There are 5 ways to get from Rosslare Strand to Plymouth by car ferry, train, car or plane

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Car ferry, train via Bristol Temple Meads  •  12 h 20 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Rosslare to Fishguard
  2. Take the train from Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central
  3. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  4. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth

$168 - $298

Cheapest option

Car ferry, drive  •  8 h 6 min

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

$96 - $127

3 alternative options

Car ferry, train  •  12 h 38 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Rosslare to Fishguard
  2. Take the train from Fishguard Harbour to Newport (S Wales)
  3. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Plymouth

$163 - $233

Car ferry, train #2  •  12 h 58 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Rosslare to Fishguard
  2. Take the train from Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central
  3. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Plymouth

$175 - $280

Train, fly  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Rosslare Strand to Pearse
  2. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Exeter (EXT) DUB - EXT
  3. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Plymouth

$125 - $304

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rosslare Strand to Plymouth is to car ferry and drive which costs 80€ - 110€ and takes 8 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rosslare Strand to Plymouth is to car ferry and drive which costs 80€ - 110€ and takes 8 h 6 min.

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The distance between Rosslare Strand and Plymouth is 263 km.

The best way to get from Rosslare Strand to Plymouth without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 12 h 20 min and costs 140€ - 260€.

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It takes approximately 12 h 20 min to get from Rosslare Strand to Plymouth, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Dublin Airport to Exeter Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Flybe offers flights from Dublin Airport to Exeter Airport.

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

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Map of how to get from Rosslare Strand to Plymouth.
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  • Distance: 164.2 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 20 min

What companies run services between Rosslare Strand, Ireland and Plymouth, England?

There is no direct connection from Rosslare Strand to Plymouth. However, you can take the train to Rosslare Europort, take the walk to Rosslare, take the car ferry to Fishguard, take the walk to Fishguard Harbour, take the train to Cardiff Central, take the train to Bristol Temple Meads, then take the train to Plymouth. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Rosslare Strand to Plymouth via Rosslare Europort, Rosslare, Fishguard, Fishguard Harbour, and Newport (S Wales) in around 12 h 38 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Dublin to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
First Anytime Day Single
$75 - $110
Train from Fishguard Harbour to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
First Anytime Day Single
$85 - $130
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $60
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $130
Train from Cardiff Central to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $170
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$45 - $75
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $170
Train from Exeter St Davids to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $55
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$60 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$70 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$65 - $100
Train from Exeter St Davids to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$26 - $40
Ferry operators
Stena Line

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