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How to get there
Nearest travel links
|Airport||Newquay 48 km|
|Ferry||St Mawes Ferry linking Falmouth & St Mawes 500 m|
|Train station||Falmouth Town & Falmouth Docks 250 m|
|Car||Car not necessary|
Activities near Falmouth
|Sports||Tennis in town, Water sports, Horse riding, Fishing|
|Great for||Walking holidays, Beach or lakeside relaxation, Cycling holidays|
How to get there
First Great Western operate high speed services from London Paddington, South Wales and the Cotswolds to Cornwall, including sleeper services from London Paddington. Cross Country Trains (Arriva Trains) operate services into Cornwall from the Midlands, the North and Scotland. For further information contact National Rail Enquiries for train times/fare information on 08457 48 49 50. The First Group co-ordinate rail and bus services from stations. When arriving by train, change at Truro and take the Maritime Line, a twice hourly rail service between Truro and Falmouth. Journey time is approximately 20 minutes. You can reach The Snug from Falmouth Town or Falmouth Docks stations.
National Express serves Falmouth from destinations throughout the UK. Connecting services to Cornwall are available from Bristol, Birmingham and London. To book call 08705 80 80 80.
The M4, M5 and M6 motorways to the SW connecting to the A30 at Exeter from the M5. A30 dual carriageway for the majority of the way to Truro where you join the A39 to Falmouth.
Newquay Cornwall Airport is one of the fastest growing regional airports in the UK linking Cornwall to major cities across the country as well as internationally. Car hire is available at Newquay Cornwall Airport through Europcar and Hertz who have offices at the terminal.
There are many ferry companies that operate daily services to the UK from mainland Europe and Ireland and these terminals are within easy reach of the major motorways leading you down to Cornwall. These include: Stena Line, P&O Ferries, Irish ferries and DFDS Seaways. Travelling across the Channel from France to the UK can take as little time as 35 minutes on the Eurotunnel. Plymouth is the closest port to Cornwall being just across the River Tamar. Brittany Ferries offer services from Roscoff and Santander into Plymouth.