Fowey travel guide

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You're Going to Love Fowey

With a population of 2,131, Fowey is a must-see destination in England, United Kingdom. Fowey deserves at least 2 full days for you to see its main sights.

Where to Eat in Fowey

If you’re looking for affordable options, Fitzroy (2 Fore Street) and Old Quay House Restaurant (28 Fore St) are great picks.

When to visit Fowey

Fowey in March
Estimated hotel price
£81
1 night at 3-star hotel
Fowey in March
Estimated hotel price
£81
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Fowey

Plane

Although Fowey doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Cornwall Newquay (NQY), which is located 18 miles from Fowey. Exeter Airport is the most popular, with regular flights from British Airways, Loganair, Blue Islands and other airlines departing from the United Kingdom. The shortest domestic flight to Fowey departs from London and takes around 1h 10m.

Train

Great Western Railway is the most popular train carrier serving Fowey, followed by Cross Country. The train journey from Fowey to London takes 5h 00m and costs around £79 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Birmingham, expect to pay about £206 for a 5h 52m trip.

Car

Another option to get to Fowey is to pick up a car hire from Birmingham, which is about 189 miles from Fowey. You’ll find branches of DRIVALIA and GREEN MOTION , among others, in Birmingham.

Bus

National Express operates bus routes to Fowey. From Exeter, the bus ride to Fowey takes 125 miles and will cost you around £13. From Bristol, the ticket costs about £32 for a journey of 270 miles.

Plane

Although Fowey doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Cornwall Newquay (NQY), which is located 18 miles from Fowey. Exeter Airport is the most popular, with regular flights from British Airways, Loganair, Blue Islands and other airlines departing from the United Kingdom. The shortest domestic flight to Fowey departs from London and takes around 1h 10m.

Train

Great Western Railway is the most popular train carrier serving Fowey, followed by Cross Country. The train journey from Fowey to London takes 5h 00m and costs around £79 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Birmingham, expect to pay about £206 for a 5h 52m trip.

Car

Another option to get to Fowey is to pick up a car hire from Birmingham, which is about 189 miles from Fowey. You’ll find branches of DRIVALIA and GREEN MOTION , among others, in Birmingham.

Bus

National Express operates bus routes to Fowey. From Exeter, the bus ride to Fowey takes 125 miles and will cost you around £13. From Bristol, the ticket costs about £32 for a journey of 270 miles.

Airports near Fowey

Airlines serving Fowey

SWISS
Good (921 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,426 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,484 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (834 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (832 reviews)
Aer Lingus
Good (774 reviews)
easyJet
Good (1,441 reviews)
Eurowings
Good (193 reviews)
Ryanair
Good (3,452 reviews)
Loganair
Excellent (14 reviews)
Aurigny Air
Excellent (6 reviews)
Edelweiss Air
Good (21 reviews)
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Where to stay in Fowey

Average rates range from around £186 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to £91 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Fowey

Most booked hotels in Fowey

Havener's
4 stars
Excellent (8.9, Excellent reviews)
£119+
Harbour Hotel Fowey
4 stars
Excellent (8.8, Excellent reviews)
£159+
Fowey Hall
4 stars
Excellent (8.8, Excellent reviews)
£180+
The Galleon Inn
4 stars
Excellent (8.7, Excellent reviews)
£112+
The Old Quay House Hotel
4 stars
Excellent (8.6, Excellent reviews)
£143+
Vine Cottage - B&B
3 stars
Excellent (8.6, Excellent reviews)
£81+

Hiring a car in Fowey

Expect to pay £1.51 per litre in Fowey (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between £18.07 and £24.09. The most frequently booked car type in Fowey is Economy (Vauxhall Corsa or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Mini car hire (Class Mini Car or similar) is, on average, 20% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Expect to pay £1.51 per litre in Fowey (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between £18.07 and £24.09. The most frequently booked car type in Fowey is Economy (Vauxhall Corsa or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Mini car hire (Class Mini Car or similar) is, on average, 20% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.