Duration 9h 7m
Distance 190.9 miles
Average price £138
Frequency 5/day

Trip overview

The average train between Poole and Penzance takes 9h 7m and the fastest train takes 5h 56m. The train service runs several times per day 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.


  1. Poole
  2. Upwey
  3. Castle Cary
  4. Exeter St Davids
  5. Penzance
7h 53m
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£96 - £201

Poole to Penzance train times

Trains run five times a day between Poole and Penzance. The earliest departure is at 07:58 in the morning, and the last departure from Poole is at 23:40 which arrives into Penzance at 13:08. All services require a transfer, and take on average 9h 7m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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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 Upwey, Castle Cary and Exeter St Davids. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 53m.

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The distance between Poole and Penzance is 163 miles. The road distance is 190.9 miles.

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Poole to Penzance train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Poole station.

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

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