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There are 6 ways to get from Waterford to Cornwall by car, car ferry, bus, train, bus and ferry, night bus 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.

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Drive, car ferry  •  9h 38m

  1. Drive from Waterford to Rosslare
  2. Take the car ferry from Rosslare to Pembroke
  3. Drive from Pembroke to Cornwall

£82 - £114

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Bus, car ferry, train  •  16h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Waterford, Waterford Bus Station to Rosslare Harbour, Rosslare Harbour 40 / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Rosslare to Fishguard
  3. Take the train from Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central
  4. Take the train from Cardiff Central to St Austell

£164 - £263

Bus, car ferry, train via Taunton  •  17h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Waterford, Waterford Bus Station to Rosslare Harbour, Rosslare Harbour 40 / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Rosslare to Fishguard
  3. Take the train from Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central
  4. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Taunton
  5. Take the train from Taunton to Par

£153 - £257

Bus, bus and ferry  •  20h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Waterford, Waterford Bus Station to Busáras 4 / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham 871
  3. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way
  4. Take the bus from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to Lanivet

£86 - £119

Night bus to Dublin, fly  •  5h 39m

  1. Take the night bus from Waterford, Waterford Bus Station to Dublin Airport
  2. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Newquay (NQY) DUB - NQY

£105 - £248

Bus to Cork, fly  •  5h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Days Hotel Merchants Quay Waterford to St. Patricks Quay
  2. Fly from Cork (ORK) to Newquay (NQY) ORK - NQY

£120 - £396

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The cheapest way to get from Waterford to Cornwall is to drive and car ferry which costs 90€ - 130€ and takes 9h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Waterford to Cornwall is to night bus and fly which costs 110€ - 280€ and takes 5h 39m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Waterford station to Cornwall. However, there are services departing from Waterford, Waterford Bus Station and arriving at Lanivet via Dublin, Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 29m.

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The distance between Waterford and Cornwall is 262 km.

The best way to get from Waterford to Cornwall without a car is to bus and car ferry and train which takes 16h 53m and costs 180€ - 300€.

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It takes approximately 9h 38m to get from Waterford to Cornwall, including transfers.

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Waterford to Cornwall bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Waterford, Waterford Bus Station.

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The quickest flight from Dublin Airport to Newquay Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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

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Aer Lingus offers flights from Dublin Airport to Newquay Airport.

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Map of how to get from Waterford to Cornwall.
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  • Distance: 164 miles
  • Duration: 9h 38m

What companies run services between Waterford, Ireland and Cornwall, England?

There is no direct connection from Waterford to Cornwall. However, you can take the drive to Rosslare, take the car ferry to Pembroke, then take the drive to Cornwall. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Waterford to Cornwall via Rosslare Harbour, Rosslare Harbour, Rosslare, Fishguard, Fishguard Harbour, Cardiff Central, St Austell, and St Austell, Bus Station in around 16h 53m.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £290
Flights from Cork to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
£55 - £310
Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£35 - £55
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
£17 - £24
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
First Anytime Day Single
£55 - £85
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to St Austell
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£85 - £160
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£40 - £70
Advanced Single
£45 - £65
Anytime Day Single
£85 - £160
Train from Cardiff Central to Taunton
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£30 - £65
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£19 - £29
Advanced Single
£20 - £29
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £65
Train from Taunton to Par
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£45 - £90
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£26 - £40
Advanced Single
£27 - £40
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £90
CrossCountry
Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Waterford, Waterford Bus Station to Rosslare Harbour, Rosslare Harbour
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£12 - £15
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Waterford, Waterford Bus Station to Busáras
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£22 - £26
Website
Bus Eireann
Night bus from Waterford, Waterford Bus Station to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
Bus Eireann
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 and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£28 - £40
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National Express
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£26 - £40
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National Express
Bus from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to Lanivet
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£10 - £13
Book at
National Express
Dublin Coach
Phone
+353 (0)1 465 9972
Email
info@dublincoach.ie
Website
dublincoach.ie
Bus from Days Hotel Merchants Quay Waterford to St. Patricks Quay
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £9
Website
Dublin Coach
Eurobus
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Days Hotel Merchants Quay Waterford to St. Patricks Quay
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£9 - £12
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Rosslare to Pembroke
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£29 - £33
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
£110 - £130
On Foot
£29 - £33
Stena Line

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