There are 9 ways to get from London to Bude by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, bus  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Plymouth
  2. Take the bus from Pennycomequick, Railway Station to Launceston, Westgate Street 12

$139 - $236

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Barnstaple National Express
  2. Take the bus from Barnstaple, Bus Station to Holsworthy, Church 85 / ...

$36 - $41

7 alternative options

Train, line 6 bus  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Okehampton
  3. Take the line 6 bus from Okehampton, West Street to Holsworthy, Library 6
  4. Take the line 6 bus from Holsworthy, Library to Bude, Hawthorn Avenue 216 / ...

$121 - $207

Train  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Exeter Central

$76 - $103

Drive  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Drive from London to Bude 234.4 miles

$50 - $75

Fly London Gatwick to Newquay, line 93 bus, bus  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Newquay (NQY) LGW - NQY
  2. Take the line 93 bus from Newquay, Great Western Hotel to Fraddon, Kingsley Village
  3. Take the bus from Fraddon, Kingsley Village to Bude, Bencoolen Road

$75 - $218

Fly London City to Exeter, bus, line 6 bus  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Exeter (EXT) LCY - EXT
  2. Take the bus from Exeter City Centre, Paris Street to Okehampton, West Street
  3. Take the line 6 bus from Okehampton, West Street to Holsworthy, Library
  4. Take the line 6 bus from Holsworthy, Library to Bude, The Strand

$86 - $292

Fly London Stansted to Newquay, line 93 bus, bus  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Newquay (NQY) STN - NQY
  2. Take the line 93 bus from Newquay, Great Western Hotel to Fraddon, Kingsley Village
  3. Take the bus from Fraddon, Kingsley Village to Bude, Bencoolen Road

$139 - $497

Train to Birmingham, fly to Newquay, bus  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Newquay (NQY) BHX - NQY
  3. Take the bus from Fraddon, Kingsley Village to Bude, Bencoolen Road

$149 - $431

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Bude is to bus which costs £27 - £31 and takes 8 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Bude is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 4 h 17 min.

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The distance between London and Bude is 198 miles. The road distance is 234.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 6 h 32 min to get from London to Bude, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to Bude. However, there are services departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Bude, The Strand via Barnstaple, Bus Station and Holsworthy, Library. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 45 min.

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What companies run services between London, England and Bude, England?

South Western Railway operates a train from London to Bude hourly. Tickets cost $50 - $85 and the journey takes 3 h 17 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London to Bude via Barnstaple, Barnstaple, Bus Station, Holsworthy, Church, and Holsworthy, Library in around 8 h 45 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from London City to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Flights from London Stansted to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Birmingham to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $220
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$60 - $95
Advanced Single
$65 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $220
Train from London Paddington to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $170
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$45 - $75
Advanced Single
$50 - $75
Anytime Day Single
$95 - $170
Train from Exeter St Davids to Okehampton
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $25
Virgin West Coast Trains
Bus operators
Plymouth Citybus
Phone
01752 662271
Email
customer.services@plymouthbus.co.uk
Website
plymouthbus.co.uk
Bus from Pennycomequick, Railway Station to Launceston, Westgate Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
plymouthbus.co.uk
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Okehampton, West Street to Holsworthy, Library
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Holsworthy, Library to Bude, Hawthorn Avenue
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Barnstaple, Bus Station to Holsworthy, Church
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Exeter City Centre, Paris Street to Okehampton, West Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Holsworthy, Library to Bude, The Strand
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Turners
Website
turnerstours.co.uk
Bus from Barnstaple, Bus Station to Holsworthy, Church
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
turnerstours.co.uk
Travel Cornwall
Phone
01726 861108
Website
travelcornwall.uk.com
Bus from Fraddon, Kingsley Village to Bude, Bencoolen Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
travelcornwall.uk.com

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