There are 5 ways to get from Plymouth to Looe by bus, train, taxi or car

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Line 72 bus  •  58 min

  1. Take the line 72 bus from Plymouth, North Cross to Looe, Bridge 72 / ...

$8

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Train, line 73 bus  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to Liskeard
  2. Take the line 73 bus from Liskeard Railway Station to Looe, Bridge 73

$15 - $48

Train  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to Liskeard
  2. Take the train from Liskeard to Looe

$13 - $50

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Plymouth to Looe 22.9 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from Plymouth to Looe 22.9 miles

$4 - $8

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Plymouth, North Cross and arriving at Looe, Bridge. Services depart every three hours, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 58 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Plymouth to Looe. However, there are services departing from Plymouth and arriving at Looe via Liskeard. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 50 min.

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The distance between Plymouth and Looe is 14 miles. The road distance is 22.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Plymouth to Looe without a car is to line 72 bus which takes 58 min and costs .

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The line 72 bus from Plymouth, North Cross to Looe, Bridge takes 58 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Plymouth to Looe bus services, operated by Plymouth Citybus, depart from Plymouth, North Cross station.

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Plymouth to Looe train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Plymouth station.

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The best way to get from Plymouth to Looe is to line 72 bus which takes 58 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 1 h 50 min.

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Plymouth to Looe bus services, operated by Plymouth Citybus, arrive at Looe, Bridge station.

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Plymouth to Looe train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Looe station.

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Map of how to get from Plymouth to Looe.
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  • Distance: 13.9 miles
  • Duration: 58 min

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

Plymouth Citybus operates a bus from Plymouth to Looe every 3 hours. Tickets cost $8 and the journey takes 58 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Plymouth to Looe via Liskeard in around 1 h 50 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Plymouth to Liskeard
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$8 - $13
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $18
Train from Liskeard to Looe
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$5 - $8
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$3 - $7
Bus operators
Plymouth Citybus
Phone
01752 662271
Email
customer.services@plymouthbus.co.uk
Website
plymouthbus.co.uk
Bus from Plymouth, North Cross to Looe, Bridge
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
plymouthbus.co.uk
Bus from Liskeard Railway Station to Looe, Bridge
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
plymouthbus.co.uk
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Taxi from Plymouth to Looe
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Plymouth Taxis
Phone
+44 1752 606060
Website
plymouthtaxis.com
Silverline Taxis
Phone
+44 1752 242424

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Yes, the driving distance between Plymouth to Looe is 23 miles. It takes approximately 34 min to drive from Plymouth to Looe.

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