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Plymouth to Guildford by train

  • First train
    04:51
  • Last train
    23:55
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 24m
  • Distance
    268 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    31
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 35m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Plymouth to Guildford by train

Fast trains from Plymouth to Guildford take around 3 hours and 24 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 268 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Plymouth and Guildford.

1. Are there direct trains from Plymouth to Guildford?

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

We usually find around 28 departures on the route from Plymouth to Guildford 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 38 departures.

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

The Plymouth to Guildford train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 24 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Guildford is usually scheduled to depart Plymouth around 04:51 and the last train is around 23:55. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Plymouth around 05:40, and the last at 23:20.

When to book Plymouth to Guildford 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 Plymouth to Guildford by train.

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Which train companies operate between Plymouth and Guildford?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • UK Rail Connections

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

Guildford to Plymouth by train

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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.