GETTING HERE & GETTING AROUND
South East Cornwall has never been so accessible, with connections to the major motorways, airports and Intercity rail services making your journey quicker and simpler, so you can get on with yourClick to plan a route... holiday! Situated just across the county border, this gateway to Cornwall offers an ideal base from which to explore both Devon and other parts of Cornwall - day trips out are easy and nothing is ever too far away.
By road Travel to Exeter (Devon) on the M3 or A303, M4 and M5. Depending on your final destination in South East Cornwall, take the direct route A38 via Plymouth (or the A30 alternative which crosses Bodmin Moor). Click on the map (right) to find out more.
Approximate journey times by car from:
Birmingham :3 hours 40 mins
Bristol : 2 hours 30 mins
Leeds : 5 hours 50 mins
London : 4 hours 50 mins
Manchester : 5 hours
Reading : 4 hours
Southampton : 3 hours 25 mins
For National Rail Enquiries, call 08457 48 49 50.
Booking tickets by 'phone - call 08457 00 01 25.
Rail tickets may also be booked via the Internet on www.thetrainline.com.
Regular rail services operate to Plymouth (Devon), Liskeard (Cornwall) and Bodmin Parkway (Cornwall).
Train operators are: Virgin Trains 0345 22 23 33
from Birmingham, Bristol, Northern England and Scotland.
First Great Western 08457 00 01 25
from London (Paddington), South Wales, Cotswolds and the West Country. See www.greatwesterntrains.co.uk.
First Great Western Motorail 08456 01008447.
also operates from London Paddington to Penzance.
Wales and West Passenger Trains 08709 00 07 73.
from Manchester, Birmingham, Bath, Swindon and Cardiff via Bristol. http://www.walesandwest.co.uk/
Wales and West also operate a service from Liskeard to Looe. See the www.carfreedaysout.com Web site for the Looe Valley Line timetable.
By air Connections between international airports and South East Cornwall are provided by Air South West, with flights from London Gatwick to Plymouth and Newquay 4 times a day. Air Southwest now also fly to and from Plymouth to Bristol and Manchester (2xdaily) and Jersey (daily). 0870 241 6830
Ryan Air flies from Stanstead to Newquay.
Air Wales fly to Plymouth from Cork and Dublin 6 days a week. Air Wales also flights to and from Plymouth to Cardiff and Newcastle (2xdaily).
By coach National Express operates express coach services to Plymouth, Liskeard and Bodmin from departure points all over Britain, including airports. These include a regular service from London Victoria and Heathrow Airport. Call 08705 80 80 80.
http://www.nationalexpress.com Cross-Channel Ferry
Brittany Ferries operates regular sailings to Plymouth from Roscoff (France) and Santander (Spain).
Call 0990 36 03 60 http://www.brittany-ferries.com/
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