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There are 4 ways to get from Cheltenham to Torquay by train, bus, night train or car

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Train  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Torquay

$65 - $110

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Bus  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Cheltenham to Newton Abbot National Express

$14 - $19

2 alternative options

Night train, line 12 bus  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Take the night train from Cheltenham Spa to Newton Abbot
  2. Take the line 12 bus from Newton Abbot, Rail Station to Torquay, Pavilion 12

Drive  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Cheltenham to Torquay 134.5 miles

$28 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Cheltenham to Torquay is to bus which costs £11 - £15 and takes 4 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cheltenham to Torquay is to drive which costs £22 - £35 and takes 2 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cheltenham to Torquay. However, there are services departing from Cheltenham and arriving at Torquay, Tesco via Newton Abbot, Rail Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 53 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cheltenham Spa and arriving at Torquay. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 2 h 16 min.

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The distance between Cheltenham and Torquay is 118 miles. The road distance is 134.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Cheltenham to Torquay without a car is to train which takes 2 h 16 min and costs £50 - £80.

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The train from Cheltenham Spa to Torquay takes 2 h 16 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Cheltenham to Torquay bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Cheltenham station.

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Cheltenham to Torquay train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Cheltenham Spa station.

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The best way to get from Cheltenham to Torquay is to train which takes 2 h 16 min and costs £50 - £80. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £11 - £15 and takes 4 h 53 min.

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Map of how to get from Cheltenham to Torquay.
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  • Distance: 118.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 16 min

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Cheltenham to Torquay once daily. Tickets cost $65 - $110 and the journey takes 2 h 16 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Cheltenham to Torquay once daily. Tickets cost $14 - $19 and the journey takes 4 h 15 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Torquay
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$65 - $95
Night train from Cheltenham Spa to Newton Abbot
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $95
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Cheltenham to Newton Abbot
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Newton Abbot, Rail Station to Torquay, Pavilion
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Cheltenham to Torquay bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Newton Abbot station.

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Cheltenham to Torquay train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Torquay station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cheltenham to Torquay is 135 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 15 min to drive from Cheltenham to Torquay.

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