There are 6 ways to get from Swindon to Cornwall by train, bus, car or plane

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  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Swindon to Bodmin Parkway

$89 - $196

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Swindon to Reading National Express
  2. Take the bus from Reading to Lanivet National Express

$27 - $36

4 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Swindon to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
  3. Take the train from Plymouth to Bodmin Parkway

$100 - $241

Drive  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Swindon to Cornwall 188.6 miles

$40 - $60

Train to London Gatwick, fly  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Swindon to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Newquay (NQY) LGW - NQY

$175 - $368

Train, train to Southampton, fly  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Swindon to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Southampton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Newquay (NQY) SOU - NQY

$232 - $660

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Swindon to Cornwall. However, there are services departing from Swindon and arriving at Lanivet via Reading. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 20 min.

More details

The distance between Swindon and Cornwall is 152 miles. The road distance is 188.6 miles.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Swindon to Cornwall without a car is to train which takes 4 h 32 min and costs .

More details

It takes approximately 4 h 32 min to get from Swindon to Cornwall, including transfers.

More details

Swindon to Cornwall bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Swindon station.

More details

The best way to get from Swindon to Cornwall is to train which takes 4 h 32 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 20 min.

Mode details

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

Search flights

Swindon to Cornwall bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Lanivet station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Swindon to Cornwall is 189 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 6 min to drive from Swindon to Cornwall.

Get driving directions

Flybe offers flights from London Gatwick Airport to Newquay Airport.

Search flights

Map of how to get from Swindon to Cornwall.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 152.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 32 min

What companies run services between Swindon, England and Cornwall, England?

Great Western Railway operates a train from Swindon to Cornwall once daily. Tickets cost $100 - $190 and the journey takes 3 h 31 min. CrossCountry also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Swindon to Cornwall via Reading in around 7 h 20 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Southampton to Newquay via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Southampton to Newquay via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Southampton to Newquay via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Southampton to Newquay via Jersey, Manchester
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Southampton to Newquay via Manchester, Belfast City
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Southampton to Newquay via Amsterdam, Manchester
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Southampton to Newquay via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Swindon to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $190
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$50 - $85
Advanced Single
$55 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $190
Train from Swindon to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $22
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $40
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $130
Train from Plymouth to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $26
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $26
Train from Swindon to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Swindon to Reading
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $22
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $40
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Swindon to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $80
Anytime Single
$85 - $130
Off-Peak Single
$85 - $130
Train from Swindon to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Plymouth to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $24
Train from Reading to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Bus operators
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 Swindon to Reading
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Reading to Lanivet
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
nationalexpress.com

Want to know more about travelling around United Kingdom

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

Book your Swindon to Cornwall bus tickets online with Distribusion and Distribusion.

Search and book

There are 1872+ hotels available in Cornwall. Prices start at $94 USD per night.

More details