There are 5 ways to get from Torquay to Sidmouth by train, bus, taxi 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  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Torquay to Digby & Sowton
  2. Take the bus from Sandy Gate, Sowton P&R to Sidmouth, Triangle 9A / ...

$22 - $34

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Torquay, Pavilion to Exeter City Centre, Bus Station 46
  2. Take the bus from Exeter City Centre, Bus Station to Sidmouth, Triangle 9A / ...

$18

3 alternative options

Train, line 157 bus  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Torquay to Exmouth
  2. Take the line 157 bus from Exmouth, Imperial Road to Sidmouth, Triangle 157

$27 - $42

Taxi  •  44 min

  1. Take a taxi from Torquay to Sidmouth 34.9 miles

$160 - $200

Drive  •  44 min

  1. Drive from Torquay to Sidmouth 34.9 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Torquay to Sidmouth is to drive which costs £5 - £9 and takes 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Torquay to Sidmouth is to taxi which costs £120 - £150 and takes 44 min.

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The distance between Torquay and Sidmouth is 20 miles. The road distance is 34.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 49 min to get from Torquay to Sidmouth, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Torquay to Sidmouth. However, there are services departing from Torquay, Pavilion and arriving at Sidmouth, Triangle via Exeter City Centre, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 11 min.

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The nearest airport to Sidmouth is Exeter (EXT) Airport which is 8.7 miles away. Other nearby airports include Cardiff (CWL) (50.2 miles), Bristol (BRS) (54.3 miles), Southampton (SOU) (84.5 miles) and Jersey (JER) (112.6 miles).

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Map of how to get from Torquay to Sidmouth.
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  • Distance: 19.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 49 min

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

You can take a bus from Torquay to Sidmouth via Exeter City Centre, Bus Station in around 2 h 11 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Torquay to Digby & Sowton
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $29
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $17
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $29
Train from Torquay to Exmouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $35
Bus operators
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Sandy Gate, Sowton P&R to Sidmouth, Triangle
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 20 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
$11
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Exeter City Centre, Bus Station to Sidmouth, Triangle
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Exmouth, Imperial Road to Sidmouth, Triangle
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Torquay to Sidmouth
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200
Gemini Taxis Exeter
Phone
+44 1392 666666
Website
geminitaxis.com
Z Cars Taxi Office
Phone
+44 1392 422888

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