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There are 4 ways to get from Bristol to Cornwall by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4h 4m

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Luxulyan

£65 - £130

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Bus  •  5h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Canon's Marsh, Anchor Road to Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station Falcon
  2. Take the bus from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to Lanivet National Express

£32 - £43

2 alternative options

Train via Plymouth  •  4h 23m

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
  2. Take the train from Plymouth to Par

£64 - £137

Drive  •  2h 32m

  1. Drive from Bristol to Cornwall 148.7 miles

£24 - £40

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The cheapest way to get from Bristol to Cornwall is to drive which costs £24 - £40 and takes 2h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol to Cornwall is to drive which costs £24 - £40 and takes 2h 32m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bristol to Cornwall. However, there are services departing from Canon's Marsh, Anchor Road and arriving at Lanivet via Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 27m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bristol Temple Meads and arriving at Luxulyan. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 4h 4m.

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The distance between Bristol and Cornwall is 119 miles. The road distance is 148.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Bristol to Cornwall without a car is to train which takes 4h 4m and costs £65 - £130.

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The train from Bristol Temple Meads to Luxulyan takes 4h 4m including transfers and departs five times a week.

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Bristol to Cornwall bus services, operated by Stagecoach South West, depart from Canon's Marsh, Anchor Road station.

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Bristol to Cornwall train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Bristol Temple Meads station.

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The best way to get from Bristol to Cornwall is to train which takes 4h 4m and costs £65 - £130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £45 and takes 5h 27m.

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Map of how to get from Bristol to Cornwall.
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  • Distance: 118.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 4m

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from Bristol to Cornwall 5 times a week. Tickets cost £65 - £130 and the journey takes 4h 4m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bristol to Cornwall via Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way in around 5h 27m.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Luxulyan
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£65 - £130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£35 - £55
Advanced Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single
£65 - £130
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£50 - £95
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£28 - £45
Advanced Single
£29 - £45
Anytime Day Single
£50 - £95
Train from Plymouth to Par
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£14 - £26
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£9 - £15
Advanced Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single
£14 - £26
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£30 - £50
Anytime Single
£45 - £75
Off-Peak Single
£40 - £65
Train from Plymouth to Par
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£26 - £40
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£18 - £28
Anytime Single
£26 - £40
Off-Peak Single
£14 - £22
Bus operators
Stagecoach South West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Canon's Marsh, Anchor Road to Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£22 - £30
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
£10 - £13
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National Express

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bristol to Cornwall is 149 miles. It takes approximately 2h 32m to drive from Bristol to Cornwall.

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