How to Reach Torquay - The Easiest Way to Reach Torquay


  • By Air:  Exeter International Airport is the nearest Airport to Torquay. Exeter is just 36 kms away from the town.
  • By Train: The Torquay Railway station and The Torre Railway station are two railway stations in Torquay. Check before hand which Railway station is closer to your hotel.
  • By Road: The town is connected to UK motorways by A380 and A3022 branches out from it which leads to the main town. A379 also runs past the harbour. You can hire a car to get here.
  • By Coach: National express coaches run travel services to the town from all major parts of the UK.


  • By Bus: Stagecoach Devon runs two bus routes in Torquay every 10 minutes, and is close to a good number of places to visit in Torquay.
  • By Car: Private vehicles can be rented from travel bureaus. Chauffeured vehicles are very expensive so you can drive around on your own too. 
  • By Taxi: Torquay has metered Taxis available for transportation in the town.
  • By Ferry: Easter to September, Ferries run from Torquay to Brixham at very reasonable price, and they’re almost a part of Torquay attractions themselves.

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Modes of Transportation in Torquay

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Torquay. The most preferred mode of transport in Torquay is Walking.

Average distance: 11.38 km Average time: 42.57 min

  • Walking 37.5%
    Walking 34.33 min Bike 6.67 min Overall average time for 2.54 kms 41 min
  • Bike 12.5%
    Bike 30 min Overall average time for 10 kms 30 min
  • Car 37.5%
    Driving 43.33 min Walking 5 min Overall average time for 20.67 kms 48.33 min

How to Reach Torquay from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Paignton to Torquay 5.24 km 5 mins
Exmouth to Torquay 21.53 km 21 mins
Cullompton to Torquay 46.02 km 46 mins
Plymouth to Torquay 69.27 km 1 hour 9 mins
Tonypandy to Torquay 128.99 km 2 hours 8 mins
Hengoed to Torquay 135.42 km 2 hours 15 mins
Swansea to Torquay 136.73 km 2 hours 16 mins
Bristol to Torquay 151.56 km 2 hours 31 mins
Bath to Torquay 164.49 km 2 hours 44 mins
Falmouth to Torquay 174.64 km 2 hours 54 mins
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