Tinside Pool, Plymouth

Couch travel from London to Plymouth

From £15.60 one-way*

Free Wi-Fi available onboard
Departures: up to 7 services per day

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Children under 14 years of age are not permitted to travel without being accompanied throughout the journey by a responsible person aged 16 years or over.
Children aged 14 - 15 years old may travel unaccompanied, as from 5am, arriving at their booked destination no later than 10pm. Unaccompanied children will be asked for proof of age or a signed letter of permission from their parent/guardian. (sms or chat based messages are not permissible)

One infant aged 0-2 travels free when accompanied by an adult with a valid ticket. Additional infants aged 0-2 must be paid for. If you are travelling with more than 1 infant aged 0-2, please book the additional infant as 'Children (3-15).

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Coach from London to Plymouth

Fancy a jaunt away from the capital to the coast? Our coaches leave London Victoria Coach Station up to 7 times a day, giving you more time to explore this beautiful city.

Plus, with £15.60 single fares* a guaranteed seat and free Wi-Fi, you can travel in style for less.

London to Plymouth journey information
Fastest journey time 5 hrs 30 mins
Cheapest price From £15.60 *
Distance (approx) 402m
No. of stops 3 (other services use further stops)
First & last journey daily 8.30am/23.00pm

Our London to Plymouth services and stops

Click below to see the stops for each service and plan your journey with ease.

404 coach towards Penzance

Our 404 service travels up to 1 time a day and calls at the following stops:

  • London Victoria Coach Station
  • Heathrow Airport Central Bus Station
  • Weston-super-Mare Bus Interchange
  • Bridgwater Coach Station
  • North Petherton, Fore Street
  • Taunton, Park Street
  • Exeter (Honiton Rd)
  • Exeter, Bampfylde Street
  • Newton Abbot
  • Torquay Coach Station
  • Paignton, Great Western Road
  • Totnes, Coronation Road
  • Plymouth (Marsh Mills)
  • Plymouth Coach Station

406 coach towards Penzance

Our 406 service travels up to 1 time a day and calls at the following stops:

  • London Victoria Coach Station
  • Heathrow Airport Central Bus Station
  • Exeter (Honiton Rd)
  • Exeter, Bampfylde Street
  • Plymouth Coach Station

504 coach towards Penzance

Our 504 service travels up to 5 times a day and calls at the following stops:

  • London Victoria Coach Station
  • Heathrow Airport Central Bus Station
  • Bridgwater Coach Station
  • Taunton, Park Street
  • Exeter (Honiton Rd)
  • Exeter, Bampfylde Street
  • Reading Mereoak Park & Ride
  • Ivybridge, Leonards Road
  • Plymouth (Marsh Mills)
  • Plymouth Coach Station

London to Plymouth route map

Departing from London Victoria Coach Station

London Victoria Coach Station is just 300 metres from the tube network, and is served by the Victoria Line, the District Line and the Circle Line. A bus stop is directly outside the coach station, and is served by many routes into the city centre.

Victoria Rail Station is also just 300 metres away, and there is a taxi rank just outside the coach station on Eccleston Place.

Take a look at our London Victoria Coach Station facilities.

Arriving at Plymouth Coach Station

Plymouth Coach Station is based in the city centre, and surrounded by facilities and city centre amenities. The station has parking, a cafe, a newsagents, mobile device charging points, and more.

The station is superbly located for further travel across Plymouth and beyond, with bus, taxi and ferry links all nearby.

For more information on what's available, view our Plymouth Coach Station facilities page.

Frequently asked questions

When is the first coach from London to Plymouth?

The first coach leaves from London Victoria Coach Station at 8.30am, arriving at Plymouth Coach Station at 14.05pm.

When is the last coach from London to Plymouth?

The last coach leaves from London Victoria Coach Station at 23.00pm, arriving at Plymouth Coach Station at 5.55am.

How much is the coach from London to Plymouth?

A one-way journey from London to Plymouth is available from £15.60*.

How long does the coach take from London to Plymouth?

Direct coach journeys from London to Plymouth travel up to 7 times a day, with our fastest coach arriving in 5 hrs 30 mins.

What happens if I miss my coach from London to Plymouth?

We have fare types available to give you more flexibility when you travel. Both our Standard and Fully Flexible fares are amendable, however, excess fees may apply. For more information, please visit our tickets page.

Alternatively, when buying your ticket you can add Change and Go to your booking. Change and Go allows you to board any available coach 12 hours before or after your original departure time for just £5 per journey. Find out more at our Change and Go page.

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