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There are 11 ways to get from La Spezia to Plymouth by train, plane, bus, night bus, car, car ferry or car train

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 to Pisa, fly to Bristol, train  •  8 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale to Pisa Centrale
  2. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Bristol (BRS) PSA - BRS
  3. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth

$148 - $415

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Bus  •  33 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from La Spezia to Genoa
  2. Take the bus from Genoa, Genoa to Brussels, Brussels-North station
  3. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to London 815
  4. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way M6

$115 - $246

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Train to Genoa, fly to Exeter, train  •  10 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from La Spezia C. to Genova Brignole
  2. Fly from Genoa (GOA) to Exeter (EXT) GOA - EXT
  3. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Plymouth

$148 - $682

Train to Genoa, fly to Bristol, train  •  9 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from La Spezia C. to Genova Brignole
  2. Fly from Genoa (GOA) to Bristol (BRS) GOA - BRS
  3. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth

$150 - $510

Train to Pisa, fly to London Gatwick, train  •  10 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale to Pisa Centrale
  2. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to London Gatwick (LGW) PSA - LGW
  3. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
  4. Take the train from Reading to Plymouth

$189 - $583

Train, Thello  •  20 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale to Genova Piazza Principe Fb / ...
  2. Take the Thello from Genova Piazza Principe to Nice Ville
  3. Take the train from Nice Ville to Marne la Vallée-Chessy Tgv
  4. Take the train from Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy to London St. Pancras International
  5. Take the train from London Paddington to Plymouth

$414 - $730

Train, bus  •  31 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale to Genova Piazza Principe Fb / ...
  2. Take the bus from Genoa, Genoa to Brussels, Brussels-North station
  3. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to London 815
  4. Take the train from London Paddington to Plymouth

$226 - $426

Train, bus via Thun  •  33 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale to Milano Centrale Fb / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Thun Ece / ...
  3. Take the train from Thun to Essen Hbf Ec
  4. Take the bus from Essen to London 080
  5. Take the train from London Paddington to Plymouth

$408 - $701

Train, bus, night bus  •  35 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale to Parma Reg / ...
  2. Take the bus from Parma to Paris Gallieni
  3. Take the bus from Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport to London
  4. Take the night bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way

$149 - $256

Drive, car ferry  •  19 h 16 min

  1. Drive from La Spezia to Dieppe
  2. Take the car ferry from Dieppe to Newhaven Ferry Port
  3. Drive from Newhaven Ferry Port to Plymouth

$241 - $418

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  17 h 46 min

  1. Drive from La Spezia to Calais
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to Plymouth

$427 - $544

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The cheapest way to get from La Spezia to Plymouth is to bus which costs 100€ - 220€ and takes 33 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from La Spezia to Plymouth is to train and fly which costs 120€ - 370€ and takes 8 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from La Spezia to Plymouth station. However, there are services departing from La Spezia and arriving at Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way via Genova - Via XX Settembre, Genoa, Genoa, Brussels, Brussels-North station and London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33 h 49 min.

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The distance between La Spezia and Plymouth is 1261 km.

The best way to get from La Spezia to Plymouth without a car is to train and Thello which takes 20 h 43 min and costs 360€ - 650€.

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It takes approximately 8 h 52 min to get from La Spezia to Plymouth, including transfers.

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La Spezia to Plymouth bus services, operated by Lirosi Linee, depart from La Spezia station.

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The best way to get from La Spezia to Plymouth is to train and Thello which takes 20 h 43 min and costs 360€ - 650€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 100€ - 220€ and takes 33 h 49 min.

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The quickest flight from Pisa Airport to Bristol Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 25 min.

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

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Map of how to get from La Spezia to Plymouth.
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  • Distance: 788 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 52 min

What companies run services between La Spezia, Italy and Plymouth, England?

You can take a train from La Spezia to Plymouth via Genova Piazza Principe, Nice Ville, Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy, London St. Pancras International, St Pancras International, Paddington Rail Station, and London Paddington in around 20 h 43 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from La Spezia to Plymouth via Genoa, Genova - Via XX Settembre, Genova - Doria Metro Principe, Genoa, Genoa, Brussels, Brussels-North station, London, and London Victoria Coach Station in around 33 h 49 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Pisa to Bristol
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Flights from Genoa to Bristol
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Flights from Pisa to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Genoa to Exeter via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Genoa to Bristol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Genoa to Exeter via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Genoa to Exeter via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Genoa to Exeter via Paris CDG, Manchester
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Genoa to Exeter via Munich, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Pisa to Bristol via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Genoa to Bristol via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Genoa to Exeter via Rome, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Genoa to Exeter via Munich, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Pisa to Bristol via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Pisa to Bristol via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $460
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Pisa to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $700
Train operators
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from La Spezia Centrale to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $13
Train from La Spezia C. to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $15
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$12 - $15
Train from Genova Piazza Principe to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from La Spezia Centrale to Parma
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$16 - $20
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
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
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$26 - $40
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
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
56 min
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 Gatwick Airport to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 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 Reading to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $190
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$50 - $80
Advanced Single
$55 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $190
Train from London Paddington to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $220
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$60 - $95
Advanced Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $220
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from La Spezia Centrale to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from La Spezia Centrale to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Genova Piazza Principe to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
thello.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Nice Ville to Marne la Vallée-Chessy
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$180 - $200
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$180 - $200
1st Class
$230 - $350
Eurostar
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $250
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$80 - $250
Premier
$190 - $290
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Thun
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Thun to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $270
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Genoa, Genoa to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
16 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to London
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Essen to London
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Brussels, CCN, gare du Nord to London, Victoria Green Line Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $30
Website
regiojet.com
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from La Spezia to Genoa
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from La Spezia to Genova
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$9
Website
Marino Autolinee
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
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
National Express
Megabus UK
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Parma to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
15 h 32 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $170
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport to London
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfdsseaways.co.uk
Car ferry from Dieppe to Newhaven Ferry Port
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $80
Book at
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
$26 - $35
Reclining Seat
$33
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
$15
2-bed inside cabin
$55 - $80

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Plymouth is 1 h behind La Spezia. It is currently 3:01 PM in La Spezia and 2:01 PM in Plymouth.

easyJet, Transavia Holland, KLM and three other airlines offer flights from Pisa Airport to Bristol Airport.

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