There are 4 ways to get from Weymouth to Penzance by train, bus or car

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Train  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Weymouth to Castle Cary
  2. Take the train from Castle Cary to Penzance

$121 - $228

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Bus  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Weymouth to Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way National Express
  2. Take the bus from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to Penzance National Express

$23 - $31

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Westham, Holland Road to Axminster, Rail Station X53
  2. Take the train from Axminster to Exeter St Davids
  3. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Penzance

$81 - $154

Drive  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Weymouth to Penzance 172.6 miles

$35 - $55

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No, there is no direct bus from Weymouth to Penzance. However, there are services departing from Weymouth and arriving at Penzance via Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Weymouth to Penzance. However, there are services departing from Weymouth and arriving at Penzance via Castle Cary. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 1 min.

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The distance between Weymouth and Penzance is 141 miles. The road distance is 172.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Weymouth to Penzance without a car is to train which takes 6 h 1 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 1 min to get from Weymouth to Penzance, including transfers.

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Weymouth to Penzance bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Weymouth station.

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

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The best way to get from Weymouth to Penzance is to train which takes 6 h 1 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 35 min.

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Weymouth to Penzance bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Penzance station.

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

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Map of how to get from Weymouth to Penzance.
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  • Distance: 140.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 1 min

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

You can take a train from Weymouth to Penzance via Castle Cary in around 6 h 1 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Weymouth to Penzance via Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way in around 7 h 35 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Weymouth to Castle Cary
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $40
Train from Castle Cary to Penzance
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $190
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$50 - $80
Advanced Single
$55 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $190
Train from Exeter St Davids to Penzance
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $60
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $130
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Exeter St Davids to Penzance
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $90
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 Weymouth to Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to Penzance
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Weymouth to Penzance is 173 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 6 min to drive from Weymouth to Penzance.

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