There are 8 ways to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Plymouth by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly London Stansted to Exeter, train  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Exeter (EXT) STN - EXT
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Plymouth

$98 - $472

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Bus Megabus UK  •  9 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from London Stansted Airport to London - Victoria Station A20
  2. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Plymouth, University M6

$42 - $68

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Train to London City, fly to Exeter, train  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Exeter (EXT) LCY - EXT
  3. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Plymouth

$115 - $356

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Newquay, train  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Newquay (NQY) LGW - NQY
  3. Take the train from Newquay to Plymouth

$112 - $282

Train, train to Norwich, fly to Exeter  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Ely
  2. Take the train from Ely to Norwich
  3. Fly from Norwich (NWI) to Exeter (EXT) NWI - EXT
  4. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Plymouth

$136 - $442

Train  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street Stansted Express
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Plymouth

$148 - $259

Bus National Express  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way National Express

$89 - $113

Drive  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Plymouth 262.9 miles

$55 - $85

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Plymouth station. However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport London and arriving at Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way via Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 40 min.

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The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Plymouth is 219 miles. The road distance is 262.9 miles.

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The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Plymouth without a car is to train which takes 5 h 56 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 59 min to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Plymouth, including transfers.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Plymouth bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Stansted Airport London station.

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The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Plymouth is to train which takes 5 h 56 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 40 min.

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There is no direct flight from London Stansted Airport to Exeter Airport. The quickest flight takes 9 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Plymouth bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) to Plymouth is 263 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 30 min to drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Plymouth.

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Jet2.com, British Airways, Ryanair and two other airlines offer flights from London Stansted Airport to Exeter Airport.

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Map of how to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Plymouth.
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  • Distance: 219.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 59 min

What companies run services between London Stansted Airport (STN), England and Plymouth, England?

You can take a train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Plymouth via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street Underground Station, Lancaster Gate Underground Station, and London Paddington in around 5 h 56 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Plymouth via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 8 h 40 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London Stansted to Exeter via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flights from London Stansted to Exeter via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from London Stansted to Exeter via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from London Stansted to Exeter via Geneva
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from London Stansted to Exeter via Chambery
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from London Stansted to Exeter via Edinburgh, Manchester
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from London Stansted to Exeter via Amsterdam, Manchester
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from London Stansted to Exeter via Belfast (Aldergrove), Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from London Stansted to Exeter via Belfast (Aldergrove), Manchester
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from London Stansted to Exeter via Dublin, Manchester
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $440
Flights from London City to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Flights from London Gatwick to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Norwich to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $400
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Exeter St Davids to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$26 - $40
Train from Stansted Airport to Ely
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $50
Train from Newquay to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $27
Advanced Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $55
Train from London Paddington to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $230
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$65 - $100
Advanced Single
$65 - $100
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $230
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$24
First
$38
Business
$36
Train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$25
First
$40
Business
$38
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Stansted Airport to Ely
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Ely to Norwich
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Ely to Norwich
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $18
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $50
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Stansted Airport London to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
nationalexpress.com
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from London Stansted Airport to London - Victoria Station
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
cms-tvision.terravisionlondo.netdna-cdn.com
Airport Bus Express
Website
airportbusexpress.co.uk
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Victoria
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
airportbusexpress.co.uk

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