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Transport Guide for those visiting the County of Cornwall

 
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  Air Bus & Coach Ferries  
 Trains Car Hire, Taxis, Guided Tours & Other Information Local Fuel Prices and Electric Charging Points  


  Air

Newquay Cornwall Airport is the largest commercial airport in the county.
Flybe, Skybus, Aer Lingus, EasyJet and Germanwings all operate services out of Newquay Cornwall Airport to a total of 14 destinations in England, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Cyprus, Croatia, Germany, Italy, Switzerland and Spain.

Flybe from Newquay to Aberdeen (Summer Saturdays only), Belfast City (Summer Saturdays only), Birmingham (From £24.99 One way daily in summer only), Edinburgh (Summer Saturdays only), Glasgow (Summer Saturdays only), Inverness (via Manchester), Leeds - Bradford (Sunday, Tuesday and Friday), London Gatwick (From £34.99 One way Daily), London Stanstead (daily in summer only), Manchester (From £34.99 One way daily), Nantes (via Gatwick), Newcastle (Summer Saturdays only), Paris (via Manchester), Stornoway (via Gatwick & Inverness) and Sumbergh (via Edinburgh)
In a new codeshare agreement with Emirates passengers travelling with Flybe from Newquay Airport will now be able to fly to 145 destinations in 84 countries on a single ticket with a single checkin at Newquay. Tel: 0871 700 2000
 
     
  easyJet fly between Newquay and Liverpool on Thursdays and Sundays (summer only).
Tel: 0843 104 5000
 
     
germanwings between Düssledorf and Newquay (summer Saturdays only)
Tel:0330 365 1918
 
     
Skybus from Newquay to the Isles of Scilly on Mondays to Saturdays
Tel: 0845 710 5555
 
     
  Aer Lingus fly between Newquay and Dublin on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays plus Mondays and Tuesdays in the peak summer season .
Tel: 0843 104 5000
 
     
  Ryanair from April 2016 will fly twice weekly to Alicante and Frankfurt  
     
  Lands End Airport is located on the B3306 road between Lands End and St Just, one mile from the main A30 to the north of Lands End. Commercial flights to and from St Marys, Isles of Scilly.
Tel: 01736 788 771
 
     
  Isles of Scilly Travel - Skybus from Land's End Airport, Newquay Airport and Exeter Airport to St Mary's Airport, Isles of Scilly.
Isles of Scilly Travel, Quay Street, Penzance TR18 4BZ
Tel 0845 710 5555
 
     
   
   
  Bus & Coach



 
A Line Travel, Chapel Cottage, St John, Torpoint PL11 3AW
Tel: 01752 822740
K T & M Baker, The Garage, Duloe, Liskeard PL14 4PL
Tel: 01503 262359
D.A.C. Coaches, Rylands Garage, St Ann’s Chapel, Gunnislake PL18 9HW
Tel: 01822 834571
East Lizard Dial a Ride, West Cornwall Community Wheels, Unit 4, Foundry Square, Hayle TR2 4HH
Tel: 01736 757364
ERH Roadcar, Higher St Lukes, Bolventor, Launceston PL15 7TP
Tel: 01566 86501
First Devon and Cornwall, The Ride, Chelson Meadow, Plymouth PL9 7JT
Tel: 0845 600 1420
Gorranbus
Tel/Fax: 01726 844497
Email:
National Express for coach travel throughout the country.
Group Travel, Dunmere Road Garage, Bodmin PL31 2QN
Tel: 01208 77989
Hookways Jennings, Lansdown Road, Bude EX23 8BN
Tel: 01288 352359
Hopleys Coaches, Gover Farm, Mount Hawke, Truro TR4 8BH
Tel: 01872 553786
LAU, The Orchard, Market St, Launceston
Tel: 01566 777960
Lanteglos Community Bus, Townsend House, Polruan, Fowey PL23 1QH
Tel: 01726 870669
Looe Shuttle, 35 Treheath Road, Dobwalls, Liskeard
Tel: 01579 320787
Maker with Rame Community Bus, The Secretary, The Hobbit, 17 The Square, Cawsand, Torpoint PL10 1PN
Tel: 01752 822085
O.T.S., The OTS Office, 48 Fore Street, Constantine, Falmouth, Cornwall. TR11 5AB
Tel: 01326 340703
Fax: 01326 340404
Email:
Roselyn Coaches, Middelway Garage, St Balzey Road, Par PL24 2JA
Tel: 01726 813737
Fax: 01726 813739
St Ives Bus Company, 4 Rosewall Terrace, St Ives TR26 1ER
Tel: 01736 798837
Stagecoach, Head Office, Belgrave Road, Exeter EX1 2LB
Tel: 01392 427711
Summercourt Travel, The Old Coach Garage, St Austell Street, Summercourt, Newquay TR8 5DR
Tel: 01726 861108
Truro Minibus and Primrose Coaches, Godolphin Moor, Townsend, Hayle TR27 6AS
Tel: : 01736 851073
Fax: 01736 851240
Email:
Truronian Coaches, Cornwall's very own Award Winning Bus and Coach Company 24 Lemon Street, Truro TR1 2LS
Tel: 01872 273453
Fax: 01872 222522
Travel 4000, 4 Atlantic Terrace, Camborne TR14 7AW
Tel: 01209 719961
Webbers Coaches, Spring Park Workshop, Roseland Road, Callywith Road, Bodmin PL31 2DZ
Tel: 01208 74711
Western Greyhound, Western House, St Austell Street, Summercourt, Newquay TR8 5DR
Tel: 01637 871 871
Williams Travel, Dolcoath Industrial Park, Dolcoath Road, Camborne TR14 8RU
Tel: 01209 717152
Yeo's Contracts, 44 Eastcliffe Road, Par, St Austell, PL24 2SQ
Tel: 01726 816961
  Ferries
Isles of Scilly Travel -Scillonian from Penzance to St Mary's, Isles of Scilly. Isles of Scilly Travel, Quay Street, Penzance TR18 4BZ
Tel 0845 710 5555

