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There are 8 ways to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Plymouth by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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Train  •  4h 22m

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Plymouth

$150 - $261

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Bus  •  5h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way National Express

$63 - $79

6 alternative options

Train South Western Railway  •  5h 44m

  1. Take the train from Woking to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Plymouth

$78 - $139

Drive  •  3h 28m

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

$40 - $65

Fly London Heathrow to Exeter, train  •  7h 8m

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

$223 - $498

Train, subway to London City, fly to Exeter  •  6h 5m

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

$120 - $374

Fly London Heathrow to Newquay, train  •  6h 20m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Newquay (NQY) LHR - NQY
  2. Take the train from Newquay to Plymouth

$194 - $488

Bus to London Gatwick, fly to Newquay, train  •  7h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T5 to Gatwick Airport London South
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Newquay (NQY) LGW - NQY
  3. Take the train from Newquay to Plymouth

$84 - $239

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

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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 3h 28m.

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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 4h 22m.

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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 4h 22m and costs £110 - £200.

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It takes approximately 4h 22m to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Plymouth, including transfers.

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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 4h 22m and costs £110 - £200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £45 - £65 and takes 5h 38m.

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There is no direct flight from London Heathrow Airport to Exeter Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 20m and has one stopover.

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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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Map of how to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Plymouth.
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  • Distance: 177.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 22m

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 2 hours. Tickets cost $120 - $220 and the journey takes 3h 1m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Plymouth every 4 hours. Tickets cost $60 - $75 and the journey takes 4h 35m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Exeter via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from London Heathrow to Exeter via Aberdeen, Manchester
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from London Heathrow to Exeter via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from London Heathrow to Exeter via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from London City to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Flights from London Heathrow to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from London Gatwick to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Exeter via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
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 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
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
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
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 T2,3 to Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Website
National Express
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T5 to Gatwick Airport London South
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
National Express

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

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Aer Lingus, Air France, British Airways and Flybe 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 3m and costs £2 - £4.

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