There are 6 ways to get from Ilford 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.

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Train  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Plymouth

$127 - $250

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Bus National Express  •  9 h 36 min

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

$28 - $66

4 alternative options

Bus Megabus UK  •  9 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Plymouth, University M6

$36 - $61

Drive  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Ilford to Plymouth 227.5 miles

$45 - $75

Fly London City to Exeter, train  •  4 h 50 min

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

$93 - $332

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Newquay, train  •  7 h 36 min

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

$90 - $246

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Ilford to Plymouth. However, there are services departing from Ilford Broadway and arriving at Plymouth, University via City of London, Bank Station Queen Victoria Street and Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 14 min.

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The distance between Ilford and Plymouth is 202 miles. The road distance is 227.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Ilford to Plymouth without a car is to train which takes 5 h 29 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 29 min to get from Ilford to Plymouth, including transfers.

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Ilford to Plymouth bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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The best way to get from Ilford to Plymouth is to train which takes 5 h 29 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 14 min.

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Exeter Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Ilford to Plymouth bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ilford to Plymouth is 228 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 15 min to drive from Ilford to Plymouth.

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Flybe offers flights from London City Airport to Exeter Airport.

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Map of how to get from Ilford to Plymouth.
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  • Distance: 202 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 29 min

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from Ilford to Plymouth every 2 hours. Tickets cost $120 - $240 and the journey takes 3 h 49 min. Alternatively, Megabus UK operates a bus from Ilford to Plymouth twice daily. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 6 h 20 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 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
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $240
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$65 - $100
Advanced Single
$65 - $100
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $240
Train from Exeter St Davids to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
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 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
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Plymouth, University
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Book at
uk.megabus.com
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.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
nationalexpress.com

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