There are 7 ways to get from London to Falmouth 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  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Truro

$169 - $303

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 5 min

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

$26 - $35

5 alternative options

Train South Western Railway  •  7 h 33 min

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

$121 - $211

Drive  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Drive from London to Falmouth 274.6 miles

$55 - $85

Fly London Gatwick to Newquay, line 87 bus  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Newquay (NQY) LGW - NQY
  2. Take the line 87 bus from Newquay, Great Western Hotel to Truro, Railway Station

$69 - $219

Fly London City to Exeter, train  •  7 h 33 min

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

$130 - $392

Train to Birmingham, fly to Newquay, line 87 bus  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Newquay (NQY) BHX - NQY
  3. Take the line 87 bus from Newquay, Great Western Hotel to Truro, Railway Station

$146 - $437

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from London to Falmouth every 4 hours. Tickets cost $160 - $300 and the journey takes 4 h 20 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London to Falmouth twice daily. Tickets cost $26 - $35 and the journey takes 8 h 5 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
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Truro
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$160 - $300
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$80 - $130
Advanced Single
$85 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$160 - $300
Train from Exeter St Davids to Redruth
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $120
Train from Exeter St Davids to Truro
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $110
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Exeter St Davids to Redruth
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$60 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Exeter St Davids to Truro
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$50 - $80
Virgin West Coast Trains
Bus operators

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from London to Falmouth?

The distance between London and Falmouth is 378 km. The road distance is 439 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from London to Falmouth?

The cheapest way to get from London to Falmouth is to bus which costs £18 - £23 and takes 8 h 5 min.

What is the fastest way to get from London to Falmouth?

The quickest way to get from London to Falmouth is to drive which takes 4 h 53 min and costs £40 - £60.

Is there a direct train between London and Falmouth?

No, there is no direct train from London to Falmouth. However, there are services departing from London Paddington and arriving at Falmouth Town via Truro. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 8 min.

Is there a direct bus between London and Falmouth?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Falmouth. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 5 min.

How long does it take to get from London to Falmouth?

It takes approximately 5 h 8 min to get from London to Falmouth, including transfers.