There are 5 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Torquay by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 52m

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Newton Abbot

£75 - £277

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Bus  •  4h 32m

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

£10 - £14

3 alternative options

Train via Exeter St Davids  •  5h 44m

  1. Take the train from Woking to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Torquay

£80 - £236

Drive  •  3h 13m

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Torquay 181.6 miles

£30 - £50

Fly, train  •  6h 10m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Exeter (EXT) LHR - EXT
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Torquay

£104 - £381

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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 32m.

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The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Torquay is to drive which costs £30 - £50 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 32m.

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No, there is no direct train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Torquay. However, there are services departing from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 and arriving at Torquay via London Paddington and Newton Abbot. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 52m.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Torquay is 152 miles. The road distance is 181.6 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 52m and costs £70 - £280.

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It takes approximately 3h 52m 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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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Torquay train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from London Paddington 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 52m

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 - £160 and the journey takes 2h 28m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from HEATHROW Airport London T2,3 to Newton Abbot every 4 hours. Tickets cost £8 - £11 and the journey takes 3h 55m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Exeter via Edinburgh, Manchester
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £470
Flights from London Heathrow to Exeter via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £470
Flights from London Heathrow to Exeter via Newcastle
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £470
Flights from London Heathrow to Exeter via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £470
Flights from London Heathrow to Exeter via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £470
Flights from London Heathrow to Exeter via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£110 - £470
Flights from London Heathrow to Exeter via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £470
Flights from London Heathrow to Exeter via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£90 - £420
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Exeter via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £470
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Exeter via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£95 - £420
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Newton Abbot
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£65 - £160
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£65 - £85
Anytime Day 1st Class
£110 - £160
Train from Exeter St Davids to Torquay
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £26
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£11 - £14
Anytime Day 1st Class
£19 - £26
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
3h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£8 - £11
Website
National Express

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The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Torquay is to train which takes 3h 52m and costs £70 - £280. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £10 - £14 and takes 4h 32m.

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There is no direct flight from London Heathrow Airport to Exeter Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 25m 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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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Torquay train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Newton Abbot station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Torquay is 182 miles. It takes approximately 3h 13m to drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Torquay.

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Aer Lingus, Air France, KLM and two other airlines offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Exeter Airport.

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