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Saltash Town Council - How to get to Saltash

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!

Download the latest Highways Agency Road Traffic Reports here.

By Bus

Regular bus services operate to the rest of Cornwall and to Plymouth (Devon). There are different operators that service the area, to find a bus route applicable for your requirements please click on one of the links below to view their timetable. 

Go Cornwall Bus

Plymouth Citybus


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) with Isambard House being recently refurbished it is one not to be missed!

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

Select this link to Virgin Trains website which will provide more information on rail connections from Birmingham, Bristol, Northern England and Scotland.

Select this link to GWR website which will provide more information on rail connections from London (Paddington) and South Wales.

Rail tickets may also be booked via the Internet on

By Boat

Take a day trip to Saltash and enjoy this ferry journey that offers spectacular views along the way from Plymouth’s Royal William Yard Marina, along the River Tamar to Saltash. Select this link to view the ferry service and find out the timetable provided by Plymouth Boat Trips.

By Bike

E-bikes, or electric bikes, are now available in Saltash, enhancing the convenience and accessibility of cycling in the area. The service is integrated with Plymouth, allowing seamless travel between the two locations, including crossing the Tamar Bridge. 

E-bikes can be found at various designated parking hubs around Saltash, making them easily accessible for users.

Select this link to find out more about the electric bike scheme available in Saltash.

By Coach

Select this link to National Express website which 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.

By Cross Channel Ferry

There are regular all-year-round 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