Swindon to Plymouth by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 32m
  • Distance
    212 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 51m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Swindon to Plymouth by train

Fast trains from Swindon to Plymouth take around 2 hours and 32 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 212 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Swindon and Plymouth.

1. Are there direct trains from Swindon to Plymouth?

Direct trains from Swindon to Plymouth have been found.

We usually find around 23 direct trains on the route from Swindon to Plymouth every weekday.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 34 departures.

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

The Swindon to Plymouth train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 32 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Plymouth is usually scheduled to depart Swindon around 08:04 and the last train is around 21:44. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Swindon around 08:06, and the last at 21:20.

When to book Swindon 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 Swindon to Plymouth by train.

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Which train companies operate between Swindon and Plymouth?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • First Great Western
  • GWR
  • Great Western Railway

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.