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There are 4 ways to get from Bristol to Looe by train, bus, night train or car

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Train  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth

$73 - $167

3 alternative options

Bus, line 72 bus  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Canon's Marsh, Anchor Road to Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station Falcon
  2. Take the line 72 bus from Pennycomequick, station to Looe, Bridge 72 / ...

Night train  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the night train from Bristol Temple Meads to Liskeard

$75 - $140

Drive  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Bristol to Looe 139 miles

$29 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Bristol to Looe is to drive which costs £22 - £35 and takes 2 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol to Looe is to drive which costs £22 - £35 and takes 2 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bristol to Looe. However, there are services departing from Canon's Marsh, Anchor Road and arriving at Looe, Bridge via Pennycomequick, station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 27 min.

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The distance between Bristol and Looe is 112 miles. The road distance is 139 miles.

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The best way to get from Bristol to Looe without a car is to train which takes 3 h 54 min and costs £55 - £130.

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It takes approximately 3 h 54 min to get from Bristol to Looe, including transfers.

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Bristol to Looe bus services, operated by Stagecoach South West, depart from Canon's Marsh, Anchor Road station.

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The best way to get from Bristol to Looe is to train which takes 3 h 54 min and costs £55 - £130. Alternatively, you can bus and line 72 bus, which costs and takes 5 h 27 min.

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Bristol to Looe bus services, operated by Plymouth Citybus, arrive at Looe, Bridge station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bristol to Looe is 139 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 29 min to drive from Bristol to Looe.

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  • Distance: 111.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 54 min

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Bristol to Looe every 4 hours. Tickets cost $60 - $95 and the journey takes 2 h 4 min. Great Western Railway also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bristol to Looe via Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station and Pennycomequick, station in around 5 h 27 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $130
Night train from Bristol Temple Meads to Liskeard
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $140
Bus operators
Stagecoach South West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Canon's Marsh, Anchor Road to Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
Stagecoach South West

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