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There are 8 ways to get from Plymouth to Hastings by train, bus, car, night bus or plane

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Train  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London Charing Cross to Hastings

$153 - $265

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Bus  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Hastings National Express / ...

$29 - $38

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Bus, train  •  8 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station to Monkerton, Miller & Carter
  2. Take the train from Honiton to Clapham Junction
  3. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Hastings

$106 - $168

Drive  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Plymouth to Hastings 251.8 miles

$50 - $80

Night bus to Newquay, fly to London Gatwick, train  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the night bus from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to Newquay
  2. Fly from Newquay (NQY) to London Gatwick (LGW) NQY - LGW
  3. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Hastings

$80 - $226

Train to Exeter, fly to London City, train  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to Exeter St Davids
  2. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to London City (LCY) EXT - LCY
  3. Take the train from London Bridge to Hastings

$121 - $375

Train to Exeter, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  9 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to Exeter St Davids
  2. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to London Heathrow (LHR) EXT - LHR
  3. Take the train from London Charing Cross to Hastings

$279 - $581

Train to Exeter, fly to Southend, train  •  9 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to Exeter St Davids
  2. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Southend (SEN) EXT - SEN
  3. Take the train from Southend Airport to Stratford (London)
  4. Take the train from London Bridge to Hastings

$180 - $605

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Plymouth to Hastings is to bus which costs £22 - £30 and takes 9 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Plymouth to Hastings is to drive which costs £40 - £60 and takes 4 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Plymouth station to Hastings. However, there are services departing from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way and arriving at Hastings via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 10 min.

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The distance between Plymouth and Hastings is 211 miles. The road distance is 251.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Plymouth to Hastings without a car is to train which takes 5 h 52 min and costs £110 - £210.

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It takes approximately 5 h 52 min to get from Plymouth to Hastings, including transfers.

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Plymouth to Hastings 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 Hastings is to train which takes 5 h 52 min and costs £110 - £210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £22 - £30 and takes 9 h 10 min.

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The quickest flight from Newquay Airport to London Gatwick Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Plymouth to Hastings bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Hastings station.

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Map of how to get from Plymouth to Hastings.
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  • Distance: 210.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 52 min

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

You can take a train from Plymouth to Hastings via London Paddington, Paddington station, Charing Cross station, and London Charing Cross in around 5 h 52 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Plymouth to Hastings via London Victoria Coach Station in around 9 h 10 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Newquay to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Exeter to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Exeter to Southend via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Exeter to Southend via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Exeter to Southend via Belfast City, Manchester
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Newquay to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Exeter to Southend via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Plymouth to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $220
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$60 - $95
Advanced Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $220
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
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from London Charing Cross to Hastings
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Train from London Bridge to Hastings
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Clapham Junction to Hastings
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Gatwick Airport to Hastings
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Greater Anglia
Bus operators
Stagecoach South West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station to Monkerton, Miller & Carter
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
Stagecoach South West
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.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Website
National Express
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Hastings
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
National Express
Night bus from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
National Express

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Yes, the driving distance between Plymouth to Hastings is 252 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 39 min to drive from Plymouth to Hastings.

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Flybe offers flights from Newquay Airport to London Gatwick Airport.

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