Bus Services in St Austell

Bus service near St Austell, illustration by Simon Riordan of SRStudio.co.uk
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Bus service near St Austell, illustration by Simon Riordan of SRStudio.co.uk

This section provides information and links to St Austell’s well-served public transport system. A new bus/rail interchange in St Austell provides a host of opportunities for travelling around easily by public transport. Buses link with neighbouring towns and attractions, so leave the car behind and enjoy better views of the town and countryside. Thank you for choosing to travel by bus.

For help with journey planning, either to get to, or travel around, St Austell by bus, visit www.travelinesw.com

Tickets

There are a number of tickets that offer good value for public transport users. As well as single and day return tickets being available, you can also purchase Family Single or Family returns, Explorer tickets, Ride Cornwall rovers and PlusBus tickets. Some local attactractions (such as the Eden Project and Heligan Gardens) also offer combined transport and entry tickets which offer great savings. Further information can be found at www.westerngreyhound.com or First Group

Bus service

The bus/railway station is a short walk from the town centre, but regular bus services link the neighbouring towns and villages. For more information on any of the routes and options shown below visit traveline

Destinations

St Austell has a good level of bus services. The following destinations can be accessed direct by bus from St Austell: Bodmin, Eden Project, Fowey, Gorran Haven, Heligan Gardens, Lostwithiel, Mevagissey, Newquay, Par, St Blazey and Truro. Many more towns and villages are accessible but a change of service may be required.

Here are some of the places worth visiting:

  • Eden Project

Hourly bus services operate direct from St Austell with a journey time of approximately 20 minutes.
Remember that a combined travel and entry ticket is available at a reduced price from the bus driver.

  • Charlestown Shipwreck & Heritage Centre and harbour

Charlestown is only a 15 minute bus ride away from St Austell with regular hourly services operating throughout the day.

  • Lost Gardens of Heligan

A daily hourly bus service operates to the gardens and don’t forget that a combined travel and entry ticket is available at a reduced price from the bus driver.

  • Mevagissey

Mevagissey is only a 20 minute bus ride away from St Austell with regular bus services operating daily. For more details visit Traveline .

  • Fowey

Fowey is a 45 minute bus ride away from St Austell. Regular services operate throughout the day and evening.