There are 6 ways to get from Newquay Airport (NQY) to Plymouth by train, bus, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Newquay to Plymouth

$32 - $58

Cheapest option

Bus National Express  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Newquay to Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way National Express / ...

$11 - $27

4 alternative options

Line 21 bus, train  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the line 21 bus from Newquay, Great Western Hotel to St Austell, Bus Station 21 / ...
  2. Take the train from St Austell to Plymouth

$26 - $63

Bus via Bodmin Parkway Station  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from St Mawgan, Newquay Airport to Padstow Bus Terminus A5
  2. Take the bus from Padstow Bus Terminus to Bodmin Parkway Station 11A
  3. Take the bus from Bodmin Parkway Station to Plymouth City Centre, Royal Parade 11

$21 - $22

Drive  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Newquay Airport (NQY) to Plymouth 50.3 miles

$10 - $16

Towncar  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take a town car from Newquay Airport to Plymouth 50.3 miles

$35 - $150

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Newquay Airport (NQY) to Plymouth station. However, there are services departing from St Mawgan, Newquay Airport and arriving at Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way via Newquay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 18 min.

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The distance between Newquay Airport (NQY) and Plymouth is 38 miles. The road distance is 50.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Newquay Airport (NQY) to Plymouth without a car is to train which takes 3 h 13 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 13 min to get from Newquay Airport (NQY) to Plymouth, including transfers.

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Newquay Airport (NQY) to Plymouth bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Newquay station.

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The best way to get from Newquay Airport (NQY) to Plymouth is to train which takes 3 h 13 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 18 min.

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Newquay Airport (NQY) to Plymouth bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newquay Airport (NQY) to Plymouth is 50 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 4 min to drive from Newquay Airport (NQY) to Plymouth.

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There are 704+ hotels available in Plymouth. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Newquay Airport (NQY) to Plymouth.
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  • Distance: 38.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 13 min

What companies run services between Newquay Airport (NQY), England and Plymouth, England?

Great Western Railway operates a train from Newquay Airport (NQY) to Plymouth once a week. Tickets cost $29 - $55 and the journey takes 1 h 53 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Newquay Airport (NQY) to Plymouth 4 times a day. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 1 h 50 min. Megabus UK also services this route once daily.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Newquay to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $27
Advanced Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $55
Train from St Austell to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
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 Newquay to Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Newquay, Bus Station to Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Book at
uk.megabus.com
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Newquay, Great Western Hotel to St Austell, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
First
Bus from St Mawgan, Newquay Airport to Padstow Bus Terminus
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Plymouth Citybus
Phone
01752 662271
Email
customer.services@plymouthbus.co.uk
Website
plymouthbus.co.uk
Bus from Padstow Bus Terminus to Bodmin Parkway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
plymouthbus.co.uk
Bus from Bodmin Parkway Station to Plymouth City Centre, Royal Parade
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
plymouthbus.co.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Newquay Airport to Plymouth
Estimated price
$35 - $150

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