King Harry Ferry across the River Fal at Feock. Open all year (except Christmas Day). King Harry Steam Ferry Company Ltd, Feock, Near Truro, Cornwall TR3 6QJ
Tel 01872 862312

Falmouth Park & Float/Ride What better way to arrive at the world's third largest natural harbour than in a classic wooden ferry? Take a leisurely 20-minute trip down the Penryn River from the 450-space car park on the outskirts of Falmouth. Alternatively, there is a free bus service to the Prince of Wales Pier.

Fowey - Mevagissey Passenger Ferry Operates 7 days a week between May and September. From Whitehouse Quay, Fowey and Lighthouse Quay, Mevagissey.
Telephone the boat on 07977 - 203394 (mobile number)


The Garden Ferry Service is aimed at taking traffic off the roads and giving visitors to the two internationally known gardens of Trebah and Glendurgan an alternative mode of transport and an enjoyable time out for the family.
The large catamaran ferry picks up and drops off passengers from Helford Village, Helford Passage, The Trebah garden beach and Glendurgan garden beach at Durgan.
Passengers are also collected from the Budock Vean Hotel. The service runs to the hotel by request, four times per day, tide permitting. If you are a resident of the Hotel please contact reception for details of the timetable.
Tel: 01326 250770
Email:

The Helford Ferry The ferry connecting the North and South banks of the Helford River has been running continuously since the Middle Ages. The ferry operates from April 1st or Good Friday, to October 31st operating an hourly service from 9.00 to 5.00 in April and May, September and October. This service is extended in June, July and August to an on demand service.
Tel: 01326 250770
Email:

St Mawes Ferry Company operate a passenger ferry between St Mawes and Falmouth all year round. Tel: 01872 861910

Torpoint Ferries operate between Torpoint in Cornwall and Plymouth in Devon.

 
  Trains
Virgin Trains - VT1 (to the North West) and VT4 (To the North East) serve Cornwall

First Great Western - London Paddington to Penzance

Wessex Trains connecting Cornwall with South Wales and the South Coast as far as Brighton. Also covers the Cornish branch lines.


My train ticket
provides rail journey planning and is an online impartial retailer that sells train tickets for all UK train companies to all National Rail destinations, London Underground stations and over 275 Plusbus locations. By booking ahead customers can usually make a saving (on certain routes up to 80%) compared to buying the ticket at the station on day of departure. We also have an exclusive arrangement with Airmiles and customers purchasing train tickets can also redeem Airmiles.


 
  Other


AA Travel & Leisure provides route planning, weather and traffic guides.
 
