There are 8 ways to get from London to Bude by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  7 h 45 min

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

$145 - $247

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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

6 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Exeter Central

$75 - $102

Train, bus via Exeter St Davids  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Barnstaple
  3. Take the bus from Barnstaple, Rail Station to Holsworthy, Church 85 / ...

$138 - $237

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 47 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 - $217

Fly London City to Exeter, bus, line 6 bus  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Exeter (EXT) LCY - EXT
  2. Take the bus from Exeter City Centre, Bus Station 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

$85 - $291

Train to Birmingham, fly to Newquay, bus  •  7 h 33 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

$126 - $430

Questions & Answers

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

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The best way to get from London to Bude without a car is to train and bus which takes 7 h 45 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 45 min to get from London to Bude, including transfers.

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London to Bude bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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The best way to get from London to Bude is to train which takes 7 h 45 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 45 min.

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The quickest flight from London Gatwick Airport to Newquay Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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London to Bude bus services, operated by Stagecoach South West, arrive at Holsworthy, Church station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London to Bude is 234 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 17 min to drive from London to Bude.

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Flybe offers flights from London Gatwick Airport to Newquay Airport.

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Map of how to get from London to Bude.
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  • Distance: 198.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 45 min

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

South Western Railway operates a train from London to Bude hourly. Tickets cost $50 - $80 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 Birmingham to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $240
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$65 - $100
Advanced Single
$65 - $100
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $240
Train from London Paddington to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $190
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$50 - $80
Advanced Single
$50 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $190
Train from Exeter St Davids to Barnstaple
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $40
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 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
plymouthbus.co.uk
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Barnstaple, Rail Station to Holsworthy, Church
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11
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, Bus Station to Okehampton, West Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
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, The Strand
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Barnstaple
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
nationalexpress.com
Carmel Coaches
Bus from Barnstaple, Bus Station to Holsworthy, Church
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$11
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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There are 670+ hotels available in Bude. Prices start at $88 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Gatwick Airport is to train which takes 26 min and costs .

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