There are 4 ways to get from Southampton to Boscastle by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Westbury (Wilts)
  2. Take the train from Westbury (Wilts) to Bodmin Parkway

$206 - $327

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Bus  •  11 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Truro National Express
  2. Take the bus from Truro, Bus Station to Boscastle Bridge 95

$25 - $32

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Boscastle 170 miles

$35 - $55

Fly, bus  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Newquay (NQY) SOU - NQY
  2. Take the bus from St Columb Major, Trelawney Parc to Boscastle Bridge

$110 - $520

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Boscastle. However, there are services departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade and arriving at Boscastle Bridge via Truro, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 46 min.

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The distance between Southampton and Boscastle is 145 miles. The road distance is 170 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Boscastle without a car is to train which takes 5 h 27 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 27 min to get from Southampton to Boscastle, including transfers.

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Southampton to Boscastle bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Boscastle is to train which takes 5 h 27 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 11 h 46 min.

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There is no direct flight from Southampton Airport to Newquay Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Southampton to Boscastle bus services, operated by First, arrive at Boscastle Bridge station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Boscastle is 170 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 11 min to drive from Southampton to Boscastle.

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Aer Lingus and Flybe offer flights from Southampton Airport to Newquay Airport.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Boscastle.
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  • Distance: 145.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 27 min

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Boscastle, England?

You can take a train from Southampton to Boscastle via Westbury (Wilts) and Bodmin Parkway in around 5 h 27 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Boscastle via Truro and Truro, Bus Station in around 11 h 46 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Newquay via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Southampton to Newquay via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Southampton to Newquay via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Southampton to Newquay via Jersey, Manchester
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Southampton to Newquay via Manchester, Belfast City
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Southampton to Newquay via Amsterdam, Manchester
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Southampton to Newquay via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Westbury (Wilts)
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $25
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $50
Train from Westbury (Wilts) to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $70
Advanced Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$80 - $150
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 Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Truro
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Website
nationalexpress.com
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Truro, Bus Station to Boscastle Bridge
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
First
Bus from St Columb Major, Trelawney Parc to Boscastle Bridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
First

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The best way to get from Southampton to Southampton Airport is to train which takes 10 min and costs .

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