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Stansted Airport to Plymouth by train

  • First train
    05:30
  • Last train
    00:30
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 48m
  • Distance
    351 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    24
  • Avg. journey time
    6hr 1m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Stansted Airport to Plymouth by train

Fast trains from Stansted Airport to Plymouth take around 4 hours and 48 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 351 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Stansted Airport and Plymouth.

1. Are there direct trains from Stansted Airport to Plymouth?

Journeys between Stansted Airport and Plymouth usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 20 departures on the route from Stansted Airport 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 32 departures.

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

The Stansted Airport to Plymouth train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 48 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Plymouth is usually scheduled to depart Stansted Airport around 05:30 and the last train is around 00:30. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Stansted Airport 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 Stansted Airport to Plymouth by train.

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Which train companies operate between Stansted Airport and Plymouth?

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

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • CrossCountry
  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Underground
  • 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.