There are 8 ways to get from London Paddington Station to Cornwall by train, bus, night bus, car, subway 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  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Bodmin Parkway

$139 - $244

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Take the night bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Victoria, Cornwall Services M6

$33 - $63

6 alternative options

Bus  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to Lanivet National Express

$96 - $126

Drive  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Drive from London Paddington Station to Cornwall 244.5 miles

$50 - $80

Tube to London Gatwick, fly to Newquay, bus, train  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the Tube from Paddington Underground Station to Victoria Underground Station
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Newquay (NQY) LGW - NQY
  3. Take the bus from Newquay, Great Western Hotel to Quintrell Downs, North Way
  4. Take the train from Quintrell Downs to Bugle

$68 - $218

Tube to London City, fly to Exeter, train, line 27 bus  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Take the Tube from Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground to West Ham Underground Station
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Exeter (EXT) LCY - EXT
  3. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bodmin Parkway
  4. Take the line 27 bus from Bodmin, Priory House to Innis Downs, Roundabout

$111 - $355

Tube to London Stansted, fly to Newquay, bus, train  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the Tube from Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground to Liverpool Street Underground Station
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Newquay (NQY) STN - NQY
  3. Take the bus from Newquay, Great Western Hotel to Quintrell Downs, North Way
  4. Take the train from Quintrell Downs to Bugle

$133 - $498

Train to Birmingham, fly to Newquay, train  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Newquay (NQY) BHX - NQY
  3. Take the train from Quintrell Downs to Bugle

$138 - $432

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Paddington Station to Cornwall is to night bus which costs £25 - £50 and takes 8 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Paddington Station to Cornwall is to drive which costs £40 - £60 and takes 4 h 17 min.

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The distance between London Paddington Station and Cornwall is 214 miles. The road distance is 244.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 52 min to get from London Paddington Station to Cornwall, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Paddington Station to Cornwall. However, there are services departing from Paddington, Bishops Bridge Road Westbourne Terrace and arriving at Victoria, Cornwall Services via Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 17 min.

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There are 1720+ hotels available in Cornwall. Prices start at $83 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from London Paddington Station to Cornwall.
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  • Distance: 214.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 52 min

What companies run services between London Paddington Station, England and Cornwall, England?

Great Western Railway operates a train from London Paddington Station to Cornwall every 3 hours. Tickets cost $130 - $240 and the journey takes 3 h 45 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Paddington Station to Cornwall once daily. Tickets cost $70 - $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 Stansted to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Birmingham to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$130 - $240
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$65 - $110
Advanced Single
$70 - $100
Anytime Day Single
$130 - $240
Train from Quintrell Downs to Bugle
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$6 - $10
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $12
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Paddington Underground Station to Victoria Underground Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground to West Ham Underground Station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground to Liverpool Street Underground Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
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 London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to Lanivet
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Website
nationalexpress.com
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Newquay, Great Western Hotel to Quintrell Downs, North Way
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
First
Bus from Bodmin, Priory House to Innis Downs, Roundabout
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
First
Travel Cornwall
Phone
01726 861108
Website
travelcornwall.uk.com
Bus from Newquay, Great Western Hotel to Quintrell Downs, The Oaks
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
travelcornwall.uk.com

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