There are 3 ways to get from Exeter to Penzance by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  3 h

$65 - $130

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 50 min

  1. National Express

$15 - $20

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 53 min

  1. 110.9 miles

$23 - $35

What companies run services between Exeter, England and Penzance, England?

Great Western Railway operates a train from Exeter to Penzance every 3 hours. Tickets cost $70 - $130 and the journey takes 3 h. CrossCountry also services this route 3 times a day. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Exeter to Penzance once daily. Tickets cost $15 - $20 and the journey takes 4 h 50 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to Penzance
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $60
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $130
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Exeter St Davids to Penzance
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $90
Bus operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Exeter and Penzance is 157 km. The road distance is 177 km.

The cheapest way to get from Exeter to Penzance is to bus which costs £11 - £15 and takes 4 h 50 min.

The quickest way to get from Exeter to Penzance is to drive which takes 1 h 53 min and costs £17 - £26.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Exeter St Davids and arriving at Penzance. Services depart every two hours. The journey takes approximately 3 h.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Exeter and arriving at Penzance. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 50 min.

The train from Exeter St Davids to Penzance takes 3 h including transfers and departs every two hours.