There are 9 ways to get from Torquay to Brighton by train, bus, car or plane

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  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Newton Abbot to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Brighton

$133 - $271

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Exeter to Brighton National Express

$33 - $39

7 alternative options

Train via Salisbury  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Torquay to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Salisbury
  3. Take the train from Southampton Central to Brighton

$83 - $181

Bus via Heathrow Central Bus Station  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Newton Abbot to London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 National Express
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Brighton, Preston Circus National Express / ...

$83 - $103

Drive  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Torquay to Brighton 193.2 miles

$40 - $60

Train to Exeter, fly to London City, train  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Torquay to Exeter St Davids
  2. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to London City (LCY) EXT - LCY
  3. Take the train from London Bridge to Brighton

$101 - $354

Train to Exeter, fly to London Gatwick  •  6 h 33 min

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

$212 - $496

Train to Exeter, fly to Southampton, train  •  8 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Torquay to Exeter St Davids
  2. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Southampton (SOU) EXT - SOU
  3. Take the train from Southampton Central to Brighton

$130 - $546

Train to Newquay, fly to London Gatwick  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Newton Abbot to Newquay
  2. Fly from Newquay (NQY) to London Gatwick (LGW) NQY - LGW

$104 - $321

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Torquay to Brighton is to bus which costs £24 - £30 and takes 11 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Torquay to Brighton is to drive which costs £30 - £45 and takes 3 h 36 min.

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The distance between Torquay and Brighton is 151 miles. The road distance is 193.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 23 min to get from Torquay to Brighton, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Torquay to Brighton. However, there are services departing from Torquay, Cary Parade and arriving at Brighton, Preston Circus via Newton Abbot and Heathrow Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Torquay to Brighton. However, there are services departing from Torquay and arriving at Brighton via Exeter St Davids, Salisbury and Southampton Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 42 min.

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

You can take a train from Torquay to Brighton via Newton Abbot, London Paddington, Paddington Underground Station, Victoria Underground Station, and London Victoria in around 5 h 23 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Torquay to Brighton via Opposite Rail Station, Newton Abbot, London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3, and Heathrow Central Bus Station in around 8 h 45 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Exeter to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Guernsey
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Chambery
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Newcastle
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Guernsey, Jersey
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Newquay to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Malaga
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Alicante
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Newquay to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,100
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Aurigny
Website
aurigny.com
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Guernsey
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $480
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Newton Abbot to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $190
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$55 - $85
Advanced Single
$55 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $190
Train from Torquay to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $26
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $26
Train from Southampton Central to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $30
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $65
Train from Newton Abbot to Newquay
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$26 - $40
Advanced Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $85
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Torquay to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $24
Train from Newton Abbot to Newquay
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $60
Thameslink
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Newton Abbot to London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Brighton, Preston Circus
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $29
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Exeter to Brighton
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Website
nationalexpress.com

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