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

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Train to Edinburgh, fly to Newquay

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Edinburgh Park
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Newquay (NQY)

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Hamilton, Scotland to Carlisle
  2. Take the bus from Carlisle to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
  3. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to St Austell

Fly Glasgow to Exeter, train

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Exeter (EXT)
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Par

Fly Glasgow to Bristol, train

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Bristol (BRS)
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
  3. Take the train from Plymouth to Par

Train to Edinburgh, fly to Exeter, train

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Edinburgh Park
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Exeter (EXT)
  3. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Par

Train via Warrington

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Warrington Bank Quay
  2. Take the train from Warrington Bank Quay to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Plymouth
  4. Take the train from Plymouth to Par

Train

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Plymouth
  2. Take the train from Plymouth to St Austell

Train via Cardiff

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Cardiff Central
  3. Take the train from Cardiff Central to St Austell

Drive

  1. Drive from East Kilbride to Cornwall

East Kilbride to Cornwall by train

The train journey time between East Kilbride and Cornwall is around 15h and covers a distance of around 562 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 5h 42m. The fastest train normally takes 10h 39m. Operated by First ScotRail Service, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry and others, the East Kilbride to Cornwall train service departs from East Kilbride and arrives in Luxulyan. Typically 35 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
9h 17m
Layover time:
5h 42m
Total time:
15h

Train route information

Fastest train time:
10h 39m
Train distance:
562 miles
Trains per week:
35
Cheapest price:
£223
Carbon emissions:
47 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:51
Last train departs at:
23:57

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

East Kilbride to Cornwall train schedules

East Kilbride → Cornwall
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Cornwall is 111.

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The social distance requirement in Cornwall is 1 metre.

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The cheapest way to get from East Kilbride to Cornwall is to bus which costs £27 - £40 and takes 17h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from East Kilbride to Cornwall is to train and fly which costs £75 - £260 and takes 5h 34m.

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No, there is no direct bus from East Kilbride station to Cornwall. However, there are services departing from East Kilbride, Bus Station and arriving at Lockengate, Shelter via Hamilton, Scotland, Carlisle, Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and St Austell, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 58m.

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No, there is no direct train from East Kilbride to Cornwall. However, there are services departing from East Kilbride and arriving at Luxulyan via Glasgow Central, Warrington Bank Quay, Birmingham New Street, Plymouth and Par. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 29m.

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The distance between East Kilbride and Cornwall is 372 miles. The road distance is 510.8 miles.

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The best way to get from East Kilbride to Cornwall without a car is to train via Warrington which takes 13h 29m and costs £220 - £800.

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It takes approximately 5h 34m to get from East Kilbride to Cornwall, including transfers.

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East Kilbride to Cornwall bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Hamilton, Scotland station.

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East Kilbride to Cornwall train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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The best way to get from East Kilbride to Cornwall is to train via Warrington which takes 13h 29m and costs £220 - £800. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £27 - £40 and takes 17h 58m.

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Map of how to get from East Kilbride to Cornwall.
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  • Distance: 372.4 miles
  • Duration: 5h 34m

What companies run services between East Kilbride, Scotland and Cornwall, England?

You can take a train from East Kilbride to Cornwall via Glasgow Central, Warrington Bank Quay, Birmingham New Street, Plymouth, and Par in around 13h 29m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from East Kilbride to Cornwall via Hamilton, Bus Station, Hamilton, Scotland, Carlisle, Heathrow Airport London T2,3, and St Austell, Bus Station in around 17h 58m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £150
Flights from Glasgow to Bristol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£50 - £150
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Edinburgh to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £460
Flights from Glasgow to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £470
Flights from Edinburgh to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£120 - £440
Flights from Edinburgh to Exeter via Norwich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£120 - £440
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Newquay via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £400
Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Edinburgh Park
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£8 - £25
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£8 - £13
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£19 - £25
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to Par
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £40
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£30 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£55 - £75
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£45 - £60
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£45 - £60
Anytime Day 1st Class
£75 - £110
Train from Plymouth to Par
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£14 - £18
Anytime Day 1st Class
£24 - £35
Train from Plymouth to St Austell
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £20
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£15 - £20
Anytime Day 1st Class
£27 - £40
Train from Cardiff Central to St Austell
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£70 - £90
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£70 - £90
Anytime Day 1st Class
£120 - £170
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Exeter St Davids to Par
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£45 - £150
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£45 - £60
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £150
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£60 - £180
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£60 - £75
Anytime Day 1st Class
£130 - £180
Train from Plymouth to Par
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£28 - £110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£28 - £34
Anytime Day 1st Class
£75 - £110
Train from Birmingham New Street to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£95 - £260
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£95 - £120
Anytime Day 1st Class
£180 - £260
Train from Glasgow Central to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
9h 57m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£240 - £600
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£240 - £300
Anytime Day 1st Class
£400 - £600
Train from Plymouth to St Austell
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£29 - £110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£29 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£75 - £110
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Warrington Bank Quay
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£80 - £280
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£80 - £110
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£210 - £280
Train from Warrington Bank Quay to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£28 - £100
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£28 - £40
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£75 - £100
TransPennine Express Service
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 Hamilton, Scotland to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
National Express
Bus from Carlisle to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£11 - £15
Website
National Express
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to St Austell
Ave. Duration
5h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£10 - £13
Website
National Express

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Newquay Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 50m.

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East Kilbride to Cornwall bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at St Austell station.

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East Kilbride to Cornwall train services, operated by First Great Western Service, arrive at Par station.

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Yes, the driving distance between East Kilbride to Cornwall is 511 miles. It takes approximately 8h 16m to drive from East Kilbride to Cornwall.

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Loganair and British Airways offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to Newquay Airport.

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