There are 4 ways to get from Plymouth to Dartmouth by train, bus, taxi or car

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  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to Newton Abbot
  2. Take the train from Paignton (Paignton and Dartmouth Railway) to Kingswear (Paignton and Dartmouth Railway) Dartmouth Steam Railway

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Plymouth City Centre, Royal Parade to Totnes, Opposite Royal Seven Stars Hotel Gold
  2. Take the bus from Totnes, Coronation Road opp Town Mill to Dartmouth, College Way X64

$15

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  48 min

  1. Take a taxi from Plymouth to Dartmouth 33.5 miles

$160 - $190

Drive  •  48 min

  1. Drive from Plymouth to Dartmouth 33.5 miles

$7 - $11

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Plymouth to Dartmouth is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Plymouth to Dartmouth is to taxi which costs £120 - £150 and takes 48 min.

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The distance between Plymouth and Dartmouth is 25 miles. The road distance is 33.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 28 min to get from Plymouth to Dartmouth, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Plymouth to Dartmouth. However, there are services departing from Plymouth City Centre, Royal Parade and arriving at Dartmouth, College Way via Totnes, Coronation Road opp Town Mill. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Plymouth to Dartmouth. However, there are services departing from Plymouth and arriving at Kingswear (Paignton and Dartmouth Railway) via Newton Abbot and Paignton (Paignton and Dartmouth Railway). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 28 min.

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

You can take a train from Plymouth to Dartmouth via Newton Abbot, Paignton, and Paignton (Paignton and Dartmouth Railway) in around 2 h 28 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Plymouth to Dartmouth via Totnes, Opposite Royal Seven Stars Hotel and Totnes, Coronation Road opp Town Mill in around 2 h 38 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Plymouth to Newton Abbot
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $18
Advanced Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $35
Dartmouth Steam Railway And River Boat Company
Website
dartmouthrailriver.co.uk
Train from Paignton (Paignton and Dartmouth Railway) to Kingswear (Paignton and Dartmouth Railway)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
dartmouthrailriver.co.uk
Bus operators
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Plymouth City Centre, Royal Parade to Totnes, Opposite Royal Seven Stars Hotel
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Totnes, Coronation Road opp Town Mill to Dartmouth, College Way
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Plymouth to Dartmouth
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
$160 - $190
Plymouth Taxis
Phone
+44 1752 606060
Website
plymouthtaxis.com
Silverline Taxis
Phone
+44 1752 242424

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