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There are 2 ways to get from Cardiff to Torquay by train or car

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Train  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Torquay

$75 - $140

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Drive  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Torquay 129.6 miles

$27 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Torquay is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Torquay is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2 h 12 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cardiff Central and arriving at Torquay. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 3 h 12 min.

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The distance between Cardiff and Torquay is 72 miles. The road distance is 129.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Torquay without a car is to train which takes 3 h 12 min and costs £55 - £110.

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The train from Cardiff Central to Torquay takes 3 h 12 min including transfers and departs five times a week.

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Cardiff to Torquay train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Cardiff Central station.

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Cardiff to Torquay train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Torquay station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cardiff to Torquay is 130 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 12 min to drive from Cardiff to Torquay.

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  • Distance: 72.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 12 min

What companies run services between Cardiff, Wales and Torquay, England?

Great Western Railway operates a train from Cardiff to Torquay 5 times a week. Tickets cost $75 - $140 and the journey takes 3 h 12 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to Torquay
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $60
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $140

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There are 1118+ hotels available in Torquay. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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