A & J Travel, St Austell
Tel: 01726 815243
Ajax Taxis, St Austell
Tel: 01726 68666
Alan's Taxis, St Austell
Tel: 01726 815212
Cab Tours (Bob Ellis) When you want to be met at the airport, station, heliport or dockside, please ring the mobile number as soon as you arrive and your driver will meet you at the appropriate exit.
Mobile: 07769 731263
Email:
Central Cabs, St Stephen, St Austell
Tel: 01726 821111
Email:
Coast & Country Tours, 2 Basset Place, Falmouth TR11 2SS
(Tel: 01326 211889 Mobile: 07773 216005 Fax: 01326 211576 Email: enquiries@coast-country-tours.co.uk)
Compass Carriage Company, 8 Marlborough Way, Sticker, St Austell
Tel: 01726 74800
Mobile: 07836 333873
Fax: 01726 74008
Email:
D & V Private Hire (St Austell) Tel: 01726 70755
Email:
Frixo Road Traffic Reports On-line traffic news.
Frixo provides current Road Traffic Reports. It's a free service aimed at giving you live traffic news and information. Frixo specialises in traffic news and reports making it easy to use whether you're about to make a journey or out and about using their PDA and mobile phone services.
Keep Moving UK Road Traffic Info
Details of possible delays on motorways and major A roads, free text alerts and petrol price info.
Orange Cars (St Austell) Tel: 01726 814439
OTS Minibus and Coach Hire (Liz & Steve Moore), Fore Street, Constantine, Near Falmouth TR11 5AB
Tel: 01326 340703
Fax 01326 340703
Email:
National Express Coaches from all over Britain to over 50 locations in Cornwall.
North Cornwall Taxis Taxi service to and from all regional airports including Bristol, Plymouth, Exeter, Newquay, and rail networks including Bodmin Parkway to destinations across North Cornwall.
Tel: 07771 882 374
Email:
Speed and Red Light Cameras in Cornwall and Devon - there is a website run by Devon & Cornwall Safety Camera Partnership showing the positions of static and red light cameras along with the locations of mobile speed cameras.
St Austell Taxis
Tel: 01726 66999
Spot On Taxis (St Austell)
Tel: 01726 77877
Star Taxis (St Auatell)
Tel: 01726 66636
Truronian City Taxis have brand new 7 seater Eurocabs, fully accessible by wheelchairs. Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year
Telephone Free on 0800 318708
Western Greyhound for local bus services and tours of Cornwall.
Email:
Yeo's Taxis (St Austell)
Tel: 01726 814095
 
 
  Find the Lowest Petrol, Diesel and LPG Autogas Prices in Cornwall

This is a feature to allow drivers to find current prices of fuel at supermarkets and filling stations near the following Cornish towns:
Note: This information is the latest available to us but please check the dates shown as some have not been updated for several months.

If you can provide us with the latest prices at the filling stations you visit in Cornwall, it will help us to improve this facility. (Email us at info@visiting-cornwall.co.uk)


Bodmin Bude Camborne
Camelford Falmouth Fowey
Hayle Helston Lands End
Launceston Liskeard Lizard
Looe Newquay Padstow
Penzance Perranporth Redruth
Saltash St Austell St Ives
Torpoint Truro Wadebridge


Electric Charging Points in Cornwall

Where to find a charging point for your electric vehicle in Cornwall

Bodmin
West End Motors, Bodmin Business Park, Launceston Rd, Bodmin, PL31 2RJ
There are 3 charging points available at West End Bodmin Business Park (1 x R.AC 43kW, 1 x R.DC 50kW, 1 x R.DC 50kW).
The charging points are operated under the ChargePoint Genie public charging network.
Charges may apply. (Free for Nissan customers)

Bedknobs, Castle Street, Bodmin, Cornwall, PL31 2DX
There are 2 charging points available at Bedknobs (1 x Slow 3kW, 1 x Fast 7kW).
The charging points are operated under the ZeroNet (Zero Carbon World) public charging network.
Charges may apply. (Free to Bedknobs guests)

Camelford
Pendragon Country House, Davidstow, Camelford, Cornwall, PL32 9XR
There are 2 charging points available at Pendragon Country House (1 x Slow 3kW, 1 x Fast 7kW).
The charging points are operated under the ZeroNet (Zero Carbon World) public charging network.
Charges may apply. (Free to Pendragon guests)

Newquay
Best Western Hotel Bristol, Narrowcliff , Newquay, TR7 2PQ
There is 1 charging point available at Best Western Hotel Bristol (1 x Fast 7kW).
The charging point is operated under the ZeroNet (Zero Carbon World) public charging network.
Charges may apply.

