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Where is Plymouth?

 

HOW TO FIND US

Plymouth is located in the South West of the UK between Dartmoor National Park and the sea and is the largest city in the region. It is serviced by all major transport services with its own railway station and bus station close to the city centre and University campus. Plymouth is also easily accessible by road following the M5 motorway and continuing on the A38 Expressway at Exeter.

Map of the UK showing Plymouth 

DISTANCES AND JOURNEY TIMES

Distances and approximate journey times from some of the major towns, cities and UK international airports can be found on this page.

Information sources



Airport  Approx kilometres  Approx travel time by car  Approx travel time by train  Approx travel time by coach 
Stansted  456 5 hrs   5 hrs 10 mins  7 hrs 30 mins 
Gatwick  362 4 hrs 15 mins  4 hrs 20 mins  6 hrs 30 mins 
Heathrow  362 3 hrs 53 mins   4 hrs 4 hrs 35 mins 
Bristol                  176 2 hrs 05 mins 2 hrs 50 mins 4 hrs
Dublin 715      
Cork 707      
St Helier 347      

Town/City            Approx kilometres  Approx travel time by car  Approx travel time by train  Approx travel time by coach 
Edinburgh  784 8 hrs 30 mins  8 hrs  14 hrs
Glasgow 782  8 hrs  8 hrs 10 mins  12 hrs 45 mins 
Leeds  519 5 hrs 30 mins  5 hrs 40 mins  9 hrs 35 mins 
Sheffield  471 5 hrs 5 hrs 8 hrs 40 mins 
Manchester 454  5 hrs 5 hrs 25 mins  9 hrs 
London 383 4 hrs 30 mins 3 hrs 30 mins 6 hrs
Brighton 345 4 hrs 30 mins 5 hrs 8 hrs
Birmingham 330 3 hrs 30 mins 3 hrs 40 mins 5 hrs 40 mins
Portsmouth 275 3 hrs 30 mins 4 hrs 30 mins 7 hrs 30 mins
Southampton 245 3 hrs 15 mins 3 hrs 40 mins 6 hrs 30 mins
Cardiff 245 2 hrs 45 mins 3 hrs 20 mins 4 hrs
Bristol 188 2 hrs 15 mins 2 hrs 20 mins 3 hrs 05 mins