There are 3 ways to get from St Austell to Poole by train, bus or car

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Train  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from St Austell to Castle Cary
  2. Take the train from Castle Cary to Upwey
  3. Take the train from Upwey to Poole

$109 - $193

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Holmbush to POOLE, Dorset National Express

$16 - $21

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Drive from St Austell to Poole 156.3 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from St Austell to Poole is to bus which costs £12 - £17 and takes 6 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from St Austell to Poole is to drive which costs £26 - £40 and takes 2 h 51 min.

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The distance between St Austell and Poole is 126 miles. The road distance is 156.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 6 h 20 min to get from St Austell to Poole, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Holmbush and arriving at POOLE, Dorset. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct train from St Austell to Poole. However, there are services departing from St Austell and arriving at Poole via Castle Cary and Upwey. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 20 min.

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The best way to get from St Austell to Poole without a car is to train which takes 6 h 20 min and costs £85 - £160.

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Map of how to get from St Austell to Poole.
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  • Distance: 125.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 20 min

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

You can take a train from St Austell to Poole via Castle Cary and Upwey in around 6 h 20 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from St Austell to Poole once daily. Tickets cost $16 - $21 and the journey takes 6 h 26 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from St Austell to Castle Cary
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $150
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $150
Train from Castle Cary to Upwey
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $35
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