There are 6 ways to get from Cheltenham to Cornwall by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 28m

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Plymouth
  2. Take the train from Plymouth to Par

£75 - £131

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Bus  •  6h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Cheltenham to Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way National Express
  2. Take the bus from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to Lanivet National Express

£12 - £17

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Train via Exeter  •  6h 7m

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to St Austell

£82 - £140

Drive  •  3h 2m

  1. Drive from Cheltenham to Cornwall 185.1 miles

£30 - £45

Train to Manchester, fly  •  5h 10m

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

£127 - £263

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly  •  4h 59m

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Parkway
  2. Take the train from Bristol Parkway to London Paddington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Newquay (NQY) LHR - NQY

£221 - £525

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The cheapest way to get from Cheltenham to Cornwall is to bus which costs £12 - £18 and takes 6h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Cheltenham to Cornwall is to drive which costs £30 - £45 and takes 3h 2m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cheltenham to Cornwall. However, there are services departing from Cheltenham and arriving at Lanivet via Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Cheltenham to Cornwall. However, there are services departing from Cheltenham Spa and arriving at Luxulyan via Plymouth and Par. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 28m.

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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 5h 28m and costs £70 - £140.

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It takes approximately 5h 28m 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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Cheltenham to Cornwall train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Cheltenham Spa station.

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The best way to get from Cheltenham to Cornwall is to train which takes 5h 28m and costs £70 - £140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £12 - £18 and takes 6h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Cheltenham to Cornwall.
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  • Distance: 155.5 miles
  • Duration: 5h 28m

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

You can take a train from Cheltenham to Cornwall via Plymouth and Par in around 5h 28m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cheltenham to Cornwall via Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way in around 6h 30m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £240
Flights from London Heathrow to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £600
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£55 - £90
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Single
£55 - £90
Off-Peak Single
£55 - £85
Train from Plymouth to Par
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£26 - £40
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£18 - £28
Anytime Single
£26 - £40
Off-Peak Single
£14 - £22
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Single
£45 - £70
Off-Peak Single
£40 - £65
Train from Exeter St Davids to St Austell
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£40 - £60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£26 - £40
Anytime Single
£40 - £60
Off-Peak Single
£30 - £50
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£45 - £75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£30 - £50
Anytime Single
£45 - £75
Off-Peak Single
£40 - £65
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Parkway
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£27 - £40
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£19 - £28
Anytime Single
£27 - £40
Off-Peak Single
£16 - £24
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Plymouth to Par
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£14 - £26
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£9 - £15
Advanced Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single
£14 - £26
Train from Exeter St Davids to St Austell
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £70
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£20 - £35
Advanced Single
£22 - £35
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £70
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Parkway
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£16 - £29
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£10 - £16
Advanced Single
£11 - £16
Anytime Day Single
£16 - £29
Train from Bristol Parkway to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £85
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£25 - £40
Advanced Single
£26 - £40
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £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 Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£8 - £11
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National Express
Bus from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to Lanivet
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£4 - £7
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National Express

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

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

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Cheltenham to Cornwall train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Par station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cheltenham to Cornwall is 185 miles. It takes approximately 3h 2m to drive from Cheltenham to Cornwall.

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Flybe offers flights from Manchester Airport to Newquay Airport.

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