There are 4 ways to get from Torquay to Looe 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, line 73 bus  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Newton Abbot to Liskeard
  2. Take the line 73 bus from Liskeard Railway Station to West Looe, The Square 73

$34 - $102

Cheapest option

Bus, line 72 bus  •  4 h

  1. Take the bus from Torquay Harbour, Strand Debenhams to Totnes, Coronation Road opp Town Mill 149 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Totnes, Coronation Road opp Town Mill to Plymouth City Centre, Royal Parade 91
  3. Take the line 72 bus from Plymouth City Centre, Royal Parade to West Looe, The Square 72

$15 - $23

2 alternative options

Line 12 bus, train, line 72 bus  •  3 h 29 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, Railway Station to West Looe, The Square 72

$29 - $62

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. However, there are services departing from Torquay Harbour, Strand Debenhams and arriving at West Looe, The Square via Totnes, Coronation Road opp Town Mill and Plymouth City Centre, Royal Parade. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h.

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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 10 min and costs £26 - £80.

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It takes approximately 3 h 10 min to get from Torquay to Looe, including transfers.

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Torquay to Looe bus services, operated by Stagecoach South West, depart from Torquay Harbour, Strand Debenhams station.

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Torquay to Looe bus services, operated by Plymouth Citybus, arrive at West Looe, The Square station.

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Map of how to get from Torquay to Looe.
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  • Distance: 41.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 10 min

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

You can take a bus from Torquay to Looe via Totnes, Coronation Road opp Town Mill and Plymouth City Centre, Royal Parade in around 4 h.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Newton Abbot to Liskeard
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 3 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
40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
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 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 Railway Station to West Looe, The Square
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
plymouthbus.co.uk
Bus from Pennycomequick, Railway Station to West Looe, The Square
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
plymouthbus.co.uk
Bus from Plymouth City Centre, Royal Parade to West Looe, The Square
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
plymouthbus.co.uk
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Torquay, Cary Parade to Opposite Rail Station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Torquay Harbour, Strand Debenhams to Totnes, Coronation Road opp Town Mill
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Totnes, Coronation Road opp Town Mill to Plymouth City Centre, Royal Parade
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Country Bus
Website
countrybusdevon.co.uk
Bus from Torquay Harbour, Strand Harbourside to Totnes, Opposite Royal Seven Stars Hotel
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
countrybusdevon.co.uk
Bus from Totnes, Coronation Road opp Town Mill to Plymouth City Centre, Royal Parade
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
countrybusdevon.co.uk
Dartmouth Steam Railway And River Boat Company

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