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There are 4 ways to get from Castle Cary to Polzeath by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3h 52m

  1. Take the train from Castle Cary to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bodmin Parkway

3 alternative options

Train, line 10 bus  •  4h 57m

  1. Take the train from Castle Cary to Bodmin Parkway
  2. Take the line 10 bus from Bodmin Parkway Station to Polzeath, Beach 10

Train, bus  •  5h 44m

  1. Take the train from Castle Cary to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the bus from St Davids Station to Launceston, Westgate Street 6A
  3. Take the bus from Launceston, Westgate Street to Polzeath, Beach 10

Drive  •  2h 27m

  1. Drive from Castle Cary to Polzeath 129.2 miles

Castle Cary to Polzeath by train and bus

The journey time between Castle Cary and Polzeath is around 17h 33m and covers a distance of around 160 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 13h 39m. The fastest journey normally takes 16h 23m. Operated by First Great Western Service and Transport for Cornwall, the Castle Cary to Polzeath service departs from Castle Cary and arrives in Polzeath, Beach. Typically six services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
3h 54m
Layover time:
13h 39m
Total time:
17h 33m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
16h 23m
Journey distance:
160 miles
Services per week:
6
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
16 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
10:25
Last service departs at:
17:27

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Castle Cary to Polzeath train and bus schedules

Castle Cary → Polzeath
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Polzeath is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Polzeath is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Polzeath is 1 metre.

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The cheapest way to get from Castle Cary to Polzeath is to drive which costs £20 - £30 and takes 2h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Castle Cary to Polzeath is to drive which costs £20 - £30 and takes 2h 27m.

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The distance between Castle Cary and Polzeath is 111 miles. The road distance is 129.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Castle Cary to Polzeath without a car is to train which takes 3h 52m and costs £85 - £230.

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It takes approximately 3h 52m to get from Castle Cary to Polzeath, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Castle Cary to Polzeath is 129 miles. It takes approximately 2h 27m to drive from Castle Cary to Polzeath.

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There are 1602+ hotels available in Polzeath. Prices start at £75 per night.

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  • Distance: 111.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 52m

What companies run services between Castle Cary, England and Polzeath, England?

You can take a train from Castle Cary to Polzeath via Exeter St Davids and Bodmin Parkway in around 3h 52m.

Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Castle Cary to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£22 - £28
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£22 - £28
Anytime Day 1st Class
£35 - £55
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£29 - £40
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£29 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£50 - £70
Train from Castle Cary to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£45 - £60
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£45 - £60
Anytime Day 1st Class
£85 - £120
Bus operators
Transport for Cornwall
Phone
0808 196 2632
Website
transportforcornwall.co.uk
Bus from Bodmin Parkway Station to Polzeath, Beach
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Transport for Cornwall
Bus from Launceston, Westgate Street to Polzeath, Beach
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Transport for Cornwall
Stagecoach South West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from St Davids Station to Launceston, Westgate Street
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
Stagecoach South West

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