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

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Train  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Penzance to Newton Abbot

$63 - $147

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Bus  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Penzance to Ivybridge National Express

$23 - $27

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Drive  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Penzance to Dartmouth 108.1 miles

$23 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Penzance to Dartmouth is to bus which costs £17 - £21 and takes 5 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Penzance to Dartmouth is to drive which costs £17 - £26 and takes 2 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Penzance to Dartmouth. However, there are services departing from Penzance and arriving at Dartmouth, College Way via Ivybridge, Town Hall and Totnes, Coronation Road opp Town Mill. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Penzance to Dartmouth. However, there are services departing from Penzance and arriving at Kingswear (Paignton and Dartmouth Railway) via Newton Abbot and Paignton (Paignton and Dartmouth Railway). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 26 min.

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The distance between Penzance and Dartmouth is 88 miles. The road distance is 108.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Penzance to Dartmouth without a car is to train which takes 4 h 26 min and costs £45 - £120.

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It takes approximately 4 h 26 min to get from Penzance to Dartmouth, including transfers.

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Penzance to Dartmouth bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Penzance station.

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Penzance to Dartmouth train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Penzance station.

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The best way to get from Penzance to Dartmouth is to train which takes 4 h 26 min and costs £45 - £120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £17 - £21 and takes 5 h 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Penzance to Dartmouth.
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  • Distance: 88.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 26 min

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from Penzance to Dartmouth every 3 hours. Tickets cost $60 - $110 and the journey takes 2 h 38 min. CrossCountry also services this route 3 times a day. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Penzance to Dartmouth once daily. Tickets cost $11 - $15 and the journey takes 3 h 25 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Penzance to Newton Abbot
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $110
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Penzance to Newton Abbot
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Single
$55 - $90
Off-Peak Single
$50 - $75
Bus operators
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 Penzance to Ivybridge
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com

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

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Penzance to Dartmouth train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Newton Abbot station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Penzance to Dartmouth is 108 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 8 min to drive from Penzance to Dartmouth.

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