Helston travel guide

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You're Going to Love Helston

With a population of 9.780, Helston is a must-see destination in England, United Kingdom. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country.

When to visit Helston

Helston in October
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Helston in October
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Helston


When flying to Helston, you’ll arrive at Penzance (PZE), which is located 19 km from the city centre.


AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Helston, followed by Great Western Railway.


National Express operates bus routes to Helston. From Bristol, the bus ride to Helston takes 732 km and will cost you around $69. From London, the ticket costs about $83 for a journey of 958 km.

Airports near Helston

Airlines serving Helston

British Airways
Good (3,395 reviews)
Good (802 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (584 reviews)
Good (3,183 reviews)
Ethiopian Air
Good (286 reviews)
Aer Lingus
Good (714 reviews)
Good (1,327 reviews)
Good (181 reviews)
Excellent (13 reviews)
Edelweiss Air
Excellent (14 reviews)
Aurigny Air
Excellent (6 reviews)
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Where to stay in popular areas of Helston

Most booked hotels in Helston

Old Success Inn
Excellent (8.7, Excellent reviews)
Hotel Penzance
Excellent (8, Excellent reviews)
The Queens Hotel
Good (7.6, Good reviews)

Hiring a car in Helston

Expect to pay $3.23 per litre in Helston (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $38.71 and $51.61. The most frequently booked car type in Helston is Economy (Vauxhall Corsa or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Standard car hire (Class Commercial Truck or similar) is, on average, 67% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.