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

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Train  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Truro

$156 - $280

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Bus  •  9 h 3 min

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

$26 - $35

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Train South Western Railway  •  7 h 42 min

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

$117 - $205

Drive  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Drive from London to Penryn 272.3 miles

$55 - $85

Fly London Gatwick to Newquay, line 87 bus  •  6 h 21 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

$65 - $214

Fly London City to Exeter, train  •  7 h 16 min

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

$122 - $388

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Victoria Coach Station station and arriving at Penryn. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Penryn. However, there are services departing from London Paddington and arriving at Penryn via Truro. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 1 min.

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The distance between London and Penryn is 237 miles. The road distance is 272.3 miles.

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The best way to get from London to Penryn without a car is to train which takes 5 h 1 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 1 min to get from London to Penryn, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from London to Penryn is to train which takes 5 h 1 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 3 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 Penryn bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Penryn station.

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Map of how to get from London to Penryn.
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  • Distance: 237.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 1 min

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from London to Penryn every 4 hours. Tickets cost $150 - $280 and the journey takes 4 h 21 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London to Penryn 3 times a day. Tickets cost $26 - $35 and the journey takes 9 h 3 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 - $280
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$75 - $120
Advanced Single
$80 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$150 - $280
Train from Exeter St Davids to Redruth
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
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
$60 - $90
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $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 Penryn
Ave. Duration
9 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com

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

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Yes, the driving distance between London to Penryn is 272 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 49 min to drive from London to Penryn.

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Flybe offers flights from London Gatwick Airport to Newquay Airport.

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There are 767+ hotels available in Penryn. Prices start at $92 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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