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Duration 12h 35m
Distance 190.6 miles
Average price £107
Frequency 2/week

Trip overview

The average train between Poole and Penzance takes 12h 35m and the fastest train takes 6h 37m. The train runs, on average, 2 times per week from Poole 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. Dorchester West
  2. Castle Cary
  3. Penzance
7h 6m
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£88 - £122

Poole to Penzance train times

Trains run twice a week between Poole and Penzance. The service departs Poole at 19:42 in the evening, which arrives into Penzance at 14:15. All services require a transfer, and take on average 12h 35m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Poole to Penzance. However, there are services departing from Poole and arriving at Penzance via Dorchester West and Castle Cary. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 6m.

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The distance between Poole and Penzance is 163 miles. The road distance is 190.6 miles.

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Poole to Penzance train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Dorchester West station.

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Poole to Penzance train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Penzance station.

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There are 734+ hotels available in Penzance. Prices start at £75 per night.

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What companies run services between Poole and Penzance?

You can take a train from Poole to Penzance via Dorchester South, Dorchester West, and Castle Cary in around 7h 6m.
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£13 - £17
Website
gwr.com
Train from Dorchester West to Castle Cary
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£13 - £17
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£13 - £17
Anytime Day 1st Class
£23 - £30
Train from Castle Cary to Penzance
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£65 - £85
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£65 - £85
Anytime Day 1st Class
£110 - £160

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