There are 4 ways to get from Dartmouth to Plymouth by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Townstal, Pottery Court to Totnes, Opposite Royal Seven Stars Hotel X64
  2. Take the bus from Totnes, Coronation Road opp Town Mill to Plymouth City Centre, Royal Parade Gold / ...

$10 - $15

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Train  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Kingswear (Paignton and Dartmouth Railway) to Paignton (Paignton and Dartmouth Railway) Dartmouth Steam Railway
  2. Take the train from Newton Abbot to Plymouth

$21 - $88

Taxi  •  48 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dartmouth to Plymouth 33.7 miles

$160 - $190

Drive  •  48 min

  1. Drive from Dartmouth to Plymouth 33.7 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Dartmouth to Plymouth is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dartmouth to Plymouth is to taxi which costs £120 - £150 and takes 48 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dartmouth to Plymouth. However, there are services departing from Townstal, Pottery Court and arriving at Plymouth City Centre, Royal Parade via Totnes, Coronation Road opp Town Mill. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Dartmouth to Plymouth. However, there are services departing from Kingswear (Paignton and Dartmouth Railway) and arriving at Plymouth via Paignton and Newton Abbot. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 19 min.

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The distance between Dartmouth and Plymouth is 25 miles. The road distance is 33.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Dartmouth to Plymouth without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 2 min and costs £7 - £12.

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It takes approximately 2 h 2 min to get from Dartmouth to Plymouth, including transfers.

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Dartmouth to Plymouth bus services, operated by Stagecoach South West, depart from Townstal, Pottery Court station.

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Dartmouth to Plymouth train services, operated by Dartmouth Steam Railway And River Boat Company, depart from Kingswear (Paignton and Dartmouth Railway) station.

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The best way to get from Dartmouth to Plymouth is to bus which takes 2 h 2 min and costs £7 - £12. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £16 - £70 and takes 2 h 19 min.

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Map of how to get from Dartmouth to Plymouth.
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  • Distance: 24.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 2 min

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

You can take a bus from Dartmouth to Plymouth via Totnes, Opposite Royal Seven Stars Hotel and Totnes, Coronation Road opp Town Mill in around 2 h 2 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Dartmouth to Plymouth via Paignton (Paignton and Dartmouth Railway), Paignton, and Newton Abbot in around 2 h 19 min.

Train operators
Dartmouth Steam Railway And River Boat Company
Website
dartmouthrailriver.co.uk
Train from Kingswear (Paignton and Dartmouth Railway) to Paignton (Paignton and Dartmouth Railway)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
dartmouthrailriver.co.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Newton Abbot to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $18
Advanced Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $35
Bus operators
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Townstal, Pottery Court to Totnes, Opposite Royal Seven Stars Hotel
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Totnes, Coronation Road opp Town Mill to Plymouth City Centre, Royal Parade
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Country Bus
Website
countrybusdevon.co.uk
Bus from Totnes, Coronation Road opp Town Mill to Plymouth City Centre, Royal Parade
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
countrybusdevon.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Dartmouth to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
$160 - $190

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Dartmouth to Plymouth bus services, operated by Stagecoach South West, arrive at Plymouth City Centre, Royal Parade station.

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Dartmouth to Plymouth train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Plymouth station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dartmouth to Plymouth is 34 miles. It takes approximately 48 min to drive from Dartmouth to Plymouth.

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