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There are 5 ways to get from Torquay to Southampton by train, bus or car

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Train via Westbury (Wilts)  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Torquay to Westbury (Wilts)
  2. Take the train from Westbury (Wilts) to Southampton Central

$82 - $150

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Bus  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Exeter to Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade National Express

$20 - $27

3 alternative options

Train South Western Railway  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Torquay to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Salisbury

$53 - $115

Bus via Newton Abbot, Sherborne Road  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Newton Abbot, Sherborne Road to Exeter City Centre, Bus Station 2 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Exeter to Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade National Express

$22 - $32

Drive  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Torquay to Southampton 130.2 miles

$27 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Torquay to Southampton is to bus which costs £15 - £21 and takes 7 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Torquay to Southampton is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Torquay to Southampton station. However, there are services departing from Torquay, Pavilion and arriving at Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade via Exeter. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Torquay to Southampton. However, there are services departing from Torquay and arriving at Southampton Central via Westbury (Wilts). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 21 min.

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The distance between Torquay and Southampton is 98 miles. The road distance is 130.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Torquay to Southampton without a car is to train which takes 3 h 21 min and costs £60 - £120.

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It takes approximately 3 h 21 min to get from Torquay to Southampton, including transfers.

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Torquay to Southampton bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Exeter station.

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Torquay to Southampton train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Torquay station.

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The best way to get from Torquay to Southampton is to train which takes 3 h 21 min and costs £60 - £120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £15 - £21 and takes 7 h 22 min.

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Map of how to get from Torquay to Southampton.
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  • Distance: 98.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 21 min

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

You can take a train from Torquay to Southampton via Westbury (Wilts) in around 3 h 21 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Torquay to Southampton once daily. Tickets cost $13 - $18 and the journey takes 5 h 15 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Torquay to Westbury (Wilts)
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $100
Train from Westbury (Wilts) to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $25
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $50
Train from Torquay to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $25
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
$15 - $24
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
Bus from Exeter to Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
National Express
Stagecoach South West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Newton Abbot, Sherborne Road to Exeter City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
Stagecoach South West

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Torquay to Southampton bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade.

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Torquay to Southampton train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Southampton Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Torquay to Southampton is 130 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 30 min to drive from Torquay to Southampton.

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