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There are 6 ways to get from London to Looe by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 25m

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Liskeard

$130 - $240

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Bus  •  7h 30m

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way National Express / ...

$19 - $55

4 alternative options

Train South Western Railway  •  6h 38m

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

$80 - $140

Drive  •  4h 16m

  1. Drive from London to Looe 235.6 miles

$50 - $75

Fly from London Gatwick, train  •  7h 13m

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Newquay (NQY) LGW - NQY
  2. Take the train from Newquay to Liskeard

$78 - $254

Fly from London Heathrow, train  •  6h 59m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Newquay (NQY) LHR - NQY
  2. Take the train from Newquay to Liskeard

$209 - $516

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Looe is to bus which costs £15 - £40 and takes 7h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Looe is to drive which costs £35 - £60 and takes 4h 16m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to Looe. However, there are services departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Looe, Bridge via Pennycomequick, station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 30m.

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The distance between London and Looe is 206 miles. The road distance is 235.6 miles.

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The best way to get from London to Looe without a car is to train which takes 4h 25m and costs £100 - £180.

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It takes approximately 4h 25m to get from London to Looe, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from London to Looe is to train which takes 4h 25m and costs £100 - £180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £15 - £40 and takes 7h 30m.

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

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London to Looe bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way.

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Map of how to get from London to Looe.
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  • Distance: 205.9 miles
  • Duration: 4h 25m

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from London to Looe every 4 hours. Tickets cost $130 - $240 and the journey takes 3h 31m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London to Looe every 4 hours. Tickets cost $19 - $25 and the journey takes 5h 25m. Megabus UK also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from London Heathrow to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Liskeard
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$130 - $240
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$65 - $100
Advanced Single
$65 - $100
Anytime Day Single
$130 - $240
Train from Exeter St Davids to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $50
Train from Newquay to Liskeard
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Exeter St Davids to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$26 - $40
Train from Newquay to Liskeard
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$30 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $30
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
National Express
Megabus UK

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Yes, the driving distance between London to Looe is 236 miles. It takes approximately 4h 16m to drive from London to Looe.

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Flybe offers flights from London Gatwick Airport to Newquay Airport.

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There are 1006+ hotels available in Looe. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Gatwick Airport is to train which takes 28m and costs £12 - £27.

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