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from Plymouth to Penzance

You can get from Plymouth to Penzance by train, bus or flight.

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Travel Information between Plymouth and Penzance

distanceDistance64 miles (103 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$11 - $12
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $11 (€9) • 2 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $12 (€10) • 1 h 53 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Great Western Railway

Take a bus or train to travel 64 miles (103 km) between Plymouth and Penzance. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 53 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $11 (€9). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express or Great Western Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Plymouth to Penzance.

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FAQs
How do I reach Penzance from Plymouth?

There are 2 ways to travel from Plymouth to Penzance including taking a bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel to Penzance from Plymouth?

The cheapest way to get from Plymouth to Penzance is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $11 (€9) compared to other travel options to Penzance:

A bus is generally $1 (€1) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $12 (€10) from Plymouth to Penzance.

What is the quickest way to get from Plymouth to Penzance?

The quickest way to travel from Plymouth to Penzance is by train, which takes on average 1 h 53 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 2 h 25 min   of travel time.

How many miles from Plymouth to Penzance would I travel?

Penzance is approximately 64 miles (103 km) away from Plymouth.

How many services a day are there between Plymouth and Penzance?

The average frequency per day from Plymouth to Penzance is:

  • 16 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Penzance from Plymouth as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Plymouth to Penzance?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Plymouth to Penzance:

  • Buses mostly depart from Plymouth, Viaduct and arrive in Penzance, Station Road.
  • Trains most often depart from Plymouth at Plymouth and arrive in Penzance at Penzance.
Which travel companies can take me from Plymouth to Penzance?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Plymouth to Penzance:

  • You can take a bus from Plymouth to Penzance with National Express. Cheap tickets can be found for $11 (€9) with National Express from Plymouth to Penzance.
  • You can travel by train to Penzance from Plymouth with Great Western Railway, and you can find Great Western Railway Plymouth to Penzance tickets for $12 (€10) on Omio.
What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Plymouth to Penzance?
Your trip from Plymouth to Penzance doesn't have to end in Penzance. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Bristol or Manchester. If you’d like to add London, Bristol or Manchester to your Plymouth to Penzance tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Penzance today!
How far in advance should I purchase tickets from Plymouth to Penzance online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Plymouth to Penzance, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket costs $11 (€9) one way on average for this journey.
  • A train ticket for this journey is costing $12 (€10) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Plymouth to Penzance tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Plymouth
Penzance
Plymouth (Bretonside Bus Station)
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Plymouth Bretonside Bus Station
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