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There are 9 ways to get from Croydon to St Austell by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 41m

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to St Austell

£107 - £210

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Bus  •  8h 46m

  1. Take the bus from West Croydon Bus Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station X26
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to St Austell National Express

£20 - £52

7 alternative options

Train via Exeter  •  7h 32m

  1. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to St Austell

£79 - £135

Drive  •  4h 29m

  1. Drive from Croydon to St Austell 253.4 miles

£40 - £65

Fly London Heathrow to Newquay, line 21 bus  •  6h 25m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Newquay (NQY) LHR - NQY
  2. Take the line 21 bus from Newquay, Great Western Hotel to St Austell, Bus Station

£151 - £366

Fly London City to Exeter, train  •  6h 46m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Exeter (EXT) LCY - EXT
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to St Austell

£90 - £287

Fly London City to Newquay, line 21 bus  •  8h 21m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Newquay (NQY) LCY - NQY
  2. Take the line 21 bus from Newquay, Great Western Hotel to St Austell, Bus Station

£92 - £441

Train to Southend, fly to Newquay, line 21 bus  •  7h 16m

  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  2. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Newquay (NQY) SEN - NQY
  3. Take the line 21 bus from Newquay, Great Western Hotel to St Austell, Bus Station

£104 - £408

Train to Birmingham, fly to Newquay, line 21 bus  •  7h 14m

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Newquay (NQY) BHX - NQY
  3. Take the line 21 bus from Newquay, Great Western Hotel to St Austell, Bus Station

£91 - £332

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Croydon to St Austell is to drive which costs £40 - £65 and takes 4h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Croydon to St Austell is to drive which costs £40 - £65 and takes 4h 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Croydon station to St Austell. However, there are services departing from West Croydon Bus Station and arriving at St Austell via Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 46m.

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No, there is no direct train from Croydon to St Austell. However, there are services departing from West Croydon and arriving at St Austell via Clapham Junction and Exeter St Davids. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 32m.

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The distance between Croydon and St Austell is 217 miles. The road distance is 253.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Croydon to St Austell without a car is to train which takes 5h 41m and costs £100 - £210.

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It takes approximately 5h 41m to get from Croydon to St Austell, including transfers.

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Croydon to St Austell bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at West Croydon Bus Station.

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Croydon to St Austell train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Clapham Junction station.

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The best way to get from Croydon to St Austell is to train which takes 5h 41m and costs £100 - £210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £20 - £55 and takes 8h 46m.

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Map of how to get from Croydon to St Austell.
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  • Distance: 217.4 miles
  • Duration: 5h 41m

What companies run services between Croydon, England and St Austell, England?

Great Western Railway operates a train from Croydon to St Austell every 4 hours. Tickets cost £100 - £200 and the journey takes 4h 2m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Croydon to St Austell via Heathrow Central Bus Station and Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 8h 46m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £600
Flights from London City to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £340
Flights from London City to Newquay via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£100 - £450
Flights from London City to Newquay via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
£110 - £490
Flights from Southend to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£80 - £370
Flights from Birmingham to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £240
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London City to Newquay via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£80 - £420
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to St Austell
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£100 - £200
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£55 - £85
Advanced Single
£55 - £85
Anytime Day Single
£100 - £200
Train from Exeter St Davids to St Austell
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£35 - £70
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£20 - £35
Advanced Single
£22 - £35
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £70
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Exeter St Davids to St Austell
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£35 - £60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£26 - £40
Anytime Single
£35 - £60
Off-Peak Single
£30 - £50
Virgin West Coast Trains
Bus operators
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from West Croydon Bus Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
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 Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to St Austell
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£18 - £50
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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Newquay Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Croydon to St Austell bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at St Austell station.

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Croydon to St Austell train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at St Austell station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Croydon to St Austell is 253 miles. It takes approximately 4h 29m to drive from Croydon to St Austell.

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Flybe offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Newquay Airport.

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There are 1989+ hotels available in St Austell. Prices start at £58 per night.

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