Welcome to the heart of the 'English Riviera'. Trains to Torquay Station arrive next door to the famous Grand Hotel – made famous by Agatha Christie – and within sight of the sands and blue waters that have been bringing people to this resort town since the early 19th century.
Situated across the bay from Torquay's harbour, the station dates back to 1878 and makes an attractive point of arrival, with grey stone walls, pretty canopies, and a colourful footbridge. The ten-minute walk into town takes you along the picturesque seafront, passing Torquay Athletic rugby ground, the historic gardens of Torre Abbey – complete with palm trees, which thrive in the mild climate – and Torre Abbey Sands, Torquay's award-winning golden beach. From here it is a leisurely stroll to the restaurants and bars that line the marina and harbour, and the shopping district along and around Union Street. Torquay is also home to Cockington Court, Babbacombe, and Brixham.
Need more information about how to get to Torquay by train? Check out our dedicated page to trains to Torquay.
Want to know when your next train from/to Torquay station departs? Scroll down this page and click on the ‘Departures’ tab if you want to check all trains departing from Torquay railway station or click on the ‘Arrivals’ tab for more information about all services arriving at Torquay.
Torquay station has two platforms, connected by a footbridge. Both can be accessed step-free - platform 1 via entrances in the car park and ticket hall, and platform 2 via an entrance on Brunel Mews. Platform 1 is for trains towards Paignton, and platform 2 for trains towards Exeter, London, and Manchester. There is a taxi rank at the north end of the station and buses into town stop on the nearby seafront.
Torquay train station has one car park on Rathmore Road. The car park is divided into two areas, one for short-stay parking and one for long-stay parking. Step-free access from the car park to the station is available.
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Torquay station is open every day that services are running to and from the station. The station usually opens just before the first train of the day leaves and then closes after the last train departs. Ticket office opening hours may vary.
Trains arrive in and depart from Torquay station almost every day, although there may be fewer services during the weekends and bank holidays. Check our live train times for up-to-date information on trains running to and from Torquay.
Yes, there are toilets available to use at Torquay station.
Yes, dogs are allowed at Torquay station, but they should be kept on a lead or in a pet carrier at all times.