There are 3 ways to get from Plymouth to Falmouth by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to Truro

$35 - $71

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to Falmouth National Express

$9 - $13

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Plymouth to Falmouth 67.3 miles

$14 - $21

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The cheapest way to get from Plymouth to Falmouth is to bus which costs £7 - £10 and takes 2 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Plymouth to Falmouth is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1 h 24 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way station and arriving at Falmouth. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Plymouth to Falmouth. However, there are services departing from Plymouth and arriving at Falmouth Town via Truro. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 4 min.

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The distance between Plymouth and Falmouth is 44 miles. The road distance is 67.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Plymouth to Falmouth without a car is to train which takes 2 h 4 min and costs £26 - £55.

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It takes approximately 2 h 4 min to get from Plymouth to Falmouth, including transfers.

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Plymouth to Falmouth bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way.

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Map of how to get from Plymouth to Falmouth.
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  • Distance: 43.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 4 min

What companies run services between Plymouth, England and Falmouth, England?

Great Western Railway operates a train from Plymouth to Falmouth every 2 hours. Tickets cost $29 - $55 and the journey takes 1 h 15 min. CrossCountry also services this route 3 times a day. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Plymouth to Falmouth 3 times a day. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 2 h 5 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Train from Plymouth to Truro
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $27
Advanced Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $55
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
+44 08717 818178
Bus from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to Falmouth
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13

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