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There are 2 ways to get from Shaftesbury to Torquay by train or car

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Train  •  3h 41m

  1. Take the train from Gillingham (Dorset) to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Torquay

$37 - $84

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Drive  •  1h 48m

  1. Drive from Shaftesbury to Torquay 91.8 miles

$19 - $29

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The cheapest way to get from Shaftesbury to Torquay is to drive which costs £15 - £22 and takes 1h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Shaftesbury to Torquay is to drive which costs £15 - £22 and takes 1h 48m.

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The distance between Shaftesbury and Torquay is 70 miles. The road distance is 91.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Shaftesbury to Torquay without a car is to train which takes 3h 41m and costs £28 - £65.

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It takes approximately 3h 41m to get from Shaftesbury to Torquay, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shaftesbury to Torquay is 92 miles. It takes approximately 1h 48m to drive from Shaftesbury to Torquay.

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There are 1263+ hotels available in Torquay. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Shaftesbury to Torquay.
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  • Distance: 69.6 miles
  • Duration: 3h 41m

What companies run services between Shaftesbury, Dorset, England and Torquay, England?

You can take a train from Shaftesbury to Torquay via Gillingham Station, Gillingham (Dorset), and Exeter St Davids in around 3h 41m.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to Torquay
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $25
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