There are 4 ways to get from Falmouth to Penzance by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1h 24m

  1. Take the train from Falmouth Town to Truro
  2. Take the train from Truro to Penzance

£10 - £114

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Bus  •  1h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Falmouth, Top of Killigrew St to Penzance, Bus Station U4 / ...

£4 - £6

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Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Falmouth to Penzance 26.7 miles

£55 - £70

Drive  •  38 min

  1. Drive from Falmouth to Penzance 26.7 miles

£4 - £7

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The cheapest way to get from Falmouth to Penzance is to bus which costs £4 - £6 and takes 1h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Falmouth to Penzance is to taxi which costs £55 - £70 and takes 38 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Falmouth, Top of Killigrew St and arriving at Penzance, Bus Station station. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 32m.

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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 1h 24m.

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The distance between Falmouth and Penzance is 21 miles. The road distance is 26.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Falmouth to Penzance without a car is to train which takes 1h 24m and costs £10 - £120.

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It takes approximately 1h 24m to get from Falmouth to Penzance, including transfers.

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Falmouth to Penzance bus services, operated by First Kernow, depart from Falmouth, Top of Killigrew St station.

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Falmouth to Penzance train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Falmouth Town station.

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

You can take a train from Falmouth to Penzance via Truro in around 1h 24m. Alternatively, First Kernow operates a bus from Falmouth, Top of Killigrew St to Penzance, Bus Station every 4 hours, and the journey takes 1h 32m. National Express also services this route twice daily.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Falmouth Town to Truro
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £14
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£6 - £8
Anytime Day 1st Class
£10 - £14
Train from Truro to Penzance
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £26
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£11 - £14
Anytime Day 1st Class
£19 - £26
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Truro to Penzance
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
£4 - £6
1st Class
£14 - £21
Bus operators
First Kernow
Phone
+44 345 646 0707
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Falmouth, Top of Killigrew St to Penzance, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
First Kernow
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 Falmouth to Penzance
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
National Express
Other operators
Taxi from Falmouth to Penzance
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
£55 - £70
Treble One Cabs
Phone
+44 1326 210 111
Radio Taxis Falmouth
Phone
+44 1326 313 131
Website
falmouthtaxi.co.uk
Abacus & Falmouth Taxis
Phone
+44 1326 212 141
Website
falmouthtaxis.com

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The best way to get from Falmouth to Penzance is to train which takes 1h 24m and costs £10 - £120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £4 - £6 and takes 1h 32m.

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Falmouth to Penzance bus services, operated by First Kernow, arrive at Penzance, Bus Station.

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Falmouth to Penzance train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Penzance station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Falmouth to Penzance is 27 miles. It takes approximately 38 min to drive from Falmouth to Penzance.

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