Sustainable travel to Cornwall
Unless you want to walk or cycle, the most sustainable way to travel from London to Cornwall is to travel by train. According to Trainline, who use statistical information about car occupancy, your train journey will produce 70% less carbon dioxide than the same journey by car.
But will it take longer?
According to Google Maps, which clearly isn’t as good at planning walking routes as the OS Maps app but isn’t too bad at car and train travel, the following times apply on an October half-term Friday evening (if you have kids, you’ll know that’s today).
London Paddington to Penzance by train – 5 hours
London Paddington to Penzance by road – up to 6 hours 50