There are 3 ways to get from Torquay to Salcombe by bus, taxi or car

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Bus, line 164 bus  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Torquay Harbour, Strand Debenhams to Totnes, Coronation Road opp Town Mill Gold / ...
  2. Take the line 164 bus from Totnes, Coronation Road opp Town Mill to Salcombe, Onslow Road 164

$10 - $13

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  48 min

  1. Take a taxi from Torquay to Salcombe 28.7 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  48 min

  1. Drive from Torquay to Salcombe 28.7 miles

$6 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Torquay to Salcombe is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Torquay to Salcombe is to taxi which costs £100 - £130 and takes 48 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Torquay to Salcombe. However, there are services departing from Torquay Harbour, Strand Debenhams and arriving at Salcombe, Onslow Road via Totnes, Coronation Road opp Town Mill. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 44 min.

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The distance between Torquay and Salcombe is 19 miles. The road distance is 28.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Torquay to Salcombe without a car is to bus and line 164 bus which takes 2 h 44 min and costs £8 - £10.

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It takes approximately 2 h 44 min to get from Torquay to Salcombe, including transfers.

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Torquay to Salcombe bus services, operated by Stagecoach South West, depart from Torquay Harbour, Strand Debenhams station.

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Torquay to Salcombe bus services, operated by Stagecoach South West, arrive at Salcombe, Onslow Road station.

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Map of how to get from Torquay to Salcombe.
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  • Distance: 19 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 44 min

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

You can take a bus from Torquay to Salcombe via Totnes, Coronation Road opp Town Mill in around 2 h 44 min.

Bus operators
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Torquay Harbour, Strand Debenhams to Totnes, Coronation Road opp Town Mill
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Totnes, Coronation Road opp Town Mill to Salcombe, Onslow Road
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Country Bus
Website
countrybusdevon.co.uk
Bus from Torquay Harbour, Strand Harbourside to Totnes, Opposite Royal Seven Stars Hotel
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
countrybusdevon.co.uk
Dartmouth Steam Railway And River Boat Company
Other operators
Taxi from Torquay to Salcombe
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Gemini Taxis Exeter
Phone
+44 1392 666666
Website
geminitaxis.com
Z Cars Taxi Office
Phone
+44 1392 422888

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