There are 3 ways to get from Falmouth to Plymouth by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Truro to Plymouth

$34 - $71

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Bus  •  2 h 25 min

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

$9 - $26

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Falmouth to Plymouth 67.6 miles

$14 - $21

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The cheapest way to get from Falmouth to Plymouth is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Falmouth to Plymouth is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1 h 24 min.

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The distance between Falmouth and Plymouth is 44 miles. The road distance is 67.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 13 min to get from Falmouth to Plymouth, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Falmouth and arriving at Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way station. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Falmouth to Plymouth. However, there are services departing from Falmouth Town and arriving at Plymouth via Truro. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 13 min.

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from Falmouth to Plymouth hourly. Tickets cost $28 - $55 and the journey takes 1 h 13 min. CrossCountry also services this route 4 times a day. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Falmouth to Plymouth twice daily. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 2 h 25 min. Megabus UK also services this route once daily.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Truro to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $55
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 Falmouth to Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Falmouth, Argos to Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Book at
uk.megabus.com

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