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There are 3 ways to get from Cardiff to Falmouth by train or car

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Train  •  6 h

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Redruth

$126 - $224

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Train CrossCountry  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Parkway
  2. Take the train from Bristol Parkway to Plymouth
  3. Take the train from Plymouth to Truro

$117 - $233

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Falmouth 209.4 miles

$45 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Falmouth is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Falmouth is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cardiff to Falmouth. However, there are services departing from Cardiff Central and arriving at Falmouth Town via Bristol Parkway, Plymouth and Truro. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 36 min.

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The distance between Cardiff and Falmouth is 124 miles. The road distance is 209.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Falmouth without a car is to train which takes 6 h and costs £95 - £180.

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It takes approximately 6 h to get from Cardiff to Falmouth, including transfers.

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Cardiff to Falmouth train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Cardiff Central station.

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Cardiff to Falmouth train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Truro station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cardiff to Falmouth is 209 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 33 min to drive from Cardiff to Falmouth.

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  • Distance: 124 miles
  • Duration: 6 h

What companies run services between Cardiff, Wales and Falmouth, England?

Great Western Railway operates a train from Cardiff to Falmouth 5 times a week. Tickets cost $120 - $220 and the journey takes 5 h 12 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to Redruth
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $220
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$60 - $95
Advanced Single
$65 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $220
Train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Parkway
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $19
Advanced Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $35
Train from Bristol Parkway to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $60
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $130
Train from Plymouth to Truro
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $55
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bristol Parkway to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $90
Train from Plymouth to Truro
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$27 - $40

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