Fistral Beach Hotel and Spa, Esplanade Road, Newquay, TR7 1PT
There is 1 charging point available at Fistral Beach Hotel and Spa (1 x Fast 7kW).
The charging point is operated under the public charging network.
Charges may apply.

Cornwall College, Wildflower Lane, Newquay, TR7 2LZ
There are 4 charging points available at Cornwall College (4 x R.AC 43kW).
The charging points are operated under the ChargePoint Genie public charging network.
Charges may apply.

Trerice (National Trust), Kestle Mill, Newquay, TR8 4PG
There is 1 charging point available at Trerice National Trust (1 x Fast 7kW).
The charging point is operated under the public charging network.
Open only when in season and charges may apply.

Dales Central Motors Ltd, Chapletown Business Park, Summercourt, Newquay, TR8 5YA
There is 1 charging point available at Dales Central Motors Ltd (1 x Slow 3kW).
The charging point is operated under the Renault dealerships public charging network.
Free for eligible users.

St Austell
C & C Taxis, 14 Woodland Road, St Austell, Cornwall, PL25 4QY
There are 2 charging points available at C & C Taxis (1 x Fast 7kW, 1 x R.DC 50kW).
The charging points are operated under the public charging network.
Charges apply. Please ring ahead (07527 895130) to check compatibility, contact from 08.00 until 00.00 midnight.

Asda, Cromwell Street, St. Austell, Cornwall, PL25 4PR
There are 4 charging points available at Asda St. Austell (2 x Slow 3kW, 2 x Fast 7kW).
The charging points are operated under the POLAR public charging network.
PAYG via the POLAR instant mobile app.

Eden View Bed & Breakfast, Carn Grey, St Austell, PL25 3TB
There is 1 charging point available at Eden View Bed & Breakfast (1 x Fast 7kW).
The charging point is operated under the ZeroNet (Zero Carbon World) public charging network.
Charges may apply.

The Eden Project, Bodelva, Cornwall, PL24 2SG
There are 3 charging points available in Banana car park at The Eden Project (1 x Slow 3kW, 1 x Fast 7kW, 1 x Fast 22kW).
The charging points are operated under the ZeroNet (Zero Carbon World) public charging network.
Access Mon to Sun 09:00 - 18:00 between 1st Jun and 4th Nov. Access Mon to Sun 10:00 - 16:30 between 5th Nov and 30th May
Charges may apply.

Cornwall Services, Victoria, Roche, St Austell, PL26 8UF
There are 2 charging points available at Cornwall Services (1 x R.AC 43kW, 1 x R.DC 50kW).
The charging points are operated under the Ecotricity (Electric Highway) public charging network.
Charging is free with Ecotricity Swipe Card (Source London, Source East, Plugged in Midlands and CYC cards are also accepted)

Best Western Cliff Head Hotel, Sea Road, Carlyon Bay, St Austell, PL25 3RB
There is 1 charging points available at Best Western Cliff Head Hotel (1 x Fast 7kW).
The charging point is operated under the ZeroNet (Zero Carbon World) public charging network.
Charges may apply.

Lostwithiel Best Western Restormel Lodge Hotel, 7 Castle Hill, Lostwithiel, Cornwall, PL22 0DD
There are 2 charging points available at Best Western Restormel Lodge Hotel (1 x Slow 3kW, 1 x Fast 7kW).
The charging points are operated under the ZeroNet (Zero Carbon World) public charging network.
Charges may apply.

Fan Cottage, Piggy Lane, Lerryn, PL22 0PX
There are 2 charging points available at Lerryn Cottages (1 x Slow 3kW, 1 x Fast 7kW).
The charging points are operated under the ZeroNet (Zero Carbon World) public charging network.
There is no charging fee.

looe
Trenderway Farm, Pelynt, Looe, Cornwall, PL13 2LY
There are 2 charging points available at Trenderway Farm (1 x Slow 3kW, 1 x Fast 7kW).
The charging points are operated under the ZeroNet (Zero Carbon World) public charging network.
St Kew Truro
Park for Truro (Park and Ride), Langarth Park, Threemilestone, Truro, TR4 9AN
There are 6 charging points available at Park for Truro (Park and Ride) (6 x Fast 7kW).
The charging points are operated under the ChargePoint Genie public charging network.
Charges (Charge Point Services, ChargePoint Genie): £4 for £4 hours Parking charges will apply.


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