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How to get here

Getting to the Cornish Riviera has never been easier!

Choose how you would like to arrive from the options below.

Improved roads into Cornwall

From Exeter either the A30 via Launceston or A38 via Plymouth. From Exeter, the A30 will shortly be dual carriageway to the centre of Cornwall. Turn off the A30, either at Bodmin (A38 / B3268/9) to reach Lostwithiel and Fowey, or take the A391 to St Austell, Mevagissey and the Roseland Peninsula.

Alternatively, take the A38 and cross into Cornwall over the Tamar Bridge from Plymouth. Turn left at Dobwalls onto the A390 and continue to all destinations on the Cornish Riviera.

Route planning is available on the AA and RAC websites and on Google or Bing Maps.

Expanded airport links

Newquay Cornwall Airport has an increasing number of routes inbound. There are Hire Car facilities at the airport, arrange a Taxi collection or check the Bus Timetables

A choice of Cross-Channel services

The nearest Ferry port is Plymouth, served by Brittany Ferries. Alternatively, Brittany Ferries also operates from Cherbourg, St Malo, Caen and Santander into Portsmouth (drive time to St Austell approx. 4+ hours) and from Cherbourg into Poole (drive time to St Austell, approx. 3+ hours)

Train Services

There are numerous Rail services with Mainline stations at Lostwithiel, Par and St Austell.

More information and journey planners for train services are available at TravelineSW and National Rail. You can buy cheap train tickets online at

Coach services

Coach services stop at Lostwithiel, St Blazey and St Austell. National Express provide a number of daily services from across the country.

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