There are 3 ways to get from Falmouth to Swanage by bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Bus  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Falmouth to Dorchester National Express

$30 - $38

2 alternative options

Train  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Truro to Yeovil Pen Mill
  2. Take the train from Yeovil Pen Mill to Upwey

$116 - $216

Drive  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Falmouth to Swanage 186.3 miles

$40 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Falmouth to Swanage is to bus which costs £22 - £30 and takes 8 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Falmouth to Swanage is to drive which takes 3 h 26 min and costs £30 - £45.

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The distance between Falmouth and Swanage is 226 km. The road distance is 298 km.

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It takes approximately 8 h 24 min to get from Falmouth to Swanage, including transfers.

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

National Express operates a bus from Falmouth to Swanage once daily. Tickets cost $16 - $21 and the journey takes 6 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Falmouth to Swanage via Truro, Yeovil Pen Mill, Upwey, Wool, and Wool Station in around 8 h 57 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Truro to Yeovil Pen Mill
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $160
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$45 - $70
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $160
Train from Yeovil Pen Mill to Upwey
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $25
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