There are 9 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 3 min

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

$172 - $310

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 022 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Lanivet National Express

$31 - $40

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Train South Western Railway  •  9 h 27 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 Luxulyan

$129 - $217

Drive  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Canterbury to Cornwall 301.7 miles

$60 - $95

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly to Newquay  •  6 h 32 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

$96 - $241

Train to London City, fly to Exeter, train  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to Stratford International
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Exeter (EXT) LCY - EXT
  3. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bodmin Parkway

$140 - $396

Train to London Stansted, fly to Newquay, bus  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to St Pancras International
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Newquay (NQY) STN - NQY
  3. Take the bus from Newquay to Lanivet

$164 - $540

Train, train to Birmingham, fly to Newquay  •  7 h 20 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

$167 - $471

Train, train to Southend, fly to Exeter  •  10 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to Stratford International
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Southend Airport
  3. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Exeter (EXT) SEN - EXT
  4. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bodmin Parkway

$238 - $854

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Canterbury to Cornwall is to bus which costs £24 - £35 and takes 10 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Canterbury to Cornwall is to drive which costs £50 - £75 and takes 5 h 10 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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It takes approximately 7 h 3 min to get from Canterbury to Cornwall, including transfers.

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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 London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Canterbury to Cornwall. However, there are services departing from Canterbury West and arriving at Luxulyan via London Waterloo and Exeter St Davids. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 27 min.

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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, Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground, London Paddington, Bodmin Parkway, Bodmin Parkway Station, and Bodmin, Priory House in around 7 h 3 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Canterbury to Cornwall via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals and London Victoria Coach Station in around 10 h 5 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 London Stansted to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Birmingham to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Southend to Exeter via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Southend to Exeter via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Southend to Exeter via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Southend to Exeter via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
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
$30 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
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
Train from Canterbury West to Stratford International
Ave. Duration
48 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
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$130 - $250
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$65 - $110
Advanced Single
$70 - $100
Anytime Day Single
$130 - $250
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
$26 - $40
Advanced Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $90
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Thameslink
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
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Virgin West Coast Trains
Greater Anglia
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 Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 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
Bus from Newquay to Lanivet
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
nationalexpress.com

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