There are 6 ways to get from Worthing to Penzance by train, bus, car, plane or night bus

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Train  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Worthing to London Victoria
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Penzance

$199 - $357

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Bus  •  13 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Worthing to Helston National Express

$29 - $36

4 alternative options

Train via Exeter St Davids  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Worthing to Southampton Central
  2. Take the train from Salisbury to Exeter St Davids
  3. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Penzance

$132 - $248

Drive  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Worthing to Penzance 273.5 miles

$55 - $85

Train, fly to Newquay, night bus  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Worthing to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Newquay (NQY) LGW - NQY
  3. Take the night bus from Newquay to Penzance

$69 - $204

Train, fly to Land's End  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Worthing to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Land's End (LEQ) LGW - LEQ

$94 - $366

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The cheapest way to get from Worthing to Penzance is to bus which costs £22 - £28 and takes 13 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Worthing to Penzance is to drive which costs £45 - £65 and takes 4 h 48 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Worthing to Penzance station. However, there are services departing from Worthing and arriving at Penzance, Bus Station via Helston, Blue Anchor. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Worthing to Penzance. However, there are services departing from Worthing and arriving at Penzance via Southampton Central, Salisbury and Exeter St Davids. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 55 min.

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The distance between Worthing and Penzance is 233 miles. The road distance is 273.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Worthing to Penzance without a car is to train which takes 7 h 45 min and costs £150 - £280.

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It takes approximately 7 h 45 min to get from Worthing to Penzance, including transfers.

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

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Worthing to Penzance train services, operated by Southern, depart from Worthing station.

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The best way to get from Worthing to Penzance is to train which takes 7 h 45 min and costs £150 - £280. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £22 - £28 and takes 13 h 9 min.

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The quickest flight from London Gatwick Airport to Newquay Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Worthing to Penzance.
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  • Distance: 233.4 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 45 min

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

You can take a train from Worthing to Penzance via London Victoria, Victoria Underground Station, Paddington Underground Station, and London Paddington in around 7 h 45 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Worthing to Penzance once daily. Tickets cost $25 - $35 and the journey takes 11 h 57 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
Isles of Scilly Skybus
Flights from London Gatwick to Land's End via Newquay, Scilly Isles
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Worthing to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Worthing to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Worthing to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Penzance
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$160 - $300
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$80 - $130
Advanced Single
$85 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$160 - $300
Train from Worthing to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $50
Train from Exeter St Davids to Penzance
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $60
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
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 - $85
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 Worthing to Helston
Ave. Duration
11 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com
Night bus from Newquay to Penzance
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com

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