There are 4 ways to get from Plymouth to Falmouth by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to Truro

$36 - $73

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Plymouth to Falmouth National Express

$9 - $13

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to Redruth
  2. Take the bus from Redruth, Railway Station to Falmouth, The Moor A U2

$38 - $69

Drive  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Plymouth to Falmouth 67.3 miles

$14 - $21

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from Plymouth to Falmouth hourly. Tickets cost $29 - $55 and the journey takes 1 h 15 min. CrossCountry also services this route 4 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
Website
gwr.com
Train from Plymouth to Truro
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $27
Advanced Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $55
Train from Plymouth to Redruth
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $30
Advanced Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $65
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Plymouth to Truro
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$27 - $45
Train from Plymouth to Redruth
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
Bus operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Plymouth and Falmouth is 70 km. The road distance is 108 km.

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

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

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 3 min.

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

It takes approximately 2 h 3 min to get from Plymouth to Falmouth, including transfers.