There are 7 ways to get from Plymouth to Channel Islands by bus, car ferry, train 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.

Recommended option

Bus, car ferry  •  9 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to POOLE, Dorset National Express
  2. Take the car ferry from Poole to St Peter Port, Guernsey

$58 - $77

6 alternative options

Train, car ferry  •  9 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to Westbury (Wilts)
  2. Take the train from Westbury (Wilts) to Southampton Central
  3. Take the train from Southampton Central to Poole
  4. Take the car ferry from Poole to St Peter Port, Guernsey

$152 - $254

Train to Exeter, fly to Jersey  •  4 h 12 min

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

$82 - $322

Train to Exeter, fly to Guernsey  •  4 h 6 min

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

$77 - $222

Train to Bristol, fly to Jersey  •  4 h 48 min

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

$170 - $634

Train to Bristol, fly to Guernsey  •  4 h 43 min

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

$145 - $604

Train, train to Cardiff, fly to Jersey  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
  3. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to Jersey (JER) CWL - JER

$199 - $393

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Plymouth to Channel Islands is to bus and car ferry which costs £40 - £60 and takes 9 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Plymouth to Channel Islands is to train and fly which costs £55 - £180 and takes 4 h 6 min.

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The distance between Plymouth and Channel Islands is 107 miles.

It takes approximately 9 h 19 min to get from Plymouth to Channel Islands, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Plymouth, England and Channel Islands, Guernsey?

There is no direct connection from Plymouth to Channel Islands. However, you can take the bus to POOLE, Dorset, take the walk to Poole, Bus Station, take the line 1 bus to Poole, The Portsmouth Hoy, take the walk to Poole, take the car ferry to St Peter Port, Guernsey, then take the travel to Channel Islands. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Plymouth to Channel Islands via Westbury (Wilts), Southampton Central, Poole, Poole Railway Station, Poole, The Portsmouth Hoy, Poole, and St Peter Port, Guernsey in around 9 h 36 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Exeter to Jersey
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Flights from Exeter to Guernsey
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $300
Flights from Bristol to Jersey
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Cardiff to Jersey
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $410
Aurigny
Website
aurigny.com
Flights from Bristol to Guernsey
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $430
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Plymouth to Westbury (Wilts)
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $60
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $130
Train from Westbury (Wilts) to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $25
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $50
Train from Plymouth to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $50
Train from Plymouth to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $130
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Plymouth to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
55 min
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 Plymouth to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 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 Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $30
Bus operators
National Express
Ferry operators
Condor Ferries

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