The Tamar Bridge and Brunel's Royal Albert Bridge

How to get to Saltash

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By Road

Easy and quick. Just 40 miles from Exeter along the Devon Expressway (the continuation of the M5) you cross the Tamar Bridge, the gateway to South East Cornwall. The A38 continues westwards, providing swift access to most parts of the region. You could be parking your car an hour after passing Exeter!

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By Rail

The main Plymouth – Penzance line provides regular services to Saltash. Regular rail services operate to the rest of Cornwall and to Plymouth (Devon)

For National Rail Enquiries, tel: 08457 48 49 50.

Virgin Trains from Birmingham, Bristol, Northern England and Scotland.

First Great Western from London (Paddington) and South Wales.

Rail tickets may also be booked via the Internet on

By Cross Channel Ferry

There are regular all-year-round ferry car ferry services to Plymouth from Roscoff (Brittany) and Santander (Spain). When you arrive at the port it’s just a quick 15 minute drive through Plymouth, over the spectacular Tamar Road Bridge and you’ve arrived.

Brittany Ferries

By Coach

National Express operates express coach services to Plymouth from departure points all over Britain, including airports. These include a regular service from London Victoria and Heathrow Airport.


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