There are 6 ways to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Plymouth by train, bus, car or plane

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

Train  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Derby to Plymouth

$103 - $164

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Loughborough to Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way National Express

$25 - $32

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Derby to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Take the bus from Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal to Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station Falcon

$109 - $145

Drive  •  4 h

  1. Drive from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Plymouth 244.5 miles

$50 - $80

Train, train to Manchester, fly to Exeter  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Derby to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Manchester Airport
  3. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Exeter (EXT) MAN - EXT
  4. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Plymouth

$114 - $333

Train to Birmingham, fly to Newquay, train  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Derby to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Newquay (NQY) BHX - NQY
  3. Take the train from Newquay to Plymouth

$137 - $473

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Plymouth is to bus which costs £19 - £25 and takes 9 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Plymouth is to drive which costs £40 - £60 and takes 4 h.

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The distance between East Midlands Airport (EMA) and Plymouth is 209 miles. The road distance is 244.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 45 min to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Plymouth, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Plymouth station. However, there are services departing from East Midlands Airport, Coach Park (Arrivals) and arriving at Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way via Loughborough. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 9 min.

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What companies run services between East Midlands Airport (EMA), England and Plymouth, England?

CrossCountry operates a train from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Plymouth every 2 hours. Tickets cost $100 - $160 and the journey takes 4 h 9 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Plymouth once daily. Tickets cost $22 - $28 and the journey takes 7 h 40 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Birmingham to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Manchester to Exeter via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Derby to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$60 - $95
Anytime Single
$100 - $160
Off-Peak Single
$110 - $160
Train from Derby to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Derby to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$30 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $30
Train from Exeter St Davids to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$26 - $40
Train from Derby to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Train from Newquay to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$27 - $40
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Derby to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Single
$24 - $35
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
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 47 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $27
Advanced Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $55
Bus operators
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal to Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
National Express

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