There are 9 ways to get from Ireland to Penzance by train, car ferry, bus and ferry, bus, car, plane or night bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, carferry via Plymouth  •  17 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Pearse to Rosslare Europort
  2. Take the carferry from Rosslare to Fishguard
  3. Take the train from Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central
  4. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  5. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
  6. Take the train from Plymouth to Penzance

$239 - $422

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Bus and ferry, bus  •  18 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham 871
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Penzance National Express

$46 - $61

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Train, carferry  •  17 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Pearse to Rosslare Europort
  2. Take the carferry from Rosslare to Fishguard
  3. Take the train from Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central
  4. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Penzance

$249 - $397

Drive, carferry  •  11 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Dublin to Rosslare
  2. Take the carferry from Rosslare to Pembroke
  3. Drive from Pembroke to Penzance

$125 - $175

Fly Dublin to Newquay, night bus  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Newquay (NQY) DUB - NQY
  2. Take the night bus from Newquay to Penzance

$62 - $228

Fly Dublin to Exeter, train  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Exeter (EXT) DUB - EXT
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Penzance

$122 - $317

Fly Dublin to Bristol, train  •  9 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Bristol (BRS) DUB - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
  3. Take the train from Plymouth to Penzance

$134 - $363

Fly Cork to Bristol, train  •  9 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Cork (ORK) to Bristol (BRS) ORK - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
  3. Take the train from Plymouth to Penzance

$181 - $467

Fly Dublin to Cardiff, train  •  10 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Cardiff (CWL) DUB - CWL
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  3. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
  4. Take the train from Plymouth to Penzance

$170 - $455

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Ireland to Penzance. However, there are services departing from Dublin and arriving at Penzance via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 45 min.

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The distance between Ireland and Penzance is 349 km.

The best way to get from Ireland to Penzance without a car is to train and carferry which takes 17 h 24 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 17 h 24 min to get from Ireland to Penzance, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Dublin Airport to Newquay Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Ireland to Penzance bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Penzance station.

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Aer Lingus offers flights from Dublin Airport to Newquay Airport.

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There are 665+ hotels available in Penzance. Prices start at $103 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Ireland to Dublin Airport is to line 41 bus which takes 13 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Ireland to Penzance.
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  • Distance: 218.2 miles
  • Duration: 17 h 24 min

What companies run services between Ireland and Penzance, England?

There is no direct connection from Dublin to Penzance. However, you can take the train to Rosslare Europort, take the walk to Rosslare, take the carferry to Fishguard, take the walk to Fishguard Harbour, take the train to Cardiff Central, take the train to Bristol Temple Meads, take the train to Plymouth, then take the train to Penzance. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Dublin to Penzance via Rosslare Europort, Rosslare, Fishguard, Fishguard Harbour, and Cardiff Central in around 17 h 26 min.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Dublin to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from Dublin to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Cork to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $480
Flights from Dublin to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Dublin to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from Dublin to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $240
Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
First Anytime Day Single
$75 - $110
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $130
Train from Plymouth to Penzance
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $80
Train from Cardiff Central to Penzance
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $240
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$65 - $110
Advanced Single
$70 - $100
Anytime Day Single
$130 - $240
Train from Exeter St Davids to Penzance
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $60
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $130
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Plymouth to Penzance
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Train from Exeter St Davids to Penzance
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $90
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 and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Penzance
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com
Night bus from Newquay to Penzance
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Rosslare to Pembroke
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$39 - $44
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$39 - $44

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