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Heathrow to Plymouth by train

  • First train
    05:42
  • Last train
    23:37
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 32m
  • Distance
    286 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    19
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 27m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Heathrow to Plymouth by train

Fast trains from Heathrow to Plymouth take around 3 hours and 32 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 286 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Heathrow and Plymouth.

1. Are there direct trains from Heathrow to Plymouth?

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

We usually find around 22 departures on the route from Heathrow to Plymouth every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 29 departures.

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

The Heathrow to Plymouth train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 32 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Plymouth is usually scheduled to depart Heathrow around 05:42 and the last train is around 23:28. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Heathrow around 05:42, and the last at 23:37.

When to book Heathrow 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 Heathrow to Plymouth by train.

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Which train companies operate between Heathrow and Plymouth?

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

  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway
  • Heathrow Express
  • TfL Rail

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.