planning to visit Plymouth by train then you’ll
be pleased to know that Plymouth Train Station [map] is conveniently located just a few minutes walk away
from the main city centre attractions.
These days the high-speed trains can get you
from almost anywhere in the UK to Plymouth, with the
journey from London taking just over three hours.
First Great Western is the main operator providing
services to and from London Paddington hourly,
Monday to Saturday and every two hours on Sundays. Most
trains from Paddington call at Reading, Swindon and
Exeter before arriving in Plymouth.
Virgin Trains also operate services from Plymouth
to Birmingham, Manchester and Bristol, while Wessex
Trains offers services around the Devon and Cornwall
area to destinations such as Exeter and Penzance.
As you’d expect from a city station, Plymouth
Train Station has all the usual facilities, such as
a travel information and booking office,
waiting areas and station café.
Essential train contact info: