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There are 9 ways to get from Chester to Cornwall by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train CrossCountry  •  8h 9m

  1. Take the train from Crewe to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Plymouth
  3. Take the train from Plymouth to Luxulyan

$139 - $260

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Bus  •  10h 56m

  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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Train via Weston-super-Mare  •  9h 31m

  1. Take the train from Chester to Newport (S Wales)
  2. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Weston-super-Mare
  3. Take the train from Weston-super-Mare to Luxulyan

$154 - $276

Train via Cardiff Central  •  10h 4m

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

$164 - $285

Drive  •  5h 9m

  1. Drive from Chester to Cornwall 305.3 miles

$65 - $95

Train to Manchester, fly to Newquay  •  4h 25m

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

$142 - $312

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Newquay  •  5h 17m

  1. Take the train from Chester to London Euston
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Newquay (NQY) LGW - NQY

$237 - $455

Train, train to Leeds Bradford, fly to Newquay  •  5h 41m

  1. Take the train from Chester to Manchester Oxford Road
  2. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Leeds
  3. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Newquay (NQY) LBA - NQY

$150 - $384

Fly Chester to Bristol, train  •  7h 29m

  1. Fly from Chester (CEG) to Bristol (BRS) CEG - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
  3. Take the train from Plymouth to Luxulyan

$170 - $333

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The cheapest way to get from Chester to Cornwall is to bus which costs £24 - £35 and takes 10h 56m.

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

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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 10h 56m.

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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 Plymouth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 9m.

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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 8h 9m and costs £100 - £200.

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It takes approximately 8h 9m 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 8h 9m and costs £100 - £200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £24 - £35 and takes 10h 56m.

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Map of how to get from Chester to Cornwall.
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  • Distance: 208.6 miles
  • Duration: 8h 9m

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 Plymouth in around 8h 9m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chester to Cornwall via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and Bodmin, Priory House in around 10h 56m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from London Gatwick to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $430
Germania
Website
flygermania.com
Flights from Chester to Bristol
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 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
19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $26
Train from Chester to London Euston
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $170
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Single
$90 - $140
Off-Peak Single
$90 - $140
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Plymouth to Luxulyan
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Weston-super-Mare
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $23
Advanced Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $45
Train from Weston-super-Mare to Luxulyan
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $150
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $150
Train from Cardiff Central to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
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
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $130
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Chester to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $85
First Anytime Day Single
$85 - $130
Train from Chester to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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
20m
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 Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $25
First Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Leeds
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $25
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
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
National Express
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Bodmin
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
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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Chester to Cornwall bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bodmin station.

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Chester to Cornwall train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Luxulyan station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chester to Cornwall is 305 miles. It takes approximately 5h 9m 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 1899+ hotels available in Cornwall. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Chester to Chester Airport is to bus which takes 17m and costs .

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