstanding natural beauty with stunning coastline, Dartmoor National Park to its north and miles of countryside to explore.  Take a train to Plymouth today.

Train to Plymouth

A train to Plymouth will take you right to the heart of the town, Plymouth station is located just south of Plymouth's Central Park, and just a few minutes walk from it's university.  First Great Western operate trains to Plymouth from the West country, Wales the welsh marches and London.  Cross Country also operate trains to Plymouth from the midlands, including regular direct services from Birmingham, Leeds and Sheffield.  A train to Plymouth from London, will run from London Paddington station.

Popular Trains to Plymouth

London (3hours) 1 direct per hour
Exeter St Davids (57m) 2 direct per hour
Taunton (1h 29) 1 direct per hour
Penzance (1h56) 1 direct per hour
Bristol (1h59) 1 direct per hour
Reading (2h34) 1 direct per hour
Cardiff (3h20) 1-2 per hour (+1 change)
Birmingham (3h31) 1 direct per hour
Derby (4h15) 1 direct per hour
Sheffield (4h49) 1 direct per hour
Leeds (5h39) 1 direct per hour

Sleeper Trains to Plymouth

First Great Western operate a sleeper service from London Paddington rail station all the way to Penzance in Cornwall, calling at many stations along the way including Plymouth.  Raileasy sell seated sleeper rail tickets for more information on a sleeper train to Plymouth please click here.

Why Take a Train to Plymouth?

You can imagine being Sir Francis Drake playing bowls waiting for the Spanish Armada, visit the Mayflower exhibition and learn more about the Pilgrim Fathers and their historic journey. The streets of Plymouth are full of fine architecture from Elizabethan to the stained glass windows of St Andrews Church.  Take a train to Plymouth today.

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