There are 8 ways to get from Guildford to Cornwall by train, bus, car or plane

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

Train  •  5 h 38 min

$130 - $275

Cheapest option

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Newquay, bus  •  5 h 8 min

  1. LGW - NQY

$62 - $199

6 alternative options

Train South Western Railway  •  8 h 24 min

$102 - $176

Bus  •  8 h 42 min

  1. National Express

$84 - $101

Drive  •  3 h 52 min

  1. 219.1 miles

$45 - $70

Train to London City, fly to Exeter, train  •  7 h 31 min

  1. LCY - EXT

$123 - $379

Fly London Heathrow to Exeter, train  •  9 h 28 min

  1. LHR - EXT

$250 - $537

Train, train to Birmingham, fly to Newquay  •  7 h 12 min

  1. BHX - NQY

$137 - $450

What companies run services between Guildford, England and Cornwall, England?

You can take a train from Guildford to Cornwall via Reading, Bodmin Parkway, Bodmin Parkway Station, and Bodmin, Priory House in around 5 h 38 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Guildford to Cornwall once daily. Tickets cost $75 - $90 and the journey takes 6 h 10 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from London City to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Flights from London Heathrow to Exeter via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from London Heathrow to Exeter via Edinburgh, Manchester
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from London Heathrow to Exeter via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from London Heathrow to Exeter via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from London Heathrow to Exeter via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Exeter via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from London Heathrow to Exeter via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Birmingham to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Exeter via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Exeter via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Guildford to Reading
Ave. Duration
35 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
Train from Reading to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $220
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$60 - $95
Advanced Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $220
Train from Exeter St Davids to St Austell
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$27 - $45
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $90
Train from Guildford to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
40 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
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $40
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $80
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Guildford to Reading
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $24
Train from Exeter St Davids to St Austell
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Train from Reading to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Woking to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Guildford to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London to Lanivet
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Newquay to Lanivet
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Guildford and Cornwall is 307 km. The road distance is 351 km.

The cheapest way to get from Guildford to Cornwall is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 3 h 52 min.

The quickest way to get from Guildford to Cornwall is to drive which takes 3 h 52 min and costs £35 - £55.

No, there is no direct bus from Guildford to Cornwall. However, there are services departing from Friary Bus Station and arriving at Lanivet via Woking and Heathrow Airport London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 42 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 38 min to get from Guildford to Cornwall, including transfers.