There are 4 ways to get from Poole to Cornwall 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.

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Bus  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from POOLE, Dorset to Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way National Express
  2. Take the bus from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to Lanivet National Express

$21 - $29

3 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 37 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

$107 - $201

Bus, train  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Dorchester, South Station to Axminster, Rail Station X51
  2. Take the train from Axminster to Exeter St Davids
  3. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Luxulyan

$70 - $129

Drive  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Poole to Cornwall 149.9 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Poole to Cornwall is to bus which costs £16 - £23 and takes 6 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Poole to Cornwall is to drive which costs £24 - £40 and takes 2 h 43 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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It takes approximately 6 h 40 min to get from Poole to Cornwall, including transfers.

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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 Lanivet via Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 40 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 37 min.

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

You can take a bus from Poole to Cornwall via Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way in around 6 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Poole to Cornwall via Upwey, Castle Cary, and Par in around 7 h 37 min.

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 - $17
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Axminster to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $18
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
$19 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $40
Train from Castle Cary to Par
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $140
Train from Exeter St Davids to Luxulyan
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$27 - $45
Advanced Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $90
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from POOLE, Dorset to Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to Lanivet
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com

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