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There are 7 ways to get from Torquay to Brighton by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 16 min

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

$133 - $276

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Bus  •  11 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Exeter to Brighton National Express

$18 - $23

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Train via Salisbury  •  6 h 50 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 - $175

Bus via Heathrow Airport London T2,3  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Newton Abbot to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Brighton National Express / ...

$82 - $96

Drive  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Torquay to Brighton 193.2 miles

$40 - $60

Train, fly to London City  •  5 h 32 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

$97 - $344

Train, fly to Southampton  •  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

$126 - $536

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The cheapest way to get from Torquay to Brighton is to bus which costs £14 - £18 and takes 11 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Torquay to Brighton is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3 h 36 min.

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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 via Newton Abbot and Heathrow Airport London T2,3. 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 50 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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The best way to get from Torquay to Brighton without a car is to train which takes 5 h 16 min and costs £100 - £220.

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It takes approximately 5 h 16 min to get from Torquay to Brighton, including transfers.

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Torquay to Brighton bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Newton Abbot station.

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Torquay to Brighton train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Torquay station.

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The best way to get from Torquay to Brighton is to train which takes 5 h 16 min and costs £100 - £220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £60 - £75 and takes 8 h 45 min.

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Map of how to get from Torquay to Brighton.
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  • Distance: 151.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 16 min

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 station, Victoria station, and London Victoria in around 5 h 16 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Torquay to Brighton via Opposite Rail Station, Newton Abbot, and Heathrow Airport London T2,3 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 Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Jersey
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 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 Newcastle
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 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
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Newton Abbot to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $190
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$50 - $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 - $25
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $25
Train from Southampton Central to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $30
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $60
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Victoria to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$15 - $24
Thameslink
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Newton Abbot to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Brighton
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $28
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Exeter to Brighton
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com

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The quickest flight from Exeter Airport to London City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Torquay to Brighton bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Brighton station.

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Torquay to Brighton train services, operated by Southern, arrive at Brighton station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Torquay to Brighton is 193 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 36 min to drive from Torquay to Brighton.

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Flybe offers flights from Exeter Airport to London City Airport.

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There are 684+ hotels available in Brighton. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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