There are 7 ways to get from Canterbury 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.

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Train  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Bodmin Parkway

$173 - $314

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Bus  •  9 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) to Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd 022 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Lanivet National Express

$34 - $43

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Train via St Austell, Bus Station  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury East to London Victoria
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to St Austell

$177 - $311

Train South Western Railway  •  9 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to London Waterloo East
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Exeter St Davids
  3. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bodmin Parkway

$129 - $221

Drive  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Canterbury to Cornwall 301.7 miles

$60 - $95

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Newquay (NQY) LGW - NQY

$164 - $323

Train, train to Birmingham, fly  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham International
  3. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Newquay (NQY) BHX - NQY

$215 - $553

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Canterbury station to Cornwall. However, there are services departing from Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) and arriving at Lanivet via Elephant & Castle, E & C Newington Causeway and London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 59 min.

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The distance between Canterbury and Cornwall is 263 miles. The road distance is 301.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Canterbury to Cornwall without a car is to train which takes 7 h 2 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 2 min to get from Canterbury to Cornwall, including transfers.

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Canterbury to Cornwall bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop).

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The best way to get from Canterbury to Cornwall is to train which takes 7 h 2 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 59 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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Canterbury to Cornwall bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Lanivet station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Canterbury to Cornwall is 302 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 10 min to drive from Canterbury to Cornwall.

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Flybe offers flights from London Gatwick Airport to Newquay Airport.

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Map of how to get from Canterbury to Cornwall.
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  • Distance: 262.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 2 min

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

You can take a train from Canterbury to Cornwall via St Pancras International, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, Oxford Circus Underground Station, Paddington Underground Station, London Paddington, Bodmin Parkway, Bodmin Parkway Station, and Bodmin, Priory House in around 7 h 2 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Canterbury to Cornwall via Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd, Elephant & Castle, E & C Newington Causeway, Victoria, Eccleston Bridge, and London Victoria Coach Station in around 9 h 59 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
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Canterbury West to St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Train from Canterbury East to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Train from Canterbury West to London Waterloo East
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$130 - $250
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$70 - $110
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$130 - $250
Train from London Paddington to St Austell
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 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 Exeter St Davids to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $80
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Thameslink
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 Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) to Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Lanivet
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
nationalexpress.com

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