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There are 8 ways to get from Plymouth to Newtownards by train, car ferry, bus, ferry, car or plane

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Train, car ferry  •  14h 13m

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Liverpool Lime Street
  3. Take the car ferry from Liverpool to Isle of Man Douglas
  4. Take the car ferry from Isle of Man Douglas to Belfast

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Train to Exeter, fly to Belfast City, line 6 bus  •  5h 57m

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to Exeter St Davids
  2. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Belfast City (BHD) EXT - BHD
  3. Take the line 6 bus from Bangor Buscentre to Newtownards

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Bus, car ferry  •  16h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Plymouth Armada Bus Station to Bristol Bond St
  2. Take the bus from Bristol Bond St to Liverpool One
  3. Take the car ferry from Liverpool to Isle of Man Douglas
  4. Take the car ferry from Isle of Man Douglas to Belfast

Train, car ferry via Glasgow  •  17h 37m

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Preston
  3. Take the train from Preston to Glasgow Central
  4. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Stranraer
  5. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast

Train, ferry  •  18h 25m

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Holyhead
  3. Take the ferry from Holyhead Port to Dublin Port Terminal 2
  4. Take the train from Connolly to Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place

Drive, car ferry  •  11h 31m

  1. Drive from Plymouth to Fishguard
  2. Take the car ferry from Fishguard to Rosslare
  3. Drive from Rosslare to Newtownards

Train to Bristol, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove), bus  •  7h 18m

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) BRS - BFS
  3. Take the bus from Belfast Lanyon Place to Newtownards

Train to Newquay, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove)  •  11h 33m

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to Par
  2. Fly from Newquay (NQY) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) NQY - BFS

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The cheapest way to get from Plymouth to Newtownards is to bus and car ferry which costs £75 - £150 and takes 16h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Plymouth to Newtownards is to train and fly and line 6 bus which costs £60 - £370 and takes 5h 57m.

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The distance between Plymouth and Newtownards is 301 miles.

The best way to get from Plymouth to Newtownards without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 14h 13m and costs £180 - £400.

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It takes approximately 14h 13m to get from Plymouth to Newtownards, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Exeter Airport to Belfast City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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British Airways and Aer Lingus offer flights from Exeter Airport to Belfast City Airport.

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There are 164+ hotels available in Newtownards. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Plymouth to Newtownards.
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  • Distance: 300.5 miles
  • Duration: 14h 13m

What companies run services between Plymouth, England and Newtownards, Northern Ireland?

There is no direct connection from Plymouth to Newtownards. However, you can take the train to Birmingham New Street, take the train to Liverpool Lime Street, take the walk to Liverpool Central, take the train to Moorfields, take the walk to Liverpool, take the car ferry to Isle of Man Douglas, take the car ferry to Belfast, then take the taxi to Newtownards. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Plymouth to Newtownards via Bristol Bond St, Liverpool One, Liverpool, Isle of Man Douglas, and Belfast in around 16h 38m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£28 - £190
Flights from Bristol to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£28 - £190
Flights from Bristol to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£28 - £190
Flights from Bristol to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Newcastle
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£28 - £190
Flights from Newquay to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£150 - £550
Flights from Newquay to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Manchester, Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday
Estimated price
£150 - £600
Flights from Newquay to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Newcastle
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£180 - £480
Flights from Newquay to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£180 - £480
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Exeter to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £470
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Exeter to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £280
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Plymouth to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£95 - £260
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£95 - £120
Anytime Day 1st Class
£180 - £260
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 Plymouth to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£60 - £180
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£60 - £75
Anytime Day 1st Class
£130 - £180
Train from Plymouth to Par
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£28 - £110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£28 - £34
Anytime Day 1st Class
£75 - £110
London Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£33 - £37
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£7 - £10
Anytime Day Single
£33 - £37
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Preston
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£35 - £140
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£100 - £140
Train from Preston to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£70 - £250
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£70 - £95
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£180 - £250
TransPennine Express Service
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Stranraer
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£20 - £65
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£20 - £30
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£45 - £65
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Plymouth to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£55 - £75
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£55 - £75
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £140
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
Train from Plymouth to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£45 - £60
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£45 - £60
Anytime Day 1st Class
£75 - £110
Train from Plymouth to Par
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£14 - £18
Anytime Day 1st Class
£24 - £35
Irish Rail
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Plymouth Armada Bus Station to Bristol Bond St
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £17
Website
Megabus UK
Bus from Bristol Bond St to Liverpool One
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£13 - £22
Website
Megabus UK
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Bus from Bangor Buscentre to Newtownards
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Bus from Belfast Lanyon Place to Newtownards
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Ferry operators
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Website
steam-packet.com
Car ferry from Liverpool to Isle of Man Douglas
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£13 - £60
Website
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Car ferry from Isle of Man Douglas to Belfast
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£10 - £13
Website
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Stena Line
Phone
+44 844 770 7070
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Stena Line
Car ferry from Fishguard to Rosslare
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Stena Line
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Ferry from Holyhead Port to Dublin Port Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£28 - £31
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
£100 - £120
On Foot
£28 - £31

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