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There are 6 ways to get from Plymouth to Hook by train, bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to Reading

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to Reading

Train via Exeter

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

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Plymouth Armada Bus Station to Exeter Honiton Road
  2. Take the train from Honiton to Basingstoke

Drive

  1. Drive from Plymouth to Hook

Train, fly

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to Exeter St Davids
  2. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Southampton (SOU)
  3. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Basingstoke

Plymouth to Hook by train

The train journey time between Plymouth and Hook is around 4h 25m and covers a distance of around 211 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 1m. The fastest train normally takes 3h 36m. Services are operated by First Great Western Service, CrossCountry, South Western Railway and others. Typically 120 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:
3h 23m
Layover time:
1h 1m
Total time:
4h 25m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
3h 36m
Train distance:
211 miles
Trains per week:
120
Cheapest price:
£76
Carbon emissions:
17 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 Hook train schedules

Trains departing Sunday, October 17, 2021

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The most affordable way to get from Plymouth to Hook is to bus, which costs £12 - £19 and takes 6h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Plymouth to Hook is to drive which costs £27 - £40 and takes 3h 2m.

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No, there is no direct train from Plymouth to Hook. However, there are services departing from Plymouth and arriving at Hook via Reading and Basingstoke. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 56m.

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The distance between Plymouth and Hook is 153 miles. The road distance is 173 miles.

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The best way to get from Plymouth to Hook without a car is to train which takes 3h 56m and costs £75 - £190.

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It takes approximately 3h 56m to get from Plymouth to Hook, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Plymouth to Hook is to train which takes 3h 56m and costs £75 - £190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £12 - £19 and takes 6h 37m.

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There is no direct flight from Exeter Airport to Southampton Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 25m and has one stopover.

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Plymouth to Hook train services, operated by First Great Western Service, arrive at Reading station.

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Map of how to get from Plymouth to Hook.
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  • Distance: 153.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 56m

What companies run services between Plymouth, England and Hook, Hampshire, England?

First Great Western Service operates a train from Plymouth to Reading hourly. Tickets cost £65 - £85 and the journey takes 2h 44m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to Reading once daily. Tickets cost £8 - £11 and the journey takes 4h 15m.

Airlines
Blue Islands Limited
Website
blueislands.com
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£110 - £410
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£260 - £700
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£110 - £410
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£260 - £700
Aurigny
Website
aurigny.com
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Guernsey, Alderney
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£170 - £320
Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Plymouth to Reading
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£65 - £85
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£65 - £85
Anytime Day 1st Class
£110 - £160
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
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Plymouth to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£35 - £120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£35 - £45
Anytime Day 1st Class
£85 - £120
Train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Basingstoke
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£25 - £110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£25 - £30
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £110
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to Basingstoke
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£55 - £110
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£55 - £70
Anytime Day 1st Class
£90 - £110
Train from Honiton to Basingstoke
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £95
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£45 - £60
Anytime Day 1st Class
£75 - £95
Train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Basingstoke
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £24
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£12 - £16
Anytime Day 1st Class
£20 - £24
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 Reading
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£8 - £11
Website
National Express
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Plymouth Armada Bus Station to Exeter Honiton Road
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £13
Website
Megabus UK
Stagecoach South West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station to Sowton, Miller & Carter
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
Stagecoach South West

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Yes, the driving distance between Plymouth to Hook is 173 miles. It takes approximately 3h 2m to drive from Plymouth to Hook.

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Aurigny, Blue Islands Limited and Loganair offer flights from Exeter Airport to Southampton Airport.

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