There are 6 ways to get from Exeter to Torquay by train, bus, rideshare, taxi or car

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Train  •  43 min

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Torquay

$13 - $50

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  50 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Exeter to Torquay 24.1 miles

$3

4 alternative options

Line 46 bus  •  59 min

  1. Take the line 46 bus from Exeter City Centre, Bus Station to Torquay, Library 46

$9

Bus, line 12 bus  •  1 h

  1. Take the bus from Exeter to Newton Abbot National Express
  2. Take the line 12 bus from Newton Abbot, Rail Station to Torquay, Tesco 12

$10 - $13

Taxi  •  29 min

  1. Take a taxi from Exeter to Torquay 23.6 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  29 min

  1. Drive from Exeter to Torquay 23.6 miles

$5 - $8

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Exeter to Torquay is to rideshare which costs £2 and takes 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Exeter to Torquay is to taxi which costs £85 - £110 and takes 29 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Exeter City Centre, Bus Station station and arriving at Torquay, Library. Services depart five times a day, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 59 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Exeter St Davids and arriving at Torquay. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 43 min.

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The distance between Exeter and Torquay is 18 miles. The road distance is 23.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Torquay without a car is to train which takes 43 min and costs £10 - £40.

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The train from Exeter St Davids to Torquay takes 43 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Exeter to Torquay bus services, operated by Stagecoach South West, arrive at Exeter City Centre, Bus Station.

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Map of how to get from Exeter to Torquay.
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  • Distance: 18.2 miles
  • Duration: 43 min

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from Exeter to Torquay hourly. Tickets cost $13 - $25 and the journey takes 43 min. CrossCountry also services this route 3 times a day. Alternatively, Stagecoach South West operates a bus from Exeter to Torquay 5 times a day. Tickets cost $9 and the journey takes 59 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to Torquay
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $25
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
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
Bus operators
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Exeter City Centre, Bus Station to Torquay, Library
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Newton Abbot, Rail Station to Torquay, Tesco
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Exeter to Torquay
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Exeter to Torquay
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Gemini Taxis Exeter
Phone
+44 1392 666666
Website
geminitaxis.com
Z Cars Taxi Office
Phone
+44 1392 422888

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