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There are 3 ways to get from Axminster to Cornwall by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4h 11m

  1. Take the train from Axminster to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Luxulyan

$57 - $117

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Bus  •  5h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Axminster, Rail Station to Sowton, Honiton Road P&R 4 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Sowton, Honiton Road P&R to Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station
  3. Take the bus from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to Lanivet

$31 - $43

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1h 41m

  1. Drive from Axminster to Cornwall 98.3 miles

$21 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Axminster to Cornwall is to drive which costs £16 - £24 and takes 1h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Axminster to Cornwall is to drive which costs £16 - £24 and takes 1h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Axminster station to Cornwall. However, there are services departing from Axminster, Rail Station and arriving at Lanivet via Sowton, Honiton Road P&R and Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 17m.

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No, there is no direct train from Axminster to Cornwall. However, there are services departing from Axminster and arriving at Luxulyan via Exeter St Davids. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 11m.

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The distance between Axminster and Cornwall is 81 miles. The road distance is 98.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Axminster to Cornwall without a car is to train which takes 4h 11m and costs £40 - £90.

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It takes approximately 4h 11m to get from Axminster to Cornwall, including transfers.

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Axminster to Cornwall bus services, operated by Stagecoach South West, arrive at Axminster, Rail Station.

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Axminster to Cornwall train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Axminster station.

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The best way to get from Axminster to Cornwall is to train which takes 4h 11m and costs £40 - £90. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £23 - £35 and takes 5h 17m.

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Map of how to get from Axminster to Cornwall.
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  • Distance: 81.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 11m

What companies run services between Axminster, England and Cornwall, England?

You can take a train from Axminster to Cornwall via Exeter St Davids in around 4h 11m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Axminster to Cornwall via Sowton, Honiton Road P&R and Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way in around 5h 17m.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Axminster to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $27
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $27
Train from Exeter St Davids to Luxulyan
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$27 - $40
Advanced Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $90
Bus operators
Stagecoach South West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Axminster, Rail Station to Sowton, Honiton Road P&R
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
Stagecoach South West
Bus from Sowton, Honiton Road P&R to Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
Stagecoach South West
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to Lanivet
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
National Express

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Axminster to Cornwall bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Lanivet station.

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Axminster to Cornwall train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Luxulyan station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Axminster to Cornwall is 98 miles. It takes approximately 1h 41m to drive from Axminster to Cornwall.

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