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

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Bus  •  47 min

  1. Take the bus from Penzance, Bus Station to Helston, Boating Lake U4 / ...

$3 - $9

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Taxi  •  20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Penzance to Helston 13.4 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  20 min

  1. Drive from Penzance to Helston 13.4 miles

$2 - $5

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The cheapest way to get from Penzance to Helston is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Penzance to Helston is to taxi which costs £50 - £60 and takes 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Penzance, Bus Station station and arriving at Helston, Boating Lake. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 47 min.

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The distance between Penzance and Helston is 12 miles. The road distance is 13.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Penzance to Helston without a car is to bus which takes 47 min and costs £2 - £7.

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The bus from Penzance, Bus Station to Helston, Boating Lake takes 47 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Penzance to Helston bus services, operated by First, arrive at Penzance, Bus Station.

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Penzance to Helston bus services, operated by First, arrive at Helston, Boating Lake station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Penzance to Helston is 13 miles. It takes approximately 20 min to drive from Penzance to Helston.

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  • Distance: 11.8 miles
  • Duration: 47 min

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

First operates a bus from Penzance to Helston every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $4 and the journey takes 47 min. National Express also services this route once daily.

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.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Penzance to Helston
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Penzance to Helston
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Travel 4000
Phone
+44 1209 719961
Website
travel4000.com
Amber Cabs
Phone
+44 1209 831199

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