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There are 6 ways to get from Southampton to Polzeath by train, bus, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train  •  5h 7m

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

£109 - £143

Cheapest option

Train to London Gatwick, fly  •  4h 59m

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

£104 - £328

4 alternative options

Train, line 10 bus  •  7h 56m

  1. Take the train from Salisbury to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bodmin Parkway
  3. Take the line 10 bus from Bodmin Parkway Station to Polzeath, Beach 10

Train, bus  •  8h 7m

  1. Take the train from Salisbury to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the bus from St Davids Station to Launceston, Westgate Street 6A
  3. Take the bus from Launceston, Westgate Street to Polzeath, Beach 10

Drive  •  3h 25m

  1. Drive from Southampton to Polzeath 180.4 miles

£27 - £40

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly  •  4h 21m

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

£146 - £445

Southampton to Polzeath by train and bus

The journey time between Southampton and Polzeath is around 9h 44m and covers a distance of around 214 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 6h 40m. Operated by First Great Western Service, South Western Railway, CrossCountry and others, the Southampton to Polzeath service departs from Southampton Central and arrives in Polzeath, Beach. Typically 24 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
9h 44m
Fastest journey time:
6h 40m
Journey distance:
214 miles
Services per week:
24
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
20 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:47
Last service departs at:
23:42

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Southampton to Polzeath train and bus schedules

Southampton → Polzeath
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Polzeath is 111.

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The most affordable way to get from Southampton to Polzeath is to drive, which costs £27 - £40 and takes 3h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Polzeath is to drive which costs £27 - £40 and takes 3h 25m.

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The distance between Southampton and Polzeath is 156 miles. The road distance is 180.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Polzeath without a car is to train which takes 5h 7m and costs £100 - £150.

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It takes approximately 5h 7m to get from Southampton to Polzeath, including transfers.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Polzeath is 180 miles. It takes approximately 3h 25m to drive from Southampton to Polzeath.

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Newquay Airport.

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There are 546+ hotels available in Polzeath. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Polzeath.
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  • Distance: 156.1 miles
  • Duration: 5h 7m

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

You can take a train from Southampton to Polzeath via Westbury (Wilts) and Bodmin Parkway in around 5h 7m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£80 - £430
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£45 - £400
Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Westbury (Wilts)
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£19 - £24
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£19 - £24
Anytime Day 1st Class
£30 - £45
Train from Westbury (Wilts) to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£55 - £70
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£55 - £70
Anytime Day 1st Class
£95 - £130
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£29 - £40
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£29 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£50 - £70
Train from Reading to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£14 - £18
Anytime Day 1st Class
£25 - £35
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£45 - £150
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£45 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £150
Train from Southampton Central to Reading
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£30 - £120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£30 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£80 - £120
TfL Rail
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Reading to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
TfL Rail
Offpeak (Contactless or Oyster)
£9 - £13
Peak (Contactless or Oyster)
£16 - £27
Bus operators
Transport for Cornwall
Phone
0808 196 2632
Website
transportforcornwall.co.uk
Bus from Bodmin Parkway Station to Polzeath, Beach
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Transport for Cornwall
Bus from Launceston, Westgate Street to Polzeath, Beach
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Transport for Cornwall
Stagecoach South West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from St Davids Station to Launceston, Westgate Street
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
Stagecoach South West

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