St. Austell travel guide

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You're Going to Love St. Austell

With a population of 23.432, St. Austell is a must-see destination in England, United Kingdom.

Where to Eat in St. Austell

If you’re looking for affordable options, The Barley Sheaf (Gorran Churchtown) and The Longstore, Charlestown (Charlestown Harbour) are great picks.

When to visit St. Austell

St. Austell in December
Estimated hotel price
$133
1 night at 3-star hotel
St. Austell in December
Estimated hotel price
$133
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to St. Austell

Plane

When flying to St. Austell, you’ll arrive at Cornwall Newquay (NQY), which is located 20 km from the city centre.

Train

Great Western Railway is the most popular train carrier serving St. Austell, followed by Cross Country. The train journey from St. Austell to Bristol takes 4h 10m and costs around $241 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from London, expect to pay about $131 for a 4h 51m trip. Located 9 km from the city centre, St. Austell Roche is the busiest station in St. Austell. Another popular train station is St. Austell Bugle, located 7 km from the centre.

Car

Another option to get to St. Austell is to pick up a car hire from Birmingham, which is about 310 km from St. Austell. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and DRIVALIA , among others, in Birmingham.

Bus

National Express operates bus routes to St. Austell. From Plymouth, the bus ride to St. Austell takes 153 km and will cost you around $46. From Bristol, the ticket costs about $80 for a journey of 435 km. The most popular bus station is St. Austell Holmbush, located 1.2 km from the city centre of St. Austell. St. Austell Tregorrick is also a commonly used station, and is 2.2 km from the city centre.

Plane

When flying to St. Austell, you’ll arrive at Cornwall Newquay (NQY), which is located 20 km from the city centre.

Train

Great Western Railway is the most popular train carrier serving St. Austell, followed by Cross Country. The train journey from St. Austell to Bristol takes 4h 10m and costs around $241 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from London, expect to pay about $131 for a 4h 51m trip. Located 9 km from the city centre, St. Austell Roche is the busiest station in St. Austell. Another popular train station is St. Austell Bugle, located 7 km from the centre.

Car

Another option to get to St. Austell is to pick up a car hire from Birmingham, which is about 310 km from St. Austell. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and DRIVALIA , among others, in Birmingham.

Bus

National Express operates bus routes to St. Austell. From Plymouth, the bus ride to St. Austell takes 153 km and will cost you around $46. From Bristol, the ticket costs about $80 for a journey of 435 km. The most popular bus station is St. Austell Holmbush, located 1.2 km from the city centre of St. Austell. St. Austell Tregorrick is also a commonly used station, and is 2.2 km from the city centre.

Airports near St. Austell

Airlines serving St. Austell

SWISS
Good (945 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,551 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,456 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (820 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (830 reviews)
Aer Lingus
Good (769 reviews)
easyJet
Good (1,441 reviews)
Eurowings
Good (194 reviews)
Ryanair
Good (3,426 reviews)
Loganair
Excellent (14 reviews)
Aurigny Air
Excellent (7 reviews)
Edelweiss Air
Good (22 reviews)
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Where to stay in St. Austell

Average rates range from around $223 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $223 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of St. Austell

Most booked hotels in St. Austell

Carlyon Bay Hotel
4 stars
Excellent (8.7, Excellent reviews)
$277+
Rashleigh Arms
4 stars
Excellent (8.6, Excellent reviews)
$274+
The Cornwall Hotel Spa & Estate
4 stars
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
$304+
Great Western
3 stars
Good (7.8, Good reviews)
$159+
Legacy Hotel Victoria
3 stars
Good (7.7, Good reviews)
$146+
Duke of Cornwall
2 stars
Good (7.7, Good reviews)
$185+

Hiring a car in St. Austell

Expect to pay $3.07 per litre in St. Austell (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $36.79 and $49.06. Compact (Ford Focus or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in St. Austell, while also 33% cheaper than other types, on average.

Expect to pay $3.07 per litre in St. Austell (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $36.79 and $49.06. Compact (Ford Focus or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in St. Austell, while also 33% cheaper than other types, on average.