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There are 4 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Torquay by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 57m

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Newton Abbot

£71 - £120

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Bus  •  4h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Newton Abbot National Express

£10 - £14

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3h 13m

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Torquay 181.4 miles

£27 - £40

Fly  •  6h 13m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Exeter (EXT) LHR - EXT

£146 - £526

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The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Torquay is to bus which costs £10 - £14 and takes 4h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Torquay is to drive which costs £27 - £40 and takes 3h 13m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Torquay. However, there are services departing from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and arriving at Torquay, Tesco via Newton Abbot, Rail Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 37m.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Torquay is 152 miles. The road distance is 181.4 miles.

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The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Torquay without a car is to train which takes 3h 57m and costs £70 - £120.

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It takes approximately 3h 57m to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Torquay, including transfers.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Torquay bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 station.

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The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Torquay is to train which takes 3h 57m and costs £70 - £120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £10 - £14 and takes 4h 37m, you could also fly, which costs £140 - £550 and takes 6h 13m.

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There is no direct flight from London Heathrow Airport to Exeter Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 50m and has one stopover.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Torquay bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Newton Abbot station.

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Map of how to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Torquay.
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  • Distance: 151.6 miles
  • Duration: 3h 57m

What companies run services between London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England and Torquay, England?

Great Western Railway operates a train from London Paddington to Newton Abbot hourly. Tickets cost £65 - £85 and the journey takes 2h 29m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Newton Abbot 4 times a day. Tickets cost £8 - £11 and the journey takes 4h.

Airlines
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from London Heathrow to Exeter via Isle Of Man, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£110 - £340
Flights from London Heathrow to Exeter via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£110 - £330
Flights from London Heathrow to Exeter via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£110 - £330
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Exeter via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £380
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Exeter via Alicante
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
£80 - £350
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Newton Abbot
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£65 - £85
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£65 - £85
Anytime Day 1st Class
£110 - £160
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 Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Newton Abbot
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£8 - £11
Website
National Express

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Yes, the driving distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Torquay is 181 miles. It takes approximately 3h 13m to drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Torquay.

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Ryanair, Aer Lingus, British Airways and Loganair offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Exeter Airport.

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