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.

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Bus, carferry  •  9 h 53 min

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

$59 - $78

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Train, carferry  •  10 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to Castle Cary
  2. Take the train from Castle Cary to Upwey
  3. Take the train from Upwey to Poole
  4. Take the carferry from Poole to St Peter Port, Guernsey

$134 - $223

Train to Exeter, fly to Jersey  •  3 h 57 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  •  3 h 51 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 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 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, 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 distance between Plymouth and Channel Islands is 107 miles.

The best way to get from Plymouth to Channel Islands without a car is to bus and carferry which takes 9 h 53 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 53 min to get from Plymouth to Channel Islands, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Exeter Airport to Jersey Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Flybe offers flights from Exeter Airport to Jersey Airport.

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There are 79+ hotels available in Channel Islands. Prices start at $91 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Plymouth to Channel Islands.
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  • Distance: 107 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 53 min

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 9 bus to Lower Hamworthy, Potters Arms, take the walk to Poole, take the carferry to St Peter Port, Guernsey, then take the travel to Channel Islands. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Plymouth to Channel Islands via Castle Cary, Upwey, Poole, Poole, Bus Station, Lower Hamworthy, Potters Arms, Poole, and St Peter Port, Guernsey in around 10 h 34 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
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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 Castle Cary
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $110
Train from Castle Cary to Upwey
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $40
Train from Plymouth to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
59 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 Plymouth to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 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
Every 3 hours
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
Every 2 hours
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

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 Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to POOLE, Dorset
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators
Condor Ferries

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