Ashford to Plymouth by train

  • First train
    05:13
  • Last train
    23:16
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 22m
  • Distance
    363 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    25
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 53m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Ashford to Plymouth by train

Fast trains from Ashford to Plymouth take around 4 hours and 22 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 363 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Ashford and Plymouth.

1. Are there direct trains from Ashford to Plymouth?

Journeys between Ashford and Plymouth usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 26 departures on the route from Ashford to Plymouth every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 25 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Ashford to Plymouth?

The Ashford to Plymouth train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 22 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Ashford to Plymouth train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Plymouth is usually scheduled to depart Ashford around 05:13 and the last train is around 23:16. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Ashford around 05:43, and the last at 23:16.

When to book Ashford to Plymouth train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Ashford to Plymouth by train.

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Which train companies operate between Ashford and Plymouth?

More than one train company operates on the route from Ashford to Plymouth, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • First Great Western
  • GWR
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Underground
  • Southeastern
  • UK Rail Connections

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.