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There are 6 ways to get from Plymouth to Newquay Airport (NQY) by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus  •  2h 58m

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

5 alternative options

Train, line 21 bus  •  3h 55m

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to St Austell
  2. Take the line 21 bus from St Austell, Bus Station to Newquay, Burger King 21 / ...

Train  •  4h 1m

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to Par
  2. Take the train from Par to Newquay

Taxi  •  1h 4m

  1. Take a taxi from Plymouth to Newquay Airport (NQY) 49.4 miles

Drive  •  1h 4m

  1. Drive from Plymouth to Newquay Airport (NQY) 49.4 miles

Towncar  •  1h 4m

  1. Take a town car from Plymouth to Newquay Airport 49.4 miles
Plymouth → Newquay Airport (NQY)
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The cheapest way to get from Plymouth to Newquay Airport (NQY) is to bus which costs £5 - £13 and takes 2h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Plymouth to Newquay Airport (NQY) is to taxi which costs £100 - £130 and takes 1h 4m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Plymouth station to Newquay Airport (NQY). However, there are services departing from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way and arriving at St Mawgan, Newquay Airport via Newquay, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 58m.

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It is 38 miles from Plymouth to Newquay Airport (NQY). It is approximately 49.4 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Plymouth to Newquay Airport (NQY) without a car is to bus which takes 2h 58m and costs £5 - £13.

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It takes approximately 2h 58m to get from Plymouth to Newquay Airport (NQY), including transfers.

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Plymouth to Newquay Airport (NQY) bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way.

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The best way to get from Plymouth to Newquay Airport (NQY) is to bus which takes 2h 58m and costs £5 - £13. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £23 - £120 and takes 4h 1m.

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Plymouth to Newquay Airport (NQY) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Newquay station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Plymouth to Newquay Airport (NQY) is 49 miles. It takes approximately 1h 4m to drive from Plymouth to Newquay Airport (NQY).

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Map of how to get from Plymouth to Newquay Airport (NQY).
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  • Distance: 38.5 miles
  • Duration: 2h 58m

What companies run services between Plymouth, England and Newquay Airport (NQY), England?

National Express operates a bus from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to Newquay twice daily. Tickets cost £5 - £7 and the journey takes 1h 35m. Megabus UK also services this route 5 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Plymouth to Newquay Airport (NQY) via Par, Newquay, and Newquay, Great Western Hotel in around 4h 1m.

Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Plymouth to St Austell
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £20
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£15 - £20
Anytime Day 1st Class
£27 - £40
Train from Plymouth to Par
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£14 - £18
Anytime Day 1st Class
£24 - £35
Train from Par to Newquay
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£9 - £12
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£9 - £12
Anytime Day 1st Class
£16 - £21
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Plymouth to St Austell
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£29 - £110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£29 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£75 - £110
Train from Plymouth to Par
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£28 - £110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£28 - £34
Anytime Day 1st Class
£75 - £110
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
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Plymouth Armada Bus Station to Newquay Manor Road Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£7 - £13
Website
Megabus UK
Transport for Cornwall
Phone
0808 196 2632
Website
transportforcornwall.co.uk
Bus from St Austell, Bus Station to Newquay, Burger King
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transport for Cornwall
Other operators
Taxi from Plymouth to Newquay Airport (NQY)
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Estimated price
£100 - £130
Speedee Taxis
Phone
+44 1752 717 273
Website
speedeetaxi.co.uk
Silverline Taxis
Phone
+44 1752 242424
Sherford Taxi
Phone
+44 1752 484 484
Website
sherfordtaxi.com
Plymouth Taxis
Phone
+44 1752 606 060
Website
plymouthtaxis.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Plymouth to Newquay Airport
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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