Duration 5h 27m
Distance 271.9 miles
Average price £120
Frequency 3/day

Trip overview

The average train between Birmingham and Penzance takes 5h 27m and the fastest train takes 5h 22m. The train service runs several times per day from Birmingham to Penzance. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train

  1. Birmingham New Street
  2. Penzance
5h 33m
Bookable on Rome2rio
£90 - £140

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Birmingham to Penzance? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Birmingham New Street and arriving at Penzance. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 33m.

More details

The distance between Birmingham and Penzance is 228 miles. The road distance is 271.9 miles.

Get driving directions

Birmingham to Penzance train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Birmingham New Street station.

More details

Birmingham to Penzance train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Penzance station.

More details

Book your Birmingham to Penzance train tickets online with Rome2rio.

Search and book

There are 1122+ hotels available in Penzance. Prices start at £75 per night.

More details

What companies run services between Birmingham and Penzance?

CrossCountry operates a train from Birmingham to Penzance 3 times a day. Tickets cost £90 - £140 and the journey takes 5h 33m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£90 - £140
Train from Birmingham New Street to Penzance
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£90 - £140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£50 - £80
Anytime Single
£90 - £140
Off-Peak Single
£95 - £140
Train from Birmingham New Street to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£70 - £110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£40 - £65
Anytime Single
£70 - £110
Off-Peak Single
£70 - £110
Train from Plymouth to Penzance
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£35 - £55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£24 - £40
Anytime Single
£35 - £55
Off-Peak Single
£28 - £45
Train from Redruth to Penzance
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£21 - £35
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£16 - £24
Anytime Single
£21 - £35
Off-Peak Single
£9 - £14

Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £60

Contact Details

Train from Plymouth to Penzance
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £60
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£18 - £28
Advanced Single
£19 - £28
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £60
Train from Redruth to Penzance
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £13
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£6 - £9
Advanced Single
£6 - £10
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £13

Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
£8 - £12

Contact Details

Train from Plymouth to Penzance
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
£8 - £12
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
£8 - £12
1st Class
£21 - £30
Train from Redruth to Penzance
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
£3 - £5
1st Class
£13 - £20

Get the Rome2rio app

Find the best way to get from A to B, anywhere in the world, on your mobile or tablet.

Compare your options: plane, train, bus, car, ferry, bike share, driving and walking directions all in one search.

Learn more about our apps