There are 4 ways to get from Poole to Cornwall by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from POOLE, Dorset to St Austell National Express

$19 - $25

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Train  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Poole to Upwey
  2. Take the train from Upwey to Castle Cary
  3. Take the train from Castle Cary to Par

$108 - $201

Drive  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Poole to Cornwall 149.9 miles

$30 - $50

Train, fly  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Poole to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Newquay (NQY) LGW - NQY

$164 - $330

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No, there is no direct bus from Poole to Cornwall. However, there are services departing from POOLE, Dorset and arriving at Rosevean, Bowling Green Turn via St Austell, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Poole to Cornwall. However, there are services departing from Poole and arriving at Luxulyan via Upwey, Castle Cary and Par. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 40 min.

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The distance between Poole and Cornwall is 124 miles. The road distance is 149.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Poole to Cornwall without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 3 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 3 min to get from Poole to Cornwall, including transfers.

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Poole to Cornwall bus services, operated by National Express, depart from POOLE, Dorset station.

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Poole to Cornwall train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Poole station.

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The best way to get from Poole to Cornwall is to bus which takes 7 h 3 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 7 h 40 min.

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The quickest flight from London Gatwick Airport to Newquay Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Poole to Cornwall bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at St Austell station.

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Map of how to get from Poole to Cornwall.
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  • Distance: 123.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 3 min

What companies run services between Poole, England and Cornwall, England?

National Express operates a bus from Poole to Cornwall once daily. Tickets cost $16 - $22 and the journey takes 6 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Poole to Cornwall via Upwey, Castle Cary, and Par in around 7 h 40 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Poole to Upwey
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Poole to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Upwey to Castle Cary
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
Train from Castle Cary to Par
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $140
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 POOLE, Dorset to St Austell
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Poole to Cornwall train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Par station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Poole to Cornwall is 150 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 43 min to drive from Poole to Cornwall.

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Flybe offers flights from London Gatwick Airport to Newquay Airport.

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