There are 8 ways to get from Cambridge to Falmouth by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Great Western Railway  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Truro

$181 - $318

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Train to London Gatwick, fly to Newquay, line 87 bus  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Newquay (NQY) LGW - NQY
  3. Take the line 87 bus from Newquay, Great Western Hotel to Truro, Railway Station

$89 - $230

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Train CrossCountry  •  9 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Redruth

$180 - $274

Bus  •  12 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge Parkside to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Falmouth National Express

$119 - $148

Drive  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Cambridge to Falmouth 324.3 miles

$65 - $100

Train to London City, fly to Exeter, train  •  9 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Tottenham Hale
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Exeter (EXT) LCY - EXT
  3. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Truro

$147 - $424

Train to Norwich, fly to Exeter, train  •  8 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Norwich
  2. Fly from Norwich (NWI) to Exeter (EXT) NWI - EXT
  3. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Truro

$159 - $454

Train, train to Birmingham, fly to Newquay, line 87 bus  •  8 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham International
  3. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Newquay (NQY) BHX - NQY
  4. Take the line 87 bus from Newquay, Great Western Hotel to Truro, Railway Station

$142 - $464

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Cambridge to Falmouth. However, there are services departing from Cambridge Parkside and arriving at Falmouth via Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 20 min.

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The distance between Cambridge and Falmouth is 267 miles. The road distance is 324.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Falmouth without a car is to train which takes 7 h 7 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 7 min to get from Cambridge to Falmouth, including transfers.

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Cambridge to Falmouth bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Cambridge Parkside station.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Falmouth is to train which takes 7 h 7 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 12 h 20 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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Cambridge to Falmouth bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Falmouth station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cambridge to Falmouth is 324 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 40 min to drive from Cambridge to Falmouth.

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Flybe offers flights from London Gatwick Airport to Newquay Airport.

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Map of how to get from Cambridge to Falmouth.
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  • Distance: 266.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 7 min

What companies run services between Cambridge, England and Falmouth, England?

You can take a train from Cambridge to Falmouth via London Kings Cross, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground, London Paddington, and Truro in around 7 h 7 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cambridge to Falmouth via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 12 h 20 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 London City to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Flights from Norwich to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $400
Flights from Birmingham to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Train operators
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Truro
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$150 - $270
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$75 - $120
Advanced Single
$75 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$150 - $270
Train from Exeter St Davids to Truro
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $110
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cambridge to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $90
Train from Birmingham New Street to Redruth
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $100
Anytime Single
$110 - $170
Off-Peak Single
$120 - $180
Train from Exeter St Davids to Truro
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $75
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Cambridge to Tottenham Hale
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Cambridge to Norwich
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Virgin West Coast Trains
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 Cambridge Parkside to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Falmouth
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Website
nationalexpress.com

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