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There are 7 ways to get from Brighton to Cornwall by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Newquay (NQY) LGW - NQY

$128 - $287

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Bus  •  12 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Brighton to St Austell National Express

$27 - $33

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Train  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to London Victoria
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Par

$172 - $302

Train via Reading  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Bodmin Parkway

$155 - $299

Bus via Heathrow Airport London T2,3  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Brighton to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Lanivet National Express

$98 - $117

Train via Salisbury  •  9 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to Southampton Central
  2. Take the train from Salisbury to Exeter St Davids
  3. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to St Austell

$120 - $223

Drive  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Brighton to Cornwall 242.6 miles

$50 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Brighton to Cornwall is to bus which costs £20 - £26 and takes 12 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brighton to Cornwall is to fly which costs £95 - £220 and takes 2 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brighton to Cornwall. However, there are services departing from Brighton and arriving at Lanivet via Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 25 min.

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The distance between Brighton and Cornwall is 205 miles. The road distance is 242.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Brighton to Cornwall without a car is to train which takes 7 h 24 min and costs £130 - £240.

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It takes approximately 2 h 56 min to get from Brighton to Cornwall, including transfers.

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Brighton to Cornwall bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Brighton station.

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The best way to get from Brighton to Cornwall is to fly which takes 2 h 56 min and costs £95 - £220. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £130 - £240 and takes 7 h 24 min, you could also bus, which costs £75 - £90 and takes 9 h 25 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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Brighton to Cornwall bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Lanivet station.

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Map of how to get from Brighton to Cornwall.
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  • Distance: 205.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 56 min

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

Flybe flies from Brighton to Cornwall 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Brighton to Cornwall via London Victoria, Victoria station, Paddington station, London Paddington, and Par in around 7 h 24 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
Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Brighton to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Brighton to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Par
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $250
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$70 - $110
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$140 - $250
Train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $50
Train from Reading to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $210
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$60 - $90
Advanced Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $210
Train from Brighton to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $30
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $60
Train from Exeter St Davids to St Austell
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$27 - $45
Advanced Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $90
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Exeter St Davids to St Austell
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
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 Brighton to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $28
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
Bus from Brighton to St Austell
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $30
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Brighton to Cornwall is 243 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 21 min to drive from Brighton to Cornwall.

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Flybe offers flights from London Gatwick Airport to Newquay Airport.

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There are 1943+ hotels available in Cornwall. Prices start at $91 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Brighton to London Gatwick Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs £9 - £25.

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