There are 4 ways to get from Torquay to Taunton 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  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Torquay to Taunton

$30 - $65

Cheapest option

Line 12 bus, bus  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the line 12 bus from Torquay, Cary Parade to Opposite Rail Station 12
  2. Take the bus from Newton Abbot to Taunton National Express

$13 - $18

2 alternative options

Train via Newton Abbot  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Newton Abbot to Taunton

$32 - $104

Drive  •  59 min

  1. Drive from Torquay to Taunton 53 miles

$11 - $17

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Torquay to Taunton 4 times a day. Tickets cost $40 - $65 and the journey takes 1 h 3 min. Great Western Railway also services this route 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Torquay to Taunton via Opposite Rail Station and Newton Abbot in around 3 h 5 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Torquay to Taunton
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $45
Train from Newton Abbot to Taunton
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$28 - $45
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Torquay to Taunton
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $30
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $60
Train from Newton Abbot to Taunton
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $27
Advanced Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $55
Bus operators
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Torquay, Cary Parade to Opposite Rail Station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Torquay to Taunton?

The distance between Torquay and Taunton is 68 km. The road distance is 85 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Torquay to Taunton is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 59 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Torquay to Taunton is to drive which takes 59 min and costs £8 - £12.

Is there a direct train between Torquay and Taunton?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Torquay and arriving at Taunton. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 1 h 3 min.

Is there a direct bus between Torquay and Taunton?

No, there is no direct bus from Torquay to Taunton. However, there are services departing from Torquay, Cary Parade and arriving at Taunton via Newton Abbot. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 5 min.

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

The train from Torquay to Taunton takes 1 h 3 min including transfers and departs every four hours.