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

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Train

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Salisbury

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station to Cabot Circus
  2. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Bournemouth Station, off Holdenhurst Rd

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Axminster
  3. Take the bus from Axminster, Rail Station to Weymouth, Kings Statue
  4. Take the train from Weymouth to New Milton

Drive

  1. Drive from Plymouth to Highcliffe

Plymouth to Highcliffe by train

The train journey time between Plymouth and Highcliffe is around 6h 7m and covers a distance of around 187 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 3m. The fastest train normally takes 4h 41m. Operated by First Great Western Service, CrossCountry and South Western Railway, the Plymouth to Highcliffe train service departs from Plymouth and arrives in Hinton Admiral. Typically 103 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
4h 4m
Layover time:
2h 3m
Total time:
6h 7m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
4h 41m
Train distance:
187 miles
Trains per week:
103
Cheapest price:
£74
Carbon emissions:
15 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:49
Last train departs at:
23:54

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Plymouth to Highcliffe train schedules

Plymouth → Highcliffe
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  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Highcliffe is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Highcliffe is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Highcliffe is 1 metre.

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Last updated: 26 Sep 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Plymouth to Highcliffe is to bus which costs £19 - £29 and takes 9h 11m.

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The fastest way to get from Plymouth to Highcliffe is to drive. Taking this option will cost £21 - £35 and takes 2h 38m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Plymouth station to Highcliffe. However, there are services departing from Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station and arriving at Highcliffe, The Lord Bute via Bristol Bus & Coach Station, Bournemouth Station and Bournemouth Square. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 11m.

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No, there is no direct train from Plymouth to Highcliffe. However, there are services departing from Plymouth and arriving at Hinton Admiral via Exeter St Davids, Salisbury and Southampton Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 24m.

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The distance between Plymouth and Highcliffe is 111 miles. The road distance is 135.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Plymouth to Highcliffe without a car is to train which takes 5h 24m and costs £70 - £250.

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It takes approximately 5h 24m to get from Plymouth to Highcliffe, including transfers.

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Plymouth to Highcliffe bus services, operated by Stagecoach South West, depart from Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station.

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Plymouth to Highcliffe train services, operated by First Great Western Service, depart from Plymouth station.

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The best way to get from Plymouth to Highcliffe is to train which takes 5h 24m and costs £70 - £250. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £19 - £29 and takes 9h 11m.

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Map of how to get from Plymouth to Highcliffe.
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  • Distance: 110.5 miles
  • Duration: 5h 24m

What companies run services between Plymouth, England and Highcliffe, Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council, England?

You can take a train from Plymouth to Highcliffe via Exeter St Davids, Salisbury, and Southampton Central in around 5h 24m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Plymouth to Highcliffe via Cabot Circus, Bristol Bus & Coach Station, Bournemouth Station, off Holdenhurst Rd, Bournemouth Station, and Bournemouth Square in around 9h 11m.

Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Plymouth to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£20 - £25
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£20 - £25
Anytime Day 1st Class
£30 - £50
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £80
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£35 - £50
Anytime Day 1st Class
£65 - £80
Train from Exeter St Davids to Axminster
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £25
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£12 - £16
Anytime Day 1st Class
£20 - £25
Train from Weymouth to New Milton
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£19 - £40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£19 - £25
Anytime Day 1st Class
£30 - £40
Bus operators
Stagecoach South West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station to Cabot Circus
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £18
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Bournemouth Station, off Holdenhurst Rd
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
National Express

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Plymouth to Highcliffe bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bournemouth Station, off Holdenhurst Rd.

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Plymouth to Highcliffe train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Salisbury station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Plymouth to Highcliffe is 136 miles. It takes approximately 2h 38m to drive from Plymouth to Highcliffe.

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