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

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Train  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to Newton Abbot

$20 - $89

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Bus  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Plymouth City Centre, Royal Parade to Totnes, Opposite Royal Seven Stars Hotel Gold
  2. Take the bus from Totnes, Opposite Royal Seven Stars Hotel to Torquay, Cary Parade Gold / ...

$11 - $14

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Taxi  •  47 min

  1. Take a taxi from Plymouth to Torquay 33.7 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  47 min

  1. Drive from Plymouth to Torquay 33.7 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Plymouth to Torquay is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Plymouth to Torquay is to taxi which costs £120 - £150 and takes 47 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Plymouth to Torquay. However, there are services departing from Plymouth City Centre, Royal Parade and arriving at Torquay, Cary Parade via Totnes, Opposite Royal Seven Stars Hotel. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Plymouth to Torquay. However, there are services departing from Plymouth and arriving at Torquay via Newton Abbot. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 10 min.

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The distance between Plymouth and Torquay is 28 miles. The road distance is 33.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Plymouth to Torquay without a car is to train which takes 1 h 10 min and costs £15 - £70.

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It takes approximately 1 h 10 min to get from Plymouth to Torquay, including transfers.

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Plymouth to Torquay bus services, operated by Stagecoach South West, depart from Plymouth City Centre, Royal Parade station.

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

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The best way to get from Plymouth to Torquay is to train which takes 1 h 10 min and costs £15 - £70. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £8 - £11 and takes 2 h 1 min.

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Map of how to get from Plymouth to Torquay.
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  • Distance: 28.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 10 min

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Plymouth to Torquay every 2 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 36 min. Great Western Railway also services this route every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Plymouth to Torquay via Totnes, Opposite Royal Seven Stars Hotel in around 2 h 1 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Plymouth to Newton Abbot
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $18
Advanced Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $35
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
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Totnes, Opposite Royal Seven Stars Hotel to Torquay, Cary Parade
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Country Bus
Website
countrybusdevon.co.uk
Bus from Totnes, Opposite Royal Seven Stars Hotel to Torquay, Cary Parade
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
countrybusdevon.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Plymouth to Torquay
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190
Plymouth Taxis
Phone
+44 1752 606060
Website
plymouthtaxis.com
Silverline Taxis
Phone
+44 1752 242424

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Plymouth to Torquay bus services, operated by Stagecoach South West, arrive at Torquay, Cary Parade station.

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Plymouth to Torquay train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Newton Abbot station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Plymouth to Torquay is 34 miles. It takes approximately 47 min to drive from Plymouth to Torquay.

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