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 53 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, Bus Station to Ilfracombe, Wilder Road Car Park 21A / ...

$47 - $105

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

$25 - $29

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Torquay to Ilfracombe 85.5 miles

$18 - $27

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, 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
$15 - $28
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $17
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $28
Train from Exeter St Davids to Barnstaple
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $23
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $45
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
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$17 - $26
Bus operators
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Barnstaple, Bus Station to Ilfracombe, Wilder Road Car Park
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
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
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Torquay to Ilfracombe?

The distance between Torquay and Ilfracombe is 93 km. The road distance is 137 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Torquay to Ilfracombe?

The cheapest way to get from Torquay to Ilfracombe is to drive which costs £12 - £19 and takes 1 h 42 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Torquay to Ilfracombe?

The quickest way to get from Torquay to Ilfracombe is to drive which takes 1 h 42 min and costs £12 - £19.

Is there a direct bus between Torquay and Ilfracombe?

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, Bus Station and Tiverton. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 18 min.

How long does it take to get from Torquay to Ilfracombe?

It takes approximately 3 h 53 min to get from Torquay to Ilfracombe, including transfers.