There are 8 ways to get from Edinburgh to Cornwall by plane, bus, train or car

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

Recommended option

Fly Edinburgh to Newquay, bus  •  6 h

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Newquay (NQY) EDI - NQY
  2. Take the bus from Newquay to Lanivet

$83 - $209

Cheapest option

Bus  •  16 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to Plymouth National Express
  2. Take the bus from Plymouth to Lanivet National Express

$50 - $63

6 alternative options

Fly Edinburgh to Exeter, train  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Exeter (EXT) EDI - EXT
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bodmin Parkway

$120 - $298

Fly Edinburgh to Bristol, train  •  8 h 4 min

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

$136 - $326

Train to Glasgow, fly to Exeter, train  •  8 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Exeter (EXT) GLA - EXT
  3. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bodmin Parkway

$129 - $310

Train CrossCountry  •  10 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to St Austell

$223 - $331

Train via Crewe  •  13 h 38 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

$313 - $524

Drive  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Cornwall 512.7 miles

$110 - $160

Questions & Answers

The distance between Edinburgh and Cornwall is 624 km. The road distance is 820 km.

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Cornwall is to bus which costs £35 - £50 and takes 16 h 39 min.

The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Cornwall is to fly and bus which takes 6 h and costs £60 - £160.

No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Cornwall. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Lanivet via Plymouth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 39 min.

It takes approximately 6 h to get from Edinburgh to Cornwall, including transfers.

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Edinburgh to Cornwall 3 times a day. Tickets cost $220 - $330 and the journey takes 9 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Edinburgh to Cornwall via Plymouth in around 16 h 39 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Edinburgh to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Flights from Edinburgh to Exeter via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Flights from Edinburgh to Exeter via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Flights from Glasgow to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Glasgow to Exeter via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $380
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Edinburgh to Bristol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Newquay via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $40
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $80
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $60
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $130
Train from Plymouth to Luxulyan
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $40
Train from Cardiff Central to St Austell
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $210
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$55 - $90
Advanced Single
$60 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $210
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $90
Train from Edinburgh to St Austell
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$220 - $330
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$120 - $190
Anytime Single
$220 - $330
Off-Peak Single
$250 - $380
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
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 - $230
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$90 - $130
Anytime Day Single
$140 - $230
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
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $85
First Anytime Day Single
$90 - $140
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Newquay to Lanivet
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Edinburgh to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
14 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Plymouth to Lanivet
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com

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