There are 7 ways to get from London Paddington Station to Padstow by train, 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, bus  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Bodmin Parkway
  2. Take the bus from Bodmin Parkway Station to Padstow, School Hill 11A

$147 - $255

Cheapest option

Tube to London Gatwick, fly  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take the Tube from Paddington Underground Station to Victoria Underground Station
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Newquay (NQY) LGW - NQY

$62 - $208

5 alternative options

Bus  •  8 h 28 min

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

$110 - $135

Train  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bodmin Parkway

$102 - $178

Drive  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Drive from London Paddington Station to Padstow 253.8 miles

$50 - $80

Tube to London Stansted, fly  •  4 h 54 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

$127 - $484

Train to Birmingham, fly  •  5 h 11 min

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

$131 - $417

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Paddington Station to Padstow is to drive which costs £40 - £60 and takes 4 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Paddington Station to Padstow is to Tube and fly which costs £45 - £160 and takes 4 h 26 min.

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The distance between London Paddington Station and Padstow is 219 miles. The road distance is 253.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 19 min to get from London Paddington Station to Padstow, including transfers.

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

National Express operates a bus from London Paddington Station to Padstow twice daily. Tickets cost $75 - $90 and the journey takes 6 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from London Paddington Station to Padstow via Waterloo Underground Station, London Waterloo, Exeter St Davids, Bodmin Parkway, and Bodmin Parkway Station in around 8 h 34 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 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 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$130 - $250
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$70 - $110
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$130 - $250
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
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $80
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 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
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
$3 - $4
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
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 Bodmin
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
nationalexpress.com

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