There are 8 ways to get from London to Cornwall by train, bus, car 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 47 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Bodmin Parkway

$144 - $254

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h

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

$22 - $28

6 alternative options

Train South Western Railway  •  6 h 52 min

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

$100 - $170

Drive  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Drive from London to Cornwall 245.4 miles

$50 - $80

Fly London Gatwick to Newquay, bus  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Newquay (NQY) LGW - NQY
  2. Take the bus from Newquay to Lanivet

$64 - $209

Fly London City to Exeter, train  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Exeter (EXT) LCY - EXT
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bodmin Parkway

$109 - $357

Fly London Stansted to Newquay, bus  •  5 h 31 min

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

$128 - $488

Train to Birmingham, fly to Newquay  •  5 h 54 min

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

$138 - $422

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Cornwall is to bus which costs £17 - £22 and takes 7 h.

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The quickest way to get from London to Cornwall is to drive which takes 4 h 20 min and costs £35 - £60.

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The distance between London and Cornwall is 346 km. The road distance is 393 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 47 min to get from London to Cornwall, including transfers.

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

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from London to Cornwall every 4 hours. Tickets cost $130 - $250 and the journey takes 3 h 43 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London to Cornwall once daily. Tickets cost $22 - $28 and the journey takes 7 h.

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 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
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 Victoria Coach Station to Lanivet
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Newquay to Lanivet
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
nationalexpress.com

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