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There are 5 ways to get from Plymouth to Glastonbury by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3h 3m

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to Taunton
  2. Take the train from Taunton to Castle Cary

$143 - $216

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Bus  •  4h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station to Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal Falcon
  2. Take the bus from Temple Meads to Glastonbury, Town Hall 376

$48 - $49

3 alternative options

Bus, line 29 bus  •  4h

  1. Take the bus from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to Taunton National Express
  2. Take the line 29 bus from Taunton, Bus Station to Street, Glaston Road 29

Train, line 29 bus  •  4h 26m

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to Taunton
  2. Take the line 29 bus from Taunton, Bus Station to Street, Glaston Road 29

Drive  •  1h 50m

  1. Drive from Plymouth to Glastonbury 97.6 miles

$20 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Plymouth to Glastonbury is to drive which costs £16 - £24 and takes 1h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Plymouth to Glastonbury is to drive which costs £16 - £24 and takes 1h 50m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Plymouth station to Glastonbury. However, there are services departing from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way and arriving at Glastonbury, Town Hall via Taunton, Bus Station and Street, Glaston Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h.

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The distance between Plymouth and Glastonbury is 83 miles. The road distance is 97.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Plymouth to Glastonbury without a car is to train which takes 3h 3m and costs £110 - £170.

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It takes approximately 3h 3m to get from Plymouth to Glastonbury, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Plymouth to Glastonbury is to train which takes 3h 3m and costs £110 - £170. Alternatively, you can bus and line 29 bus, which costs and takes 4h.

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Plymouth to Glastonbury bus services, operated by Buses of Somerset, arrive at Street, Glaston Road station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Plymouth to Glastonbury is 98 miles. It takes approximately 1h 50m to drive from Plymouth to Glastonbury.

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Map of how to get from Plymouth to Glastonbury.
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  • Distance: 82.7 miles
  • Duration: 3h 3m

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

You can take a train from Plymouth to Glastonbury via Taunton and Castle Cary in around 3h 3m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Plymouth to Glastonbury via Taunton, Bus Station and Street, Glaston Road in around 4h.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Plymouth to Taunton
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $80
Train from Taunton to Castle Cary
Ave. Duration
19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $27
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $27
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 Taunton
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
National Express
Buses of Somerset
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Taunton, Bus Station to Street, Glaston Road
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
firstgroup.com
Stagecoach South West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station to Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$32
Website
Stagecoach South West

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