There are 5 ways to get from Truro to Penzance by train, bus, night train, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  39 min

  1. Take the train from Truro to Penzance

$14 - $50

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Truro, Reeds Pharmacy The Globe to Penzance, Bus Station T1 / ...

$4 - $10

3 alternative options

Night train  •  45 min

  1. Take the night train from Truro to Penzance

$14 - $26

Taxi  •  32 min

  1. Take a taxi from Truro to Penzance 27.1 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  32 min

  1. Drive from Truro to Penzance 27.1 miles

$5 - $9

What companies run services between Truro, England and Penzance, England?

Great Western Railway operates a train from Truro to Penzance hourly. Tickets cost $14 - $26 and the journey takes 39 min. CrossCountry also services this route 3 times a day. Alternatively, First operates a bus from Truro to Penzance every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $5 and the journey takes 1 h 45 min. National Express also services this route once a week.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Truro to Penzance
Ave. Duration
39 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
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Truro to Penzance
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Travel 4000
Phone
+44 1209 719961
Website
travel4000.com
Amber Cabs
Phone
+44 1209 831199

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Truro and Penzance is 38 km. The road distance is 43 km.

The cheapest way to get from Truro to Penzance is to bus which costs £3 - £8 and takes 1 h 45 min.

The quickest way to get from Truro to Penzance is to taxi which takes 32 min and costs £95 - £120.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Truro and arriving at Penzance. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 39 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Truro, Reeds Pharmacy The Globe and arriving at Penzance, Bus Station. Services depart once a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 45 min.

The train from Truro to Penzance takes 39 min including transfers and departs hourly.