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There are 8 ways to get from Reading to Cornwall by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 40m

  1. Take the train from Reading to Par

$123 - $219

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Reading to Lanivet National Express

$19 - $25

6 alternative options

Train via Taunton  •  5h 23m

  1. Take the train from Reading to Taunton
  2. Take the train from Taunton to Luxulyan

$123 - $223

Train South Western Railway  •  7h 15m

  1. Take the train from Basingstoke to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Luxulyan

$88 - $191

Drive  •  3h 47m

  1. Drive from Reading to Cornwall 227.6 miles

$45 - $75

Train to London Gatwick, fly  •  3h 47m

  1. Take the train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Newquay (NQY) LGW - NQY

$143 - $305

Train to London Heathrow, fly  •  3h 29m

  1. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Newquay (NQY) LHR - NQY

$251 - $544

Train, train to Southend, fly  •  5h 17m

  1. Take the train from Reading to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  3. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Newquay (NQY) SEN - NQY

$215 - $629

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The cheapest way to get from Reading to Cornwall is to bus which costs £14 - £19 and takes 6h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Reading to Cornwall is to train and fly which costs £190 - £420 and takes 3h 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Reading to Cornwall. However, there are services departing from Reading Town Centre, Market Place and arriving at Lanivet via Reading. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 52m.

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No, there is no direct train from Reading to Cornwall. However, there are services departing from Reading and arriving at Luxulyan via Par. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 40m.

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The distance between Reading and Cornwall is 181 miles. The road distance is 227.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Reading to Cornwall without a car is to train which takes 4h 40m and costs £90 - £170.

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It takes approximately 4h 40m to get from Reading to Cornwall, including transfers.

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Reading to Cornwall bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Reading station.

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Reading to Cornwall train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Reading station.

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The best way to get from Reading to Cornwall is to train which takes 4h 40m and costs £90 - £170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £14 - £19 and takes 6h 52m.

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Map of how to get from Reading to Cornwall.
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  • Distance: 180.6 miles
  • Duration: 4h 40m

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from Reading to Cornwall every 4 hours. Tickets cost $120 - $220 and the journey takes 3h 29m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Reading to Cornwall once daily. Tickets cost $19 - $25 and the journey takes 5h 35m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from London Heathrow to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Southend to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Par
Ave. Duration
3h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $220
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$60 - $95
Advanced Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $220
Train from Reading to Taunton
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $110
Train from Taunton to Luxulyan
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $120
Train from Exeter St Davids to Luxulyan
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$27 - $40
Advanced Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $90
Train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $50
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $24
Train from Reading to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $35
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 Reading to Lanivet
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
National Express

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

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Reading to Cornwall bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Lanivet station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Reading to Cornwall is 228 miles. It takes approximately 3h 47m to drive from Reading to Cornwall.

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Flybe offers flights from London Gatwick Airport to Newquay Airport.

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There are 1899+ hotels available in Cornwall. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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