There are 8 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Penzance by train, bus, car, plane, night bus or subway

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Train  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Penzance

$187 - $337

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Bus  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Penzance National Express

$85 - $110

6 alternative options

Bus, train  •  8 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Basingstoke, Railway Station 033
  2. Take the train from Basingstoke to Exeter St Davids
  3. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Penzance

$117 - $204

Drive  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Penzance 273.1 miles

$55 - $85

Fly London Heathrow to Newquay, night bus  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Newquay (NQY) LHR - NQY
  2. Take the night bus from Newquay to Penzance

$169 - $426

Train, Tube to London Gatwick, fly to Newquay, night bus  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 to London Paddington
  2. Take the Tube from Paddington Underground Station to Victoria Underground Station
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Newquay (NQY) LGW - NQY
  4. Take the night bus from Newquay to Penzance

$94 - $256

Fly London City to Exeter, train  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Exeter (EXT) LCY - EXT
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Penzance

$134 - $409

Train to Birmingham, fly to Newquay, night bus  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Newquay (NQY) BHX - NQY
  3. Take the night bus from Newquay to Penzance

$163 - $466

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Penzance is to drive which costs £40 - £65 and takes 4 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Penzance is to drive which costs £40 - £65 and takes 4 h 41 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and arriving at Penzance. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Penzance. However, there are services departing from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 and arriving at Penzance via London Paddington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 17 min.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Penzance is 242 miles. The road distance is 273.1 miles.

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The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Penzance without a car is to train which takes 6 h 17 min and costs £140 - £260.

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It takes approximately 6 h 17 min to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Penzance, including transfers.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Penzance bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 station.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Penzance train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from London Paddington station.

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The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Penzance is to train which takes 6 h 17 min and costs £140 - £260. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £65 - £80 and takes 7 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Penzance.
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  • Distance: 242.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 17 min

What companies run services between London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England and Penzance, England?

Great Western Railway operates a train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Penzance every 4 hours. Tickets cost $160 - $300 and the journey takes 5 h 1 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Penzance 4 times a day. Tickets cost $85 - $110 and the journey takes 7 h 25 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Newquay via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
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 Birmingham to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Newquay via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from London Heathrow to Newquay via Amsterdam, London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from London Gatwick to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Newquay via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Penzance
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$160 - $300
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$80 - $130
Advanced Single
$85 - $130
Anytime Day Single
$160 - $300
Train from Exeter St Davids to Penzance
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $60
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $130
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
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
Virgin West Coast Trains
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 Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Penzance
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Basingstoke, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Night bus from Newquay to Penzance
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com

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There is no direct flight from London Heathrow Airport to Newquay Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Penzance bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Penzance station.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Penzance train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Penzance station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Penzance is 273 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 41 min to drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Penzance.

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Aer Lingus, Flybe and British Airways offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Newquay Airport.

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