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There are 4 ways to get from London Paddington Station to Looe by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4h 56m

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Liskeard

£90 - £110

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Liskeard National Express

£13 - £44

2 alternative options

Train via Exeter  •  7h 57m

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Plymouth

£97 - £273

Drive  •  4h 15m

  1. Drive from London Paddington Station to Looe 234.3 miles

£35 - £55

London Paddington Station to Looe by train

The train journey time between London Paddington Station and Looe is around 5h 53m and covers a distance of around 249 miles. The fastest train normally takes 4h 14m. Operated by First Great Western Service, the London Paddington Station to Looe train service departs from London Paddington and arrives in Looe. Typically 70 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
5h 53m
Fastest train time:
4h 14m
Trains per week:
70
Cheapest price:
£90
Carbon emissions:
21 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:37
Last train departs at:
23:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London Paddington Station to Looe train schedules

London Paddington Station → Looe
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Paddington Station to Looe is to bus which costs £13 - £45 and takes 8h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from London Paddington Station to Looe is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 4h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from London Paddington Station to Looe. However, there are services departing from London Paddington and arriving at Looe via Liskeard. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 56m.

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The distance between London Paddington Station and Looe is 204 miles. The road distance is 234.3 miles.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to Looe without a car is to train which takes 4h 56m and costs £85 - £110.

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It takes approximately 4h 56m to get from London Paddington Station to Looe, including transfers.

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London Paddington Station to Looe train services, operated by First Great Western Service, depart from London Paddington station.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to Looe is to train which takes 4h 56m and costs £85 - £110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £13 - £45 and takes 8h 3m.

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London Paddington Station to Looe train services, operated by First Great Western Service, arrive at Liskeard station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Paddington Station to Looe is 234 miles. It takes approximately 4h 15m to drive from London Paddington Station to Looe.

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  • Distance: 204.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 56m

What companies run services between London Paddington Station, England and Looe, England?

First Great Western Service operates a train from London Paddington to Liskeard every 3 hours. Tickets cost £85 - £110 and the journey takes 3h 37m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Liskeard 3 times a day. Tickets cost £9 - £12 and the journey takes 5h 20m.

Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Liskeard
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£85 - £110
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£85 - £110
Anytime Day 1st Class
£140 - £200
Train from Exeter St Davids to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£20 - £25
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£20 - £25
Anytime Day 1st Class
£30 - £50
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Liskeard
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£9 - £12
Website
National Express

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