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

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Line 1 bus, line 188 bus  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Take the line 1 bus from Plymouth City Centre, Royal Parade to Tavistock, Bus Station 1
  2. Take the line 188 bus from Tavistock, Bus Station to Lifton, The Crescent 188

$13

3 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Pennycomequick, Railway Station to Launceston, Westgate Street 12

$14

Taxi  •  42 min

  1. Take a taxi from Plymouth to Lifton 31 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  42 min

  1. Drive from Plymouth to Lifton 31 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Plymouth to Lifton is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Plymouth to Lifton is to taxi which costs £110 - £140 and takes 42 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Plymouth to Lifton. However, there are services departing from Plymouth City Centre, Royal Parade and arriving at Lifton, The Crescent via Tavistock, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 28 min.

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The distance between Plymouth and Lifton is 20 miles. The road distance is 31 miles.

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The best way to get from Plymouth to Lifton without a car is to line 1 bus and line 188 bus which takes 2 h 28 min and costs £10.

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

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Plymouth to Lifton bus services, operated by Stagecoach South West, depart from Plymouth City Centre, Royal Parade station.

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Plymouth to Lifton bus services, operated by Carmel Coaches, arrive at Lifton, The Crescent station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Plymouth to Lifton is 31 miles. It takes approximately 42 min to drive from Plymouth to Lifton.

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There are 656+ hotels available in Lifton. Prices start at $98 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Plymouth to Lifton.
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  • Distance: 19.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 28 min

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

You can take a bus from Plymouth to Lifton via Tavistock, Bus Station in around 2 h 28 min.

Bus operators
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Plymouth City Centre, Royal Parade to Tavistock, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Carmel Coaches
Bus from Tavistock, Bus Station to Lifton, The Crescent
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$6
Plymouth Citybus
Phone
01752 662271
Email
customer.services@plymouthbus.co.uk
Website
plymouthbus.co.uk
Bus from Pennycomequick, Railway Station to Launceston, Westgate Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
plymouthbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Plymouth to Lifton
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Plymouth Taxis
Phone
+44 1752 606060
Website
plymouthtaxis.com
Silverline Taxis
Phone
+44 1752 242424

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