There are 8 ways to get from Paris to Penzance by train, bus, car, car ferry, car train, plane or night bus

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Train  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Penzance

$240 - $541

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Bus  •  17 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to London 700 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Penzance National Express

$71 - $111

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Bus, train  •  17 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to London
  2. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Exeter St Davids
  3. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Penzance

$135 - $236

Drive, car ferry  •  10 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Dieppe
  2. Take the car ferry from Dieppe to Newhaven Ferry Port
  3. Drive from Newhaven Ferry Port to Penzance

$101 - $213

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  9 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Calais
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to Penzance

$281 - $338

Fly to Newquay, night bus  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Newquay (NQY) CDG - NQY
  2. Take the night bus from Newquay to Penzance

$106 - $387

Fly to Exeter, train  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Exeter (EXT) CDG - EXT
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Penzance

$156 - $426

Fly to Bristol, train  •  9 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Bristol (BRS) CDG - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
  3. Take the train from Plymouth to Penzance

$182 - $472

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Penzance is to bus which costs 60€ - 95€ and takes 17 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Penzance is to train which costs 200€ - 460€ and takes 8 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Penzance. However, there are services departing from Paris, Paris and arriving at Penzance via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 35 min.

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The distance between Paris and Penzance is 587 km.

The best way to get from Paris to Penzance without a car is to train which takes 8 h 39 min and costs 200€ - 460€.

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It takes approximately 8 h 39 min to get from Paris to Penzance, including transfers.

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Paris to Penzance bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Paris, Paris station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Penzance is to train which takes 8 h 39 min and costs 200€ - 460€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 60€ - 95€ and takes 17 h 35 min.

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There is no direct flight from Paris CDG Airport to Newquay Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h and has one stopover.

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Paris to Penzance bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Penzance station.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Penzance.
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  • Distance: 366.6 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 39 min

What companies run services between Paris, France and Penzance, England?

You can take a train from Paris to Penzance via London St. Pancras International, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground, and London Paddington in around 8 h 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Paris to Penzance via London and London Victoria Coach Station in around 17 h 35 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Newquay via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Paris CDG to Newquay via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Paris CDG to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Paris CDG to Exeter via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $370
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Bristol via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Train operators
Eurostar
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Penzance
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$160 - $300
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$80 - $130
Advanced Single
$85 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$160 - $300
Train from Exeter St Davids to Penzance
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $60
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $130
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $130
Train from Plymouth to Penzance
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 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
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Exeter St Davids to Penzance
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Plymouth to Penzance
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 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
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$172
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris, Paris to London
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Penzance
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com
Night bus from Newquay to Penzance
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to London
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfdsseaways.co.uk
Car ferry from Dieppe to Newhaven Ferry Port
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $80
Book at
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
$26 - $35
Reclining Seat
$33
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
$15
2-bed inside cabin
$55 - $80

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Penzance is 1 h behind Paris. It is currently 3:57 PM in Paris and 2:57 PM in Penzance.

Air France, easyJet, Vueling Airlines and Flybe offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Newquay Airport.

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There are 681+ hotels available in Penzance. Prices start at $98 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 33 min and costs 10€.

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