There are 8 ways to get from London to Launceston 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  •  4 h 34 min

  1. 12

$134 - $232

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 4 min

  1. National Express

$30 - $35

6 alternative options

Train, bus via Exeter St Davids  •  5 h 34 min

  1. 6A

$117 - $204

Train South Western Railway, bus  •  6 h 32 min

  1. 6A / ...

$72 - $100

Drive  •  3 h 52 min

  1. 218.9 miles

$45 - $70

Fly London Gatwick to Newquay, bus  •  5 h 58 min

  1. LGW - NQY

$65 - $210

Fly London City to Exeter, bus  •  6 h 12 min

  1. LCY - EXT

$81 - $287

Train to Birmingham, fly to Newquay, bus  •  6 h 43 min

  1. BHX - NQY

$139 - $424

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

National Express operates a bus from London to Launceston 5 times a day. Tickets cost $20 - $26 and the journey takes 5 h 25 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
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $230
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$60 - $100
Advanced Single
$65 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $230
Train from London Paddington to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $180
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$50 - $75
Advanced Single
$50 - $75
Anytime Day Single
$95 - $180
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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
plymouthbus.co.uk
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Okehampton, West Street to Launceston, Westgate Street
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Exeter City Centre, Prison to Okehampton, West Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
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
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London and Launceston is 311 km. The road distance is 350 km.

The cheapest way to get from London to Launceston is to bus which costs £22 - £27 and takes 7 h 4 min.

The quickest way to get from London to Launceston is to drive which takes 3 h 52 min and costs £35 - £55.

No, there is no direct bus from London to Launceston. However, there are services departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Launceston, Westgate Street via Pennycomequick, Railway Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 4 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 34 min to get from London to Launceston, including transfers.