There are 5 ways to get from Penzance to Bude by train, bus or car

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, bus Travel Cornwall  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Penzance to Truro
  2. Take the bus from Summercourt, Beaconside to Bude, The Strand 460

$35 - $71

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Penzance, Bus Station to Truro, Boscawen Street T1 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Summercourt, Beaconside to Bude, The Strand 460

$22 - $24

3 alternative options

Train, bus, line 460 bus  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Penzance to Bodmin Parkway
  2. Take the bus from Bodmin Parkway Station to Bodmin, Priory House 11A / ...
  3. Take the bus from Bodmin, Mount Folly to Camelford, Museum 55 / ...
  4. Take the line 460 bus from Camelford Church to Bude, Berries Avenue 460

$44 - $81

Train, bus  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Penzance to Bodmin Parkway
  2. Take the bus from Wadebridge Bus Station to Bude, The Strand 95

$42 - $77

Drive  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Penzance to Bude 75 miles

$16 - $24

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

You can take a bus from Penzance to Bude via Truro, Boscawen Street and Summercourt, Beaconside in around 4 h 43 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Penzance to Truro
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $27
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $17
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $27
Train from Penzance to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $28
Advanced Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Penzance to Truro
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$17 - $25
Train from Penzance to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$28 - $45
Bus operators
Travel Cornwall
Phone
01726 861108
Website
travelcornwall.uk.com
Bus from Summercourt, Beaconside to Bude, The Strand
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
travelcornwall.uk.com
Bus from Camelford Church to Bude, Berries Avenue
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
travelcornwall.uk.com
Plymouth Citybus
Phone
01752 662271
Email
customer.services@plymouthbus.co.uk
Website
plymouthbus.co.uk
Bus from Bodmin Parkway Station to Bodmin, Priory House
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
plymouthbus.co.uk
Bus from Bodmin, Priory House to Camelford, Museum
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
plymouthbus.co.uk
Tavistock Country Bus
Phone
07580 260683
Website
tavistockcountrybus.co.uk
Bus from Bodmin Parkway Station to Bodmin, Mount Folly
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
tavistockcountrybus.co.uk
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Bodmin, Mount Folly to Camelford, Museum
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
First
Bus from Penzance, Bus Station to Truro, Boscawen Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
First
Bus from Wadebridge Bus Station to Bude, The Strand
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
First

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Penzance and Bude is 106 km. The road distance is 120 km.

The cheapest way to get from Penzance to Bude is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1 h 27 min.

The quickest way to get from Penzance to Bude is to drive which takes 1 h 27 min and costs £11 - £17.

No, there is no direct bus from Penzance to Bude. However, there are services departing from Penzance, Bus Station and arriving at Bude, The Strand via Truro, Boscawen Street and Summercourt, Beaconside. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 43 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 48 min to get from Penzance to Bude, including transfers.