Save on Your Train Tickets to Plymouth with Split Ticketing

Get cheap tickets to Plymouth by splitting your ticket.

Split ticketing involves splitting your fare into multiple tickets to cover separate parts of the journey whilst traveling on exactly the same train.

Use our ticket search to find hidden split ticket fares. The average saving for these is 30% but you could save up to 70%!

On top of that you’ll pay NO booking or card fees when booking with us. We just take a small percentage of the saving.


Examples of the savings that can be made when buying cheap train tickets to Plymouth with SplitMyFare:

Plymouth to Birmingham New Street

Standard Fare: £63

SplitMyFare: £31.77

By splitting with us you can make a massive saving of £31.23


Plymouth to Manchester Piccadilly

Standard Fare: £82.4

SplitMyFare: £47.57

By splitting with us you can make a massive saving of £34.83


Plymouth to Newcastle

Standard Fare: £108.2

SplitMyFare: £91.28

By splitting with us you can make a massive saving of £16.92



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"I'm partial to the Cornish coast, as it's near where I grew up in Plymouth. The views across the water are stunning. I love walking along the sandy beaches and the seafront paths.” Tom Daley


Why Visit Plymouth by Rail?

Located between the mouths of the rivers Plym and Tamar, Plymouth is the largest city in the south coast of England and has the most extensive naval base all over Western Europe. Tourism is one of the most important aspects of the economy of Plymouth. Almost 12 million tourists visit the city each year and there are plenty of activities available for all kinds of visitors. You can learn to kayak and sail, tour a gin distillery, check out an aquarium, or go on a boat trip towards a nearby bay!

The Plymouth railway station is located in the mainline rail route that goes to London, Bristol, and the Midlands. Trains coming from the Cornwall railway station also go here. If you’re coming from the outside of the West Country, the journey will pass through Exeter and Newton Abbot said to be one of the most scenic train routes in Britain. You can simply walk to the town coming from the Plymouth Station.

There are so many things to see and do in Plymouth. If you are into museums, check out the Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery and The National Marine Aquarium. You can also take a stop at the Plymouth Gin Distillery, which is the oldest working distillery in England and has been concocting gin since 1793.

Some of the most notable attractions in the city are the Royal Citadel, Plymouth Synagogue, Plymouth Done, Simeaton’s Tower, Merchant’s House, and the Mayflower Steps. All these attractions play a part in Plymouth’s colourful history.

Do check out the historic heart of the city, The Barbican, which is lined with art galleries, fancy restaurants, pubs, and shops. Plymouth boasts one of the best natural harbours all over Europe and the world, and taking a boat tour is also a great way to soak up the enchanting views of the city.

How to find the cheapest train tickets to Plymouth

If you’re looking for cheap train tickets to Plymouth there are may ways to save money so you can explore Plymouth. It may be that you’re getting a train to Plymouth for a weekend with friends or with work, whatever the reason our journey planner will help you in getting the cheapest available tickets for your trip. Using the journey planner, you can save money travelling to Plymouth and use that in the shops or at a restaurant.

Some of the biggest savings can be had by searching for split tickets as described above. Another way to save money on train tickets to Plymouth is by buying an Advance ticket. Advance tickets are usually available from 12 weeks before the date of travel, so it is generally the case that the earlier you book your ticket within this timeframe the cheaper it will be. So if you’re coming to Plymouth to catch a flight or for some sightseeing, look out for the advance ticket type when you search for your ticket. The longer you wait to buy your ticket the more the price can go up so try to book as quick as you’re able, advance tickets are not normally available on the day of travel, so try not to book on the day.

You can save even more on your train tickets by using a railcard for your journey to Plymouth. If you’re a regular traveller this is particular useful as buying an eligible railcard can save you 1/3 off the price of all of your future tickets.