There are 5 ways to get from St Austell to Launceston by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train, line 236 bus  •  2h 18m

  1. Take the train from St Austell to Liskeard
  2. Take the line 236 bus from Liskeard, station to Launceston, Western Road 236

Cheapest option

Bus, line 12 bus  •  2h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Mount Charles, Car Wash to Callington, New Road 228
  2. Take the line 12 bus from Callington, New Road to Launceston, Westgate Street 12

£2 - £4

3 alternative options

Train, line 12 bus  •  2h 50m

  1. Take the train from St Austell to Saltash
  2. Take the line 12 bus from Saltash, Fore Street Bottom to Launceston, Westgate Street 12

£17 - £30

Taxi  •  37 min

  1. Take a taxi from St Austell to Launceston 33.9 miles

£70 - £85

Drive  •  37 min

  1. Drive from St Austell to Launceston 33.9 miles

£5 - £9

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from St Austell to Launceston is to bus and line 12 bus which costs £2 - £4 and takes 2h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from St Austell to Launceston is to taxi which costs £70 - £85 and takes 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from St Austell to Launceston. However, there are services departing from Mount Charles, Car Wash and arriving at Launceston, Westgate Street via Callington, New Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 41m.

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The distance between St Austell and Launceston is 27 miles. The road distance is 33.9 miles.

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The best way to get from St Austell to Launceston without a car is to train and line 236 bus which takes 2h 18m and costs .

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It takes approximately 2h 18m to get from St Austell to Launceston, including transfers.

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St Austell to Launceston bus services, operated by First Kernow, depart from Mount Charles, Car Wash station.

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St Austell to Launceston bus services, operated by Plymouth Citybus, arrive at Launceston, Westgate Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between St Austell to Launceston is 34 miles. It takes approximately 37 min to drive from St Austell to Launceston.

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There are 894+ hotels available in Launceston. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from St Austell to Launceston.
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  • Distance: 27.4 miles
  • Duration: 2h 18m

What companies run services between St Austell, England and Launceston, England?

You can take a bus from St Austell to Launceston via Callington, New Road in around 2h 41m.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from St Austell to Liskeard
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £16
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£6 - £11
Advanced Single
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single
£8 - £16
Train from St Austell to Saltash
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£14 - £26
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£9 - £15
Advanced Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single
£14 - £26
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from St Austell to Liskeard
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£22 - £35
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£16 - £25
Anytime Single
£22 - £35
Off-Peak Single
£10 - £16
Bus operators
Group Travel
Phone
01208 77989
Email
grouptravelcornwall@btconnect.com
Website
grouptravelcoachhire.co.uk
Bus from Liskeard, station to Launceston, Western Road
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Group Travel
First Kernow
Phone
+44 345 646 0707
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Mount Charles, Car Wash to Callington, New Road
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
firstgroup.com
Plymouth Citybus
Phone
01752 662271
Email
customer.services@plymouthbus.co.uk
Website
plymouthbus.co.uk
Bus from Callington, New Road to Launceston, Westgate Street
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Plymouth Citybus
Bus from Saltash, Fore Street Bottom to Launceston, Westgate Street
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
Plymouth Citybus
Other operators
Taxi from St Austell to Launceston
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
£70 - £85
Star Cars Cornwall
Phone
+44 1726 66636
Website
starcarscornwall.com
Spot On Cab Co
Phone
+44 1726 77877
Website
spotoncabs.co.uk
Carls Taxis
Phone
+44 7544 101677
Website
carlstaxis-staustell.co.uk
A 2 B Taxis (St. Austell)
Phone
+44 1726 66600
Website
edentaxis.com

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