Getting to Bodmin
**Please note** There are extensive changes being implemented to Bodmin's road scheme at the moment. Please contact the Information Centre for up to date directions and maps to help you with your journey.
By Train, Plane, Bus or Car
Bodmin is well situated right at the heart of Cornwall, is within a mile of the A30, has a mainline train station, is on the National Express coach route and is within easy reach of Newquay Airport. All that is left for you to decide is how you are going to get here, be it by road, rail, air or coach.
By train First Great Western operate high speed services from London Paddington, South Wales and the Cotswolds to Cornwall, including sleeper services from London Paddington. First Great Western also operate services on Cornwall's branch lines. Cross Country Trains (Arriva Trains) operate some services into Cornwall from the Midlands, the North and Scotland. For more information visit the National Rail Enquiry website or contact the staff at Bodmin Visitor Information Centre who would be happy to help with train timetable information.
Bodmin is on the National Express coach route and there are connecting services from London, Birmingham and Bristol. To book a seat you can contact the friendly staff at Bodmin Visitor Information Centre who can book National Express Tickets with no booking fee. Call them on 01208 76616 or send an email with your details. Alternatively visit the National Express website.
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. Click here for a route map. Flybe offer routes into Cornwall.
The M4, M5 and M6 motorways have made travel to Cornwall and Bodmin simple and straightforward, while within Cornwall itself, the two major holiday routes, the A30 and A38 continue to improve with fast dual carriageways. Follow the M5 to Exeter, after which you will either take the A30 or A38 to Bodmin. there is the Atlantic Highway, the A39, which you can join at junction 27 on the M5.
Once you arrive in Bodmin the Visitor Information Centre has lots of ideas for car free days out or if you have the car, our useful postcodes to attractions in the Bodmin area may come in handy.
If you would like any help and advice on any of the above, please don't hesitate to contact the staff at Bodmin Visitor Information Centre who will be very happy to help you plan your journey to Bodmin.
Last update: 2nd March 2017