There are 4 ways to get from London to Salcombe by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Newton Abbot

$236 - $389

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Bus  •  8 h 13 min

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

$29 - $34

2 alternative options

Train South Western Railway  •  7 h 31 min

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

$77 - $143

Drive  •  4 h

  1. Drive from London to Salcombe 218.1 miles

$45 - $70

Questions & Answers

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 8 h 13 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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The best way to get from London to Salcombe without a car is to train which takes 4 h 28 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 28 min to get from London to Salcombe, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from London to Salcombe is to train which takes 4 h 28 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 13 min.

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London to Salcombe bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Totnes station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London to Salcombe is 218 miles. It takes approximately 4 h to drive from London to Salcombe.

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There are 497+ hotels available in Salcombe. Prices start at $123 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from London to Salcombe.
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  • Distance: 182.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 28 min

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from London to Salcombe hourly. Tickets cost $110 - $200 and the journey takes 3 h 7 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London to Salcombe every 4 hours. Tickets cost $20 - $26 and the journey takes 6 h 15 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Newton Abbot
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $200
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$55 - $90
Advanced Single
$60 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $200
Train from Exeter St Davids to Torquay
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $25
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
$22 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$15 - $24
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 Totnes
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
nationalexpress.com

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