There are 5 ways to get from Falmouth to Penzance by bus, train, taxi 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

Bus National Express  •  50 min

  1. National Express

$6 - $10

Cheapest option

Bus First  •  2 h 13 min

  1. U4

$7 - $8

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 36 min

$20 - $61

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. 27.4 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  38 min

  1. 27.4 miles

$5 - $9

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

National Express operates a bus from Falmouth to Penzance twice daily. Tickets cost $6 - $10 and the journey takes 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Falmouth to Penzance via Truro in around 1 h 36 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Falmouth Town to Truro
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$6 - $10
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $12
Train from Truro to Penzance
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $26
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $26
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Falmouth to Penzance
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Travel 4000
Phone
+44 1209 719961
Website
travel4000.com
Amber Cabs
Phone
+44 1209 831199

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Falmouth and Penzance is 33 km. The road distance is 44 km.

The cheapest way to get from Falmouth to Penzance is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 38 min.

The quickest way to get from Falmouth to Penzance is to taxi which takes 38 min and costs £100 - £120.

No, there is no direct train from Falmouth to Penzance. However, there are services departing from Falmouth Town and arriving at Penzance via Truro. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 36 min.

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

The bus from Falmouth to Penzance takes 50 min including transfers and departs twice daily.