There are 5 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  •  5 h 32 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 Luxulyan

$102 - $223

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Swindon to Reading Mereoak Park & Ride National Express
  2. Take the bus from Reading Mereoak Park & Ride to Lanivet National Express

$27 - $36

3 alternative options

Train via Bodmin, Priory House  •  5 h 50 min

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

$104 - $191

Drive  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Swindon to Cornwall 188.6 miles

$40 - $60

Train, fly  •  7 h 12 min

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

$98 - $263

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The cheapest way to get from Swindon to Cornwall is to bus which costs £20 - £28 and takes 7 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Swindon to Cornwall is to drive which costs £30 - £45 and takes 3 h 6 min.

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

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It takes approximately 5 h 32 min to get from Swindon to Cornwall, including transfers.

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

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No, there is no direct train from Swindon to Cornwall. However, there are services departing from Swindon and arriving at Luxulyan via Bristol Temple Meads and Plymouth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 32 min.

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

You can take a train from Swindon to Cornwall via Bristol Temple Meads and Plymouth in around 5 h 32 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Swindon to Cornwall via Reading Mereoak Park & Ride 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
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Swindon to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
39 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
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
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 Luxulyan
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
Train from Swindon to Bristol Parkway
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $19
Advanced Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $35
Train from Plymouth to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
36 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 Reading
Ave. Duration
32 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
Train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $50
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Swindon to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
4 times a week
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Bristol Parkway to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $90
Train from Plymouth to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $24
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Swindon to Reading Mereoak Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Reading Mereoak Park & Ride to Lanivet
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
nationalexpress.com

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