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There are 4 ways to get from Petersfield to Polzeath by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  6h 13m

  1. Take the train from Guildford to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Bodmin Parkway

Cheapest option

Train via Exeter  •  10h 7m

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Salisbury
  2. Take the train from Salisbury to Exeter St Davids
  3. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bodmin Parkway

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Train, bus  •  10h 21m

  1. Take the train from Eastleigh to Salisbury
  2. Take the train from Salisbury to Exeter St Davids
  3. Take the bus from St Davids Station to Launceston, Westgate Street 6A
  4. Take the bus from Launceston, Westgate Street to Polzeath, Beach 10

Drive  •  3h 52m

  1. Drive from Petersfield to Polzeath 211.4 miles

Petersfield to Polzeath by train and bus

The journey time between Petersfield and Polzeath is around 12h 25m and covers a distance of around 258 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 5h 35m. The fastest journey normally takes 8h 14m. Operated by South Western Railway, First Great Western Service, CrossCountry and others, the Petersfield to Polzeath service departs from Petersfield and arrives in Polzeath, Beach. Typically 22 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
6h 50m
Layover time:
5h 35m
Total time:
12h 25m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
8h 14m
Journey distance:
258 miles
Services per week:
22
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
24 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:40
Last service departs at:
21:41

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Petersfield to Polzeath train and bus schedules

Petersfield → Polzeath
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The cheapest way to get from Petersfield to Polzeath is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Petersfield to Polzeath is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3h 52m.

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The distance between Petersfield and Polzeath is 177 miles. The road distance is 211.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Petersfield to Polzeath without a car is to train which takes 6h 13m and costs £130 - £270.

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It takes approximately 6h 13m to get from Petersfield to Polzeath, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Petersfield to Polzeath is 211 miles. It takes approximately 3h 52m to drive from Petersfield to Polzeath.

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There are 545+ hotels available in Polzeath. Prices start at £75 per night.

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  • Distance: 177.2 miles
  • Duration: 6h 13m

What companies run services between Petersfield, Hampshire, England and Polzeath, England?

You can take a train from Petersfield to Polzeath via Guildford, Reading, and Bodmin Parkway in around 6h 13m.

Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Guildford to Reading
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£11 - £14
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£11 - £14
Anytime Day 1st Class
£19 - £26
Train from Reading to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£75 - £95
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£75 - £95
Anytime Day 1st Class
£130 - £180
Train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£19 - £24
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£19 - £24
Anytime Day 1st Class
£30 - £45
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£29 - £40
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£29 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£50 - £70
Train from Eastleigh to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£12 - £16
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£12 - £16
Anytime Day 1st Class
£21 - £29
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Guildford to Reading
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£24 - £100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£24 - £30
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £100
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£45 - £150
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£45 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £150
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Salisbury to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £80
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£35 - £50
Anytime Day 1st Class
£65 - £80
Train from Eastleigh to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £27
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£13 - £17
Anytime Day 1st Class
£22 - £27
Bus operators
Stagecoach South West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from St Davids Station to Launceston, Westgate Street
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
Stagecoach South West
Transport for Cornwall
Phone
0808 196 2632
Website
transportforcornwall.co.uk
Bus from Launceston, Westgate Street to Polzeath, Beach
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Transport for Cornwall

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