There are 5 ways to get from London to Salcombe 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  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Newton Abbot

$230 - $379

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 18 min

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

$28 - $33

3 alternative options

Train South Western Railway  •  7 h 29 min

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

$78 - $144

Drive  •  4 h

  1. Drive from London to Salcombe 218.1 miles

$45 - $70

Fly, bus, line 164 bus  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Exeter (EXT) LCY - EXT
  2. Take the bus from Exeter City Centre, Bus Station to Totnes, Coronation Road opp Town Mill
  3. Take the line 164 bus from Totnes, Coronation Road opp Town Mill to Salcombe, Onslow Road

$81 - $287

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Salcombe is to bus which costs £21 - £25 and takes 7 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Salcombe is to train which costs £170 - £290 and takes 3 h 45 min.

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The distance between London and Salcombe is 183 miles. The road distance is 218.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 45 min to get from London to Salcombe, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to Salcombe. However, there are services departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Salcombe, Onslow Road via Totnes, Coronation Road opp Town Mill. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 18 min.

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from London to Salcombe hourly. Tickets cost $100 - $190 and the journey takes 2 h 24 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London to Salcombe every 4 hours. Tickets cost $19 - $25 and the journey takes 5 h 20 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Newton Abbot
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $190
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$55 - $85
Advanced Single
$55 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $190
Train from Exeter St Davids to Torquay
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $26
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $26
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Exeter St Davids to Torquay
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $24
Bus operators
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Exeter City Centre, Bus Station to Totnes, Coronation Road opp Town Mill
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Totnes, Coronation Road opp Town Mill to Salcombe, Onslow Road
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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