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, train  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Newquay (NQY) EDI - NQY
  2. Take the bus from Newquay, Great Western Hotel to Quintrell Downs, North Way
  3. Take the train from Quintrell Downs to Bugle

$84 - $215

Cheapest option

Bus  •  16 h 39 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

$48 - $59

6 alternative options

Fly Edinburgh to Exeter, train  •  7 h 49 min

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

$119 - $292

Fly Edinburgh to Bristol, train  •  8 h 16 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

$128 - $315

Train to Glasgow, fly to Exeter, train  •  8 h 26 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

$128 - $303

Train CrossCountry  •  10 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Bodmin Parkway

$212 - $312

Train via Crewe  •  13 h

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Newport (S Wales)
  3. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Weston-super-Mare
  4. Take the train from Weston-super-Mare to Luxulyan

$243 - $471

Drive  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Cornwall 512.7 miles

$110 - $160

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Cornwall is to fly and bus and train which costs £65 - £170 and takes 5 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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It takes approximately 5 h 48 min to get from Edinburgh to Cornwall, including transfers.

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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 16 h 39 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 Crewe, Newport (S Wales) and Weston-super-Mare. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Cornwall.
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  • Distance: 390.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 48 min

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Edinburgh to Cornwall twice daily. Tickets cost $200 - $310 and the journey takes 9 h 26 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Edinburgh to Cornwall via Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way in around 16 h 39 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and 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 45 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, 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 Quintrell Downs to Bugle
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$6 - $10
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $12
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $120
Train from Plymouth to Luxulyan
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Weston-super-Mare
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $23
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $45
Train from Weston-super-Mare to Luxulyan
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $140
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 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Edinburgh to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
9 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$200 - $310
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$120 - $180
Anytime Single
$200 - $310
Off-Peak Single
$240 - $350
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
$14 - $18
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $18
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
$130 - $220
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$85 - $130
Anytime Day Single
$130 - $220
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Crewe
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$95 - $130
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Day Single
$60 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$95 - $130
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $75
First Anytime Day Single
$80 - $120
Bus operators
Travel Cornwall
Phone
01726 861108
Website
travelcornwall.uk.com
Bus from Newquay, Great Western Hotel to Quintrell Downs, The Oaks
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
travelcornwall.uk.com
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Edinburgh to Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way
Ave. Duration
14 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to Lanivet
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com

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