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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  7 h 11 min

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

$173 - $314

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12 h 13 min

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

$27 - $37

5 alternative options

Train via Reading  •  7 h 23 min

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

$157 - $316

Train via Salisbury  •  9 h 6 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 Luxulyan

$118 - $221

Bus via Heathrow Airport London  •  9 h 30 min

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

$99 - $118

Drive  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Brighton to Cornwall 242.6 miles

$50 - $75

Fly, bus  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Newquay (NQY) LGW - NQY
  2. Take the bus from Newquay to Lanivet

$61 - $206

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

You can take a train from Brighton to Cornwall via London Victoria, Victoria Underground Station, Oxford Circus Underground Station, Paddington Underground Station, London Paddington, and Par in around 7 h 11 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brighton to Cornwall via Heathrow Airport London in around 9 h 30 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
55 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 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
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 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $260
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$70 - $110
Advanced Single
$75 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$140 - $260
Train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $27
Advanced Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $55
Train from Reading to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $220
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$60 - $95
Advanced Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $220
Train from Brighton to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $30
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $65
Train from Exeter St Davids to Luxulyan
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$27 - $45
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $90
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Brighton to Heathrow Airport London
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $28
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London 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
$24 - $30
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Newquay to Lanivet
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Brighton and Cornwall is 328 km. The road distance is 388 km.

The cheapest way to get from Brighton to Cornwall is to bus which costs £20 - £28 and takes 12 h 13 min.

The quickest way to get from Brighton to Cornwall is to drive which takes 4 h 21 min and costs £35 - £60.

No, there is no direct train from Brighton to Cornwall. However, there are services departing from Brighton and arriving at Luxulyan via Southampton Central, Salisbury and Exeter St Davids. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 6 min.

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. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 30 min.

It takes approximately 7 h 11 min to get from Brighton to Cornwall, including transfers.