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We look forward to seeing you in Padstow soon and hope that you find these instructions on how to get to Padstow helpful.

  • By Car
  • By Air
  • By Rail
  • By Bus
  • By Boat
  • Hire Cars
  • Local Taxis

By Road:

  • From the main motorway network, slip off the M5 South onto the A30 West 3 Miles past Exeter.
  • Follow the A30 Westbound for approximately 61 Miles, take the exit signposted ‘Bodmin’.
  • Proceed into Bodmin and follow signs for A389 ‘Wadebridge’.
  • Follow A389 for approximately 6.5 Miles, at roundabout take
  • After 3 Miles, turn right onto A389 ‘Padstow’.
  • After approximately 3.5 miles, turn right at T junction with B3274.
  • You will reach Padstow in approximately 2.5 miles.

Visit AA Route Planner for more detailed instructions.


You can fly to Newquay Airport (approximately 9 miles from Padstow).

Scheduled flights arrive and depart from:

Alicante Belfast Bristol Cork
Dublin Dusseldorf East Midlands Edinburgh
Glasgow Isles of Scilly Leeds Bradford London City
London Gatwick Manchester Newcastle Zurich

For more information, please visit Newquay Airport website.

Several taxi firms operate from the airport. Typical fare for the 9 mile trip to Padstow is £25. See Local Taxis.

The 556 bus route connects Padstow with the airport - journey time approximately 50 minutes.

The closest mainline railway station is Bodmin Parkway .

The 555 bus route links Padstow to the Bodmin Parkway Station - distance 14 Miles, approximate journey time of 1 hour.

National Express Coaches service Wadebridge, from here Padstow is a short bus or taxi journey from here.

Hire cars can be rented or dropped off at Newquay Airport:

Europcar 01637 860337

Hertz 01637 860869

Local Taxi Firms:

A2B Padstow & Harbour Taxis 01841 533333
Acorn Cabs 01841 532903
Call-a-Cab 01841 521184
Galaxy 01841 540318
K J’s Taxis 01841 520 717
Padstow Cabs 01841 532384
Ocean Taxis 01208 812049
Wadebridge Taxi Service 01208 812725
1-2-3 Taxis 01637 852 234
Ace Taxis 01637 852 121
BioTravel 01637 880006
Cubert Taxis 01637 830 819
Parnels Taxi Service 01208 75000
JJ’s Taxis 01726 823 337
Summercourt Travel 01726 861108 (also minibus)


Padstow Harbour Commissioners, The Harbour Office, Padstow, Cornwall PL28 8AQ,
tel: +44 (0)1841 532239, fax: +44 (0)1841 533346, email:
VHF Radio Channel 12

Page updated: 14.04.10