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There are 11 ways to get from Torquay to Eiffel Tower by train, night bus, bus, car, car ferry, car train 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  •  7h 35m

  1. Take the train from Newton Abbot to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord Eil

€186 - €558

Cheapest option

Train to Exeter, fly to Paris CDG  •  9h 31m

  1. Take the train from Paignton to Exeter St Davids
  2. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Paris CDG (CDG) EXT - CDG

€54 - €295

9 alternative options

Night bus, bus via Paris Gare de Bercy Seine  •  18h 17m

  1. Take the night bus from Paignton to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Paris Gare de Bercy Seine London Victoria Coach Station - Paris Gare de Bercy Seine

€66 - €71

Night bus, bus  •  20h 17m

  1. Take the night bus from Paignton to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Paris Place du Pantheon London Victoria Green Line Station - Sofia Central Bus Station

Drive, car ferry  •  10h 2m

  1. Drive from Torquay to Newhaven Ferry Port
  2. Take the car ferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
  3. Drive from Dieppe to Eiffel Tower

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  7h 42m

  1. Drive from Torquay to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Eiffel Tower

€231 - €272

Train to Birmingham, fly to Paris CDG  •  8h 22m

  1. Take the train from Paignton to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Paris CDG (CDG) BHX - CDG

€176 - €566

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Paris CDG  •  8h 10m

  1. Take the train from Newton Abbot to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Paris CDG (CDG) LHR - CDG

€124 - €432

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly to Paris CDG  •  9h 8m

  1. Take the train from Newton Abbot to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Paris CDG (CDG) LGW - CDG

€127 - €406

Train, train to Bristol, fly to Paris CDG  •  7h 18m

  1. Take the train from Paignton to Newton Abbot
  2. Take the train from Newton Abbot to Bristol Temple Meads
  3. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Paris CDG (CDG) BRS - CDG

€98 - €511

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly to Paris Orly  •  9h 9m

  1. Take the train from Newton Abbot to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Paris Orly (ORY) LGW - ORY

€155 - €355

Torquay to Eiffel Tower by train, subway and walk

The journey time between Torquay and Eiffel Tower is around 8h 27m and covers a distance of around 787 km. The fastest journey normally takes 6h 27m. Operated by First Great Western Service, CrossCountry, Great Northern and others, the Torquay to Eiffel Tower service departs from Paignton and arrives in Eiffel Tower. Typically 28 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
8h 27m
Fastest journey time:
6h 27m
Journey distance:
787 km
Services per week:
28
Cheapest price:
€201
Carbon emissions:
41 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:01
Last service departs at:
23:25

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Torquay to Eiffel Tower train, subway and walk schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
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Conditions of entry into France from United Kingdom

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
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  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering France from United Kingdom.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Eiffel Tower is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Eiffel Tower is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Eiffel Tower is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

No, but conditions apply when returning to United Kingdom from France.

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Last updated: 3 Aug 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Torquay to Eiffel Tower is to night bus and bus via Paris Gare de Bercy Seine which costs £56 - £61 and takes 18h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Torquay to Eiffel Tower is to train and fly which costs £80 - £440 and takes 7h 18m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Torquay to Eiffel Tower. However, there are services departing from Torquay Harbour, Strand Harbourside and arriving at Tour Eiffel via Paignton, London Victoria Green Line Station and Luxembourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 17m.

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No, there is no direct train from Torquay to Eiffel Tower. However, there are services departing from Paignton and arriving at Champ De Mars Tour Eiffel via Newton Abbot, Paddington, London St Pancras Eurostar, Paris Nord and St Michel Nd Rer C. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 35m.

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The distance between Torquay and Eiffel Tower is 455 km.

The best way to get from Torquay to Eiffel Tower without a car is to train which takes 7h 35m and costs £150 - £480.

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It takes approximately 7h 35m to get from Torquay to Eiffel Tower, including transfers.

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Torquay to Eiffel Tower bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Paignton station.

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Torquay to Eiffel Tower train services, operated by First Great Western Service, depart from Newton Abbot station.

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The quickest flight from Birmingham Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Map of how to get from Torquay to Eiffel Tower.
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  • Distance: 455.1 km
  • Duration: 7h 35m

What companies run services between Torquay, England and Eiffel Tower, France?

You can take a train from Torquay to Eiffel Tower via Newton Abbot, London Paddington, Paddington, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St Pancras Eurostar, Paris Nord, St Michel Nd Rer C, and Champ De Mars Tour Eiffel in around 7h 35m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €260
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €240
Flights from Exeter to Paris CDG via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €370
Flights from Exeter to Paris CDG via Norwich, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €330
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €250
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€60 - €260
Flights from Exeter to Paris CDG via Jersey, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8h 52m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€70 - €300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €160
Flights from Bristol to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€35 - €190
Flights from Exeter to Paris CDG via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
€70 - €260
Flights from Exeter to Paris CDG via Malaga
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €160
Flights from Exeter to Paris CDG via Glasgow, London Luton
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€270 - €1100
Flights from Exeter to Paris CDG via Guernsey, London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €210
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€30 - €140
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€60 - €260
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €210
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Exeter to Paris CDG via Norwich, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €330
Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Newton Abbot to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€80 - €100
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
€80 - €100
Anytime Day 1st Class
€130 - €190
Train from Newton Abbot to Reading
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€65 - €85
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
€65 - €85
Anytime Day 1st Class
€110 - €150
Train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€23 - €29
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
€23 - €29
Anytime Day 1st Class
€40 - €55
Train from Paignton to Newton Abbot
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
€6 - €8
Anytime Day 1st Class
€10 - €14
Train from Newton Abbot to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
€40 - €50
Anytime Day 1st Class
€70 - €95
Train from Paignton to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
€14 - €18
Anytime Day 1st Class
€24 - €35
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Newton Abbot to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€65 - €100
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Train from Newton Abbot to Reading
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Train from Paignton to Newton Abbot
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Train from Paignton to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€13 - €19
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€155
Website
Eurotunnel
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Paignton to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€100 - €280
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
€100 - €130
Anytime Day 1st Class
€190 - €280
Train from Paignton to Newton Abbot
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€21 - €100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
€21 - €25
Anytime Day 1st Class
€70 - €100
Train from Newton Abbot to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €190
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
€60 - €75
Anytime Day 1st Class
€130 - €190
Train from Paignton to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
€30 - €40
Anytime Day 1st Class
€85 - €120
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
Night bus from Paignton to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
6h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Website
National Express
Traveleuro
Website
bustickets.distribusion.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Paris Gare de Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€51
Schedules at
bustickets.distribusion.com
Union Ivkoni
Website
bustickets.distribusion.com
Bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Paris Place du Pantheon
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
bustickets.distribusion.com
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
dfds.co.uk

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Torquay to Eiffel Tower bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, arrive at Paris Place du Pantheon station.

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Torquay to Eiffel Tower train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at Paris Nord station.

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