There are 4 ways to get from Quimper to Plymouth by car, car ferry, train, bus or bus and ferry

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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Drive, car ferry  •  11 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Quimper to Roscoff
  2. Take the car ferry from Roscoff to Plymouth

$49 - $140

Cheapest option

Bus, car ferry  •  13 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Quimper - Gare Routière SNCF to Roscoff - Ferry 60
  2. Take the car ferry from Roscoff to Plymouth

$37 - $130

2 alternative options

Train  •  11 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Quimper to Paris Montparnasse Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est
  3. Take the train from London Paddington to Plymouth

$318 - $597

Bus, bus and ferry  •  24 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Quimper to Lille
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to London Victoria
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way M6

$122 - $212

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Quimper to Plymouth is to bus and car ferry which costs 30€ - 120€ and takes 13 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Quimper to Plymouth is to drive and car ferry which costs 40€ - 120€ and takes 11 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Quimper to Plymouth station. However, there are services departing from Quimper and arriving at Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way via Lille and London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 25 min.

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The distance between Quimper and Plymouth is 264 km.

The best way to get from Quimper to Plymouth without a car is to train which takes 11 h 53 min and costs 270€ - 550€.

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It takes approximately 11 h 21 min to get from Quimper to Plymouth, including transfers.

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Quimper to Plymouth bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Quimper station.

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

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Plymouth is 1 h behind Quimper. It is currently 4:43 AM in Quimper and 3:43 AM in Plymouth.

There are 703+ hotels available in Plymouth. Prices start at $86 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Quimper to Plymouth.
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  • Distance: 164.8 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 21 min

What companies run services between Quimper, France and Plymouth, England?

You can take a train from Quimper to Plymouth via Paris Montparnasse, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Gare du Nord, Paris Nord Eurostar, London St. Pancras International, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground, and London Paddington in around 11 h 53 min.

Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Quimper to Paris Montparnasse
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$160 - $230
Eurostar
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $220
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$60 - $95
Advanced Single
$65 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $220
Bus operators
Viaoo 29
Website
viaoo29.fr
Bus from Quimper - Gare Routière SNCF to Roscoff - Ferry
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $11
Schedules at
viaoo29.fr
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Quimper to Lille
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.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
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
nationalexpress.com
Megabus UK
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Roscoff to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $120
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$35 - $45
Car
$75 - $120

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