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  1. on time
    London Paddington
    Platform 4 estimated
    13:03
    London Paddington
    Platform 4 estimated
    16:13
    Plymouth
    Platform 8
    16:20
    Plymouth
    Platform 5
    18:13
    Penzance
    Platform 2 estimated
    on time
    Penzance
    Platform 2 estimated
    1 change
    Super Off Peak
  2. on time
    London Paddington
    Platform 5 estimated
    14:03
    London Paddington
    Platform 5 estimated
    17:11
    Plymouth
    Platform 5 estimated
    17:19
    Plymouth
    Platform 4 estimated
    19:12
    Penzance
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    Penzance
    Platform 1 estimated
    1 change
    Super Off Peak
  3. on time
    London Paddington
    Platform 4 estimated
    15:03
    London Paddington
    Platform 4 estimated
    18:13
    Plymouth
    Platform 8 estimated
    18:20
    Plymouth
    Platform 6 estimated
    20:16
    Penzance
    Platform 2 estimated
    on time
    Penzance
    Platform 2 estimated
    1 change
    Super Off Peak
  4. on time
    London Paddington
    Platform 3 estimated
    16:03
    London Paddington
    Platform 3 estimated
    19:11
    Plymouth
    Platform 5 estimated
    19:36
    Plymouth
    Platform 4 estimated
    21:29
    Penzance
    Platform 4 estimated
    on time
    Penzance
    Platform 4 estimated
    1 change
    Super Off Peak
  5. on time
    London Paddington
    Platform 5 estimated
    on time
    Penzance
    Platform 2 estimated
    0 changes
    Super Off Peak

Journey information from London to Penzance

  • Train Fares from: £15
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: Direct
  • How long does it take to travel from London to Penzance by train?

    The average journey time between London and Penzance is . On an average weekday, there are 27 trains travelling from London to Penzance. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • What is the fastest journey from London to Penzance by train?

    The fastest journey time by train is .

  • How much does the train from London to Penzance cost?

    Train tickets from London to Penzance can start from as little as £15 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

  • Are there direct trains from London to Penzance?

    Yes, it is possible to travel from London to Penzance without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from London to Penzance.

    Direct
  • What is the distance between London and Penzance?

    The distance between London and Penzance is 255 miles.

    Distance: 255 miles
  • What time is the first train from London to Penzance?

    The first train from London to Penzance departs at .

    What time is the last train from London to Penzance?

    The last train from London to Penzance departs at .

    First train
    Last train
    No sleeper services are available. There may also be fewer services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.
  • If you're like us, you've probably seen the sheer number of ticket types available in the UK and wondered ''Why are there so many?!'' Well, luckily we've put together a handy guide to all the variations of train ticket you may encounter on your travels.

    *Please note that not all types of train tickets are available for every journey. Factors such as the time, date and train company you'll be using can affect the availability of each one.

London to Penzance timetable

Check out the next trains departing from London to Penzance for Sunday 31st May 2020. For the full train timetable, or to search for a later time or date, click here.

DepartsArrivesDuration
13:0318:135h 10m, 1 change
14:0319:125h 9m, 1 change
15:0320:165h 13m, 1 change
16:0321:295h 26m, 1 change
17:0322:095h 6m, direct

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Penzance to London.

Looking for other travel options? We also sell National Express coach tickets across the UK. Check out times and tickets for London to Penzance by bus.

How to find cheap train tickets from London to Penzance

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**Average savings on Advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.
Advance adult single fare. Excludes booking fee. Prices seen by Trainline customers in the last 30 days. Availability limited.