There are 9 ways to get from Oxford to Cornwall 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 43 min

  1. Take the train from Oxford to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Bodmin Parkway

$131 - $265

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop K5) to Heathrow Central Bus Station LHR|the airline / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London to Lanivet National Express

$88 - $109

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Train via Bristol Temple Meads  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Didcot Parkway to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Luxulyan

$131 - $245

Bus, train  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Swindon, Bus Station 66
  2. Take the train from Swindon to Bristol Parkway
  3. Take the train from Bristol Parkway to St Austell

$102 - $169

Drive  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Oxford to Cornwall 222.1 miles

$45 - $70

Train to Birmingham, fly to Newquay, bus  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Oxford to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Newquay (NQY) BHX - NQY
  3. Take the bus from Newquay to Lanivet

$116 - $387

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly to Newquay  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Oxford to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Newquay (NQY) LGW - NQY

$91 - $275

Train to London City, fly to Exeter, train  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Oxford to London Marylebone
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Exeter (EXT) LCY - EXT
  3. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bodmin Parkway

$151 - $419

Train to Manchester, fly to Newquay  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Oxford to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Newquay (NQY) MAN - NQY

$134 - $307

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Oxford to Cornwall is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 3 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Oxford to Cornwall is to drive which takes 3 h 47 min and costs £35 - £55.

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The distance between Oxford and Cornwall is 286 km. The road distance is 355 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 43 min to get from Oxford to Cornwall, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Oxford to Cornwall. However, there are services departing from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop K5) and arriving at Lanivet via Heathrow Airport London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Oxford to Cornwall. However, there are services departing from Oxford and arriving at Luxulyan via Didcot Parkway and Bristol Temple Meads. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 47 min.

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What companies run services between Oxford, England and Cornwall, England?

You can take a train from Oxford to Cornwall via Reading, Bodmin Parkway, Bodmin Parkway Station, and Bodmin, Priory House in around 5 h 43 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Oxford to Cornwall via Heathrow Central Bus Station and Heathrow Airport London in around 8 h 44 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Birmingham to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
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 Manchester to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Oxford to Reading
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $25
Train from Bristol Parkway to St Austell
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $75
Anytime Single
$75 - $120
Off-Peak Single
$75 - $110
Train from Oxford to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Train from Oxford to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$70 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$65 - $100
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Oxford to Reading
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $27
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $27
Train from Reading to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $210
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$60 - $90
Advanced Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $210
Train from Didcot Parkway to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $35
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $65
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Luxulyan
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $170
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$45 - $75
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $170
Train from Swindon to Bristol Parkway
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $19
Advanced Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $35
Train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $55
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $80
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from Oxford to London Marylebone
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Bus operators
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Swindon, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Oxford Bus Company
Phone
+44 1865 785400
Email
info@oxfordbus.co.uk
Website
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop K5) to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London to Lanivet
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Newquay to Lanivet
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
nationalexpress.com

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