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

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

Fly London Stansted to Newquay, night bus  •  4 h 31 min

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

$108 - $461

Cheapest option

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Newquay, night bus  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Newquay (NQY) LGW - NQY
  3. Take the night bus from Newquay to Penzance

$91 - $244

6 alternative options

Train to London City, fly to Exeter, train  •  8 h 33 min

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

$154 - $427

Train, train to Birmingham, fly to Newquay, night bus  •  7 h 38 min

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

$161 - $454

Train  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street Stansted Express
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Penzance

$188 - $329

Train South Western Railway  •  9 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Exeter St Davids
  3. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Penzance

$143 - $243

Bus  •  9 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from London Stansted Airport to London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to Penzance National Express

$99 - $133

Drive  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Penzance 331.9 miles

$70 - $110

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Penzance is to drive which costs £50 - £80 and takes 5 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Penzance is to fly and night bus which costs £80 - £360 and takes 4 h 31 min.

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The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Penzance is 282 miles. The road distance is 331.9 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 4 h 31 min to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Penzance, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Penzance. However, there are services departing from London Stansted Airport and arriving at Penzance via London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 55 min.

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What companies run services between London Stansted Airport (STN), England and Penzance, England?

You can take a train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Penzance via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street Underground Station, Lancaster Gate Underground Station, and London Paddington in around 7 h 13 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Penzance via London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 in around 9 h 55 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London Stansted to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
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
Train operators
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$24
First
$38
Business
$36
Train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$25
First
$40
Business
$39
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
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
Train from London Paddington to Penzance
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$160 - $300
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$80 - $130
Advanced Single
$85 - $130
Anytime Day Single
$160 - $300
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
3 times a day
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
Phone
+44 08717 818178
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
Bus from London Stansted Airport to London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to Penzance
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Website
nationalexpress.com

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