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There are 3 ways to get from Penzance to Boscastle by train, taxi, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train, taxi  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Penzance to Bodmin Parkway
  2. Take a taxi from Bodmin Parkway to Boscastle

$128 - $189

Cheapest option

Line 241 bus, bus  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the line 241 bus from Penzance, Market Jew Street to Gloweth, Truro College 241
  2. Take the bus from Gloweth, Truro College to Boscastle Bridge 212

$9 - $12

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Penzance to Boscastle 63.5 miles

$13 - $20

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The cheapest way to get from Penzance to Boscastle is to line 241 bus and bus which costs £6 - £9 and takes 3 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Penzance to Boscastle is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Penzance to Boscastle. However, there are services departing from Penzance, Market Jew Street and arriving at Boscastle Bridge via Gloweth, Truro College. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 44 min.

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The distance between Penzance and Boscastle is 55 miles. The road distance is 63.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Penzance to Boscastle without a car is to train and taxi which takes 1 h 48 min and costs £95 - £150.

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It takes approximately 1 h 48 min to get from Penzance to Boscastle, including transfers.

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Penzance to Boscastle bus services, operated by First, depart from Penzance, Market Jew Street station.

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Penzance to Boscastle bus services, operated by First, arrive at Boscastle Bridge station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Penzance to Boscastle is 64 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 15 min to drive from Penzance to Boscastle.

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There are 920+ hotels available in Boscastle. Prices start at $97 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Penzance to Boscastle.
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  • Distance: 54.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 48 min

What companies run services between Penzance, England and Boscastle, England?

You can take a bus from Penzance to Boscastle via Gloweth, Truro College in around 3 h 44 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Penzance to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $50
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Penzance to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$26 - $40
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Penzance, Market Jew Street to Gloweth, Truro College
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
First
Bus from Gloweth, Truro College to Boscastle Bridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
First
Other operators
Taxi from Bodmin Parkway to Boscastle
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130

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