Duration 7h 51m
Distance 253.4 miles
Average price £159
Frequency 12/day

Trip overview

The average train between Penzance and Chichester takes 7h 51m and the fastest train takes 6h 31m. There is a train service every few hours from Penzance to Chichester. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Penzance
  2. Exeter St Davids
  3. Southampton Central
  4. Chichester
7h 38m
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£105 - £226

Penzance to Chichester train times

Trains run every two hours between Penzance and Chichester. The earliest departure is at 05:05 in the morning, and the last departure from Penzance is at 21:48 which arrives into Chichester at 09:06. All services require a transfer, and take on average 7h 51m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Penzance to Chichester. However, there are services departing from Penzance and arriving at Chichester via Exeter St Davids, Salisbury and Southampton Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 38m.

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The distance between Penzance and Chichester is 216 miles. The road distance is 253.4 miles.

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Penzance to Chichester train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Penzance station.

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Penzance to Chichester train services, operated by Southern, arrive at Chichester station.

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