There are 8 ways to get from London to Looe 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 Great Western Railway  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Liskeard

$136 - $238

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 23 min

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

$28 - $60

6 alternative options

Train South Western Railway  •  6 h 34 min

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

$88 - $148

Drive  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Drive from London to Looe 235.6 miles

$50 - $75

Fly London Gatwick to Newquay, train  •  6 h 53 min

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

$83 - $259

Fly London City to Exeter, train  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Exeter (EXT) LCY - EXT
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Liskeard

$103 - $344

Fly London Stansted to Newquay, train, line 73 bus  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Newquay (NQY) STN - NQY
  2. Take the train from Newquay to Liskeard
  3. Take the line 73 bus from Liskeard Railway Station to West Looe, The Square

$147 - $539

Train to Birmingham, fly to Newquay, train  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Newquay (NQY) BHX - NQY
  3. Take the train from Newquay to Liskeard

$155 - $471

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Looe is to bus which costs £21 - £50 and takes 7 h 23 min.

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

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

Get driving directions

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

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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 West Looe, The Square via Pennycomequick, Railway Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 23 min.

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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 3 h 30 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London to Looe 5 times a day. Tickets cost $19 - $25 and the journey takes 5 h 25 min. Megabus UK also services this route 3 times a week.

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 Liskeard
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
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
1 h 1 min
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
1 h 21 min
Frequency
4 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
Train from Exeter St Davids to Liskeard
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$21 - $35
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $70
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Exeter St Davids to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
56 min
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
1 h 14 min
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
Train from Exeter St Davids to Liskeard
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
Virgin West Coast Trains
Bus operators

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