There are 7 ways to get from London to Cornwall by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 16m

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Luxulyan

£90 - £210

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Bus  •  7h

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Lanivet National Express

£10 - £14

5 alternative options

Train via Exeter  •  6h 29m

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

£106 - £222

Drive  •  4h 16m

  1. Drive from London Paddington to Cornwall 244.4 miles

£40 - £65

Fly from London Heathrow  •  5h 19m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Newquay (NQY) LHR - NQY

£111 - £347

Fly from London City  •  5h 15m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Newquay (NQY) LCY - NQY

£156 - £430

Train to London Gatwick, fly  •  5h 37m

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Newquay (NQY) LGW - NQY

£119 - £357

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The cheapest way to get from London to Cornwall is to bus which costs £10 - £14 and takes 7h.

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The quickest way to get from London to Cornwall is to train which costs £90 - £210 and takes 4h 16m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Victoria Coach Station station and arriving at Lanivet. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Paddington and arriving at Luxulyan. Services depart once a week, and operate Sunday. The journey takes approximately 4h 16m.

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The distance between London and Cornwall is 216 miles. The road distance is 244.4 miles.

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The best way to get from London to Cornwall without a car is to train which takes 4h 16m and costs £90 - £210.

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The train from London Paddington to Luxulyan takes 4h 16m including transfers and departs once a week.

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London to Cornwall bus services, operated by National Express, depart from London Victoria Coach Station.

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London to Cornwall train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from London Paddington station.

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The best way to get from London to Cornwall is to train which takes 4h 16m and costs £90 - £210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £10 - £14 and takes 7h, you could also fly, which costs £110 - £350 and takes 5h 19m.

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Map of how to get from London to Cornwall.
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  • Distance: 216 miles
  • Duration: 4h 16m

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from London Paddington to Luxulyan once a week. Tickets cost £90 - £210 and the journey takes 4h 16m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Lanivet once daily. Tickets cost £10 - £14 and the journey takes 7h.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Newquay via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£150 - £650
Flights from London City to Newquay via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£210 - £800
Flights from London Gatwick to Newquay via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£75 - £600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Newquay via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£150 - £650
Flights from London City to Newquay via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£230 - £850
Flights from London Gatwick to Newquay via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£75 - £600
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Newquay via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£270 - £700
Flights from London City to Newquay via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£160 - £550
Flights from London Gatwick to Newquay via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£120 - £440
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Newquay via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£310 - £1,600
Flights from London Gatwick to Newquay via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£150 - £600
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from London Heathrow to Newquay via Newcastle
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£270 - £1,600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Newquay via Faro
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£220 - £1,000
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Luxulyan
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£90 - £210
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£90 - £120
Anytime Day 1st Class
£160 - £210
Train from Exeter St Davids to Luxulyan
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£30 - £75
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£30 - £45
Anytime Day 1st Class
£55 - £75
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 Victoria Coach Station to Lanivet
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£10 - £14
Website
National Express

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There is no direct flight from London Heathrow Airport to Newquay Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 40m and has one stopover.

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London to Cornwall bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Lanivet station.

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London to Cornwall train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Luxulyan station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London to Cornwall is 244 miles. It takes approximately 4h 16m to drive from London to Cornwall.

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Loganair, Scandinavian Airlines, Eurowings and two other airlines offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Newquay Airport.

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There are 1153+ hotels available in Cornwall. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 15 min and costs £5 - £35.

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