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.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Newquay to Plymouth

$33 - $69

Cheapest option

Bus National Express  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from St Mawgan, Newquay Airport to Newquay, Bus Station A5
  2. Take the bus from Newquay to Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way National Express / ...

$11 - $27

4 alternative options

Line 21 bus, train  •  3 h 32 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

$27 - $64

Bus via Bodmin Parkway Station  •  4 h 38 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

$40 - $150

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Newquay Airport (NQY) to Plymouth is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 1 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Newquay Airport (NQY) to Plymouth is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 1 h 4 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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It takes approximately 3 h 4 min to get from Newquay Airport (NQY) to Plymouth, including transfers.

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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 8 min.

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Newquay Airport (NQY) to Plymouth 4 times a week. Tickets cost $40 - $65 and the journey takes 1 h 44 min. Great Western Railway also services this route 5 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newquay Airport (NQY) to Plymouth via Newquay, Bus Station and Newquay in around 3 h 8 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Newquay to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$28 - $45
Train from St Austell to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Newquay to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Advanced Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
Train from St Austell to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $40
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from St Mawgan, Newquay Airport to Newquay, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
First
Bus from Newquay, Great Western Hotel to St Austell, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
First
Bus from St Mawgan, Newquay Airport to Padstow Bus Terminus
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
First
National Express
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
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
$40 - $150

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