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There are 12 ways to get from France to Plymouth by plane, train, bus, car, car ferry, night train or bus and ferry

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 Porto to Bristol, train  •  8h 59m

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

$230 - $529

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Trenhotel, train, car ferry  •  33h 52m

  1. Take the Trenhotel from Guillarei to RENFE Palencia Hot
  2. Take the train from Palencia to Santander A / ...
  3. Take the car ferry from Santander to Plymouth

$162 - $478

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Bus to Vigo, fly to Bristol, train  •  12h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Tabagón to Puxeiros
  2. Fly from Vigo (VGO) to Bristol (BRS) VGO - BRS
  3. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth

Fly Porto to Exeter, train  •  12h 29m

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

$233 - $661

Fly Porto to Newquay, train  •  15h 16m

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Newquay (NQY) OPO - NQY
  2. Take the train from Newquay to Plymouth

$194 - $481

Fly Porto to London City, train  •  11h

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to London City (LCY) OPO - LCY
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Plymouth

$308 - $806

Fly Porto to London Gatwick, train  •  11h 42m

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to London Gatwick (LGW) OPO - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
  3. Take the train from Reading to Plymouth

$271 - $597

Fly Porto to London Stansted, train  •  11h 44m

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to London Stansted (STN) OPO - STN
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Plymouth

$276 - $756

Bus, train  •  21h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Vila Nova de Cerveira to Bordeaux
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Paris Montparnasse Tgv
  3. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est
  4. Take the train from London Paddington to Plymouth

$378 - $757

Drive, car ferry  •  26h 52m

  1. Drive from France to Santander
  2. Take the car ferry from Santander to Plymouth

$170 - $489

Bus, bus and ferry  •  38h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Valença do Minho to Lille
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to London Victoria
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way M6

$254 - $455

Bus  •  2 days 20h

  1. Take the bus from Vila Nova de Cerveira to Lalín
  2. Take the bus from Lalin to Londres Victoria Coach Station
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way M6

$202 - $320

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from France to Plymouth is to bus which costs 170€ - 280€ and takes 2 days 20h.

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The quickest way to get from France to Plymouth is to fly and train which costs 200€ - 460€ and takes 8h 59m.

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The distance between France and Plymouth is 1007 km.

The best way to get from France to Plymouth without a car is to bus and train which takes 21h 40m and costs 320€ - 700€.

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It takes approximately 8h 59m to get from France to Plymouth, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Porto Airport to Bristol Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 5m.

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Brussels Airlines, BMI Regional and easyJet offer flights from Porto Airport to Bristol Airport.

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Map of how to get from France to Plymouth.
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  • Distance: 629.5 miles
  • Duration: 8h 59m

What companies run services between France, Viana do Castelo, Portugal and Plymouth, England?

You can take a bus from France to Plymouth via Vila Nova de Cerveira, Lalin, Londres Victoria Coach Station, and London Victoria Coach Station in around 2 days 20h.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Porto to Bristol
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Porto to Bristol via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Porto to Bristol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Porto to Bristol via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Vigo to Bristol via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $410
Flights from Vigo to Bristol via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Vigo to Bristol via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $470
Flights from Porto to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $450
Flights from Porto to London Gatwick via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $450
Flights from Porto to London Gatwick via Basel
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $450
Flights from Porto to London Gatwick via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $450
Flights from Porto to London Stansted via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Vigo to Bristol via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from Vigo to Bristol via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$65 - $290
Flights from Porto to Exeter via Naples
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Porto to Newquay via Lisbon, Faro
Ave. Duration
8h 42m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Flights from Porto to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $390
Flights from Porto to London Stansted via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $390
Flights from Porto to London Stansted via Valencia
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $390
Flights from Porto to London Stansted via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $390
Flights from Porto to London Stansted via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $390
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Porto to Exeter via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Flights from Porto to Exeter via London City
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Porto to Exeter via Manchester
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Porto to Exeter via Geneva
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Porto to Newquay via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flights from Porto to Newquay via Toulouse, London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Porto to London City
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Porto to London City via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Porto to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from Porto to London Gatwick via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $380
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Porto to Newquay via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
9h 8m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Porto to Newquay via Toulouse, London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Porto to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Porto to London Gatwick via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Vigo to Bristol via Madrid, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Porto to Bristol via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Porto to London City via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Porto to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Porto to London Gatwick via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
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 Exeter St Davids to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
56m
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 Newquay to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
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
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $130
Train from Exeter St Davids to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
56m
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
1h 47m
Frequency
3 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
Train from London Paddington to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $220
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$60 - $95
Advanced Single
$60 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $220
Train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $50
Train from Reading to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $190
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$50 - $80
Advanced Single
$55 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $190
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Paris Montparnasse
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $200
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Guillarei to RENFE Palencia
Ave. Duration
6h 56m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Website
renfe.com
Train from Palencia to Santander
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Automoviles de Tuy, S.A.
Phone
+34 (0) 986 61 02 55
Website
automovilesdetuy.es
Bus from Tabagón to Puxeiros
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
automovilesdetuy.es
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Vila Nova de Cerveira to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $160
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Valença do Minho to Lille
Ave. Duration
25h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$170 - $250
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from Lille to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
National Express
Megabus UK
Autocares Lázara
Phone
+34 (0) 902 23 95 79
Email
info@rutasvigo.com
Website
autocareslazara.com
Bus from Vila Nova de Cerveira to Lalín
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $65
Schedules at
autocareslazara.com
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Lalin to Londres Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 days 9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Website
alsa.com
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Santander to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$80 - $110
Car
$250 - $360

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