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There are 9 ways to get from Southampton to Boscastle by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 14m

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

$206 - $337

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Train, bus  •  7h 46m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Westbury (Wilts)
  2. Take the train from Westbury (Wilts) to Saltash
  3. Take the bus from Saltash, Fore Street Bottom to Boscastle Bridge 902

Train, bus via Exeter St Davids  •  8h 5m

  1. Take the train from Salisbury to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Plymouth
  3. Take the bus from Pennycomequick, station to Boscastle Bridge 902

Bus  •  10h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way National Express
  2. Take the bus from Pennycomequick, station to Boscastle Bridge 902

Drive  •  3h 11m

  1. Drive from Southampton to Boscastle 170 miles

$35 - $55

Fly Southampton to Newquay  •  6h 57m

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Newquay (NQY) SOU - NQY

$232 - $676

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Newquay  •  4h 35m

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

$209 - $431

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Newquay  •  4h 44m

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

$344 - $675

Fly Southampton to Exeter, train, bus  •  9h 29m

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Exeter (EXT) SOU - EXT
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Plymouth
  3. Take the bus from Pennycomequick, station to Boscastle Bridge

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The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Boscastle is to drive which costs £28 - £45 and takes 3h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Boscastle is to drive which costs £28 - £45 and takes 3h 11m.

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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 Pennycomequick, station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 14m.

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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 6h 14m and costs £150 - £260.

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It takes approximately 6h 14m 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 6h 14m and costs £150 - £260. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 10h 14m, you could also fly, which costs £170 - £550 and takes 6h 57m.

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There is no direct flight from Southampton Airport to Newquay Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 5m and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Boscastle.
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  • Distance: 145.2 miles
  • Duration: 6h 14m

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

You can take a train from Southampton to Boscastle via Westbury (Wilts), Taunton, and Bodmin Parkway in around 6h 14m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Boscastle via Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way and Pennycomequick, station in around 10h 14m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Newquay via Manchester
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Southampton to Newquay via Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Southampton to Newquay via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Southampton to Newquay via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Southampton to Newquay via Newcastle
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Southampton to Newquay via Glasgow, Belfast City
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
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 Southampton to Exeter via Guernsey
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Southampton to Exeter via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Southampton to Exeter via Newcastle
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Southampton to Exeter via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Southampton to Exeter via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Southampton to Exeter via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Southampton to Exeter via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Southampton to Exeter via Bergerac
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Southampton to Newquay via Dublin
Ave. Duration
7h 47m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Westbury (Wilts)
Ave. Duration
58m
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 Taunton
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $24
Advanced Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $50
Train from Taunton to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $110
Train from Westbury (Wilts) to Saltash
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $60
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $130
Train from Exeter St Davids to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $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
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Taunton to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $90
Off-Peak Single
$50 - $75
Train from Exeter St Davids to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$26 - $40
Train from Southampton Central to Reading
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $40
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Salisbury to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Plymouth Citybus
Phone
01752 662271
Email
customer.services@plymouthbus.co.uk
Website
plymouthbus.co.uk
Bus from Saltash, Fore Street Bottom to Boscastle Bridge
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
plymouthbus.co.uk
Bus from Pennycomequick, station to Boscastle Bridge
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
plymouthbus.co.uk
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 Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Website
National Express

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Boscastle is 170 miles. It takes approximately 3h 11m 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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There are 948+ hotels available in Boscastle. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Southampton Airport is to train which takes 10m and costs £1 - £28.

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