There are 3 ways to get from Plymouth to Helston by bus, train 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

Bus  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Plymouth to Helston National Express

$10 - $15

2 alternative options

Train, line 37 bus  •  2 h 42 min

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

$39 - $72

Drive  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Plymouth to Helston 75.1 miles

$16 - $24

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 $10 - $15 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 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$21 - $35
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $65
Bus operators

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Plymouth to Helston?

The distance between Plymouth and Helston is 86 km. The road distance is 120 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Plymouth to Helston?

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

What is the fastest way to get from Plymouth to Helston?

The quickest way to get from Plymouth to Helston is to drive which takes 1 h 30 min and costs £11 - £17.

Is there a direct bus between Plymouth and Helston?

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

How long does it take to get from Plymouth to Helston?

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