There are 5 ways to get from Bournemouth to Torquay 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Newton Abbot

$130 - $269

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road to Exeter National Express

$21 - $28

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to Dorchester South
  2. Take the bus from Dorchester, South Station to Axminster, Rail Station X51
  3. Take the train from Axminster to Exeter St Davids
  4. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Torquay

$41 - $91

Train, bus via Newton Abbot, Sherborne Road  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to Dorchester South
  2. Take the bus from Dorchester, South Station to Axminster, Rail Station X51
  3. Take the bus from Axminster, Rail Station to Exeter City Centre, Bus Station 4 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Exeter City Centre, Bus Station to Newton Abbot, Sherborne Road 2 / ...

$40 - $47

Drive  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Bournemouth to Torquay 103.9 miles

$22 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bournemouth to Torquay is to drive which costs £17 - £25 and takes 2 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bournemouth to Torquay is to drive which costs £17 - £25 and takes 2 h 4 min.

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The distance between Bournemouth and Torquay is 75 miles. The road distance is 103.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 46 min to get from Bournemouth to Torquay, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bournemouth station to Torquay. However, there are services departing from Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road and arriving at Torquay, Tesco via Exeter and Newton Abbot, Rail Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bournemouth to Torquay. However, there are services departing from Bournemouth and arriving at Torquay via Reading and Newton Abbot. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 46 min.

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

You can take a train from Bournemouth to Torquay via Reading and Newton Abbot in around 4 h 46 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Bournemouth to Torquay once daily. Tickets cost $11 - $15 and the journey takes 3 h 45 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bournemouth to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Train from Exeter St Davids to Torquay
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$15 - $23
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Newton Abbot
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $160
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $70
Advanced Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$80 - $160
Train from Exeter St Davids to Torquay
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $25
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Bournemouth to Dorchester South
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Axminster to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
National Express
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Axminster, Rail Station to Exeter City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Exeter City Centre, Bus Station to Newton Abbot, Sherborne Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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