There are 3 ways to get from Torquay to Ilfracombe by train, bus 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, bus  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Torquay to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Barnstaple
  3. Take the bus from Barnstaple, Station Entrance to Ilfracombe, Wilder Road Car Park 21 / ...

$41 - $93

Cheapest option

Line 46 bus, bus  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the line 46 bus from Torquay, Pavilion to Exeter City Centre, Bus Station 46
  2. Take the bus from Tiverton to Ilfracombe National Express

$24 - $28

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Torquay to Ilfracombe 85.5 miles

$18 - $27

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Torquay to Ilfracombe. However, there are services departing from Torquay, Pavilion and arriving at Ilfracombe via Exeter City Centre, Paris Street and Tiverton. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 18 min.

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The distance between Torquay and Ilfracombe is 58 miles. The road distance is 85.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Torquay to Ilfracombe without a car is to train and bus which takes 3 h 54 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 54 min to get from Torquay to Ilfracombe, including transfers.

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Torquay to Ilfracombe bus services, operated by Stagecoach South West, depart from Torquay, Pavilion station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Torquay to Ilfracombe is 86 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 42 min to drive from Torquay to Ilfracombe.

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There are 526+ hotels available in Ilfracombe. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Torquay to Ilfracombe.
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  • Distance: 58.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 54 min

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

You can take a bus from Torquay to Ilfracombe via Exeter City Centre, Bus Station, Exeter City Centre, Paris Street, Tiverton, Bus Station, and Tiverton in around 4 h 18 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
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 Exeter St Davids to Barnstaple
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $40
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
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $24
Bus operators
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Barnstaple, Station Entrance to Ilfracombe, Wilder Road Car Park
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Torquay, Pavilion to Exeter City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Filers Travel
Website
filers.co.uk
Bus from Barnstaple, Station Entrance to Ilfracombe, Marlborough Road
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
filers.co.uk
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 Tiverton to Ilfracombe
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com

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