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There are 6 ways to get from Southend-on-Sea to Cornwall by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Southend  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Newquay (NQY) SEN - NQY

$197 - $648

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Bus  •  10 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Southend-on-Sea, Heygate Avenue to Stansted Airport, Coach Station X30
  2. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 250 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Lanivet

$89 - $113

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Train, train to London Gatwick, fly  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Southend Central to West Ham
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Newquay (NQY) LGW - NQY

$142 - $293

Train  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Southend Victoria to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Par

$164 - $284

Train South Western Railway  •  9 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Southend Central to West Ham
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Exeter St Davids
  3. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to St Austell

$112 - $194

Drive  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Southend-on-Sea to Cornwall 297 miles

$60 - $95

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The cheapest way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Cornwall is to drive which costs £45 - £75 and takes 5 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Cornwall is to train and fly which costs £100 - £230 and takes 4 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southend-on-Sea to Cornwall. However, there are services departing from Southend-on-Sea, Heygate Avenue and arriving at Lanivet via Stansted Airport London and Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 54 min.

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The distance between Southend-on-Sea and Cornwall is 251 miles. The road distance is 297 miles.

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The best way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Cornwall without a car is to train which takes 7 h 29 min and costs £120 - £220.

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It takes approximately 6 h 44 min to get from Southend-on-Sea to Cornwall, including transfers.

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Southend-on-Sea to Cornwall bus services, operated by First in Essex, depart from Southend-on-Sea, Heygate Avenue station.

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The best way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Cornwall is to fly which takes 6 h 44 min and costs £150 - £500. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £120 - £220 and takes 7 h 29 min, you could also bus, which costs £65 - £90 and takes 10 h 54 min.

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There is no direct flight from Southend Airport to Newquay Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Southend-on-Sea to Cornwall bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Lanivet station.

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Map of how to get from Southend-on-Sea to Cornwall.
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  • Distance: 251.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 44 min

What companies run services between Southend-on-Sea, England and Cornwall, England?

Flybe and Aer Lingus fly from Southend-on-Sea to Cornwall twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Southend-on-Sea to Cornwall via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street station, Lancaster Gate station, London Paddington, and Par in around 7 h 29 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Newquay via Manchester
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Southend to Newquay via Manchester, Belfast City
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from London Gatwick to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Southend to Newquay via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Train operators
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Southend Central to West Ham
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Par
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $250
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$70 - $110
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$140 - $250
Train from Exeter St Davids to St Austell
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$27 - $45
Advanced Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $90
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Exeter St Davids to St Austell
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Southend-on-Sea, Heygate Avenue to Stansted Airport, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
firstgroup.com
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 Stansted Airport London to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Lanivet
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Southend-on-Sea to Cornwall is 297 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 7 min to drive from Southend-on-Sea to Cornwall.

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

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There are 1938+ hotels available in Cornwall. Prices start at $91 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Southend Airport is to train which takes 5 min and costs £1 - £3.

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