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There are 4 ways to get from Torquay to Looe by train, bus or car

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Train, line 73 bus  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Torquay to Newton Abbot
  2. Take the train from Newton Abbot to Liskeard
  3. Take the line 73 bus from Liskeard station to Looe, Bridge 73

3 alternative options

Line 12 bus, train, line 72 bus  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Take the line 12 bus from Torquay, Cary Parade to Opposite Rail Station 12
  2. Take the train from Newton Abbot to Plymouth
  3. Take the line 72 bus from Pennycomequick, station to Looe, Bridge 72 / ...

Bus, line 73 bus  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Paignton to Liskeard National Express
  2. Take the line 73 bus from Liskeard, Post Office to West Looe, Fire Station 73 / ...

Drive  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Torquay to Looe 51.9 miles

$11 - $17

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The cheapest way to get from Torquay to Looe is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Torquay to Looe is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Torquay to Looe station. However, there are services departing from Torquay, Pavilion and arriving at West Looe, Fire Station via Paignton and Liskeard, Post Office. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 7 min.

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The distance between Torquay and Looe is 42 miles. The road distance is 51.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Torquay to Looe without a car is to train and line 73 bus which takes 3 h 1 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 1 min to get from Torquay to Looe, including transfers.

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Torquay to Looe bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Paignton station.

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Torquay to Looe bus services, operated by Plymouth Citybus, arrive at West Looe, Fire Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Torquay to Looe is 52 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 10 min to drive from Torquay to Looe.

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There are 1015+ hotels available in Looe. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Torquay to Looe.
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  • Distance: 41.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 1 min

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

You can take a bus from Torquay to Looe via Paignton, Bus Station, Paignton, and Liskeard, Post Office in around 4 h 7 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Torquay to Newton Abbot
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$5 - $8
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$3 - $6
Train from Newton Abbot to Liskeard
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $25
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $50
Train from Newton Abbot to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $18
Advanced Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $35
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Torquay to Newton Abbot
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Single
$24 - $40
Off-Peak Single
$7 - $12
Train from Newton Abbot to Liskeard
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$25 - $40
Train from Newton Abbot to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$18 - $27
Bus operators
Plymouth Citybus
Phone
01752 662271
Email
customer.services@plymouthbus.co.uk
Website
plymouthbus.co.uk
Bus from Liskeard station to Looe, Bridge
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
plymouthbus.co.uk
Bus from Pennycomequick, station to Looe, Bridge
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
plymouthbus.co.uk
Bus from Liskeard, Post Office to West Looe, Fire Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
plymouthbus.co.uk
Stagecoach South West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Torquay, Cary Parade to Opposite Rail Station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Stagecoach South West
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 Paignton to Liskeard
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com

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