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

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Train  •  39 min

  1. Take the train from Truro to Penzance

$14 - $50

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Bus  •  1 h 49 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 - $25

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

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The cheapest way to get from Truro to Penzance is to bus which costs £3 - £8 and takes 1 h 49 min.

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Truro, Reeds Pharmacy The Globe and arriving at Penzance, Bus Station station. Services depart once a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 49 min.

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

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The distance between Truro and Penzance is 24 miles. The road distance is 27.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Truro to Penzance without a car is to train which takes 39 min and costs £10 - £40.

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The train from Truro to Penzance takes 39 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Truro to Penzance bus services, operated by First, depart from Truro, Reeds Pharmacy The Globe station.

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Truro to Penzance train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Truro station.

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The best way to get from Truro to Penzance is to train which takes 39 min and costs £10 - £40. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £3 - £8 and takes 1 h 49 min.

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Truro to Penzance bus services, operated by First, arrive at Penzance, Bus Station.

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Truro to Penzance train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Penzance station.

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Map of how to get from Truro to Penzance.
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  • Distance: 23.8 miles
  • Duration: 39 min

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from Truro to Penzance hourly. Tickets cost $14 - $25 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 49 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 - $25
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $25
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 Truro to Penzance
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
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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