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

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  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from St Austell to Castle Cary
  2. Take the train from Castle Cary to Dorchester West

$114 - $204

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 26 min

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

$17 - $23

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Drive from St Austell to Poole 156.3 miles

$30 - $50

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

You can take a train from St Austell to Poole via Castle Cary, Dorchester West, and Dorchester South in around 5 h 57 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from St Austell to Poole once daily. Tickets cost $17 - $23 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
$85 - $160
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$45 - $70
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $160
Train from Castle Cary to Dorchester West
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $19
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $35
Bus operators

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from St Austell to Poole?

The distance between St Austell and Poole is 201 km. The road distance is 250 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from St Austell to Poole?

The cheapest way to get from St Austell to Poole is to bus which costs £12 - £16 and takes 6 h 26 min.

What is the fastest way to get from St Austell to Poole?

The quickest way to get from St Austell to Poole is to drive which takes 2 h 51 min and costs £24 - £35.

Is there a direct train between St Austell and Poole?

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 Dorchester South. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 57 min.

Is there a direct bus between St Austell and Poole?

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.

How long does it take to get from St Austell to Poole?

It takes approximately 5 h 57 min to get from St Austell to Poole, including transfers.