Duration 5h 23m
Distance 257 miles
Average price £160
Frequency 10/day

Trip overview

The average train between Essex and Torquay takes 5h 23m and the fastest train takes 4h 31m. The train service runs several times per day from Essex to Torquay. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. White Notley
  2. London Paddington
  3. Torquay
5h 6m
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£104 - £211

Essex to Torquay train times

Trains run every three hours between Essex and Torquay. The earliest departure is at 09:08 in the morning, and the last departure from Essex is at 22:08 which arrives into Torquay at 10:59. All services require a transfer, and take on average 5h 23m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Essex to Torquay? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

No, there is no direct train from Essex to Torquay. However, there are services departing from White Notley and arriving at Torquay via Liverpool Street station, London Paddington and Newton Abbot. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 6m.

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The distance between Essex and Torquay is 203 miles. The road distance is 257 miles.

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Essex to Torquay train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from White Notley station.

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Essex to Torquay train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Newton Abbot station.

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