Arriving in Looe by aeroplane

Although planes don’t fly direct to Looe (ha-ha) the recent developments at Newquay airport have opened up Cornwall and therefore Looe, to visitors from London and around the world.

Newquay airport is a small yet perfectly formed airport and travelling from there to Looe takes between 40 minutes and an hour. The roads are generally quiet and the drive is a pleasant one.

Travelling to and from Newquay airport

Car hire

There are two fully manned car hire companies at the airport:

  • Hertz
    Provide a comprehensive level of service from 8am to 9.30pm, Monday to Friday, for flight passengers and for local residents.
    Opening hours are Monday, Tuesday and Friday 07:00 to 19:30, Wednesday and Thursday 07:00 to 21:00, Saturday 07:00 to 20:00 and Sunday 12:00 to 21:00.
    At weekend a ‘meet & greet’ service is available for customers who have made an advance reservation.
    Central Reservations – 08708 448844 (24 hours)
    Local Reservations – 01637 860869
    Out of hours – 07778 350987
  • Europcar
    Provide a comprehensive level of service from 6am to 10pm for flight passengers and for local residents.
    Opening hours are 08:00 to 22:00 Monday to Friday and 08:00 to 15:00 Saturday.
    For reservations call 01637 860923.

Buses

Bus services to and from Newquay Airport are provided by Western Greyhound and Summercourt Travel and the air airport has introduced a dedicated bus stop to the west of the terminal building.

Taxis

There is no taxi rank at Newquay Airport but their chosen taxi supplier is BioTravel who are the most environmentally friendly taxi service in Cornwall and the UK! They can be booked in advance on 01637 880006.

Useful websites

For more information about Newquay Airport and its facilities try www.newquaycornwallairport.com