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Newquay to Torquay by train

First train

06:12

Last train

21:26

Departure station

Newquay

Arrival station

Torquay

Journey time

From 2h 49m

Distance

68 miles (109 km)

Frequency

16 trains per day

Changes

2 changes

Train operators

CrossCountry, Great Western Railway

How to travel from Newquay to Torquay by train

Want to find out more about taking the train from Newquay to Torquay? Look no further.

You'll usually find 16 trains per day running between Newquay and Torquay, which usually take 4 hours 38 minutes to complete the 109 km journey. It can take as little as 2 hours 49 minutes on the fastest services though, if you want to get there as quickly as possible. Although there aren't any direct services on this line, it's still easy to travel to Torquay from Newquay, you'll just need to make 2 changes along the way.

You can save money on train tickets from Newquay to Torquay if you book in advance. Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to compare ticket prices and get the cheapest fares.

Want to book your train tickets now? Just start a search with us today. If you want to find out more about the journey, read on for train schedules (including first and last train times), FAQs and tips on how to book cheap train tickets.

FAQs for Newquay to Torquay

Want to know more about your journey from Newquay to Torquay? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Newquay to Torquay take?

The average journey time by train between Newquay and Torquay is 4 hours and 38 minutes, with around 16 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Newquay and Torquay by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Newquay to Torquay is 2 hours and 49 minutes.

Is there a direct train from Newquay to Torquay?

No, there are no direct train services from Newquay to Torquay. Travelling from Newquay to Torquay by train will require a minimum of 2 changes.

What time does the first train from Newquay to Torquay leave?

The first train from Newquay to Torquay leaves at 06:12. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Newquay to Torquay leave?

The last train from Newquay to Torquay leaves at 21:26. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Newquay and Torquay by train?

Trains travelling from Newquay to Torquay cover a distance of around 68 miles (109 km) during the journey.

Cheap train tickets from Newquay to Torquay

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Consider a Season Ticket

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For more money-saving tips on UK and European train travel, read our cheap train tickets guide.

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