• Our partners include:

  • National Express
  • RailEurope
  • ThamesLink
  • Virgin Trains
  • BlaBlaCar
  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner
  • Airbnb
  • Expedia
  • Uber

There are 7 ways to get from South Benfleet to Plymouth by train, bus, car or plane

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

Recommended option

Train  •  5h 14m

  1. Take the train from Benfleet to West Ham
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Plymouth

$133 - $238

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Plymouth, University M6

$42 - $73

5 alternative options

Drive  •  4h 30m

  1. Drive from South Benfleet to Plymouth 261 miles

$55 - $85

Train to London City, fly to Exeter, train  •  5h 43m

  1. Take the train from Benfleet to West Ham
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Exeter (EXT) LCY - EXT
  3. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Plymouth

$97 - $341

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly to Newquay  •  7h 58m

  1. Take the train from Benfleet to West Ham
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Newquay (NQY) LGW - NQY
  4. Take the train from Newquay to Plymouth

$97 - $266

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Newquay, train  •  7h 53m

  1. Take the train from Benfleet to West Ham
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Newquay (NQY) LHR - NQY
  3. Take the train from Newquay to Plymouth

$230 - $542

Fly Southend to Newquay, train  •  7h 14m

  1. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Newquay (NQY) SEN - NQY
  2. Take the train from Newquay to Plymouth

$138 - $544

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from South Benfleet to Plymouth is to drive which costs £40 - £65 and takes 4h 30m.

More details

The quickest way to get from South Benfleet to Plymouth is to drive which costs £40 - £65 and takes 4h 30m.

More details

The distance between South Benfleet and Plymouth is 222 miles. The road distance is 261 miles.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from South Benfleet to Plymouth without a car is to train which takes 5h 14m and costs £100 - £190.

More details

It takes approximately 5h 14m to get from South Benfleet to Plymouth, including transfers.

More details

The best way to get from South Benfleet to Plymouth is to train which takes 5h 14m and costs £100 - £190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £60 and takes 9h 1m.

Mode details

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

Search flights

Yes, the driving distance between South Benfleet to Plymouth is 261 miles. It takes approximately 4h 30m to drive from South Benfleet to Plymouth.

Get driving directions

Flybe offers flights from London City Airport to Exeter Airport.

Search flights

There are 739+ hotels available in Plymouth. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

More details

Map of how to get from South Benfleet to Plymouth.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 221.6 miles
  • Duration: 5h 14m

What companies run services between South Benfleet, England and Plymouth, England?

You can take a train from South Benfleet to Plymouth via West Ham, West Ham station, Paddington, and London Paddington in around 5h 14m. Alternatively, Megabus UK operates a bus from South Benfleet to Plymouth once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 6h 20m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Flights from London Gatwick to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from London Heathrow to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Southend to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Train operators
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Benfleet to West Ham
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $220
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$60 - $95
Advanced Single
$60 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $220
Train from Exeter St Davids to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $50
Train from Newquay to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $27
Advanced Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $55
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Exeter St Davids to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$26 - $40
Train from Newquay to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$27 - $40
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators

Want to know more about travelling around United Kingdom

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.