There are 6 ways to get from Basildon to Cornwall by train, plane, bus or car

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Train to London Gatwick, fly  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Newquay (NQY) LGW - NQY

$140 - $290

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Bus  •  10 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) X10
  2. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 250 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Lanivet

$100 - $125

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Train to Birmingham, fly  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Newquay (NQY) BHX - NQY

$192 - $522

Train  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Bodmin Parkway

$146 - $276

Train South Western Railway  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bodmin Parkway

$106 - $190

Drive  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Basildon to Cornwall 285.8 miles

$60 - $90

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No, there is no direct bus from Basildon station to Cornwall. However, there are services departing from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) and arriving at Lanivet via Stansted Airport London and Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 31 min.

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The distance between Basildon and Cornwall is 241 miles. The road distance is 285.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Basildon to Cornwall without a car is to train which takes 6 h 56 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 3 min to get from Basildon to Cornwall, including transfers.

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Basildon to Cornwall bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn).

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The best way to get from Basildon to Cornwall is to train which takes 6 h 56 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 10 h 31 min.

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The quickest flight from London Gatwick Airport to Newquay Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Basildon to Cornwall is 286 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 53 min to drive from Basildon to Cornwall.

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Flybe offers flights from London Gatwick Airport to Newquay Airport.

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Map of how to get from Basildon to Cornwall.
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  • Distance: 241.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 3 min

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from Basildon to Cornwall every 4 hours. Tickets cost $130 - $250 and the journey takes 3 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Basildon to Cornwall via Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt), Stansted Airport London, and Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 10 h 31 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Birmingham to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Virgin West Coast Trains
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$130 - $250
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$70 - $110
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$130 - $250
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $80
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt)
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12
Website
firstgroup.com
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 Stansted Airport London to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Lanivet
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
nationalexpress.com

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