There are 7 ways to get from Southampton to Penzance by train, bus, car, plane or night bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  6 h 12 min

$137 - $258

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 40 min

  1. National Express
  2. T1

$25 - $31

5 alternative options

Train via Exeter St Davids  •  7 h 11 min

$105 - $199

Drive  •  3 h 57 min

  1. 220.8 miles

$45 - $70

Fly from Southampton, night bus  •  7 h 49 min

  1. SOU - NQY

$111 - $522

Train to London Gatwick, fly, night bus  •  6 h 56 min

  1. LGW - NQY

$89 - $236

Train to Birmingham, fly, night bus  •  7 h 34 min

  1. BHX - NQY

$142 - $426

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

You can take a train from Southampton to Penzance via Westbury (Wilts) in around 6 h 12 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Penzance via Truro and Truro, Victoria Square in around 10 h 40 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Newquay via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Southampton to Newquay via Amsterdam, Manchester
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from London Gatwick to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Birmingham to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Southampton to Newquay via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
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
$27 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $25
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $50
Train from Westbury (Wilts) to Penzance
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $210
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$55 - $90
Advanced Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $210
Train from Exeter St Davids to Penzance
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $60
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $130
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Salisbury to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Exeter St Davids to Penzance
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $90
Train from Southampton Central to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $95
Bus operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Southampton and Penzance is 305 km. The road distance is 353 km.

The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Penzance is to bus which costs £18 - £23 and takes 10 h 40 min.

The quickest way to get from Southampton to Penzance is to drive which takes 3 h 57 min and costs £35 - £55.

No, there is no direct train from Southampton to Penzance. However, there are services departing from Southampton Central and arriving at Penzance via Westbury (Wilts). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 12 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Southampton to Penzance. However, there are services departing from Southampton and arriving at Penzance, Bus Station via Truro, Victoria Square. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 40 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 12 min to get from Southampton to Penzance, including transfers.