There are 6 ways to get from London to Falmouth by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Truro

$157 - $280

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Bus  •  9 h 10 min

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

$26 - $35

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Train South Western Railway  •  7 h 37 min

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

$112 - $195

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 28 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

$67 - $215

Fly London City to Exeter, train  •  7 h 23 min

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

$124 - $390

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Victoria Coach Station station and arriving at Falmouth. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 10 min.

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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.

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The distance between London and Falmouth is 236 miles. The road distance is 274.6 miles.

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The best way to get from London to Falmouth without a car is to train which takes 5 h 8 min and costs .

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

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London to Falmouth bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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

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The best way to get from London to Falmouth is to train which takes 5 h 8 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 10 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 to Falmouth bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Falmouth station.

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Map of how to get from London to Falmouth.
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  • Distance: 236.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 8 min

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 $150 - $270 and the journey takes 4 h 21 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London to Falmouth 3 times a day. Tickets cost $26 - $35 and the journey takes 9 h 10 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
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Truro
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$150 - $270
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$75 - $120
Advanced Single
$75 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$150 - $270
Train from Exeter St Davids to Redruth
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 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
Train from Exeter St Davids to Truro
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Single
$55 - $90
Off-Peak Single
$50 - $80
Train from Exeter St Davids to Truro
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $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 Falmouth
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com

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London to Falmouth train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Truro station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London to Falmouth is 275 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 53 min to drive from London to Falmouth.

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Flybe offers flights from London Gatwick Airport to Newquay Airport.

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There are 800+ hotels available in Falmouth. Prices start at $91 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Gatwick Airport is to train which takes 26 min and costs .

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