There are 9 ways to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Penzance by train, bus, car, plane or night bus

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Train Great Western Railway  •  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

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Train to London Gatwick, fly to Newquay, night bus  •  7 h 12 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

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Train CrossCountry  •  9 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Penzance

$185 - $291

Bus  •  11 h 55 min

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

$114 - $153

Drive  •  5 h 37 min

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

$70 - $110

Train to London City, fly to Exeter, train  •  8 h 21 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 58 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

$141 - $454

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Land's End  •  9 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Land's End (LEQ) LGW - LEQ

$117 - $407

Train, train to Norwich, fly to Exeter  •  9 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Ely
  2. Take the train from Ely to Norwich
  3. Fly from Norwich (NWI) to Exeter (EXT) NWI - EXT
  4. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Penzance

$174 - $514

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Penzance. However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport London and arriving at Penzance via Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Penzance. However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport and arriving at Penzance via Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 51 min.

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

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The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Penzance without a car is to train which takes 7 h 13 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 13 min to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Penzance, including transfers.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Penzance bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Stansted Airport London station.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Penzance train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Stansted Airport station.

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The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Penzance is to train which takes 7 h 13 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 11 h 55 min.

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The quickest flight from London Gatwick Airport to Newquay Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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

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Map of how to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Penzance.
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  • Distance: 281.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 13 min

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 Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 11 h 55 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 Birmingham to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Norwich to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $400
Isles of Scilly Skybus
Flights from London Gatwick to Land's End via Newquay, Scilly Isles
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Train operators
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
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
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
$39
Business
$36
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Penzance
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 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 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 Stansted Airport to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$75 - $120
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $110
Train from Birmingham New Street to Penzance
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Single
$110 - $180
Off-Peak Single
$120 - $190
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
Train from Stansted Airport to Ely
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Virgin West Coast Trains
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Stansted Airport to Ely
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Ely to Norwich
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Ely to Norwich
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $18
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
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 Stansted Airport London to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Penzance
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $130
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

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Penzance train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Penzance station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) to Penzance is 332 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 37 min to drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Penzance.

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Flybe offers flights from London Gatwick Airport to Newquay Airport.

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