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Recommended option

Bus National Express  •  1 h

  1. National Express

$7 - $11

4 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 26 min

$17 - $53

Bus Plymouth Citybus  •  2 h 5 min

  1. 11


Taxi  •  44 min

  1. 34 miles

$160 - $200

Drive  •  44 min

  1. 34 miles

$7 - $11

What companies run services between Bodmin, England and Plymouth, England?

National Express operates a bus from Bodmin to Plymouth 3 times a day. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 1 h. Alternatively, Great Western Railway operates a train from Bodmin to Plymouth hourly. Tickets cost $14 - $27 and the journey takes 37 min. CrossCountry also services this route 4 times a day.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Train from Bodmin Parkway to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
$14 - $27
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $27
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Bodmin to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bodmin and Plymouth is 43 km. The road distance is 54 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bodmin to Plymouth is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 44 min.

The quickest way to get from Bodmin to Plymouth is to taxi which takes 44 min and costs £120 - £150.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bodmin and arriving at Plymouth. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h.

The bus from Bodmin to Plymouth takes 1 h including transfers and departs three times a day.