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

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Bus  •  2 h 30 min

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

$9 - $14

3 alternative options

Train, line 37 bus  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to Redruth
  2. Take the line 37 bus from Redruth, Railway Station to Helston, Kingsley Way 37

$36 - $66

Night bus  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the night bus from Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station to Tremough, Penryn Campus Falmouth Univ M6

$21 - $30

Drive  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Plymouth to Helston 75.1 miles

$16 - $24

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The cheapest way to get from Plymouth to Helston is to bus which costs £7 - £11 and takes 2 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Plymouth to Helston is to drive which costs £12 - £19 and takes 1 h 30 min.

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The distance between Plymouth and Helston is 54 miles. The road distance is 75.1 miles.

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The bus from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to Helston takes 2 h 30 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way station and arriving at Helston. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 30 min.

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Plymouth to Helston bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Helston station.

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Map of how to get from Plymouth to Helston.
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  • Distance: 53.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 30 min

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

National Express operates a bus from Plymouth to Helston 3 times a day. Tickets cost $9 - $14 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Plymouth to Redruth
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $29
Advanced Single
$20 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $60
Bus operators

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