Buses in Cornwall

You can find current bus routes and timetables from all bus operators in Cornwall by visiting Traveline South West

Buses in Cornwall are either operated commercially or subsidised by Cornwall Council. About half of all bus services are paid for by Cornwall Council. These bus services provide about 4 million passenger journeys a year. There are over 10 million bus journeys made on all local services in Cornwall each year.


Most bus services are operated by First Kernow and Transport for Cornwall. But, there are some other operators providing various services within the County.  View a list of current bus operators below.


Contact details

Age UK (Cornwall and Isles of Scilly) 01872 266866
First Kernow 0345 646 0707
Gorran District Community Bus 01726 842733
Group Travel 01208 77989
Hopley's Coaches 01872 553786
OTS 01326 378100
Plymouth Citybus  01752 662271
Polperro Shuttle and Polperro Minibus 01503 272851
Roselyn Coaches 01726 813737
Rosevidney Travel 01736 740223
Royal Buses 01736 797982
Stagecoach 01392 427711
St Ives Bus Company 01736 798837
Tavistock Community Transport 07580260683
Transport for Cornwall 0808 196 2632
Travel Cornwall 01726 861108
Treley Coaches 01736 810322
Williams Travel 01209 717152

School and College day only services

Some services only operate when Schools and/or Colleges are open. These are marked on a timetable as SD or CD. For full details contact the operator or visit Traveline South West. View term dates for schools in Cornwall.

Bus (Public Transport) timetable

You can find current bus routes and timetables from all bus operators in Cornwall by visiting Traveline South West.

Paper copies of First, Stagecoach, Citybus' (Go! Cornwall) and Transport for Cornwall timetables are available from the operators. We are happy to provide information, please email transport@cornwall.gov.uk.

Bus stops and shelters

Cornwall Council maintains a network of bus stops and shelters across the County. Town and Parish Councils are able to apply to the Council for possible funding for additional bus shelters. Please visit our support for Bus Shelters page for further information.

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