Travelling to Liskeard by road

Liskeard is easy to reach by road

From Plymouth, using the A38 dual carriageway, Liskeard is 19.6 miles, approx 34 minutes.


Using the A30 dual carriageway from Exeter, the route is 56.2 miles, approx 1hour and 10 minutes


 Liskeard Public Transport

How to get here, how to get around

The Traveline website is very useful for planning journeys on public transport, or timetables can be collected from Liskeard Information Centre.


Go Cornwall operate the following services from Liskeard:
11 – Padstow – Wadebridge – Bodmin – Liskeard – Saltash – Plymouth
73 – Liskeard – Looe – Polperro
74 – Liskeard – St Cleer – Pensilva – Callington
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77 РLiskeard -Trago Mills РLanreath РPelynt- Looe
78/78A – Liskeard – Pensilva – Upton Cross – North Hill – South Petherwin – Launceston (Monday to Friday only, Saturday services Liskeard – Pensilva only)
453 – Quethiock – St Ive – Menheniot – Liskeard (single service each way, Wednesday morning only)
455 – St Neot – Trago – Liskeard (single service each way, Fridays only)

National Express coaches pick up in Liskeard with connections to destinations country wide.


Liskeard is ideally situated on the main rail line with direct trains to London Paddington, Bristol, Birmingham, Manchester and Scotland. There is also a scenic branch line to Looe.

Great Western Railway and Cross Country Trains run through Liskeard, you can check journey times and book tickets on their websites.

The National Rail Enquiries website is useful for planning your journey. The Trainline website can also be used to plan and book train and coach journeys.

Courtesy of Devon & Cornwall Rail Partnership