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

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Train  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Colchester to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Bodmin Parkway

$160 - $294

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Bus  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Colchester to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Lanivet National Express

$106 - $126

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Train, bus  •  10 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Colchester Town to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Exeter Central
  3. Take the bus from Exeter City Centre, Central Station to Tavistock, Bedford Square 123
  4. Take the bus from Tavistock, Bedford Square to Lanivet, Car Park 119

$106 - $146

Drive  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Colchester to Cornwall 319.8 miles

$65 - $100

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Colchester to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Newquay (NQY) LGW - NQY

$153 - $308

Train to Southend, fly  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Colchester to Shenfield
  2. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Newquay (NQY) SEN - NQY

$219 - $680

Train, train to Birmingham, fly  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Colchester to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham International
  3. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Newquay (NQY) BHX - NQY

$205 - $541

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Colchester to Cornwall. However, there are services departing from Colchester and arriving at Lanivet via Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 40 min.

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The distance between Colchester and Cornwall is 267 miles. The road distance is 319.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Colchester to Cornwall without a car is to train which takes 7 h 8 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 8 min to get from Colchester to Cornwall, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Colchester to Cornwall is to train which takes 7 h 8 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 40 min.

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The quickest flight from London Gatwick Airport to Newquay Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Colchester to Cornwall is 320 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 24 min to drive from Colchester to Cornwall.

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Flybe offers flights from London Gatwick Airport to Newquay Airport.

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Map of how to get from Colchester to Cornwall.
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  • Distance: 266.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 8 min

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

You can take a train from Colchester to Cornwall via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street Underground Station, Lancaster Gate Underground Station, London Paddington, Bodmin Parkway, Bodmin Parkway Station, and Bodmin, Priory House in around 7 h 8 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Colchester to Cornwall via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 9 h 40 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Southend to Newquay via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Southend to Newquay via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Southend to Newquay via Manchester, Belfast City
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Birmingham to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Southend to Newquay via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Colchester to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Colchester Town to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Colchester to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Colchester to Shenfield
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$130 - $250
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$65 - $110
Advanced Single
$70 - $100
Anytime Day Single
$130 - $250
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Virgin West Coast Trains
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 Colchester to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Lanivet
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
nationalexpress.com
Tavistock Country Bus
Phone
07580 260683
Website
tavistockcountrybus.co.uk
Bus from Exeter City Centre, Central Station to Tavistock, Bedford Square
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
tavistockcountrybus.co.uk
Bus from Tavistock, Bedford Square to Lanivet, Car Park
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
tavistockcountrybus.co.uk

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