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

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Bus  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Penzance to Newquay National Express
  2. Take the bus from Newquay, Bus Station to Padstow, New Street A5

$10 - $17

Cheapest option

Bus, line 87 bus  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Penzance, Bus Station to Truro, Railway Station T1
  2. Take the line 87 bus from Truro, Railway Station to Newquay, Burger King 87 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Newquay, Great Western Hotel to Padstow, New Street A5

$10 - $17

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Penzance to Bodmin Parkway
  2. Take the bus from Bodmin Parkway Station to Padstow, School Hill 11A

$37 - $68

Taxi  •  56 min

  1. Take a taxi from Penzance to Padstow 47.6 miles

$220 - $270

Drive  •  56 min

  1. Drive from Penzance to Padstow 47.6 miles

$10 - $15

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The cheapest way to get from Penzance to Padstow is to drive which costs £7 - £12 and takes 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Penzance to Padstow is to taxi which costs £170 - £210 and takes 56 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Penzance to Padstow. However, there are services departing from Penzance and arriving at Padstow, New Street via Newquay, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 44 min.

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The distance between Penzance and Padstow is 40 miles. The road distance is 47.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Penzance to Padstow without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 44 min and costs £7 - £14.

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It takes approximately 2 h 44 min to get from Penzance to Padstow, including transfers.

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

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Penzance to Padstow bus services, operated by First, arrive at Padstow, New Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Penzance to Padstow is 48 miles. It takes approximately 56 min to drive from Penzance to Padstow.

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There are 1438+ hotels available in Padstow. Prices start at $94 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Penzance to Padstow.
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  • Distance: 39.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 44 min

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

You can take a bus from Penzance to Padstow via Newquay and Newquay, Bus Station in around 2 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 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $55
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
$40 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$26 - $40
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 Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Newquay, Bus Station to Padstow, New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
First
Bus from Penzance, Bus Station to Truro, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
First
Bus from Truro, Railway Station to Newquay, Burger King
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
First
Bus from Newquay, Great Western Hotel to Padstow, New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
First
Wessex Star
Phone
01173 213190
Website
wessexbus.com
Bus from Newquay, Bus Station to Padstow, New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7
Website
wessexbus.com
Bus from Newquay, Great Western Hotel to Padstow, New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7
Website
wessexbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Penzance to Padstow
Ave. Duration
56 min
Estimated price
$220 - $270
Travel 4000
Phone
+44 1209 719961
Website
travel4000.com
Amber Cabs
Phone
+44 1209 831199

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