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There are 7 ways to get from Chester to Cornwall by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  8 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Crewe to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Par

$131 - $249

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Bus  •  10 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Chester to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Bodmin National Express

$32 - $44

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Night train  •  9 h 26 min

  1. Take the night train from Chester to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the night train from Cardiff Central to Bodmin Parkway

$164 - $285

Drive  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Chester to Cornwall 305.3 miles

$65 - $95

Train to Manchester, fly  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Chester to Crewe
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Newquay (NQY) MAN - NQY

$142 - $312

Train to Birmingham, fly  •  4 h 43 min

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

$172 - $530

Train, train to Leeds Bradford, fly  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Chester to Newton-le-Willows
  2. Take the train from Newton-le-Willows to Leeds
  3. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Newquay (NQY) LBA - NQY

$149 - $385

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chester to Cornwall is to bus which costs £24 - £35 and takes 10 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chester to Cornwall is to train and fly which costs £100 - £240 and takes 4 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chester to Cornwall. However, there are services departing from Chester and arriving at Innis Downs, Roundabout via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and Bodmin, Priory House. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Chester to Cornwall. However, there are services departing from Chester and arriving at Luxulyan via Crewe, Birmingham New Street and Par. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 22 min.

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The distance between Chester and Cornwall is 209 miles. The road distance is 305.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Chester to Cornwall without a car is to train which takes 8 h 22 min and costs £100 - £200.

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It takes approximately 8 h 22 min to get from Chester to Cornwall, including transfers.

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

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Chester to Cornwall train services, operated by West Midlands, depart from Crewe station.

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The best way to get from Chester to Cornwall is to train which takes 8 h 22 min and costs £100 - £200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £24 - £35 and takes 10 h 38 min.

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Map of how to get from Chester to Cornwall.
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  • Distance: 208.6 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 22 min

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

You can take a train from Chester to Cornwall via Crewe, Birmingham New Street, and Par in around 8 h 22 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chester to Cornwall via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Bodmin, and Bodmin, Priory House in around 10 h 38 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Birmingham to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $430
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
Train from Chester to Crewe
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $26
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$26 - $40
Train from Birmingham New Street to Par
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$60 - $95
Anytime Single
$100 - $160
Off-Peak Single
$100 - $160
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Night train from Chester to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $90
First Anytime Day Single
$95 - $140
Train from Chester to Crewe
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $14
First Anytime Day Single
$13 - $20
Train from Chester to Newton-le-Willows
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $16
First Anytime Day Single
$15 - $23
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Night train from Cardiff Central to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $190
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$50 - $85
Advanced Single
$55 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $190
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Newton-le-Willows to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $17
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
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 Chester to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Bodmin
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
nationalexpress.com

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

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

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Chester to Cornwall train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Par station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chester to Cornwall is 305 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 9 min to drive from Chester to Cornwall.

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Flybe offers flights from Manchester Airport to Newquay Airport.

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There are 1897+ hotels available in Cornwall. Prices start at $93 USD per night.

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