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York to Plymouth by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 53m
  • Distance
    450 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
  • Avg. journey time
    6hr 16m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from York to Plymouth by train

Fast trains from York to Plymouth take around 5 hours and 53 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 450 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between York and Plymouth.

1. Are there direct trains from York to Plymouth?

Direct trains from York to Plymouth have been found.

We usually find around 32 direct trains on the route from York to Plymouth every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 26 departures.

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

The York to Plymouth train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 53 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Plymouth is usually scheduled to depart York around 06:40 and the last train is around 17:45. At weekends the first train of the day leaves York around 06:12, and the last at 17:45.

When to book York 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 York to Plymouth by train.

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Which train companies operate between York and Plymouth?

CrossCountry is the train company that operates on the route from York to Plymouth.

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.