How to get from London to Penzance

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from London to Penzance

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

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To get from London to Penzance on 29 May we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

11:00London8h45 19:45Penzance, Station Road
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11:00London8h45 19:45Penzance, Station Road
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10:03London Paddington5h03 15:06Penzance
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14:03London Paddington5h03 19:06Penzance
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08:30London9h35 18:05Penzance, Station Road
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Travel Information to Penzance from London

distanceDistance254 miles (410 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£24 - £73
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £24 • 9 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £73 • 4 h 21 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Great Western Railway

Travel 254 miles (410 km) by coach or train to Penzance from London. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 21 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £24. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are National Express or Great Western Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from London to Penzance.

Travel Tips: Travel from London to Penzance

Travel to Penzance easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from London to Penzance.

You can travel between London and Penzance 2 different ways: coach or train.

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from London to Penzance, which costs on average £24.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Penzance:

A coach is about £49 less than a train, which costs on average £73 for this route.

The quickest way to travel from London to Penzance is by train, which takes on average 4 h 21 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 9 h 35 min.

The distance between London and Penzance is around 254 miles (410 km).

The average frequency per day from London to Penzance is:

  • 8 trains per day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from London to Penzance:

  • Trains most often depart from London at London Victoria and arrive in Penzance at Penzance.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from London to Penzance, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • National Express can take you to Penzance by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for National Express from London to Penzance for £24.
  • Travel with Great Western Railway to go to Penzance by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Great Western Railway London to Penzance tickets on Omio for £73.

Yes, there are direct routes from London to Penzance with the following travel companies:

  • You can find direct coaches per day to take to Penzance with National Express.
  • You can find 8 direct trains per day to take to Penzance with.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Penzance tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this journey.

Many of our customers who book a trip from London to Penzance often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Bristol, Plymouth or Manchester. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your London and Penzance itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Penzance and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £24 one way for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket for this journey is on average £73 one way.

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

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