There are 7 ways to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Plymouth by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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Train  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Plymouth

$150 - $261

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Bus  •  5 h

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T5 to Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way National Express

$20 - $26

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Basingstoke, Railway Station 033
  2. Take the train from Basingstoke to Honiton
  3. Take the bus from Sowton, Honiton Road P&R to Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station

$59 - $87

Drive  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Plymouth 199.9 miles

$40 - $65

Fly London Heathrow to Exeter, train  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Exeter (EXT) LHR - EXT
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Plymouth

$225 - $498

Train, Tube to London City, fly to Exeter  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Heathrow Terminal 5 to London Paddington
  2. Take the Tube from Lancaster Gate Underground Station to Stratford Underground Station
  3. Fly from London City (LCY) to Exeter (EXT) LCY - EXT
  4. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Plymouth

$123 - $374

Bus to London Gatwick, fly to Newquay, train  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to South Terminal Bus Station
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Newquay (NQY) LGW - NQY
  3. Take the train from Newquay to Plymouth

$84 - $234

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Plymouth is to bus which costs £15 - £20 and takes 5 h.

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The quickest way to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Plymouth is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3 h 28 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Heathrow Airport London T5 and arriving at Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way station. Services depart three times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Plymouth. However, there are services departing from Heathrow Terminal 5 and arriving at Plymouth via London Paddington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 36 min.

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The distance between Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station and Plymouth is 177 miles. The road distance is 199.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Plymouth without a car is to train which takes 4 h 36 min and costs £110 - £200.

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It takes approximately 4 h 36 min to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Plymouth, including transfers.

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Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Plymouth bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Heathrow Airport London T5 station.

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Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Plymouth train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from London Paddington station.

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The best way to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Plymouth is to train which takes 4 h 36 min and costs £110 - £200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £15 - £20 and takes 5 h.

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Map of how to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Plymouth.
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  • Distance: 177.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 36 min

What companies run services between Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station, England and Plymouth, England?

Great Western Railway operates a train from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Plymouth every 3 hours. Tickets cost $120 - $220 and the journey takes 3 h 15 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Plymouth 3 times a week. Tickets cost $20 - $26 and the journey takes 5 h.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Exeter via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from London Heathrow to Exeter via Edinburgh, Manchester
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from London Heathrow to Exeter via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from London Heathrow to Exeter via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Exeter via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from London Heathrow to Exeter via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Exeter via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from London City to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Flights from London Gatwick to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Exeter via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Exeter via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $220
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$60 - $95
Advanced Single
$65 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $220
Train from Exeter St Davids to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $50
Train from Newquay to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $27
Advanced Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $55
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Lancaster Gate Underground Station to Stratford Underground Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
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 Heathrow Airport London T5 to Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Basingstoke, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to South Terminal Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Sowton, Honiton Road P&R to Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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There is no direct flight from London Heathrow Airport to Exeter Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Plymouth bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way.

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Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Plymouth train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Plymouth station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Plymouth is 200 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 28 min to drive from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Plymouth.

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Air France, KLM, Aer Lingus and two other airlines offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Exeter Airport.

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The best way to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 3 min and costs £2 - £4.

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