There are 5 ways to get from Bournemouth to Cornwall by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to Southampton Central
  2. Take the train from Southampton Central to Westbury (Wilts)
  3. Take the train from Westbury (Wilts) to Par

$125 - $262

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Bus  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road to St Austell National Express

$19 - $26

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Drive  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Bournemouth to Cornwall 154.5 miles

$30 - $50

Train to London Gatwick, fly  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Newquay (NQY) LGW - NQY

$163 - $328

Train to Birmingham, fly  •  5 h 27 min

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

$217 - $518

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No, there is no direct bus from Bournemouth station to Cornwall. However, there are services departing from Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road and arriving at Rosevean, Bowling Green Turn via St Austell, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bournemouth to Cornwall. However, there are services departing from Bournemouth and arriving at Luxulyan via Southampton Central, Westbury (Wilts) and Par. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 27 min.

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The distance between Bournemouth and Cornwall is 128 miles. The road distance is 154.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Bournemouth to Cornwall without a car is to train which takes 7 h 27 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 27 min to get from Bournemouth to Cornwall, including transfers.

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Bournemouth to Cornwall bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road.

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

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The best way to get from Bournemouth to Cornwall is to train which takes 7 h 27 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 28 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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Bournemouth to Cornwall bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at St Austell station.

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Map of how to get from Bournemouth to Cornwall.
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  • Distance: 128.4 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 27 min

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

You can take a train from Bournemouth to Cornwall via Southampton Central, Westbury (Wilts), and Par in around 7 h 27 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Bournemouth to Cornwall once daily. Tickets cost $17 - $22 and the journey takes 6 h 35 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
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Bournemouth to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Bournemouth to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bournemouth to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$17 - $25
Train from Bournemouth to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $75
Anytime Single
$75 - $120
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $110
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Westbury (Wilts)
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $25
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $50
Train from Westbury (Wilts) to Par
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $160
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$45 - $70
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $160
Bus operators
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 Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road to St Austell
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Bournemouth to Cornwall train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Par station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bournemouth to Cornwall is 154 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 52 min to drive from Bournemouth to Cornwall.

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Flybe offers flights from London Gatwick Airport to Newquay Airport.

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