There are 7 ways to get from West Sussex 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  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Bodmin Parkway

$168 - $310

Cheapest option

Bus via Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange  •  13 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from PORTSMOUTH, The Hard to St Austell National Express

$48 - $66

5 alternative options

Train via Exeter St Davids  •  8 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Barnham to Southampton Central
  2. Take the train from Salisbury to Exeter St Davids
  3. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Luxulyan

$125 - $233

Bus  •  10 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London to Heathrow Airport London National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London to Lanivet National Express

$104 - $134

Drive  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Drive from West Sussex to Cornwall 235.6 miles

$50 - $75

Fly London Gatwick to Newquay, bus  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Newquay (NQY) LGW - NQY
  2. Take the bus from Newquay to Lanivet

$61 - $191

Train to London City, fly to Exeter, train  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Three Bridges to London Bridge
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Exeter (EXT) LCY - EXT
  3. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bodmin Parkway

$141 - $410

What companies run services between West Sussex, England and Cornwall, England?

You can take a train from West Sussex to Cornwall via Gatwick Airport, Reading, Bodmin Parkway, Bodmin Parkway Station, and Bodmin, Priory House in around 7 h 47 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from West Sussex to Cornwall via Horsham, Horsham, Railway Station, Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal, Gatwick Airport London, and Heathrow Airport London in around 10 h 18 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 London City to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $28
Advanced Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
Train from Reading to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $230
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$60 - $100
Advanced Single
$65 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $230
Train from Barnham to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $17
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $45
Train from Exeter St Davids to Luxulyan
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$28 - $45
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $95
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $85
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Barnham to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Three Bridges to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Three Bridges to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $60
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Gatwick Airport London to Heathrow Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London to Lanivet
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $95
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from PORTSMOUTH, The Hard to St Austell
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Newquay to Lanivet
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Book at
uk.megabus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from West Sussex to Cornwall?

The distance between West Sussex and Cornwall is 312 km. The road distance is 377 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from West Sussex to Cornwall?

The cheapest way to get from West Sussex to Cornwall is to bus which costs £30 - £50 and takes 13 h 45 min.

What is the fastest way to get from West Sussex to Cornwall?

The quickest way to get from West Sussex to Cornwall is to drive which takes 4 h 17 min and costs £35 - £55.

Is there a direct train between West Sussex and Cornwall?

No, there is no direct train from West Sussex to Cornwall. However, there are services departing from Billingshurst and arriving at Luxulyan via Barnham, Southampton Central, Salisbury and Exeter St Davids. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 53 min.

How long does it take to get from West Sussex to Cornwall?

It takes approximately 7 h 47 min to get from West Sussex to Cornwall, including transfers.