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There are 5 ways to get from Edinburgh to Cornwall by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Newquay (NQY) EDI - NQY

$149 - $291

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Bus  •  17 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way National Express
  2. Take the bus from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to Lanivet National Express

$50 - $63

3 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  10 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Par

$215 - $320

Train via Crewe  •  13 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Cardiff Central
  3. Take the train from Cardiff Central to St Austell

$309 - $505

Drive  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Cornwall 512.7 miles

$110 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Cornwall is to bus which costs £35 - £50 and takes 17 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Cornwall is to fly which costs £110 - £230 and takes 5 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Cornwall. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Lanivet via Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Edinburgh to Cornwall. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Luxulyan via Par. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 48 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Cornwall is 390 miles. The road distance is 512.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Cornwall without a car is to train which takes 10 h 48 min and costs £160 - £250.

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It takes approximately 5 h 41 min to get from Edinburgh to Cornwall, including transfers.

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

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Edinburgh to Cornwall train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Edinburgh station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Cornwall is to fly which takes 5 h 41 min and costs £110 - £230. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £160 - £250 and takes 10 h 48 min, you could also bus, which costs £35 - £50 and takes 17 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Cornwall.
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  • Distance: 390.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 41 min

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Cornwall, England?

Aer Lingus, Flybe and four other airlines fly from Edinburgh to Cornwall every 4 hours. Alternatively, CrossCountry operates a train from Edinburgh to Cornwall 3 times a day. Tickets cost $210 - $320 and the journey takes 9 h 37 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Newquay via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Edinburgh to Newquay via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Newquay via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Edinburgh to Newquay via Manchester
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Edinburgh to Newquay via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Newquay via Cork
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Edinburgh to Newquay via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Crewe
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $220
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$85 - $130
Anytime Day Single
$140 - $220
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $85
First Anytime Day Single
$85 - $130
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to St Austell
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $200
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$55 - $85
Advanced Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $200
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 Edinburgh to Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way
Ave. Duration
15 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to Lanivet
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com

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There is no direct flight from Edinburgh Airport to Newquay Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Cornwall is 513 miles. It takes approximately 8 h 36 min to drive from Edinburgh to Cornwall.

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British Airways, Aer Lingus and Flybe offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to Newquay Airport.

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There are 1871+ hotels available in Cornwall. Prices start at $91 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Edinburgh Airport is to tram which takes 32 min and costs £3 - £5.

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