Transport around Plymouth Airport (PLH)

Plymouth City Airport (PLH) is well-connected to Plymouth town centre and the surrounding region by road services. Public bus, taxi and private car journeys are straightforward, but no rail link is available. Bus services are a short walk from the terminal building - apart from the car park shuttle, no buses run direct to the terminal.

Plymouth, Devon
Plymouth City Airport Ltd
Time Zone
050°25'22"N 004°06'21"W


taking a bus to or from the airport requires a walk in either direction from Derriford roundabout, around 10 minutes walking distance from the main terminal. No buses run closer to the airport - the bus interchange is at the roundabout. The two carriers that operate airport bus services are Citybus and First Bus.

Citybus operates the 28A and 28B routes and its 29 route goes via the railway station. Citybus website for timetable information:

First Bus operates the Tavy Link route that runs between Tavistock and Plymouth and these are marked as bus routes 83 and 84. First Bus website for timetable information:


Plymouth City Airport is served by Taxifast, a local company that provides taxi services between the airport and the town centre. Taxifast has a large fleet - around 400 vehicles - and operates conveniently long hours for all airport arrivals and departures. A typical journey in either direction takes about 15 minutes. Taxifast contact number: +44 1752 602 500.


if you're heading towards the airport from Plymouth town centre, follow the A386 (Tavistock Road). Exit the A386 at the Derriford roundabout which is around four miles from the city centre, then follow the signs to the airport. The airport has on site car paid parking; free for drop-off parking less than 15 minutes.


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