There are 7 ways to get from Plymouth to Newton Abbot by train, bus, night train, night bus, rideshare, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  36 min

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to Newton Abbot

$17 - $50

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  58 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Plymouth to Newton Abbot 32 miles

$3

5 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Plymouth City Centre, Royal Parade to Totnes, Opposite Royal Seven Stars Hotel Gold
  2. Take the bus from Totnes, Opposite Royal Seven Stars Hotel to Newton Abbot, Wolborough Street Ms2 / ...

$11 - $14

Night train  •  39 min

  1. Take the night train from Plymouth to Newton Abbot

$17 - $35

Night bus  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take the night bus from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to Newton Abbot National Express

$7 - $11

Taxi  •  39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Plymouth to Newton Abbot 32.5 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  39 min

  1. Drive from Plymouth to Newton Abbot 32.5 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Plymouth to Newton Abbot is to rideshare which costs £2 and takes 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Plymouth to Newton Abbot is to train which costs £13 - £40 and takes 36 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way station and arriving at Newton Abbot. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Plymouth and arriving at Newton Abbot. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 36 min.

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The distance between Plymouth and Newton Abbot is 26 miles. The road distance is 32.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Plymouth to Newton Abbot without a car is to train which takes 36 min and costs £13 - £40.

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The train from Plymouth to Newton Abbot takes 36 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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Plymouth to Newton Abbot train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Plymouth station.

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The best way to get from Plymouth to Newton Abbot is to train which takes 36 min and costs £13 - £40. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £8 - £11 and takes 1 h 51 min.

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Map of how to get from Plymouth to Newton Abbot.
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  • Distance: 25.9 miles
  • Duration: 36 min

What companies run services between Plymouth, England and Newton Abbot, England?

CrossCountry operates a train from Plymouth to Newton Abbot every 2 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 36 min. Great Western Railway also services this route every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Plymouth to Newton Abbot via Totnes, Opposite Royal Seven Stars Hotel in around 1 h 51 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Plymouth to Newton Abbot
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $18
Advanced Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $35
Bus operators
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Plymouth City Centre, Royal Parade to Totnes, Opposite Royal Seven Stars Hotel
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Totnes, Opposite Royal Seven Stars Hotel to Newton Abbot, Wolborough Street
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Country Bus
Website
countrybusdevon.co.uk
Bus from Totnes, Opposite Royal Seven Stars Hotel to Newton Abbot, Wolborough Street
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
countrybusdevon.co.uk
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
Night bus from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to Newton Abbot
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Plymouth to Newton Abbot
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Plymouth to Newton Abbot
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190
Plymouth Taxis
Phone
+44 1752 606060
Website
plymouthtaxis.com
Silverline Taxis
Phone
+44 1752 242424

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