There are 3 ways to get from Bournemouth to Looe by train, bus or car

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Train  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Liskeard

$160 - $277

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Bus  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road to Liskeard National Express

$21 - $25

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Bournemouth to Looe 144.7 miles

$30 - $45

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No, there is no direct bus from Bournemouth station to Looe station. However, there are services departing from Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road and arriving at West Looe, Fire Station via Liskeard, Post Office. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bournemouth to Looe. However, there are services departing from Bournemouth and arriving at Looe via Reading and Liskeard. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 51 min.

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The distance between Bournemouth and Looe is 117 miles. The road distance is 144.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Bournemouth to Looe without a car is to train which takes 6 h 51 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 51 min to get from Bournemouth to Looe, including transfers.

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Bournemouth to Looe bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road.

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Bournemouth to Looe train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Bournemouth station.

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The best way to get from Bournemouth to Looe is to train which takes 6 h 51 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 4 min.

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Bournemouth to Looe bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Liskeard station.

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Bournemouth to Looe train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Liskeard station.

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Map of how to get from Bournemouth to Looe.
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  • Distance: 116.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 51 min

What companies run services between Bournemouth, England and Looe, England?

You can take a train from Bournemouth to Looe via Reading and Liskeard in around 6 h 51 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Bournemouth to Looe once daily. Tickets cost $15 - $20 and the journey takes 6 h.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Liskeard
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $200
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$55 - $90
Advanced Single
$60 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $200
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road to Liskeard
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Bournemouth to Looe is 145 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 48 min to drive from Bournemouth to Looe.

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