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

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Bus  •  50 min

  1. Take the bus from Falmouth to Penzance National Express

$6 - $10

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Train  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Falmouth Town to Penzance

$19 - $40

Train via Truro  •  1 h 40 min

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

$19 - $61

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Falmouth to Penzance 27.4 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  38 min

  1. Drive from Falmouth to Penzance 27.4 miles

$5 - $9

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

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

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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.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Falmouth Town and arriving at Penzance. Services depart once a week, and operate Monday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 6 min.

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The distance between Falmouth and Penzance is 21 miles. The road distance is 27.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Falmouth to Penzance without a car is to bus which takes 50 min and costs £5 - £8.

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

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Falmouth to Penzance bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Falmouth station.

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

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The best way to get from Falmouth to Penzance is to bus which takes 50 min and costs £5 - £8. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £15 - £28 and takes 1 h 6 min.

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Map of how to get from Falmouth to Penzance.
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  • Distance: 20.9 miles
  • Duration: 50 min

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, Great Western Railway operates a train from Falmouth to Penzance once a week. Tickets cost $19 - $40 and the journey takes 1 h 6 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Falmouth Town to Penzance
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $40
Train from Falmouth Town to Truro
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$6 - $10
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $11
Train from Truro to Penzance
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $25
Bus operators
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
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
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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Falmouth to Penzance bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Penzance 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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