travelling to Cornwall

How to get to Cornwall

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Travelling to Cornwall by road

If you’re travelling to Cornwall by car from the North of England take the M6, then the M5 to Exeter and finally the A30 or the A38 A38, depending on whether you’re heading to South West or South East Cornwall.

To plan your journey we recommend using the AA Route Planner

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Travelling to Cornwall by train

Travelling to Cornwall by train provides a very scenic journey, however, depending on where you’re visiting from it can present a much longer travel time than car and plane. For those looking to enjoy some of the most scenic railways in Britain, boasting stunning views of the coastline, then this is the mode of transport for you.

Popular train lines when travelling to Cornwall include the Great Western Railway, the Night Riviera Sleeper Service to Penzance and CrossCountry trains. This means you can enjoy Cornwall travel from all around the UK.

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Travelling to Cornwall by plane

You are able to fly to Cornwall from airports around the UK and Ireland. Cornwall Airport Newquay is the main commercial airport for the region and provides a suitable, and sometimes quicker, alternative to travelling by train and car.

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Once you’ve finished travelling to Cornwall and you’re settled into your fabulous Sykes accommodation, find inspiration for your trip with our Cornwall Travel Guide.

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