There are 5 ways to get from Cheltenham to Cornwall by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Bodmin Parkway

$91 - $137

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Bus  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Cheltenham to Bristol Bus & Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Bodmin National Express

$25 - $35

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Drive  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Cheltenham to Cornwall 185.1 miles

$35 - $60

Train to Birmingham, fly  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Newquay (NQY) BHX - NQY

$181 - $501

Train to Manchester, fly  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Newquay (NQY) MAN - NQY

$193 - $377

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The cheapest way to get from Cheltenham to Cornwall is to bus which costs £18 - £27 and takes 7 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cheltenham to Cornwall is to drive which costs £30 - £45 and takes 3 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cheltenham to Cornwall. However, there are services departing from Cheltenham and arriving at Innis Downs, Roundabout via Bristol Bus & Coach Station and Bodmin, Priory House. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 19 min.

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The distance between Cheltenham and Cornwall is 155 miles. The road distance is 185.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Cheltenham to Cornwall without a car is to train which takes 4 h 40 min and costs £65 - £110.

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It takes approximately 4 h 40 min to get from Cheltenham to Cornwall, including transfers.

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Cheltenham to Cornwall bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Cheltenham station.

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The best way to get from Cheltenham to Cornwall is to train which takes 4 h 40 min and costs £65 - £110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £18 - £27 and takes 7 h 19 min.

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The quickest flight from Birmingham Airport to Newquay Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Cheltenham to Cornwall bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bodmin station.

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Map of how to get from Cheltenham to Cornwall.
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  • Distance: 155.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 40 min

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Cheltenham to Cornwall twice daily. Tickets cost $85 - $130 and the journey takes 3 h 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cheltenham to Cornwall via Bristol Bus & Coach Station, Bodmin, and Bodmin, Priory House in around 7 h 19 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Birmingham to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Manchester to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $80
Anytime Single
$85 - $130
Off-Peak Single
$85 - $130
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $35
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$60 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
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 Cheltenham to Bristol Bus & Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Bodmin
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
nationalexpress.com

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