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Duration 7h 2m
Distance 342.5 miles
Average price £190
Frequency 10/day

Trip overview

The average train between Canterbury and Penzance takes 7h 2m and the fastest train takes 6h 35m. The train service runs several times per day from Canterbury 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 via London

  1. Canterbury West
  2. London Paddington
  3. Penzance
7h 18m
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£135 - £189

Canterbury to Penzance train times

Trains run every three hours between Canterbury and Penzance. The earliest departure is at 07:27 in the morning, and the last departure from Canterbury is at 16:27 which arrives into Penzance at 23:13. All services require a transfer, and take on average 7h 2m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Departing Saturday, June 19, 2021

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Canterbury to Penzance. However, there are services departing from Canterbury West and arriving at Penzance via King's Cross St. Pancras station and London Paddington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 18m.

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The distance between Canterbury and Penzance is 302 miles. The road distance is 342.5 miles.

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Canterbury to Penzance train services, operated by South Eastern Trains Service, depart from Canterbury West station.

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Canterbury to Penzance train services, operated by First Great Western Service, arrive at Penzance station.

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