There are 5 ways to get from London to Ludlow by train, bus or car

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Train via Newport (S Wales)  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Newport (S Wales)
  2. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Ludlow

$100 - $175

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Bus  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Hereford National Express

$26 - $30

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Hereford

$92 - $162

Train, line 292 bus  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from London Marylebone to Solihull
  2. Take the train from Solihull to Kidderminster
  3. Take the line 292 bus from Kidderminster, Bus Station to Ludlow, Packer Court 292

$86 - $128

Drive  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Drive from London to Ludlow 151.3 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from London to Ludlow is to bus which costs £19 - £23 and takes 6 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Ludlow is to drive which costs £24 - £40 and takes 2 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to Ludlow. However, there are services departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Ludlow, Tourist Information Ctre (Tourist Information Centre) via Country Bus Station and Leominster, Bus Station (N/K). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Ludlow. However, there are services departing from London Paddington and arriving at Ludlow via Newport (S Wales). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 28 min.

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The distance between London and Ludlow is 126 miles. The road distance is 151.3 miles.

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The best way to get from London to Ludlow without a car is to train which takes 3 h 28 min and costs £75 - £140.

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It takes approximately 3 h 28 min to get from London to Ludlow, including transfers.

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

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London to Ludlow train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from London Paddington station.

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The best way to get from London to Ludlow is to train which takes 3 h 28 min and costs £75 - £140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £19 - £23 and takes 6 h 24 min.

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London to Ludlow bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Hereford station.

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London to Ludlow train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, arrive at Ludlow station.

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Map of how to get from London to Ludlow.
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  • Distance: 126.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 28 min

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

You can take a train from London to Ludlow via Newport (S Wales) in around 3 h 28 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London to Ludlow 3 times a day. Tickets cost $14 - $19 and the journey takes 4 h 10 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $60
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $130
Train from London Paddington to Hereford
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Advanced Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$80 - $150
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Ludlow
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $45
First Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from London Marylebone to Solihull
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $95
Train from Solihull to Kidderminster
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $23
Bus operators
R & B Travel
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Kidderminster, Bus Station to Ludlow, Packer Court
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
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 Hereford
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
nationalexpress.com

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