Bristol to Plymouth
Situated on the south coast of Devon, approximately 36 miles south-west of Exeter, is the port city Plymouth. The town boasts a wide range of attractions and activities, so you’re bound to have a ball no matter how you fancy spending your time there. Discover the city’s maritime heritage and soak up the culture of the historic Barbican district as you stroll through the cobblestone streets. Plus, Plymouth is home to the National Marine Aquarium, and with a wide range of underwater creatures to see, it’s worth a visit. As for getting there, hop on board one of the trains from Bristol to Plymouth and enjoy the ride as we cruise towards your destination. We’re with you all the way.
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Journey information from Bristol to Plymouth
- How long is the average journey duration from Bristol to Plymouth? 2 hours 25 minutes
- How long is the fastest journey duration from Bristol to Plymouth? 2 hours 13 minutes
- When is the first train from Bristol to Plymouth? 07:34
- When is the last train from Bristol to Plymouth? 21:27
- How many services run for Bristol to Plymouth today? 13
The above information is intended as a guide. It may not include timetable alterations because of engineering work, unplanned disruption etc. Please use the journey planner to plan your journey before you travel. Some tickets are subject to restrictions. Please check these before you travel.
The information above refers to direct journeys only. Other journeys may be available by changing train or by using a different London Terminal. At certain times buses may operate some of the journeys shown. Services of all operators on the route shown are included in the figures. Not all tickets may be used on all services.
On many routes, the last journey before services finish for the day departs after midnight. Where this is the case, it is this service (in the early hours of the following morning), and not the last one before midnight that is shown.
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