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Salisbury to Plymouth by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 55m
  • Distance
    182 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 36m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Salisbury to Plymouth by train

Fast trains from Salisbury to Plymouth take around 2 hours and 55 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 182 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Salisbury and Plymouth.

1. Are there direct trains from Salisbury to Plymouth?

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

We usually find around 30 departures on the route from Salisbury 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 29 departures.

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

The Salisbury to Plymouth train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 55 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Plymouth is usually scheduled to depart Salisbury around 06:07 and the last train is around 23:06. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Salisbury around 06:07, and the last at 22:52.

When to book Salisbury 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 Salisbury to Plymouth by train.

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Which train companies operate between Salisbury and Plymouth?

More than one train company operates on the route from Salisbury to Plymouth, 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

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

Plymouth to Salisbury 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.