There are 5 ways to get from Plymouth to Torquay by train, bus, taxi 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  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to Newton Abbot

$20 - $89

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 2 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

3 alternative options

Train, line 12 bus  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to Newton Abbot
  2. Take the line 12 bus from Newton Abbot, Rail Station to Torquay Harbour, Strand Harbourside 12

$22 - $54

Taxi  •  47 min

  1. Take a taxi from Plymouth to Torquay 33.7 miles

$160 - $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 takes 47 min and costs £120 - £150.

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The distance between Plymouth and Torquay is 45 km. The road distance is 54 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 7 min to get from Plymouth to Torquay, including transfers.

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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 2 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 7 min.

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

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

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Plymouth to Newton Abbot
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 Newton Abbot, Rail Station to Torquay Harbour, Strand Harbourside
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
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
$160 - $190
Plymouth Taxis
Phone
+44 1752 606060
Website
plymouthtaxis.com
Silverline Taxis
Phone
+44 1752 242424

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