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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Newquay to Newton Abbot

$53 - $129

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Newquay to Plymouth National Express
  2. Take the bus from Plymouth City Centre, Royal Parade to Totnes, Opposite Royal Seven Stars Hotel Gold

$21 - $27

2 alternative options

Line 21 bus, train  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the line 21 bus from Newquay, Great Western Hotel to St Austell, Bus Station 21 / ...
  2. Take the train from St Austell to Newton Abbot

$49 - $85

Drive  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Newquay to Torquay 80.6 miles

$17 - $25

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from Newquay to Torquay once daily. Tickets cost $50 - $90 and the journey takes 2 h 32 min. CrossCountry also services this route 3 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newquay to Torquay via Plymouth, Plymouth City Centre, Royal Parade, and Totnes, Opposite Royal Seven Stars Hotel in around 3 h 59 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Newquay to Newton Abbot
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$28 - $45
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $90
Train from St Austell to Newton Abbot
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Newquay to Newton Abbot
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $85
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
Train from St Austell to Newton Abbot
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Bus operators
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Plymouth City Centre, Royal Parade to Totnes, Opposite Royal Seven Stars Hotel
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Newquay to Torquay?

The distance between Newquay and Torquay is 110 km. The road distance is 129 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Newquay to Torquay?

The cheapest way to get from Newquay to Torquay is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1 h 39 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Newquay to Torquay?

The quickest way to get from Newquay to Torquay is to drive which takes 1 h 39 min and costs £12 - £18.

Is there a direct train between Newquay and Torquay?

No, there is no direct train from Newquay to Torquay. However, there are services departing from Newquay and arriving at Torquay via Newton Abbot. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 4 min.

Is there a direct bus between Newquay and Torquay?

No, there is no direct bus from Newquay to Torquay. However, there are services departing from Newquay and arriving at Torquay, Cary Parade via Plymouth City Centre, Royal Parade and Totnes, Opposite Royal Seven Stars Hotel. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 59 min.

How long does it take to get from Newquay to Torquay?

It takes approximately 3 h 4 min to get from Newquay to Torquay, including transfers.