There are 7 ways to get from Aberdeen to Plymouth by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Aberdeen to Exeter, train  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Exeter (EXT) ABZ - EXT
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Plymouth

$112 - $304

Cheapest option

Bus  •  17 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to Broxden, Park and Ride M9 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Broxden, Park and Ride to Buchanan Bus Station M9 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Glasgow to Plymouth

$65 - $98

5 alternative options

Fly Aberdeen to Bristol, train  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Bristol (BRS) ABZ - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth

$158 - $524

Fly Aberdeen to Newquay, train  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Newquay (NQY) ABZ - NQY
  2. Take the train from Newquay to Plymouth

$130 - $423

Train to Edinburgh, fly to Exeter, train  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Haymarket
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Exeter (EXT) EDI - EXT
  3. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Plymouth

$130 - $378

Train  •  11 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Plymouth

$260 - $390

Drive  •  10 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Aberdeen to Plymouth 621.6 miles

$130 - $200

What companies run services between Aberdeen, Scotland and Plymouth, England?

CrossCountry operates a train from Aberdeen to Plymouth 4 times a week. Tickets cost $260 - $390 and the journey takes 11 h 23 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Aberdeen to Plymouth via Broxden, Park and Ride, Buchanan Bus Station, and Glasgow in around 17 h 37 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Exeter via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Aberdeen to Exeter via Jersey
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Aberdeen to Exeter via Newcastle
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Aberdeen to Exeter via Norwich
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Aberdeen to Exeter via Belfast City, Manchester
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Aberdeen to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Aberdeen to Newquay via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Edinburgh to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Flights from Edinburgh to Exeter via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Flights from Edinburgh to Exeter via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $380
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$28 - $45
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $90
Train from Newquay to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$29 - $45
Train from Aberdeen to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $90
Train from Aberdeen to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
11 h 23 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$260 - $390
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$150 - $220
Anytime Single
$260 - $390
Off-Peak Single
$300 - $450
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $28
Advanced Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $55
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $140
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $60
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $140
Train from Newquay to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $29
Advanced Single
$20 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $60
ScotRail
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Union Square Bus Station to Broxden, Park and Ride
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Broxden, Park and Ride to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Union Square Bus Station to Broxden, Park and Ride
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Broxden, Park and Ride to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Book at
uk.megabus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Aberdeen to Plymouth?

The distance between Aberdeen and Plymouth is 765 km. The road distance is 995 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Aberdeen to Plymouth?

The cheapest way to get from Aberdeen to Plymouth is to bus which costs £45 - £70 and takes 17 h 37 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Aberdeen to Plymouth?

The quickest way to get from Aberdeen to Plymouth is to fly and train which takes 6 h 8 min and costs £110 - £380.

Is there a direct train between Aberdeen and Plymouth?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Aberdeen and arriving at Plymouth. Services depart four times a week. The journey takes approximately 11 h 23 min.

Is there a direct bus between Aberdeen and Plymouth?

No, there is no direct bus from Aberdeen to Plymouth. However, there are services departing from Union Square Bus Station and arriving at Plymouth via Broxden, Park and Ride and Glasgow. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 37 min.

How long does it take to get from Aberdeen to Plymouth?

It takes approximately 7 h 32 min to get from Aberdeen to Plymouth, including transfers.